Sunday, September 6, 2015

The 8 Key Achievements Of President Buhari At 100 Days In Office

100 Days in Office: 8 Key Achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari By Chinedu George Nnawetanma
Today, September 5, 2015 is an unusually momentous day in Nigeria. Its build-up lasted for several weeks, while its anticipation stretches back as far as May. It’s neither a national holiday (it’s a Saturday) nor a day of religious importance. Rather, it’s a day when several state governors in the country mark their 100thday in office. More importantly though, it’s also the day that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, clocks 100 days in office.

FG Freezes Jonathan’s Associates’ Accounts

The anti-corruption campaign of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration appears to have taken a bigger bite as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secretly frozen the bank accounts of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s associates, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt.

One of our correspondents learnt that the move by the anti-graft agency was aimed at scuttling the tranfer of the alleged looted funds from the accounts for other reasons.

Buhari Has Committed Impeachable Offence - Ezeife

You’ve committed impeachable offence


The loud disquiet generated in the polity by the perceived lopsidedness in the appointments of President Muhammadu Buhari administration remains unabated, despite the assurance of possible redress in the subsequent selection of other key government functionaries. In this interview, a former governor of the old Anambra State and a respected leader of thought in the Southeast, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, categorically declares that there is nothing Buhari can do to remedy the denial of the Igbo position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation. “What motivated Buhari ‘s attitude to the Southeast, I don’t know. What did we do to deserve comprehensive hatred of the Southeast people”, he asks rhetorically.

Ogiame Atuwatse, Olu Of Warri Dies After 28 Years On The Throne (Picture)

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II is dead. He died in Lagos last night of an as yet to be disclosed ailment. He had been on the throne since 1987. Details to follow

Terrible condition of the Road On Lekki Phase 1 (Pics)

Not all that glitters is gold is a well-known saying, implying that not all that everything that looks valuable or genuine ends up being so. This rightly applies to some street on Lekki Phase One in Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria.

At the mention of Lekki, Nigerians firmly trust that you are in the rich people’s zone however even the rich likewise cry when they need to go on awful streets.

Lekki Phase One

Lekki Phase One drainage taken over by weed Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Lekki Phase one road

Poor state of Lekki Phase one road leading to the Estate. Photo: Idowu Ogunleye


The Lekki residents finding it difficult to navigate the pathetic road. Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Lekki Phase

Vechiles struggle for the good part of the road on Lekki Phase 1 Photo: Idowu Ogunleye


Lopsided Appointments: Northern Elders Release List Of Jonathan’s Appointees

A group, Concerned Elders of the North, CEN, has frowned at attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari over lopsided appointments.

The group has also released a list of some appointments made by the Goodluck Jonathan government.

CEN claimed that what Buhari had done was that he had merely chosen people he knew well as his personal staff “which is to be expected of any serious President”.

The Capitulation of “Grand Liban”

The Capitulation of “Grand Liban”

by Ghassan Kadi

“Grand Liban” or Grand Lebanon ie Lebanon in its current internationally-acknowledged state borders, is the love-child of France and a byproduct of the infamous Sykes-Picot Accord that decimated the Levant to first partition it between France and Britain, and to break it up further before granting it its independence.

The French pledged to their Lebanese cronies (who were primarily the heads of the Christian Maronite politics aka the “Maronite Political Entity”) that they will uphold the independence and sovereignty of Lebanon and guard it against any future take-over attempts by Syria. To this effect, Lebanese Muslims sarcastically refer to France as Lebanon’s “caring mother”.