Archive for: ECOWAS

Akin Osuntokun: The improbable banker and the unlikely President

Akin Osuntokun: The improbable banker and the unlikely President

by Akin Osuntokun I contend that it is absolutely possible to take the whistleblower saga out of the equation and still find sufficient cause to sanction the suspended CBN governor. Sanusi’s...

 

Olusegun Adeniyi: Why Nigerians should thank Sanusi for the NNPC letter

Olusegun Adeniyi: Why Nigerians should thank Sanusi for the NNPC letter

by Olusegun Adeniyi One, if indeed Sanusi authored the letter, it could mean that his relationship with the president had broken down to such an extent that he no longer had access to discuss...

 

Insecurity: 300 illegal immigrants arrested in Edo

Insecurity: 300 illegal immigrants arrested in Edo

File photo Up to 300 illegal immigrants were arrested in Edo state recently. On Thursday, the Controller of Immigration in the state, David Akwo, reportedly said 120 of those arrested would soon...

 

Opinion: Nigerian troops and the Malian crisis: The issues to consider

Opinion: Nigerian troops and the Malian crisis: The issues to consider

by Theophilus Ilevbare Actually, Nigeria does not share its border with Mali. In-between there is Burkina Faso, Niger republic and Togo. If all these nations did not report terrorist immigrants,...

 

Nigeria’s N600 million debt at the UN ‘threatens’ our status and influence with the global body

Nigeria is owing the United Nations (UN) a grand total assessed contribution of $3,847,723 (about N600 billion). Seen as debts by the UN system accounting apparatus, mere irregularity of payments are...

 

Keep Obasanjo away from elections – Civil society groups write ECOWAS

Keep Obasanjo away from elections – Civil society groups write ECOWAS

by Hauwa Gambo Former president Olusegun Obasanjo manages to ruffle feathers anywhere he goes – and civil society groups across the West African region are not impressed. In ano open letter...

 

WATCH: Hilarious video of former president Olusegun Obasanjo dancing Gangnam Style in Ghana

WATCH: Hilarious video of former president Olusegun Obasanjo dancing Gangnam Style in Ghana

by Isi Esene At his age president Olusegun Obasanjo sure knows how to enjoy himself. The former president was his hilarious best when he thrilled voters, electoral officials and fellow observers...

 

“Don’t call me General Obasanjo unless you’re my opponent,” OBJ tells Ghanaian journalist

Nigeria’s former President and military Head of State, Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday, felt embarrassed at being referred to as General Obasanjo by a Ghanaian journalist. Mr. Obasanjo travelled...

 

Malian President hospitalised after severe beating from protesters

Malian President hospitalised after severe beating from protesters

by Stanley Azuakola Diancounda Traore, the Malian interim president was hospitalised yesterday after protesters burst into his office and beat him up. Eyewitnesses report that the soldiers...

 

Love thy neighbour: Nigeria set to deploy troops to Guinea-Bissau

Love thy neighbour: Nigeria set to deploy troops to Guinea-Bissau

by Lekan Olanrewaju In a move that will serve to yet again underscore just how great a neighbour Nigeria is, the country is set to deploy troops to Guinea-Bissau this month. Speaking on Monday...