Lessons from Adeosungate By Reuben Abati

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported. Her letter of resignation in which she blames “trusted…

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Adeosun, Finance Minister resigns

The embattled Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has finally resigned after much pressure. Although no official statement has been released on the issue, but reliable sources confirmed her resignation on Friday. The 51-year-old former minister is reported to have resigned following pressure arising from her questionable NYSC discharge certificate. In November 2015, Adeosun was appointed Nigeria’s Minister of Finance by…

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John McCain, influential US senator and presidential candidate, dies aged 81

McCain, who had brain cancer, was known for his heroism in Vietnam, his independent-mindedness and recently his rebukes of Trump

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The APC Ship Is Sinking…, By Reuben Abati

They have allowed the demons to take charge and they have stubbornly refused to listen… The APC is imploding, it has in fact imploded, its sins have caught up with it, its nemesis is on grand display and some characters are learning very bitter lessons. When we wrote much earlier that the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party was…

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Saraki dumps APC says it’s not fit for purpose

Senate President Bukola Saraki has left the ruling All Progressives Congress. In a tweet posted via his verified Twitter handle, the politician said: “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” See the tweet: I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided…

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‘They’re coming to get me’: troubled student who killed an academic

Inquest highlights missed chances to identify decline in Femi Nandap’s mental health

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Pieter Hugo’s best photograph: the hyena men of Nigeria

‘They would beat drums to draw a crowd. Then they’d take the muzzles off the hyenas and put their heads between their jaws’

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Never in the History of Nigeria Has a Vice President Reduced Himself as Osinbajo Has Done – Reno Omokri

Let me start this statement by thanking Vice President Osinbajo for his attempt at responding to my last statement calling on him to substantiate his allegations that three persons under the Jonathan administration stole $3 billion from the public till. However, even the Vice President’s statement has vindicated my earlier assertion that he had lied. To refresh the memory of…

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When the bully met the headmaster at the white house – Femi Fani Kayode

“Nigerian herdsmen don’t carry AK 47’s. They only use sticks”- President Buhari to President Donald Trump, The White House, 30th April 2018. “We’ve had serious problems with Christians who have been murdered, killed in Nigeria. We’re going to work on that problem and work on that problem very, very hard, because we can’t allow that to happen.”- President Donald Trump…

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Senator Omo-Agege arrested by Police for mace theft (Photos)

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who led hoodlums to the National Assembly on Wednesday, to snatch the Senate’s mace during plenary, has been arrested. The mace is the symbol of authority of the Senate. Omo-Agege was arrested at about 2:00 PM outside the National Assembly building. A source in the National Assembly told our correspondent that the suspended senator has been led away…

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