Buhari Appoints Kyari As NNPC GMD
Mele Kolo Kyari  is to take over from Maikanti Baru  as the new GMD of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), this is according to  President Muhammadu Buhari The President also appointed seven Chief Operating Officers alongside Kyari. The newly appointed officers are to work with current officeholders till July... Read more
Runsewe Commends CBN Governor for Creative Industry Financing Initiative
The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has commended the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emiefele for developing a Creative Industry Financing Initiative. Runsewe who gave this commendation in Abuja said that the Initiative will allow Investors in the Creative Industry access loan... Read more
Babatunde Fowler: The Zero Sum Game In Political Appointments
By Abubakar Ismail  Let’s first look at the role of the media in politics. The media is supposed to be a medium where news and events is transmitted in its pure form to people. In Nigeria the media has become mediocre. It’s an avenue some pawkvy journalists and so... Read more
Landmines The ICPC Board Chairman Should Watch Out For  
When the new chairman of the ICPC board was sworn in, many of us who believe in a credible war against corruption were really joyful. And the reasons for the optimism are not far-fetched. In fact, he was hand-picked to go clean up the Augean stable that the agency... Read more
GOTV SCUTTLES DSO, TARGETS NBC,  MODIBBO: Major Anti Graft Agency Fingered
The travails of the embattled Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo Kawu have been attributed to relentless efforts to force the Commission to rescind its decision to stop renewal of the broadcast licenses of GoTV on different terms from the past years, as part of the... Read more
GOV OBASEKI TO BOOST NAFEST WITH EDO ROYALTY, COMMENDS RUNSEWE FOR NIGERIA CULTURAL REBOUND
Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has promised to enrich the cultural content of National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) with robust presence of Benin royalty and culture never seen anywhere before now. Speaking at a pre NAFEST 2019 engagement meeting with the Director-General of National Council for Arts... Read more
HOPE UZODINMA IS ON A DIVINE MISSION
It was Thursday afternoon; Bunmi  was drinking coffee and talking about my job, asking why I did not go to work.  She was talking while I was nose deep in a big fat book, reacquainting myself with the classics.  To tell the truth, each interruption from her, broke my concentration.  I was not... Read more
POLITICIANS, VOODOO AND POWER
  “Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny” GOETHE (1749-1832)  The ruthless apotheosization of money, wealth, success, fame, greatness and power etc has stimulated the cacoethes and passion for multidimensional strategies for achieving them. The... Read more
Buhari Mourns Tony Anenih
President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the Anenih family on the death of its beloved patriarch and elder statesman, Chief Anthony Anenih. According to a statement issued by Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, President Buhari also commiserates with the government and people... Read more
POLICE ARREST PRODUCER/DISTRIBUTOR OF ADULTERATED ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN LAGOS
The operatives of Lagos State Police Command, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Pen Cinema Division, SP Pius Edobor, on September 28, 2018, arrested one Emmanuel Nwodu, 38, of Fagba, Iju, Lagos. According to a statement issued by CSP Chike Oti, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer,The suspect was... Read more
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