The plan was to invite Nigerian, not Nigerien, governors — aide
The senior official, who pleaded for his identity not to be disclosed for fear of “being fed to the EFCC like Babachir for political gains”, said the official explanation that they came to understudy President Muhammadu Buhari’s style was mere damage control.
‘How would students come for our rallies if we called off ASUU strike?’ Buhari asks
“So we urge members of ASUU to be patient with us; and also our l-l-aa- …., sorry, hardworking youth. If we still have enough money left in the treasury after the campaigns, we will definitely give priority to the schools.”
We have two and a half, not three, arms of government—Nigeria’s AGF clarifies
“Any law that is in force has to first be reviewed and signed by the president. That’s how it works; and the National Assembly has yet to transmit this so-called 1999 Constitution. For now, Mr President is applying the set of laws he used as head of state in the 1980s, at least pending the time the lawmakers send an update,” the A.G. added.
How not to win elections in Nigeria—for dummies
Compressed into this short listicle is over twenty years of research conducted by experts in various fields. By Jove, losing an election has never been this easy — but please be warned that the principles presented here are not universally applicable. They have only been tested and trusted as far as politics in Nigeria is concerned, and analysts predict that they will remain valid for at least another dozen years.
In his grave, Abacha turns in envy as Buhari suspends CJN
“My guess is that it has to do with General Buhari’s latest move, removing Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria and replacing him with Tanko. Baba would have been high on envy, considering that, with all his powers as a military head of state back then, the judiciary was still largely independent.”
Honouring those who deserve some accolades in 2018
Yesterday, 2018 held sway. But as of now, the defunct 2018 has left the pitch of existence for 2019 on a high. Many personalities have made its coming and leaving…
Deputy Priestess, Olori Odo and the politics of signature
By: Atiku Buhari PRELUDE Gone are those days when the Coven of Elere could get the signature of their Deputy Priest (an Islamic Sheik) on the road, in the toilet…
Buhari ranked head of state with highest integrity following finance minister’s exit — report
President Muhammadu Buhari has overtaken Vladmir Putin of Russia and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda to become the head of state with the highest level of integrity in the world, according to a recent report.
I played football, worked out – Obasanjo joins Endurance Contest.
Following a series of political shots being fired by Nigerian Presidential aspirants, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, August 31, 2018, at his Abeokuta residence gave a shocking addition to…
Certificate forgery is test of ‘a true Nigerian politician’ — says Information Minister
ABUJA (The T.A. Report) ― Most Nigerians seem not to get it, Information Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said, that the ability to forge a certificate is the hallmark of “a…
How Fayemi outbid Fayose at Ekiti stock exchange │Tunde Odesola
This brilliant piece of satire first appeared in The Punch Newspaper, on 16 July 2018. Scene I It’s the zero hour. Nobody slept all night. Everything is set for the…
Common Sense leaves UI, promises not to come back
Agbowo, Ibadan — In the early hours of today, Common Sense was spotted leaving the University of Ibadan. Eyewitnesses observed that Common Sense was first seen leaving the Tekana Tamuno…
RUSSIA 2018: “We won’t return empty handed” – Gernot Rohr assures Nigerians
(Yessentuki, Russia) — Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has promised Nigerians his lads will bring back laurels as they look forward to their world cup opening game against Croatia…
With N41k jersey, Nigeria’s world cup victory is guaranteed — Sports Minister
ABUJA (The T.A. Report)―Nigeria’s sports minister Solomon Dalung has said the country’s unique jersey at the world cup is key to her guaranteed victory. Dalung, who was declared persona non…