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Apparently miffed by PDP’s reaction to President Buhari’s well publicized interview on Arise Television, Lukman says it is a ‘patently political fact’ that the opposition party is efficient only at mismanaging public resources; and that without any attempt to reform itself, its leaders want to take advantage of the challenges facing Nigerians to win elections.

This was a clear case of assassination. There were two other persons with him according to reports. The assassins, true to type, identified their quarry, murdered him and didn’t bother about the witnesses. It is all the more curious because Gulak has a recent history of association with Imo State. He was the leader of the APC team that organized the controversial party primaries in Imo State ahead of the 2019 Gubernatorial elections.

According to a statement by the command’s public relations officer, SP Bala Alkana, some bandits intercepted and attacked Gulak in a Toyota Camry cab while he and two others were on their way to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight.

In a statement to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the signing of the FoI Bill into Law by former President Goodluck Jonathan on May 28, 2011, MRA said a study it conducted on the implementation of the Act over the last 10 years showed that it had yielded a treasure trove of information for scores of citizens, civil society organizations, journalists and media organizations, as well as other groups within the society who, as a result, now know more about various actions and policies of governments at federal and state levels.

The PDP Concerned stakeholders in a statement jointly signed Senator Zainab A. Kure, Hon. Abubakar A. Tanko and Dr. Shem Zagbayi Nuhu, former Deputy Governor of Niger State, said the former Niger State Governor spoke for himself and not PDP stakeholders in the state

President Muhammadu Buhari; former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, and Goodluck Jonathan; State Governors; Christian Association of Nigeria; and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria among many others have commiserated with Pastor Adeboye and his family over the death

Obasanjo, who said both the governments of President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan paid ransom to bandits, spoke on Wednesday in Abeokuta, Ogun State when he played host to members of Tiv professionals group led by Prof. Zacharys Anger Gundu.

I was not only alarmed but I have been deeply concerned about some recent statements by the Presidency, particularly through its spokespersons, Mr. Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu, who have both incidentally served as Presidents of the Nigeria Guild of Editors in the recent past

Whenever the west cites the 64 AD example of Nero fiddling while Rome was burning, Nigeria goes into historical kitty to flaunt hers. The fiddling Nero is a classical example of governmental neglect of duty and focus on frivolities. Or trivialities. Nigeria’s own Nero is the story of the first and only Prime Minister in the history of Nigeria, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.