Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “leadership position to emulate the ‘Namibia example’ by urgently issuing an executive order to ban the purchase of new cars by the presidency, and all ministers for the remainder of his tenure, that is, until May 2023.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the swearing-in of his Ministers.The Ministers are being sworn-in in batches.
A federal government delegation led by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and four other ministers, are currently in Maiduguri, Borno state, for a special meeting on military and security.
A day after President Muhammadu Buhari met with leaders of the Niger Delta to resolve the crisis in the region, a major oil pipeline was sabotaged.
Governors, ministers, eggheads from the federal, states and local governments across the country, among others, will on Tuesday converge on Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, to examine available options open to shore up government revenue streams, especially in an environment of dwindling earnings from crude oil.
INNOCENT EBIRIM OKADIGBO
Politics in my own understanding is the struggle for the acquisition, exercise, sustenance and consolidation of political power. The end-result of that power may be self-serving or altruistic but the most critical element here is to acquire, keep and exercise power.
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has become a toothless bulldog.