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Obaseki and his Knack for Tough Decisions

There is no question about Obaseki’s commitment to the welfare of Edo people as he continues to make the difficult decisions to clear out entrenched behaviours that inhibit growth Crusoe Osagie writes Lying adjacent to the University of Benin, Ekehuan Campus, is Garrick Memorial Secondary School (GMSS), a privately owned institution, which consists of rows of classroom blocks facing a vast open field. Regularly, especially on weekends, the open field hosts loud parties complemented with shrilling music. From burial ceremonies to wedding receptions to birthday celebrations, the catalogue of activities it hosts is endless. But, on August 2, the...

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The Argument for Buhari, By Temitope Ajayi

I participated actively in the electoral campaign that brought in the Buhari administration at the highest level. On the strength of the work i did with other Volunteers at the Buhari Support Organizations, i was nominated into the APC Presidential Campaign Council’s Media & Publicity Directorate. During the campaign and after election some of my colleagues and co-volunteers asked me about my expectations. I told all who cared to listen that I would not expect much in the first 4 years because it would be tough but i prayed for the best. I knew Buhari and his team would...

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Diezani’s Loot Can Fund World Class Airports in each geo-political zone, Other Projects – BMSG

The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has said that the stolen funds traced to former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke is enough to fund the construction of world class airports in each geo-political zone. In a statement issued today in Abuja, the group said that the sum of N47.2 billion and $487.5 million in cash and property traced to Mrs. Madueke by the EFCC is also enough to complete the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail lines for which monies are being borrowed The statement signed by the Chairman, Hon Austin Braimoh and its Secretary, Chief Cassidy Madueke said that...

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Ill Health: Charlie Boy, Civil Society Groups Set For Daily Anti-Buhari Protests In Abuja

The prolonged stay of President Muhammadu Buhari outside Nigeria has started creating ripples as a group of Nigerians led by Mr Charles Oputa, aka Charlie Boy are set to kick start a process aimed towards pressing for the President’s resignation or an immediate return to Nigeria. Charlie Boy had started a subtle anti-Buhari campaign over the past few months, complaining that situation of Nigeria in Nigeria which he traced to escalating cases of corruption, human rights abuses, security challenges, gripping influence of the cabal in government and others. Charlie Boy, however blamed the alleged escalating crises under the government...

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Rule of Law Core to Our Growth Strategy – Gov Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration’s growth strategy designed to deliver institutional reform and economic revolution, rests squarely on the Rule of Law. Obaseki stated this when he received the executive members of the National Industrial Court led by the President, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, who paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Benin City, yesterday. The governor told his guests that it was impossible to have real democracy or industrial/economic growth without the Rule of Law and hinted that apart from working to becoming an economic hub of the nation, his...

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