Northern leaders aiding Boko Haram terrorists. By Chief Fasoranti, Afenifere leader

Chief Reuben Fasoranti is the National Leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere. In this interview with Vanguard, Fasoranti said the ongoing national conference is a welcome opportunity to adjust the Nigerian federation, that the Yoruba sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo would have backed it and faults northern leaders on the Boko Haram insurgency. Excerpts: Nigeria…

National Conference and a squandering of riches amid protracted crisis in higher education

On Wednesday, 26th day of March, 2014, the leadership of Intersociety released the first part of this public statement, detailing with strong condemnation “how Nigeria borrows to squander” with specific reference to borrowing and squandering of a whopping sum of N7 Billion at the ongoing National Conference on “ delegates’ allowances and related logistics”. The…

$8bn not lost to crude oil swap –NEITI

The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has faulted a report in a national daily (not Daily Sun) that the country losses $8 billion yearly to Crude Oil Swap Arrangement, insisting that the report was not only wrong but misleading.According to NEITI’s Director of Communication, Mr. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, that the news item attributed to…

Insecurity: Jonathan Indicts North-East Governors

By Saharareporters, New York President Goodluck Jonathan today indicted governors from Nigeria’s North-Eastern states of inaction in the face of growing attacks by Boko Haram, an extremist Islamist group. Mr. Jonathan added that he should not be blamed for the insecurity ravaging the geo-political zone. Mr. Jonathan made the comments during a political rally held…