No tradeoff of restructuring with Buhari’s June 12 – CDNDC 

Notwithstanding the apologies tendered by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Abiola family over June 12, a pro-democracy group has said restructuring would remain the only basis for earning the support of the Southwest and other zones who have conceded to the idea. The group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC) has also described the certificate bearing the GCFR honour conferred on Late M.K.O. Abiola as “deceptive,” and an improper way of honouring the dead. The CDNDC in a statement by its Convener, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, also labeled as…

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Nigeria’s economy in last three years: Not much to be desired

By Franklin Ihejirika, Lagos To keen watchers of the economy, Is not yet uhuru for the Nigeria’s economy in three years of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of All Progressive Congress, APC. The journey has been that of mix fortunes, ups and down in the last three years. Shortly after his assumption of office, in 2015, the economy was hit by the fall in the global oil prices and the resultant effect was catastrophic on the economy , coupled with panic withdrawals by investors who were not sure of the…

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President Buhari set to declare UNWTO/CAF Meeting open

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to declare open the United Nations World Tourism Organisation/ CAF Meeting on Monday, June 4 -6 in Abuja. Speaking during the opening press briefing for the UNWTO/CAF Meeting at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on Sunday, June 3, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated that the country will use her hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation/ CAF Meeting to showcase her rich cultural diversity, since culture drives tourism. Lai Mohammed said the country will host the best UNWTO-CAF Meeting ever…

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