Buhari blames Jonathan for the reinstatement of Maina — ScanNews Nigeria


The Presidency on Wednesday said some influential government officials loyal to the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan were responsible for the reinstatement of the embattled former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, into the service. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated…

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Roads are better maintained by state governments – Tambuwal — ScanNews Nigeria


Major roads around the country will be better maintained if the Federal Government hands over its roads to the state governments, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has said. “The Federal Government should hand over the roads to states because state governments are closer to the people and we have more efficient methods of supervision,” he…

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If Buhari had not become president — ScanNews Nigeria


By Okwori Maddoxman If Buhari had not become president, we would have recorded him in our history books (do we even have history books? Na Jewish and Arab history books we get) as the only ex-general and former head of state without a house in Abuja; we would have recorded him as the only politician…

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Poverty rate in the North alarming, says Sanusi – The Nation Nigeria — ScanNews Nigeria


The level of poverty in the northern part of the country is alarming and remains a major reason why peace is elusive, Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II said yesterday. Speaking at the Union Bank Plc Centenary Anniversary tagged: ‘The Next 100: A Call to Action’ in Lagos, he said Zamfara State has 91 per…

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PDP Chairmanship: Should Governors look away? — ScanNews Nigeria


By Ike Abonyi “Politics are always a struggle for power, disguised and modified by prudence, reason and moral pretext”- William Hurrell Mallock To give aye answer to the above question amounts to telling the biggest shareholder of a firm to be disinterested on who becomes the company’s chairman. Such thing doesn’t happen easily even in…

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Ezekwesili to Buhari: ‘Mainagate’ most lethal blow to your struggling anti-graft war – — ScanNews Nigeria


Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has described the controversial reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina to the civil service as the “most lethal blow” to the fight against corruption. Maina, ex-chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), is facing corruption allegations, hence his posting to the ministry of interior was met with public condemnation. Although President…

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