Atiku to Jonathan: You are running a government of clientelism

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has accused  President Goodluck Jonathan of running a  government defined by  nepotism and “clientelism”. He says the Jonathan administration is tailored to benefit only the president’s family and friends. Atiku said  the presidential system of government under Jonathan has been turned to presidentialism, in which the president wields enormous power, where […]

CBN approves Uzoma Dozie’s appointment as Diamond Bank’s new GMD as Otti resigns

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the appointment of Uzoma Dozie as the new Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank following the voluntary resignation of Dr Alex Otti. Otto resigned last week to pursue his gubernato­rial ambition in the 2015 general election. The bank said that the decision to […]

APC to amend party’s constitution, adopt 2015 election manifesto at extraordinary confab

During its extraordinary national convention in Abuja on Wednesday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will approve amendments to the party’s constitution and adopt its manifesto for the 2015 general elections. This was made known in Lagos on Sunday in a statement issued by the opposition party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed. The proposed amendment, according […]

Catholic church restates rejection of homosexual marriage

The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has reiterated the unwavering position of the church against same-sex marriage. He, however, said that what the church had said was that while it would not excommunicate the gay community, the church would assist them with prayers and counselling to overcome their abnormal […]