Interviews

FCT residents thumbs down new electricity tariff

As power supply drops to an all-time low of 1,580 megawatts, and as Nigerians struggle to cope with heat, amid fuel scarcity and economic crunch, a moral burden is being laid on distribution companies to justify the arbitrary increase on electricity tariffs. Although the action has since drawn condemn [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


How herders, farmers clash can be averted – Miyetti Allah scribe

National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, the umbrella body of Fulani herdsmen, Baba Ngelzarma was in Makurdi recently to swear in the new executives of the association in Benue. In this interview with journalists, he proffers the way forward out o [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


’What we are doing to maintain peace in the Niger Delta’

 

Brig. General Paul Boroh rtd, is the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta and coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme. In this interview with Ere-ebi AGEDAH, the amnesty boss speaks on some of the challenges facing the programme and what his offi [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


AKIN OYEWOLE

How could the president reduce the worth of our Nigerian graduates to N5,000? It does not make any sense.

No graduate should wait for Buhari, after spending four years in the university to be paid N5,000. Even the president knows how to reward hard work.

I remember, in those good [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


AUDU PHILIP

I have two perceptions about this issue. First, for not keeping his promises, the President Muhammadu Buhari is wrong. When you say something as the president you need to fulfil it.

On the other hand, I am in support of not giving the N5,000 stipend to those who are not working or the p [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


SUNNY STANLEY

For me, the refusal to pay the N5, 000 stipends to the unemployed youths is very unfortunate because most of the electorate were influenced by the promise to do so.

It is the height of deceit by any government to its people. I wonder why President Muhammadu Buhari and his party- the All Progres [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


OLABODE ILESANMI

I think it’s a good step by President Buhari to reverse that opinion. When such monies are approved for individuals, they usually don’t get to them.

For me, it would have amounted to a wrong option for a good cause. He can invest this money on a meaningful project that will create e [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


PAUL ALIBOH

It is no longer news that politicians make promises and fail to keep them. On the issue of President Buhari’s promises, it is not peculiar to his administration alone.

We are used to it. For me, the idea of giving unemployed youths N5,000 monthly stipend is actually ridiculous and [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


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