Interviews

’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


N5,000 stipend: ’Buhari should not have promised’

Across the world, democratic countries adopt campaigns, manifestos and pre-election promises are part of electioneering. What is however appalling in Nigeria is the culture of denial or failure to implement what was either rightly or wrongfully envisaged. When President Muhammadu Buhari informed anyon [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


NATHAN HAANYA

 

One thing that is very common in Nigeria is that when the price of things go up it is very difficult to come down.

When the exchange rate started increasing, the price of commodities increased. But now that the exchange rate has started going down yet the prices of commodi [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


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