Osun MKO Abiola Airport in ruins despite multi-billion Naira funding, concession (1)

“THIS is the airport. This is where you are going,” the motorcyclist, Folahan Joseph, said as we approached a bushy enclosure. The dark patch of damp on the fence speaks audibly of neglect. The expanse of land spanning about 839 hectares is the site of an abandoned airport project at Ido-Osun in Egbedore Local Government…

How Djibouti like Zambia is about to lose its port to China

Beijing’s cumulative loans to Africa since 2000 amounted to $124-billion by 2016, according to figures compiled by the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI). Djibouti is projected to take on public debt worth around 88 percent of the country’s overall $1.72 billion GDP, with China owning the lion’s share of it. In recent years, China has emerged…

Kemi Adeosun’s full text resignation letter, Zainab Ahmed steps in

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. Kemi Adeosun tendered her resignation following an alleged forgery of a youth service certificate. The President thanked the Minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits. In a statement released by Femi Adesina, Special…

Tinubu’s Jet To Spend 10 Days In UK Waiting For Ailing Senator Abu Ibrahim

Senator Abu Ibrahim and a die-hard political ally of President Mohammadu Buhari is sick and hospitalized in an undisclosed hospital in the United Kingdom. An investigation by LeadingReporters revealed that Ahmed Tinubu’s jet was hired with which ailing Senator Abu Ibrahim was jetted off Nigeria for medical treatment in UK. The private jet, owned by…

Meet the Zambian Who Earns N12Million A Month In AEDC; A Company Partly Owned By FG

Mr. Earnest Mupwaya is the Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) and he hails from  Zambia.  But that is not the gist.  The gist is that while countless qualified Nigerians and electrical adepts are just eking out a living in other government agencies and parastatals, Mr. Mupwaya on the other handbags a whopping…

“You’re No Different From Other Political Dogs In Nigeria”: Shekarau’s Ally Told Him

In what could be seen as the height of political betrayal, one of the ageless political associates and personal friend of Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, Barr.  Iheke Solomon has described the former governor of Kano State as someone who is more concerned with local politics than national politics. Barr. Solomon lashed at Shekarau as someone who…

Okezie Ikpazu Is A Monumental Failure That Will Make Our Victory Easy – Dr. Alex Otti

Dr. Alex Otti has described the Dr. Okezie Ikpazu’s PDP-led Abia State Government as a monumental failure that will make APGA victory in Abia State easy. He said this on Thursday while picking his nomination for to vie for the Abia State gubernatorial position, come 2019. “My emergence in this race is for the redemption…

‘We Don’t Want Rascal Omo-Agege Again’ — ‘Urhobo Leaders Purchase Nomination Forms For O’tega Emerhor

Urhobo political leaders and elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta Central senatorial district, have expressed dissatisfaction with Ovie Omo-Agege, the senator representing the area in the National Assembly, They made their decision public on Sunday, when they stormed the country home of the Delta State APC leader and the party’s 2015 governorship candidate,…

How Insatiable Gov. Al-Makura Funds 10 Multi-Billion Naira Personal Mansions Simultaneously

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State is insatiate when it comes to acquiring and owning properties.  No doubt, as a real estate investor, it is easy to assume that he understands the real estate business very well.   But at whose expense?  Certainly, at the expense of those he governs.  Don’t forget that Al-Makura survived an…

The Presidency Might Trade Off NNPC GMD Makanti Baru For His Nepotistic Leadership Style

These are not good times for the National Nigeria Petroleum Cooperation Group Managing Director NNPC GMD Mr. Makanti Baru. According to information reliably gathered by LeadingReporters, the President might ditch the GMD over suspected fraudulent activities, abuse of office and his lackluster approach in dealing with Niger Delta regions crises, especially in the face of…

Video: President Buhari’s Kinsmen Turn Katsina-Nigerien Border The New Smuggling Route

While APC-led government continue to make claims of rice and other food sufficiency, this piece of video speaks volume of the level of criminality being daily perpetrated along Katsina-Nigerien border. https://www.leadingreporters.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/VID-20180905-WA0000.mp4 According to our investigation, tons of rice are and other contraband goods are smuggled into Nigeria via that border.  Where are the custom officials? …

Nat’l Coordinator of All Buhari Support Groups Sen. Abu Ibrahim Suffers Stroke; Flown To London

The national coordinator of all President Buhari Support Groups and a serving senator in the 8th Assembly, Senator Abu Ibrahim has been flown on what is suspected to be a partial stroke, LeadingReporters can authoritatively reveal. According to a source who pleaded anonymity, the over 72yr APC Senator representing Katsina South Senatorial District in the…