Two years after flag off, Ogoni clean-up set to begin

About two years after the official flag off of the planned clean-up operation of Ogoniland, the federal government is set to begin the remediation phase of oil impacted sites. Marvin Dekil, the Coordinator of the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), revealed that the clean-up would begin in August. The federal government had flagged off…

Buhari supporters hold rally in London, say no credible alternative in 2019

Some supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have said there was no credible alternative to the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket ahead of the 2019 general elections, describing the president as “a leader we can trust”. At a rally in front of the Nigerian high commission in London, the UK-based Nigerians said Buhari was “resetting” the country for good. Speaking…

2019: PDP unveils plan for ‘shadow cabinet’, ‘coalition of democratic forces’

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed its plan towards setting up a shadow cabinet to drive the ”party’s roadmap towards national economic recovery.” The party also revealed that it was working towards entering into formal coalition arrangements with other “democratic forces” to…

Mugabe set for probe over missing $15bn diamond revenue

Ousted long-serving Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe will appear before the country’s parliament to answer questions about a missing $15 billion diamond revenue during his tenure. That much information was revealed by a legislator who also noted that the Zimbabwe’s parliament has ordered the former leader to appear before it next month in order to answer…