The Buhari phenomenon should also spread to states – Attah


Obong Victor Attah, the former governor of Akwa Ibom State and a life member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in this interview reviews the events that led to his party’s defeat in the recent presidential election and how the party can recover its steps.

Some PDP leaders serially betrayed Jonathan — Fani-Kayode


The Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, in this interview, dismisses the claim that hate campaign was responsible for the loss of President Goodluck Jonathan in the March 28 election, blaming the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) for it.

Ebonyi treasury is empty – Gov. Elechi

Ebonyi State Governor Martin Elechi in an interview with select journalists spoke about his eight years in office, crisis between the executive and legislature, life after office amongst others. IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE was there You have been the governor of Ebonyi State for eight years and you are about to bow

Buhari should step on toes including those who funded his campaign – Okorie


Chief Chekwas Okorie is the founder and National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP and also the founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. In this interview he says that for Buhari to succeed he would have to step on toes including those who sponsored his campaign. Excerpts:

You will be judged by your performance, not by fighting corruption, Bola Ajibola tells Buhari


Prince Bola Ajibola (SAN), a one time Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , in this interview says General Mohammadu Buhari will be missing the point if he dissipates all his energy fighting corruption and failing to provide basic needs to the people. The post You will be

Ateke Tom to Buhari: Treat anyone who goes back to the creeks as a common criminal


BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME Ateke Tom was a general in the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND. In this interview, the soft spoken ex militant General bares his mind on his expectations from the incoming All Progressive congress, APC led government at the centre. He dismisses fears that

‘CFOs are critical to the digital age, they need to embrace digital technologies… or get left behind’


Adebayo Sanni, Oracle country director, and Gbemisola Aruwayo-Obe, director, Business Application Cluster of Oracle Nigeria, in this interview with BusinessDay’s Daniel Ojabo and Edozie Ifebi, talk about role of technology in driving digital innovation and bottom-line performance. Excerpt: How do you see the role of CFOs today, especially with the

‘Nigeria has the potential to be a leading contributor to the transformation of West/ Central Africa’


Marko Saravanja is an academic and a former development worker and monk, with a PhD in Performance Management. Marko was a finalist of Ernst Young World Entrepreneurship Awards in 2009, and serves on the Advisory Board of First National Bank in South Africa. He started the free online business education

“I Want To Beg, Forgive Me” – Adebayor’s Brother Rotimi


Rotimi Adebayor, the brother of Togo and Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor has granted an interview to BBC in the wake of accusations on Facebook made against him and other family members by the striker. During the sit down with the media house, he begged for forgiveness for the mistakes that

Blame Presidency for PDP’s defeat — Filani

A former National Vice Chairman Peoples Democratic Party (South West), Mr. Ishola Filani, tells ADE ADESOMOJU about the conduct of the just concluded general elections and the fate the party How will you rate the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission in the just concluded elections?

‘NBS does not manufacture data… we collect from households and businesses’


Former banker turned technocrat, Yemi Kale is Statistician General of Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the apex data agency for all three tiers of government in Africa’s largest economy (a position attained by the national output rebasing exercise done under his watch). In this interview with BusinessDay’s Akin-Olusoji Akinyele,

Igboland Needs A Leader Like Tinubu


Businessman cum philanthropist, Deacon Iyke Kanu, in a recent interview with journalists bared his mind on why he jettisoned his Abia gubernatorial ambition to support Alex Otti, the untold reasons why President Jonathan lost to General Muhammadu Buhari and why the Igbos need a Tinubu to move to the next

March 28, A Turning Point In Nigeria’s History – Saraki

Bukola Saraki The re-elected Senator for Kwara Central and leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, in this interview he granted journalists at his Ilorin residence, bared his mind on the 2015 general elections and sundry national issues.

Political parties need internal democracy — Onucheyo

The Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Emmanuel Onucheyo, in this interview with SUCCESS NWOGU, relays his experience during the 2015 general elections What areas will you like to see improvement made?

Assassination Plot: How Buhari saved Obasanjo’s in-law  


Incidentally, both General Buhari and President Jonathan had saved my life before from a flying bullet. In the case of Buhari, that was why I decided not to speak until he won. At least for the first time, Nigerians have chosen a leader by themselves and not one imposed or

Oyo people are mourning poll result —Ladoja

Accord Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, tells OLUFEMI ATOYEBI that fraudulent practices marred the April 11 election which produced Governor Abiola Ajimobi as the winner What is your view on the victory of Maj.-Gen.

PDP wrote Enugu governorship poll result –Ezea

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Enugu State, Okey Ezea, tells IHUOMA CHIEDOZIE his grievances with the just concluded election What are your grievances with the conduct and outcome of the governorship election in Enugu State?