Ikimi, Ribadu and Politics of defection By Theophilus Ilevbare  

By Theophilus Ilevbare   In recent weeks the All Progressive Congress(APC) has been rocked with a tidal wave of defection of a founding member in Chief Tom Ikimi and the party’s 2011 presidential candidate, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu to the party Nigerians loathe but can’t vote out of power at the centre, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). […]

The Myopic Vision of a Rapist Dressed in Messiah’s Garb – One Youth’s Account.

The year 2011 was a significant one in Nigeria: it was the year President Yar’Adua’s tenure ended availing Nigerians the opportunity to again decide who should occupy the Rock. And it was in the scramblefor this that Mallam Nuhu Ribadu was given the presidential ticket ofthe (then) Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). For us in […]

Malam Nuhu Ribadu: Between Ambition and Conscience By Amir Abdulazeez

By Amir Abdulazeez I no longer have any problem whatsoever with defections, re-defections and counter-defections of Nigerian politicians from one political party to another. The only reason why I am having a little problem with the issue now is because it involves Mallam Nuhu Ribadu. I have had three major encounters with Ribadu. Although I […]

Ribadu blasts ex-IGP Okiro, Says He is corrupt and shameless

Former EFCC chairman Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has responded to former Inspector General of Police Mike Okiro who said yesterday that Ribadu lied when he claimed that he (Okiro) was behind two assassination attempt on his life and not Ibori. Okiro said in a statement released yesterday that Ribadu is an inveterate liar and desperately wanted […]

I Have Never Worked Under Farida Waziri -Ribadu

By Nuhu Ribadu My attention has been drawn to the press statement issued by the immediate past chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, in a reaction to statements credited to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. While I had tried not to comment on the activities of the EFCC or […]

READ: Nuhu Ribadu’s Speech that Unsettled Presidency

I confess to feeling inspired with every visit to this institution that shaped my perception of life and grounded my entire intellectual development. This intellectual development is not only a debt I owe to my teachers who have formed me but a challenge to me to go out there and influence society for the benefit […]

Presidency to Ribadu: You are Ethically Challenged Hypocrite

By Reuben Abatti “The Presidency totally rejects the false, hypocritical and self- serving claim by Mallam Nuhu Ribadu at a lecture in Kaduna on Saturday that Nigeria under President Goodluck Jonathan is a “sinking ship” in which the yearnings of the masses are being neglected by a tyrannical leadership. “We find it very sad and […]


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