APC chieftains at war with Buhari

TVC E. Chieftains and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are upbeat about the reluctance of President Muhammadu Buhari to make appointments into federal parastatals as well as Government Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs). Few days to the first anniversary of the administration, the APC bigwigs are displeased that Buhari is yet to overhaul the parastatals and compensate loyal party members with appointments. The situation, according to those who spoke with Ripples Nigeria under condition of anonymity, is affecting morale among party members. They claimed many of their supporters are restive they have not been compensated for the emergence of the current administration. Buhari, on February 15, sacked 26 Directors-General of federal agencies and parastatals. Those affected include: Nigerian Television Authority (NTA); Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN); News Agency of Nigeria (NAN); National Broadcasting Commission (NBC); Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF); Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). Others were: Nigerian Content Development and...

A must read: Bukola Saraki replies Dele Momodu

TVC E. My dear brother Dele, let me thank you most sincerely for your article last weekend, “My Candid Letter to Saraki.” I take everything you said in that article to heart and I must commend you for your candidness indeed and the sincerity of your intentions.     As you said in your article, you are someone I have known more by reputation than by any personal relationship, until recently when we struck up some personal acquaintance based on our shared political interests, especially during the last presidential election. However, I understand why you had to sound so defensive for knowing me at all and had to publicly map the boundaries of our relationship. We have got to that point in our country when we no longer believe that anyone could stand for anything based on principles and convictions alone. Moreover, in the growing culture of media crucifixion and presumed guilt; it...

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