Tag: Crime

Freudian fraud, Akpabio and EFCC chair By Festus Adedayo

Last week at the Senate screening session for the then chairmanship nominee of the EFCC, Olukoyede let slip what he most probably wanted to say, but what ostensibly dominates the minds of Nigerian people. Such words are heresies today and can only be said in whooshes of whispers. Only bastards who do not love the current musical ensemble can utter them out. Or tribes that harbour ethnic hatred for the current power calculus. Nevertheless, the conversation, which psychoanalytic theory calls Freudian slip, from Olukoyede to Akpabio unconsciously revealed the dirty underbelly of the fight against corruption in Nigeria. It is why, per adventure, Olukoyede has the mind to clean the Augean stable of corruption in Nigeria, he is perceived to have, ab initio, failed as he is ranged against the impossible.

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Work with Adelabu to end vandalism of power facilities, Consumers’ Forum tells electricity workers’ union

The Nigerian Power Consumers Forum ( NPCF) has described the fire incident at the Birnin-Kebbi substation switchyard that led to system collapse as an act of sabotage on the National grid, confirming speculations of sabotage that had trailed the incident. The forum also appealed to the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), as critical stakeholders in the sector to work with the Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu to achieve uninterrupted power supply in the country.

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