Buhari calls English football “fantastically corrupt”

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has described English football as “fantastically corrupt” in a conversation with close aides. The Nigerian president was overheard saying, “English football, like Westminster politics, is full of corrupt characters. They gave us ‘Greedy Tony’ (Blair), ‘Dodgy Dave’ (Cameron) and now we have ‘Sleazy Sam’ (Allardyce).” The remarks come a day…



Everyone wondering when MPs and ministers will ditch V8s for Ayaalolo buses

The successful launch of the Bus Rapid Transport service in Accra has left Ghanaians wondering when “honourable” members of parliament and ministers of state will ditch their fuel guzzling official vehicles for the Ayaalolo buses. The park-and-ride service, a government initiative designed to ease congestion in Accra city centre, will also help workers and other…



Bawumia accused of turning politics into a sensible fact-based debate

The vice presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has been accused of sullying the reputation of Ghanaian politicians by shifting the focus of political debates from insults and personality attacks to facts and figures. The damning accusation came just hours after the 52 year old economist delivered a fact-filled, common sense-laced…


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