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Fighting Corruption not enough: Buhari must pursue power (Part 1)

President-elect, Buhari. Source: ‎With the unprecedented rate of socio-economic decay in the country viz-a-viz the alarming rate of corruption of the ruling class and their collaborators at the civil service, it is no surprise Gen Muhammadu Buhari and the APC  ‎emphasises war against corruption as  the cardinal focus of their administration. ‎As a matter of fact, w ell meaning Nigerians have joined the campaign and fight against corruption directly or indirectly. Many are urging the people's General to leave no stone unturned in his fight against this societal vice.  The Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Illesa, Mr Olayinka Sokoya, in an interview with  Punch , was the latest to make this call. President Buhari must look beyond fighting corruption to revive the nation's economy He Said: "The president-elect should be unsparing in his war against corruption. He should wage a serious war against corruption and ensure that his

He is World's Third Best Player: Mourinho Praises 'Humble Kid'

Wing wizard, Hazard ‎Jose Mourinho has come out with what seems to be music in the ears of Chelsea's play maker, Eden Hazard, by insisting the player is only world's third best behind Ronaldo and Barcelona's Messi.  The Portuguese tactician ‎maintained that despite the enormous potential of the Belgian winger, the English football 'culture' may scupper his growth. Mourinho, speaking to The Sun said: 'After Cristiano and Messi, Harzard will‎ be next. I don't see anyone else.  'You can see the potential, the evolution and the way he's been holding on to his profile as a person. 'The world still hasn't reached him. He is still a humble kid‎, a team player, nice and with a family life. 'But I also believe that, behind phenomenal players like Ronaldo and Messi, there's something close to an organised campaign'. The controversial tactician who's famous not only because of the silverware he has under his

Chelsea Likely to Dump winger for Bale

Salah in action for Chelsea. Source: Skysports ‎Jose Mourinho, the renowned manager of the soon to be crowned English Premier League champions, Chelsea FC of London, will look to strengthen his side  ‎ ahead of the 2015/2016 football season.  However, any bid to ‎ add quality to a squad that looks all conquering in the current football campaign will come with some 'plus and minus'‎ as players have to be moved to accommodate new ones in line with football governing body Financial Fair Play (FFP) rule. With reports emerging lately of Mourinho's keen interest in landing former Tottenham Spurs prodigy, Gareth Bale, filtering the air ahead of the soon to kick start summer transfer market‎, one player is likely to kiss goodbye to Stamford Bridge. Mohamed Salah, currently starring on loan for Fiorentina in the Serie 'A', may be sacrificed for ‎Bale who has 28 goals in 52(3) appearances under his belt for the Spanish giants, Real Madrid.  Although, a