5 Jun 2015  Features
AS the activities of the 7th Plenary Session of the Lagos State House of Assembly gradually wind down, political permutations and maneuvering have commenced to elect a Speaker that would conduct its affairs for the next four years.
4 Jun 2015  Features
THE organized labour movement has commended the decision by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai and his deputy, Baba Barnabas Bantex to reduce their salaries and other benefits by 50 percent, calling on other public office holders, including President Muhammadu Buhari to emulate the gesture. Deputy-President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade…
4 Jun 2015  Features
Dr. Felix Omobude, the National President of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) spoke with AYOYINKA JEGEDE on the path that the Buhari Presidency should tread to raise the bar of governance in Nigeria. Excerpts: Areas of attention   THE president and his administration should look closely at what he will be inheriting. Certainly there are some…
4 Jun 2015  
MEMBERS of Igbo Community in Lagos State have pledged their support for the new administration of Akinwunmi Ambode and also urged the governor to continue to ensure safety of lives and property of all the residents of the state.
3 Jun 2015  Features
A group, Nigeria For Change (NFC) has lauded the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general elections describing it as a welcome development that will change the fortunes of the nation for the better. The group also welcomes the victory of the Ogun State Governor, IbikunleAmosun saying it was borne out…
3 Jun 2015 6  Features
Senator Bukola Saraki’s ambition to become the next Senate President has again received a boost as he has been described as the most detribalized legislator, with the most administrative experience over other contenders for the position. Senator Peter Nwaoboshi made this known while speaking with the journalist in the sideline during a one-day retreat for…
3 Jun 2015  Features
Keynote address to the national commemoration ceremony of the 40th anniversary of the creation of ECOWAS in Nigeria on the theme: “Nigeria, ECOWAS Celebrating the Economics of Unity” under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, Nigeria on May 25, 2015 NO one wakes up one morning and decides to establish a multinational…
3 Jun 2015  Features
THE scenario that threw up Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Emeka Ihedioha as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2011 may play out again in the incoming 8th legislative session of the Fourth Republic if snippets of information gleaned from the National Assembly are anything to go by. The duo emerged…
2 Jun 2015  Features
Peter Akpatason who represents Akoko-Edo Constituency at the House of Representatives told ALEMMA OZIORUVA ALIU that the on-going jostle for positions at the National Assembly is normal. Excerpts:
2 Jun 2015  Features
LAST FRIDAY, the curtain dropped as former Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Samuel Imoke gracefully bowed out of office ending a journey of eight years; thus paving way for the son of a poor man to take over in the relay of governance in the prestigious Diamond Hill Government House, Calabar.
2 Jun 2015  Features
WALTER Rodney, the Guyanese activist and one Africa’s campaigners for the continent’s emancipation during the colonial era, wrote in one of his books, “How Europe Underdeveloped Africa”, that “every generation shall out of relative obscurity, discovers its destiny; whether to fulfill or betray it.”
2 Jun 2015  Features
APPARENTLY emboldened by the travails of Prince Buruji Kashamu, the Senator-elect, Ogun East Senatorial District who is facing extradition battle, his main rival, Prince Dapo Abiodun has intensified effort to get his (Buruji’s) election upturned at the State Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Abeokuta.