20 Jun 2015 7 Features
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, last weekend held an ‘Appreciation Dinner’ for women and youths in Abuja, including businesswoman and communication expert-turned politician, Hajia Fatima Okunuga, who spoke to ABIODUN FANORO on why women better in governance.
19 Jun 2015
GOVERNOR Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State is, no doubt, one of the few state governors with oratory prowess and the people of the state are tasking him in the fulfillment of the many promises he flawlessly made in his second term inauguration speech.
18 Jun 2015 2
NOW that the electoral battles have been lost and won, the chattering classes have had their days in the press and the social media, we must now look at the positive lessons of March 28 and June 9 for deepening and strengthening our democracy and respect for the constitutional separation of powers respectfully. Democracy is…
18 Jun 2015
The election of the presiding officers of the 8th National Assembly generated so much heat that it probably increased global warming. It also created a lot of excitement and, very importantly, varying discourses from different sides of the spectrum. The first issue, and one that I consider most important, was the appropriateness of going ahead…
18 Jun 2015 10
THE National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, AbdulSalami Abubakar has expressed regrets over the rancorous situation that characterized the campaign for and election of the President of the Senate. In a statement issued in Abuja, the committee lamented that the contest was turned into a “dogfight” and commended President Muhammadu Buhari for…
17 Jun 2015 Features
In this interview with ADAMUH ABUH, the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun doused the tension created by the emergence of the new National Assembly leadership and offered a peep into the kind of persons that would make the ministerial lists of the Buhari Presidency. Excerpts:
16 Jun 2015
THE immediate past lawmaker who represented Epe Federal Constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lanre Odubote has appealed to Nigerians to exercise patience and not necessarily lose hope in the ruling party or President Muhammadu Buhari, over the controversy in the election of principal officers of the National Assembly, which…
16 Jun 2015
A flawed election WE have had an election that people are praising was free and fair. But as an active participant I will say that the election was fraught with so many irregularities. I believe that Nigerians want change as they claimed.