28 Jul 2015 Features
FORMER Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs and chairman of the Amnesty Programme, Kingsley Kuku has reacted to a media report that he has fled the country to evade investigations by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
28 Jul 2015 1 Features
In this interview monitored by MUHAMMED ABUBAKAR in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari talked about his recent trip to the United States as a guest of President Barrack Obama, its gains for Nigeria and the challenges of the his first two months in office. Excerpts:
28 Jul 2015 4
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the Senate on Tuesday in Abuja, announced the appointment of Sen. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa-Ibom North-West) as the Minority Leader in the Red chamber. Making the announcement, President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, also announced the appointment of Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP Taraba South) as Deputy Minority Leader. Other…
28 Jul 2015 1
A seven- man panel set up by the Osun state House of Assembly has invited a serving judge in the State Judiciary, Justice Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede, who petitioned the House demanding the removal of the state governor, Rauuf Aregbesola and his Deputy, Titi Laoye -Tomori over alleged mismanagement of the state resources, to appear before it today Justice Oloyede among several other reasons in the he petition had alleged the governor and his deputy were reckless in the management of the State finances, the situation which she said contributed to inability of the state government to pay salaries regularly to workers.
27 Jul 2015 4
REACTIONS have started trailing a petition reportedly sent to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by a group known as Save Abia Initiative For Change (SAIFC) in which it alleged that the immediate past governor of the state Chief Theodore Orji mismanaged a total sum of N474 billion while in office.
27 Jul 2015 7
THE Eastern Region Assembly, (TERA), a group of citizens from the South-South and South-Eastern zones of Nigeria has expressed worry about the protracted leadership crisis in the National Assembly and called on all stakeholders to renew their commitments “to one united Nigeria premised on social justice, economic equity, democratic freedoms, respect for cultural diversities and impartial application of the Rule-of-Law.”
27 Jul 2015
THE task of restoring the glory of Nigerian universities towards a knowledge-based development led to the convocation of the first Alumni Reunion of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, recently. The reunion which was put together by the outgoing Dean of the faculty, Professor Anthony Akinlo and members of the faculty brought…
27 Jul 2015
THE Labour Party (LP) has dismissed the call by its National Secretary, Olukayode Ajulo on President Mohammade Buhari to form an inclusive government as a personal opinion and is not in line with the party’s position. The National Chairman of the party, Abdul Salam Abdulkadir while reacting to the statement noted that the party has…