30 Jul 2015 1
THE tedious road to the conduct of the ward and state congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State was last Thursday traversed starting with the rescheduled ward congress, held two days earlier. With the successful conduct of the exercises barring any further complaints from any quarters, all is now set for the PDP…
30 Jul 2015
THE former president of the West African Bar Association (WABA), Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has called for the strengthening of the war against corruption in the country to ensure a maximum success of the exercise. Specifically, Mr. Falana called for improved funding of all the anti-graft agencies, just as he admonished them to ensure a…
30 Jul 2015
Welcome Speech by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (CON) to Senators of the 8th Senate on resumption from a short recess on Tuesday, 28 July 2015. DISTINGUISHED colleagues, it is my pleasure once again; to welcome you back to the Senate Chambers after a short recess. It is expected that the…
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.