14 Jun 2015 Features
Ifeoma Idigbe is the Chairman of the Women in Management, Business and Public Service WIMBIZ Board of Trustees. She is a former banker and deputy chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources at the last National Conference. In this interview with BISI ALABI WILLIAMS, Idigbe bears her mind on the change President Buhari should bring for the country and women.
12 Jun 2015
THE new government is taking off when the national economy is in parlous state. How could it get out of this crisis? To start with, I think we have the right person at the leadership of the country this time around. The President is not new on the job; he knows the direction he is going and I believe he knows how to get there.
12 Jun 2015 1
What was the beginning of the doctrine of necessity, which you benefitted from as you were appointed Minister of FCT from the Senate? THE Doctrine of Necessity was borne out of bad legislative practice, out of responsibility of statesmanship to look at the problems and challenges of a nation like Nigeria and constituency responsibilities as…
11 Jun 2015 1
A Catholic Priest in Ekiti diocese, Rev. Father Emmanuel Akingbade has been kidnapped by gunmen in Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti state. It was gathered that the three-man abductors stormed the residence of the cleric, who is the Parish Priest of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Ido Ekiti, with gun on Tuesday, between 7.30 and 8pm.
11 Jun 2015
Civil servants in Plateau State who have been on strike since early last month have suspended the strike. The workers, who started the strike on the May 5th following six months of non-payment of salaries by the immediate past government of Jonah David Jang, have opted to resume work in response to appeals by Governor Simon Lalong who promised to pay two months of the salary arrears of workers within this week.
11 Jun 2015
TO curtail activities of kidnappers in his domain, Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has announced a reward of N5 million for credible information that could lead to the apprehension of kidnappers, their associates and financiers in the state.