9 Nov 2015
LIKE an earthquake, the unprecedented sweeping nullification of the 2015 governorship and twenty of the House of Assembly elections in Rivers State by election tribunals sitting in Abuja, have continued to send shock waves across the state’s political landscape even as politicians across the divides are poised to tackle each other in reaction to the development
9 Nov 2015 Features
IT is certainly not yet uhuru for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara even as feelers have gone out that the Speaker may today inaugurate the House’s committees which he constituted last week and which have now turned the Green Chamber into what many say House of commotion.
8 Nov 2015 4 Features
NIGERIA is broke. Nigeria may recede to the recession. Those assertions coming from two prominent functionaries, President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele; contrasts with the bloated number of committees in the 8th National Assembly. While the president had in keeping with his belief that the financial state of…
8 Nov 2015 1 Features
THE ministers designates have moved on. The Senators have taken up new assignments. Yet the spectacle and interactions of the last screening exercise remain fresh in the minds of Nigerians. The push and pull between senators on the opposite sides of the aisle, All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the screening…
6 Nov 2015 3 Features
THE decision by Pa Ruben Fasoranti to resign as the leader of Afenifere, in the first instance, portends great danger for the Yoruba; it is like throwing a bombshell that was capable of scattering the Yoruba self-confidence and unity.
6 Nov 2015 Features
HUMAN rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has decried the increasing spate of extra-judicial killings and torture by armed state personnel in the country, especially men of the Nigeria Police and urged stiffer and more deterrent sanctions capable of reducing the menace.
5 Nov 2015 Features
THE recent zoning of Enugu State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship to the state’s East Senatorial zone is gradually raising the tempo of politics in the state, which shortly after the conclusion of the 2015 general elections, has been dormant. The zone, which parades PDP stalwarts such as the former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, former…
4 Nov 2015 1
THE absence of Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday stalled ruling on the application filed by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), praying the judge to disqualify himself from its case against the embattled Ogun senator, Buruji Kashamu.