Saturday, March 23, 2019

Politics of the Economy

PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The National Reconciliation Committee of the People’s Democratic Party led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday visited some aggrieved members...

Falana speaks on NGO bill, says worst in Nigeria’s history

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has described the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Bill as the ‘worst piece of legislation’ in the history of Nigeria. Falana...

Nigerian Law School Churns Out 4,294 Lawyers!

  New Lawyers The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Samuel Nkannu Walter Onnoghen has charged legal practitioners in the country to always resort to...

Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil

By Ugonne Uzoma The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil, for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness. Chief Press Secretary to the...

KANO STATE, THE PAST,THE PRESENT AND DE- INDUSTRIALIZATION

KANO STATE, THE PAST,THE PRESENT AND DE- INDUSTRIALIZATION Kano State can be likened to the Pearl of the North, a city that is been associated...

GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA SWEARS-IN 28 COMMISSIONERS & 27 LG TRANSITION COMMITTEE...

GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA SWEARS-IN 28 COMMISSIONERS & 27 LG TRANSITION COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN - URGES THEM TO PROVE THEIR WORTH - CLAIMS THAT HIS ADMINISTRATION HAS COMPLETED...

Kengema Unity Forum endorses Governor Wike for Re-election

Kengema Unity Forum endorses Governor Wike for Re-election In appreciation of the quality projects and programmes executed by the Rivers State Governor, the Kengema Unity...

New Toll Gates To Be Located At Old Spots – Fashola

Government has announced that it has concluded plans to re-introduce tolls on major highways across the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr....

PRESIDENT BUHARI ORDERS MILITARY CRACKDOWN ON BANDITRY IN ZAMFARA; APPROVES NEW...

  President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a military crackdown on bandits operating in rural communities in Zamfara State, following fresh attacks on some communities in...

Buhari dares IPOB, shuts down Anambra

  Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday stood still for President Muhammadu Buhari as he attended the grand finale of the campaign of the...

Sold Out: Original Ikoyi Whistleblowers Emerge, Petitions AGF …Says EFCC, Others...

  The last has not been heard of the controversies surrounding the payment of the 5% commission to the whistleblower who gave the Economic and...

PDP Governors meet National Chairmanship aspirants

  Ahead of the December 9 Convention of the People's Democratic Party, PDP slated for Abuja, a meeting of PDP Governors with all Chairmanship Aspirants...

Meet Grace Mugabe, the Younger, Prettier, Future President Of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe, the man that has brought game, Fame and to some , ridicule to Zimbabwe in particular and Africa at large is an...

Lagos : The Demolition of Tejuoso’s House, kids Teargassed

  Policemen who invaded Hon. Funmi Tejuoso's House are allegedly, currently breaking down doors at the house of the lawmaker and assaulting the children and...

Anambra Elections : 15 Questions before you decide (not) to Vote

    Residents of Anambra State are about to take their Socio-political destinies in their hands in line with the assertion that 'the choices of today,...

JONATHAN’S N1B JOURNEY TO COURT: CURIOUS, CURIOUSER, CURIOUSEST

  When I read that former President Jonathan had been subpoena'd to appear as defence witness in Olisa Metuh's N400m fraud trial, I immediately recognised...

Metuhgate: Jonathan ask Metuh to deposit N1bn expenses

.   Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to set aside the subpoena ordering him to appear in...

Anambra 2017: IMSO Cautions; Take the Allegation of Purchasing Voters Card...

  Recently, we have been having series of cases coming in since the commencement of this voter’s registration, and Permanent Voters Card distribution business in...

Kogi State Unpaid Salaries: 40 Senators Donates 1,260 bags of...

    As part of efforts to alleviate the sufferings of workers in Kogi state, some Senators have donated a total of 1,260 bags pf rice...

Our achievements are real, not propaganda and lies – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said his Administration has recorded concrete achievements which are there for all to see, contrary to the opposition’s statement that the...

SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME REACHES 17 STATES

        Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional one million children now benefitting from it....

ANAMBRA: WE WILL NOT MAKE PROMISES WE CANNOT KEEP, WE KEEP...

  *N2B JUST RELEASED FOR EARLY WORKS ON SECOND NIGER BRIDGE REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC...

PRESIDENT BUHARI: AFRICAN LEADERS MUST SPEAK WITH ONE VOICE TO DRIVE...

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that African leaders must speak ‘with one voice’, independent of foreign influence, to achieve economic integration, development, peace, and security on...

FG Charges Senator Misau with Falsehood Against Police Boss

  Senator Isah Hamman Misau was finally arraigned before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja, on charges of disseminating...

Rochas, the man whose vision drives crazy

  When Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, told TELL magazine that “my vision drives me crazy,” many people did not take his words literally. In...

By and large, the South East loses again – Chidiebere Okere

    Look deep! Seems like he has lost the South West and so, he is trying to court the South East ostensibly for reelections in...

Ninety Percent of Government in Nigeria is all About Bread and...

      The issue on ground today is either to borrow or not to borrow and a lot of people have asked what was done with...

Enugu Traditional Ruler Hails Success of Python Dance II

      His royal majesty, the igwe of Enugu, Odezuluigbo 111 of Nike, Chancellor Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi and the Deputy Chairman Enugu State Council...

ONDO STATE – YORUBA ETHNIC NATIONALITY BECOMING MORE COMPLEX!!!

    Goodluck Jonathan Speaks From US- Why Niger Deltans Do not Want To Be Part Of Biafra Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan yesterday delivered...

20 million Nigerians to join the fight against corruption

    The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) with support from the Macarthur Foundation has launched #BounceCorruption. Bounce Corruption is designed to mobilize...

Pre-Election Observation and Impact on Credible Polls – Moshood Isah

While there has been appreciable improvement in Nigeria’s electoral process in recent years, every election no matter how small usually serve as a litmus...

Private – Public Overlap: Why is The Government Against this Practise...

THE Nigerian medical space is in dire need for restructure as it is with the other sectors of the economy. In a move to...

MY FIRST TIME IN OGONI LAND – CHIKE OFILI

It so very unfair to be given so little in return from taking so much. Why on earth should injustice be elevated to a...

“IN SPITE OF ALL DISTRACTIONS, YOU HAVE ACHIEVED MUCH” – Wike...

  Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commissioned six tractors procured by the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu to fix rural roads in...

#AnambraGuberDebate17 : Anambra deepens political engagement (Photos)

  The turn out for the Guber debate is massive...with avalanche of cars parked outside the auditorium. As affirmed earlier, about 80% of the political...

NIG@57: Gov Ambode Seeks Viability of All States

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday emphasized the need for Nigeria to remain united, saying there was more to gain in being...

FULL TEXT: President Buhari’s Independence Day Speech

Today – 1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important...

Peace The Panacea To The Development Of The Mabilla Plateau –...

Following the fact finding mission undertaking by the Presidential committee on the North East Initiatives (PCNI) and the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution...

OPINION: Restructuring, growth and inclusion

Nigeria’s system of states, was first implemented by the General Yakubu Gowon-led administration during the Nigeria civil war in 1967. The expectation was being...

The role of youth in the fight for and defense of...

    In the new democracies of the world, the role of youth is of special importance, and in the world today there are more new...

Restructure: 2/3 and the rest of Southern Nigeria

It dawned on me that many Southerners are not aware they cannot get 2/3rd majority needed for constitutional change in fact. No wonder they...

Laziness responsible for North’s opposition to restructuring –Atiku

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has taken northerners who are opposed to the current clamour for the restructuring of the nation to the cleaners, accusing...

IGBO WOMEN TAKES TO THE STREETS OF UMUAHIA TO DEMAND REFERENDUM

  Historically, Women of present Abia State has enviable history that has placed them in a historical vintage position from the days of Aba Women...

House clears the air on NGO regulation Bill

  ...Some NGOs collected funds for North East IDPs and disappeared ...Churches, Mosques, Esusu, Market Women Associations not affected. 1. Religious bodies and organizations are NOT NGOs 2....

Anambra Youths move against electoral fraud, violence

By Ngozi Emedolibe Anambra youths under the aegis of Anambra Youth Conscience, AYC, have unanimously vowed to resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming gubernatorial...

NNAMDI KANU AND THE REST OF US

    Dear friends, the problem here is not Nnamdi Kanu or those who chose to die with him. It is their choice and no one...

UN AWARD FOR GOVERNOR WIKE: NIGERIA’S MOMENT OF GLORY

    In the midst of national retrogression and unparalleled economic stagnation, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has emerged as Nigeria's leading light . An...

What President Buhari Told UN General Assembly [Full Speech]

On behalf of my country, Nigeria, I congratulate you Mr President on your election and Mr (Antonio) Gutteres on his first General Assembly outing as...

ECOWAS Endorses #NotTooYoungToRun campaign

The #NotTooYoungToRun Campaign has received a big boost as The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) endorsed Campaign.   The endorsement was made by the...

COMMUNIQUÉ ARISING FROM THE EMERGENCY MEETING OF SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS AT...

  In view of the prevailing security situation in the South East and its attendant consequences, the South East Governors hereby resolve as follows: 1.All activities...

PLATEAU STATE DECLARES CURFEW AS TENSION MOUNTS IN JOS CITY

  The Executive Governor of Plateau State has expressed great dismay and shock at the sudden build up of tension in Jos Metropolis on account...

FG committed to quality Agro products for Nigerians and the global...

The present Administration has been commended on her giant stride and foresightedness in revolutionizing Agriculture in Nigeria for more food safety and quality assurance...

Nigeria Condemns Human Right Abuse in Myanmar

      The Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria expresses deep regret at the desperate human right situation in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, which is very...

With the Galaxy of intelligence,Nigeria wasted over $18 billion on the...

Smartest people, mediocre nation. BRITISH Nobel laureate Dorothy Hodgkin once noted that the University of Lagos was one of the world centres of expertise...

THE LIFE-CYCLE OF THE USED AND DUMPED: A DISGRACE TO THOSE...

  We are here again! A feeling of de javu envelopes everybody, the time of election when we will be seeing the dramatis personae with...

Buhari decries handling of Paris Club refund by governors

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers and decried the way the Paris Club Refund was spent...

Leaked Documents on CJN, Others Not from Me- Justice Minister Malami

  The attention of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has been drawn to a report in...

BENUE FLOODING: THEY WOULDN’T HAVE DIED IF METEROLOGIST AND SATELLITE PEOPLE ...

    We saw how Lekki was flooded and property lost, we are seeing how Benue is flooded, lives and property lost! With satellite forecast, meteorologist...

Uche Pedro, Davido,Toke Makinwa and other Nigerians make the list of...

In its vision of recognising young achievers across the African continent, Africa Youth Awards has released its 2nd annual list of the 2017 100...

In the spirit of Sallah,Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Frees 500 prisoners...

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano has ordered the release 500 prison inmates in the state in commemoration Eid-Kabir Sallah Celebration.   The Governor who visited...

Lagos state development is not a party affair – Akinwunmi Ambode

    I am sharing my thoughts in this article, not necessarily as the Governor of Lagos State but as a Nigerian; a Nigerian who wants...

Army Chief Hails Theatre Commander, Troops for Eliminating 5 Key BokoHaram...

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General TY Buratai has commended the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru,...

Anambra state and political maturity 101

My State, Anambara makes me proud because of some features it embodies and exemplifies. One of them is POLITICAL MATURITY. The run for who occupies...

The Military Has No Right To Monitor Social Media – Chuks...

As the clamour to restructure Nigeria political and economic space is reaching a high crescendo, it has been alleged that the national assembly isn't...

FG directs MDAs to resume workshop on executive order or be...

      The Federal Government has today issued another directive to the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government to immediately resume the conduct...

‎Dr Ifeanyi Ubah is focused on clinching the PDP ticket on...

... Denies story about defection to APC.‎ Our attention has been drawn to a malicious write up published by the some online media houses which...

Religion,Spirituality and the Bane Of African Development

Our spiritually-minded brothers do believe that our backwardness as people is firmly rooted in our idolatry practices. Yet they turn a blind eye to...

WHEN YOU LEAVE THAT POSITION – A WARNING TO OUR LEADERS

  I was motivated to write this piece after going through "The Ceramic Cup", an experience of a former United State Under Secretary of Defence,...

ON RATS AND RODENTS DRIVING PMB OUT OF OFFICE

    It is a very shameful and disgraceful statement that emanated from the presidency to the effect that PMB, after a whole 105 days abroad...

EID-EL-KABIR: 70 Trailer Load Of Lake Rice Arrive Lagos

    In an effort to ensure even distribution across all the sale centres, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that at least 70 trailer...
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