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‘I saw my sister drown’

This year alone, over 40,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean, many of them are Nigerians. BBC’s Martin Patience has been to Nigeria’s Benin City where many of the migrants start their journey. It was the most difficult decision Kelvin Imasuen ...

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IDPs vacate Adamawa NYSC Camp

Th e Adamawa Government has announced that it will merge the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state from three to two. Mr Haruna Furo, Executive Chairman, State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), disclosed this in an interview ...

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Day senate stood still for Adeleke

TAIYE ODEWALE reports that plenary on the floor of the upper legislative chamber literally came to a standstill when senators paid tributes to one of their own, late Senator Isiaka Adeleke Though since his sudden demise six days ago, it ...

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Is Lawal’s suspension victory for Senate?

EZREL TABIOWO in this piece, examines the implications of the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal on the relationship between the executive branch of government and the Senate President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight ...

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Anti-graft war: Who’s next after Lawal?

In this piece, BODE OLAGOKE analyses how the suspension of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF),  Babachir David Lawal, will reinforce  the anti-graft war of President Muhammadu Buhari For Engr. Babachir David Lawal, the suspended Secretary to the ...

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Minister lauds staff over award

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has lauded the virtues of the Director Special Project Unit of the Ministry, Dr Martina Nwordu, who was recently honoured with the most Prestigious Africa Distinguish Personality Award “Icon of National Building ...

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Dynamics of Dogara, Abubakar’s unending rivalry

The reconciliation moves to bring the Bauchi state governor, Muhammed Abubakar and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to a peace table, seems to have collapsed as both parties launch offensives, deepening the face-off.   NAJIB SANI reports the irreconcilable undercurrents ...

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Leadership tussle tears AICL mgt apart

By Chizoba Ogbeche Indication has emerged that the suspension of the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Abuja Investment Company Limited (AICL), Dr. Musa Musa, by the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, may not ...

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3 parties quit Oyo IPAC

By Donald Iorchir Abuja Three political parties in Oyo State yesterday said they are no longer part of the current Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in the state, but hope to participate in the next coming IPAC state election in September. ...

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