Adeleke releases N2.9bn bond to retirees, gets workers’ most humane governor award 

December 21, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, Thursday, presented bonds of N2.9 billion to retirees in the state. The presentation climaxed with the conferment of ‘most humane governor award’ by the civil servants led by the Chairman of Joint Negotiating Council, Lasun Oladele. The Head of Service, Ayanleye Aina, said the fulfilment of campaign promises like offset of half salary arrears; appointment Read More

Akpabio restates FG’s commitment to fixing Calabar-Itu highway 

November 29, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has said the President Bola Tinubu-led federal government is poised to make commuters’ nightmarish experiences on the collapsed Calabar-Itu highway a thing of the past. Sen Akpabio, who gave the assurance in Calabar during the thanksgiving service of Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong of Cross River South, said the President had already shown his commitment Read More

Kogi, Imo, Bayelsa polls: DSS fires warning shot 

November 9, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned against inflammatory statements by certain people capable of  heating up the polity and setting the ground for deep-seated animosities and divisions among the populace.  This is as the service has urged key players and their supporters in Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa states to conform to the rules of engagement and specifically the Read More

AAN condemns NASS purchase of exotic vehicles, urges modesty 

October 26, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has condemned the recent acquisition of exotic vehicles by the National Assembly, noting that the ostentatious display of opulence despite the paucity of fund in the land amounts to betrayal of trust.    The country director of AAN, Mr Andrew Mamedu, said in a statement Thursday that such extravagance flies in the face of the very principles Read More

Priorities for Tinubu’s first 100 days

June 1, 2023 Usman Abdullahi Koli 0

Nigeria is transitioned to a new administration. The country, in the past eight years witnessed transformation in different sectors of the economy, yet challenges are inevitable as they hinder smooth implementation of budgets. Sectors like agriculture, transport as and education have achieved a lot as farm produce have rose which lowered the level of food importation. Transport sector also gained Read More

Memo to newly elected governors

March 21, 2023 Murtala Adogi Mohammed 0

Congratulations to all the brand new elected and re-elected Governors. Is not easy! The time to hit the ground running is NOW! However, you need to know that, the work of a Governor begins with a transition period and if the primary responsibility of the Governor is to govern, that begs the question, HOW? One thing you need to know Read More