Malami, rule of law and matters arising

February 1, 2022 Admin III 0

Although the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has come under fire lately over his stance on a number of issues in the course of discharging his constitutional duties, it appears the minister remains undeterred in his quest to entrench the rule of law. KEHINDE OSASONA writes. No doubt, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration Read More

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

LG election: APC will sweep all council areas in Plateau, Lalong boosts

September 25, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Plateau state Governor, Simon Lalong, has boosted that his All Progressives Congress (APC), will sweep all the chairmenship and councilourship seats in the forthcoming October, 9, 2021 Local Government Council (LGC) elections. Lalong said the APC has done a lot for the development of the state and attained greater acceptance which will guarantee its total victory during the elections. The Read More

Take fight to terrorists, bandits’ enclaves, COAS charges commanders

September 15, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen Faruk Yahaya, has tasked Army commanders to take the fight to terrorists, bandits and other enemies of the country. He said, “You must take the fight into the identified and known enclaves of terrorists and criminals to neutralize them.”  He also said the Nigerian Army will henceforth talk to the terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and Read More

Chairmanship: APC youth identifies Abubabar as best candidate, urges opposition Govs to defect

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the party national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), youths have identified the former Governor of Bauchi state, Barrister Mohammed Abubakar, as the best person to occupy the national chairmanship position of APC. The youths, which are drawn from the six geopolitical zones of the country, not only invited the opposition governors and stakeholders to join Read More

LG chairmen in Jigawa undergo training on ethical leadership

September 5, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

  The recently sworn in local government council Chairmen in Jigawa state have been trained on effective leadership style that is capable of providing responsible leadership at the grassroots. Speaking to reporters over the weekend, the State Commissioner Ministry for Local Government, Hon Kabiru Hassan Sugungun said the chairmen have to be trained on how o carry out their responsibilities Read More

Leaving office a failure is not an option, Mr President!

August 27, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

In the confines of the Presidential Villa, during a recent meeting of the National Council on Security, one of the many security meetings called at his instance, President Muhammadu Buhari told heads of security agencies that they must address the alarming insecurity situation in the country because he is not prepared to exit office as a failure. To underscore his Read More

DCP Abba Kyari’s 96 hours

August 5, 2021 Admin III 0

There is a popular saying- Life is a flip. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari just witnessed one. Just within 96 hours- DCP Abba Kyari’s life flipped. Just within 96 hours, his indictment by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was made public, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, set up a four-man Special Investigation Panel (SIP) headed Read More

Nigeria dumps West/Central Africa maritime body over disrespect for rule of law

Nigeria has exited the Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa (MOWCA), the Federal Government has announced. Eric Ojiekwe, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Transportation, explained that the decision followed the disregard for Rules of Procedure regarding the eligibility of candidates nominated for the position of the Secretary-General of the organisation. He noted that this was contained in a Read More

Nigeria quits Maritime election over illegalities, disrespect for rule of law

August 2, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Nigeria quits Martime Organization for West and Central Africa (MOWCA) following disregard for the Rules of Procedure regarding the eligibility of candidates nominated for the position of the Secretary General of the organization describing it as promotion of illegality, disrespect for the rule of law. This was contained in a statement by the delegation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Read More

Supreme Court: APC fate as defunct party already sealed ― PDP

July 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Ondo state gubernatorial election has already sealed the fate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has a defunct political party. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan who stated this, Friday when he address journalists in Abuja  alerted Nigerians and the international community on the development. The party Read More

South-west govs demand 6 regions, states as federating units

July 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Governors from the southwest geo-political zone have asked for the constitutional validation of Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones and converting same to federating units.They also called for the weakening of the nation’s administrative centre and made a case for the allocation of more powers to the federating units and states. The governors, who also sought an amendment to Section 44 (3) Read More

Kanu: Nigeria turning into a pariah state – Igbo group

July 10, 2021 Admin III 0

The Igbo National Movement has alleged that the current leadership in Nigeria “is quickly turning the Federation into a pariah state, known only for lawlessness and corrupt purpose”.   In a statement jointly signed by the group’s Executive Director Anthony Olisa Okolo, Executive Secretary Onyemuche Mbachu, Director Media/Mobilisation, Chief Peter Agba Kalu, Legal Adviser Barr. Eze Eluchie and obtained by Read More

Imeh Okopido, Amina Ndalolo: Where are they now?

June 25, 2021 Admin III 0

These individuals once served in the same administration years back, but for a long while, no one seems to know much about them again. ELEOJO IDACHABA in this piece asks where they could be at the moment. Imeh Okopido Dr. Imeh Okopido was the minister of state for environment during the first tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjot. His tenure as Read More

May 29: APC government a failure, minority Reps declare

May 28, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

As Nigeria yet achieves another anniversary of the return to democratic governance (May 29), Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has, after its claimed stock taking of the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration, declared it a failure.  The caucus in its assessment, said “with the government’s failure to check worsening insecurity and mass killing of citizens; Read More

Fruition in the centenary of the Communist Party of China

May 19, 2021 Sheriff Ghali Ibrahim 0

The Chinese Communist Party albeit not the oldest party in the history of world politics and democratization waves as enunciated by Huntington, the party has emerged with the most felt impact in its magnitude and influence not only in China but allover around the world. It is this significant influence that has allowed the party to assume prominence and increase Read More