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We’ll change Nigeria for the better, VP Osinbajo assures Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday reassured Nigerians that the question of Change in the country was irrevocable and the present administration was completely committed to it. He spoke at a town hall meeting organised in Lagos by a group, United Action for Change, urging Nigerians never to lose hope. The VP re-emphasised that the Buhari-led administration was committed to ...

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NEITI CALLS ON CITIZENS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF DATA CONTAINED IN ITS AUDIT REPORTS

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has called on Nigerians to take advantage of available information and data contained in its audit reports to push for the actualization of reforms in the extractive sector. Executive Secretary of NEITI Waziri Adio expressed concern that the availability of information and data in the public domain is not enough except citizens use ...

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House sets to investigate IGP over N18b security, recruitment funds

House of Representatives has mandated its committee on Police Affairs to investigate the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase over the utilization of the sum of N18 billion released to the Nigeria Police Force to fight insecurity and also for effective recruitment of police personnel in the country. While N10 billion was released to Arase by President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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UNDERSTANDING THE ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015 (PART 1)

UNDERSTANDING THE ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015 (PART 1) Introduction One of the pre-conditions for free, fair and credible elections is a coherent, unambiguous legal framework. This is so because elections are predicated on the viability and potency of a legal architecture anchored on the principles of inclusion, integrity, justice and equity. The Electoral legal framework defines political relationships, creates a ...

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Counter Narrative: How the West Engendered Africa’s Apocalyptic Development Crisis By Chambers Umezulike

To some, foreign infiltrations, interests and manipulations explain all the leadership, governance, social, security and development crises in Africa. To some, Africa is still acutely underdeveloped because of these manipulations and exploitations, even till now. To some, corrupt and directionless African leaders were or are just reacting to these foreign exploitations and manipulations. This, they explain, is the reason why ...

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#FCTdecides: Update so far From #Abuja Area Council Election

As FCT decided yesterday the next Area Councils Chairmanship and Councillorship in a peaceful and well coordinated electoral process, some update on the outcome of the elections is however being collated here below: Dei-dei Mopol baracks PU Chairmanship: PDP 28 APCv28 Councillor: PDP 25 APC 32 Jikwoyi phase 3: councillor PDP 443, APC 88 AGRIC EXTENTION KARU:  PDP 207, APC 54 JABI: PDP 169, ...

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#FCTDecides: List of Candidates for FCT Area Councils Chairmanship and Councillorship

As the Federal Capital Territory goes to polls tommorow in determining chairmanship and councillorship for the Area Councils within the FCT. The list of candidates has however been compiled for your assessment to be able to make the right decision by voting in the right candidates.   See the list below: CANDIDATES FOR FCT AREA ELECTION 2016 Chairmanship Candidate Councilorship ...

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Press Release: NEITI Board Reviews Strategy, moves to set new agenda on Resource Governance

The newly appointed Board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative says its major priority is to develop policies and strategies that would translate the principles of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative implementation in Nigeria into visible impacts in the lives of the citizens. The visible impacts include ensuring that revenues from oil, gas and mining result in poverty ...

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[Video] Is this a reminder or what? Buhari’s reaction on Subsidy

This video is showing PMB’s comment on subsidy has been on social media for a while. Obviously posted by pro-jonathan caucus. Although I’m yet to decipher the message in it whether to criticise the current administration or…… Watch and tell me what you feel. BUHARI IS A FRAUD! Don't look at me, I didn't say it. Buhari said so himself.[WATCH] ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Fatma Samoura visits Maiduguri, appeals to the international community to support Borno State in responding to the humanitarian crisis.

Maiduguri, 1 April 2016 – “The situation in Maiduguri is critical, there is need for all development and humanitarian actors to scale up their support to complement efforts by the government in Borno State.” Said Fatma Samoura, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator who is also UNDP Resident Representative, at the end of her first mission to the North East of ...

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