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“Restoration of public confidence in governance is one of my priorities” – Gov. Ihedioha

The Executive Governor of Imo State, Rt Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has reiterated his mission to restore to the public confidence in governance while in the office. He stated this yesterday while addressing the pressmen in a media parley on his plans and programmes for the people of Imo state. According to him, “people of Imo state have lost confidence in ...

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Tari Oba Oliver: a Ray of Hope for Bayelsa!

Bayelsa State has in the past eight years experienced impressive developmental growth considering her limited allocated resources; the state has grown in several areas that include healthcare, education, agriculture, infrastructure as well as human capital development, and maintaining this pace with key improvements in the development of human capital is paramount especially with fast moving technological advances. It is with ...

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NILDS SETS TO PROVIDE CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE 9th NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The Director General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS, Prof. Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman has rolled out high level training strategies that would provide the newly elected legislators of the 9th Assembly with the requisite skills to actualize the constitutional mandate of the legislature. This followed the election of Tuesday, June 11, 2019 where Senator Ahmad Lawan emerged as ...

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[Read] 8TH NIGERIAN SENATE UNDER SARAKI UNVEILS ACHIEVEMENT BOOK

Yesterday, at the Valedictory Session for the 8th Senate, two books detailing the achievements of the 8th Senate in particular, and the National Assembly as a whole, were launched and distributed to legislators. Entitled ‘Legislative Legacy: 8th Senate on Record’ and ‘Masterplan: The Economic Reform Agenda of the 8th National Assembly’, both books highlight the impact of the work of ...

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RWANDA THE EGALITARIAN GENERAL AND NIGERIA’S DIMINISHING RETURN by Adaora Onyechere

Over the years, mainstreaming women across all sectors in Africa has seen its fair share of the highs and the low. The diplomacy in approaching cultures that are moribund, the burecracy in taking a stand against policies and systems that do not aid the narrative to strive even the emerging clusters of ideals. Although gender mainstreaming is now well established ...

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Ngige tells NLC to shun Monday protest

Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for a one- day national protest on Monday. Ngige made the call in a statement issued by Mr Nwachukwu Obidewe, his Special Assistant on Media, in Abuja on Friday, saying the directive by the NLC President, Mr Ayuba Waba, that ...

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NIGERIAN STATEMEN PAY TRIBUTE TO LATE PRESIDENT YAR’ADUA

Nigerian statesmen such as Former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago. On Twitter, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar hailed the former President as a patriot and a compassionate leader. This day, 9 years ago, ...

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President Buhari moves to dissolve Cabinet

President Muhammadu Buhari will dissolve the current Federal Executive Council on May 22, less than a week to May 29. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, disclosed this at the end of Thursday’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. He stated that until May 22, the cabinet remained intact. “We will be having a valedictory session on ...

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Uganda Offers Asylum to Sudanese President!

Uganda has considered granting asylum to Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, who is currently wanted by the International Criminal Court, a state minister said. “If Uganda is approached to grant asylum to Bashir it is an issue that can be considered at the highest level of our leadership,” state minister for foreign affairs Henry Okello Oryem told AFP. He said that ...

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Jimi Agbaje exits PDP, Speaks On The Next Plan

The People Democratic Party Governorship Candidate of Lagos state Jimi Agbaje has dumped the People Democratic Party over an unresolved disagreement between him and the leadership of the party in the state. This contains in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. Agbaje revealed that it is necessary for him to leave this party after a series of allegations ...

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