Given the penchant for brinksmanship that has almost become a national ideology, I am almost certain that a solution will be found on the issue of funding the 2019 general election, especially since this directly touches the interest of our … Read the rest
The Zonal Inspector in my National Youth Service Corps days was a strict woman who monitored our compliance with the scheme’s rules and regulations to the point of infantilising us. She did not tolerate AWOL from any corps member, and … Read the rest
That Kemi Adeosun finally bowed to pressure and resigned as minister of finance last week is not something for her admirers to crow about. She deserves pity but not accolade and perhaps not condemnation.
In Britain, her country of birth … Read the rest
ON Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Miss Leah Sharibu, the only remaining student of the abducted 110 Government Girls Science and Technical College, GGSTC, Dapchi in Yobe still in the captivity of the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, called … Read the rest
The Presidents of African countries converged on Beijing last week for the 2018 Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. President Muhammadu Buhari’s delegation included at least four state governors and seven federal ministers.… Read the rest
In politics as in war, the first casualty, we are told, is truth. I have also come across a saying that politicians, if they speak the truth at all, they do so most probably by accident or they do so … Read the rest
As you try to help people in life make sure it isn’t to your detriment. In life, there are good and bad people.
Those who fall under the category of heartless debtors are people who don’t have the intention of … Read the rest
The presidency has appealed to the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, to reconvene the National Assembly in order to expeditiously consider several urgent matters pending before it.… Read the rest
A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot remove the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki without the required two-third majority of the entire members of the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
Falana, … Read the rest
The very basis of the authority of government is the will of the people which is given through periodic elections. Governance as such is delegated power, given by the citizens to a group of persons to hold in … Read the rest