Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts

Monday, 18 September 2017

National Assembly Will Investigate Crisis In South East

Following the clash between the military and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), I hereby call for calm and restraint by all Nigerians so that we would all jointly find the right solution to the current problem rather than worsening the crisis.

Saraki Wants Nigerian Leaders To Adopt Leadership Strategies That Can Transform Nigeria By Terfa Naswem

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki wants Nigerian leaders to step out of the normal leadership sphere and make extraordinary impact on Nigerians by adopting more impactful leadership strategies. It has always been the desire of Saraki for Nigerians to enjoy enormous dividends of democracy which they have been bereft of for so long.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Senate to Buhari: Call Sagay to Order, He's a Loose Cannon

The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rein in the chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay who it accused of spreading falsehood and making hate speeches against the National Assembly.

Saraki: New Collateral Registry and Credit Reporting Law, a Boost for MSME

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said the new legislations, Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act and the Credit Reporting Act passed by the National Assembly last June and immediately signed into law by then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will support the growth of micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSME’s) through increased bank lending and reduce bank exposure to loan defaults through pre-examination of credit worthiness for would be borrowers.

$1.2m London House: Sahara Reporters lied against Oduah – Document proves

The report of an online medium Sahara Reporters alleging that former aviation Minister Stella Oduah procured a property for $1.2 million has proven to be false.

According to a document obtained by our correspondent, the allegations by the medium seem to be false as the details given about the said property did not tally with the document obtained from the UK department of Lands.

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Local Government Autonomy Bill: A Catalyst For Grassroots Development By Terfa Naswem

Grassroots development is extremely important in any community. The socio-economic wellbeing of Nigerians has faced series of challenges right from the creation of Nigeria in 1914 till date. Challenges ranging from poor infrastructural development to poor human capital development, especially in the Local Governments areas are constantly posing as obstacles to the progress of Local Governments.

National Assembly's August Visitors And Their Strategic Importance By Bamikole Omishore

The term ‘August Visitor' is usually used to describe the visit of a highly dignified or important person or an unexpected visitor with unusual importance and influence. And such is the only way to term the last month's visit of the delegation of United States Congressmen to Nigeria. The importance of this meeting between the US Congressmen and the Nigerian National Assembly led by the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki is one that Nigerians will not forget in a hurry.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Hon Mrs Mato Did Not Take Legal Action Against Dogara, Says Ugba By Terfa Naswem

The Director General, Mato Campaign Organization and Senior Legislative Aide designate, Mr. Teryila Ugba says Hon Mrs Dorathy Mato did not take legal action against Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker of the House of Representatives for failing to swear her in and did not at any time instruct anyone to do so on her behalf.

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Political Disaster: Tale Of Do-Or-Die Politics In Nigeria By Terfa Naswem

Politics so they say is a dirty game. But such games in politics could be dirty or not depending on so many prevailing factors. Political indices have portrayed the significance of politics and how politics can alter so much of whom we are and what we are as well. But there is no one who is not at least passive when it comes to politics. There are active and passive politics which has given rise to active and passive politicians as well.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017


As the 8th Senate lays out its agenda for the next 22-months, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has highlighted that due to the rising tensions in the polity, the passage of Bills to mitigate against hate speech and jungle justice will comprise a major part of the Senate’s social impact agenda when it resumes in September.

Friday, 28 July 2017


Despite the fact that I was an ardent critic of Jonathan and his administration over corruption and insecurity, there are areas where I still applaud and eulogise Jonathan as a hero when compared with other past Nigerian leaders. Jonathan allowed corruption with impunity to fester in his government, but never showed he was power hungry like Olusegun Obasanjo, and I urge Nigerians to continue to respect him for that.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Breaking: Buhari sacks NAMA, NiMet bosses, two other heads of Nigerian aviation agencies

Four heads of parastatal agencies and college in the nation’s aviation industry have been sacked, according to a government statement. Those relieved of their jobs are the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Emma Anasi, and the Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Dr Anthony Anuforom.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Ekiti PDP slams APC over comments on RCCG G.O.

Adebayo described the APC leader’s comment as an example of the evil mindset of the party.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state has condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) over its alleged comments against Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Catholics: Fire Clinton Aide Palmieri for WikiLeaked Email

Catholics want top Hillary Clinton aide Jennifer Palmieri fired over a WikiLeaks email chain in which she mocked the religion.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Rivers gov poll: Wike asks A-Court to set aside tribunal judgment

ABUJA—Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, went before the Court of Appeal in Abuja, to challenge the judgement of the state’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that nullified the outcome of the  April 11 governorship poll that  brought him to power.

SURE-P: Senate asks Buhari to probe Jonathan

ABUJA — CITING  mismanagement of funds, the Senate, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to begin immediate probe of his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, in his handling of the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P.

Friday, 30 October 2015

My experience in conducting 2015 polls — Jega

For the first time after conducting the 2015 elections adjudged to be one of the country’s best, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, spoke about what the commission went through.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Rivers re-run polls split senators over Amaechi

ABUJA—AHEAD of today’s screening and confirmation of the remaining ministerial nominees, senators of All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have mapped out strategies on how to achieve their set goals.

Friday, 23 October 2015

I served as minister without pay —Falae

AKURE—The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and former Minister of Finance, Chief Olu Falae, on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said he served as a minister without collecting any salary.

EFCC tenders evidence against Lamido, 2 sons

ABUJA—Determined to establish the money laundering charge it slammed against Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, tendered before the Federal High Court in Abuja, details of bank accounts it said were used by the accused persons to siphon public funds.