Mar 22nd, 2013
Leadership Months after the embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Education and chairman of the ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, Farouk Lawan, was suspended as chairman of both committees for alleged involvement in bribery, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tamb...
Dec 26th, 2012
Chuks Okocha in Abujaâ€¨THisday Former Kebbi State Governor, Senator Adamu Aleiro, has denied that himself and former associates of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, are plotting to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from securing a second term ticket in 2015. A national newspaper had reported that s...
Nov 12th, 2012
Kwali – Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, the Chairman of Partners for Electoral Reform, an NGO, has called for the removal of the authority vested in the President to appoint INEC’s Chairman and Commissioners. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sections 153 and 154 of the 1999 Constitution empowere...
Apr 1st, 2012
Mustapha Jokolo The deposed emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Al-Mustapha Jokolo, has sensationally confirmed the suspicions of many in Nigeria that Boko Haram is a tool in the hands of those politicians and their cronies who promised that “the North is determined, if that happens, to make the country ungoverna...
Dec 9th, 2010
ABUJA—Citing the 2004 statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, National Poverty Eradication Programme, NAPEP, Tuesday said 75 million Nigerians, representing 50 percent of the population, still live below a dollar per day. The agency also disclosed that about 42% of Nigerians, a...