By CHIMA AKWAJA, Lagos The federal government is about to save the country a whopping N127 billion scarce foreign exchange through the inclusion of high quality cassava flour in wheat flour for baked food. This is the initiative of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), a parastatal under the...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie Oyegun at Abuja House in London. Apart from the meeting Buhari had with his deputy, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo when he visited him...
BY AHURAKA ISAH and SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja The Senate has described as mere kite-flying the Presidency’s proclamation of its intention to approach the Supreme Court to seek legal interpretation of certain sections of the constitution bordering on power to make federal appointments. A dependable source in the Red Chamber told LEADERSHIP...
Incessant security concerns at the National Assembly complex requires urgent redress, writes ADEBIYI ADEDAPO. The alarming security threat at the National Assembly complex is worrisome and has been a subject of concern to successive management of the facility, which houses offices of legislative arms of government and its bureaucracy. Despite...
Is the All Progressives Congress (APC) shifting ground over the debate over restructuring? CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes. The decision of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to commission a nine-member committee to articulate its position on restructuring last Wednesday was instructive. By and large, the demand  is shaping up to be a...
With hundreds of Boko Haram members surrendering to embrace the military’s de- radicalization and rehabilitation programme code-named ‘Operation Safe Corridor,’ the leaders of the sect seem unsettled hence their resort to desperate moves to cut through the gathering haze over their survival, GEORGE AGBA reports. Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s definitive...
By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja and Francis Okoye, Maiduguri Seven months after over 126 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed when a military fighter jet mistakenly bombed a camp of the displaced persons near Rann, Borno State, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday released its report on the remote cause of the...
The alleged trashing of the “Not Too Young to Run” Bill by the National Assembly last week, set off series of backlash from Nigerians. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL and ADEBIYI ADEDAPO give an insight to the bill Recently, Speaker of the House of Representatives, YakubuDogara, raised the hope of Nigerian youths, when...
By SUNDAY ISUWA Alhaji Bello Abdulkadir is the national chairman, Patriotic Movement of Nigeria. In this interview with SUNDAY ISUWA, the former Secretary of Northern Elders Political Forum Consensus Candidate Committee in 2011 says PDP zoned it's presidential ticket to the North because of its previous experience and other national...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah and Paul Uwadima, Abuja,  George Okojie, Lagos and Msue Aza, Kaduna Governors of the 36 states of the federation yesterday set up a six-man committee to explore the option of actualising state police in the country. Coming at a time when the call for restructuring of the...