By Abah Adah, Abuja The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature. Fashola had in a recent interview, complained that the legislators had in approving the budget, reduced...
By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City The Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate and Senator representing Edo North, Senator Francis Alimikhena has called on Nigerians to join faith in praying for ailing Presidient Muhammadu  Buhari for the quick recovery of his health. He also appealed to every Nigerian to  Exercise restraint...
BY OKECHUKWU OBETA, AWKA Newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance ( APDA) has vowed it would sack the federal government-controlled All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2019 general election stating that henceforth it will be the major opposition voice in the country. The interim chairman of the party in Anambra state, Dara...
The call for the adoption of independent candidacy by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) began to gather momentum again when Senator Ken Nnammani-led Constitutional and Electoral Reform Committee recommended the inclusion of independent candidacy. KINGSLEY OPURUM examines its implication and workability, ahead of 2019 general elections. As the...
The clamour for restructuring of the country continues to get traction in the face of an explosion of hate speeches, CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes The narratives that may define the 2019 general elections are evolving rather fast. The discuss around ethnicity and religion which had over the years increasingly shaped the...
The House of Representatives last week passed the Petroleum Industry Bill through second reading. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL reviews the bill and controversies that trails the long awaited bill. For the umpteenth time, the House of Representatives last week passed through second reading the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). It is a...
In what appears to be a quest for equal constitutional power between the executive and the legislative arm of government, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO observes that the National Assembly is set to alter certain provisions of the constitution to whittle down executive powers and boost legislative functions. The two chambers of the...
By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja  Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has joined the call for diaspora voting, adding that over 17million Nigerians living abroad should not be neglected in the electioneering process. The party also added that it decided to establish it foreign liaison office as...
BY KINGSLEY OPURUM ....the call for the adoption of independent candidacy by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) began to gather momentum again when Senator Ken Nnammani-led Constitutional and Electoral Reform Committee recommended the inclusion of independent candidacy, its implication and workability, ahead of 2019 general elections s the 2019...
The Defence Headquarters says the Service Chiefs of the Armed Forces of Nigeria have not committed any illegality in extending the service of career officers. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Director Defence Information gave the clarification in a statement on Thursday. Enenche said that the clarification followed a publication captioned: “How Service...