• Aminu-Masari

    How To Resolve Budget Padding Controversy – Masari

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    Katsina State governor, and former speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Bello Masari has described the on-going exchange of fireworks between the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara and Hon Abdulmumin Jibril, the ousted chairman of House Committee on Appropriations as unfortunate, noting that it could have been handled in a…

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  • SARAKI AND DOGARA

    Federal Lawmakers And The Burden Of Public Aversion

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    Tony Egbulefu writes that Nigerian federal legislators have not done enough over the years to shed their toga of greed and selfishness in the public’s eye.  For many years, the annual budget of the National Assembly stood at a stinking N150 billion. This went for an assembly that consists just 469 lawmakers in total. This…

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  • EVENTFUL

    2015: Human Fatalities Of An Eventful Year

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    Tony Egbulefu writes that the outgoing year, 2015, left indelible fingerprints with some milestone tolls of human casualties Year 2015 would wind to a close in five days. It sure has been a long winding 364 days that burst from the seams with mixed blessings. Like every other year, it visited different folks with different…

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  • GRIM

    2015: A Grim Year For The Traditional Institution

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    Tony Egbulefu writes that the number of unwelcomed visits of death in Nigerian traditional institutions this year took a worrisome bent; leaving many palaces, tribes and communities in shock and mourning Tony Egbulefu writes that the number of unwelcomed visits of death in Nigerian traditional institutions this year took a worrisome bent; leaving many palaces,…

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  • Seriake Dickson

    Support PMB, Dickson Urges Ex-Militants

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    The governor of Bayelsa State, Hon Seriake Dickson has urged ex-militants and agitators in the Niger Delta to embrace peace and to always seek non-violent conflict resolution mechanism as a way of addressing perceived grievances. He also urged them to give the government of President Muhammadu Buhari every chance it needs to deliver on its…

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    Ministerial Screening: A Comparative Analysis

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    Tony Egbulefu writes that the Nigerian Senate’s ministerial screening and confirmation, fashioned from a similar practice in the United States’ presidential system is a poor mimic of the real thing Nigerians awaited the Senate’s screening of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees with anxious anticipation. Reasons for this partly derive from the eagerness to assess how a…

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  • Godwin Emefiele CBN Governor

    Bailout Fund: States, FG Differ Over Beneficiaries

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    Tony Egbulefu writes that while latest information obtained by LEADERSHIP Sunday indicate that 19 states have so far accessed loans from the federal government’s bailout fund, many of the states the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, listed to have benefitted deny having received a dime. There is also the disturbing issue of non-strict compliance by…

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  • Hon-Abonta

    Buhari Should Publish Jonathan’s Handover Note – Hon Abonta

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    Hon Uzoma Nkem Abonta, is a three-term national legislator on the platform of the PDP; representing Ukwa-east/West Federal Constituency of Abia State. In this interview, he emphasised the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to publish the hand over notes from former President Goodluck Jonathan’s government, saying such would properly guide Nigerians in comparing governance outcomes…

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    PMB Dangles Axe Over Jonathan, Begins Probe Of Predecessor’s Men

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    In fulfilment of his major campaign promise which earned him a resounding victory at this year’s presidential poll, President Muhammadu Buhari has hit-the-ground running with his avowed fight against official corruption in the system, particularly as it affects the sleaze and disregard for due process that allegedly characterised the immediate past government of President Goodluck…

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