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Buhari’s regime, a huge joke –PDP

Buhari’s regime, a huge joke –PDP

HE Peoples Democratic Party has said the regime of the President, Major General Mohammadu Buhari (retd), has become a butt of jokes among Nigerians because of its phantom achievements. The opposition party urged the President to take a trip out of Aso Rock to visit project sites in order to come face to face with...

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2023: Lawmakers rejecting e-voting for self-interest, says Jega

2023: Lawmakers rejecting e-voting for self-interest, says Jega

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Attahiru Jega, on Saturday criticised the National Assembly for downplaying the importance of the electronic transmission of results in general elections, saying that federal lawmakers were ignoring the innovation for self-interest. Jega said the constitutional provision that prohibits the use of technology is a hindrance...

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BILL TO ESTABLISH SECOND RIVER BASIN DEVT. AUTHORITY IN SOUTH EAST SCALES SECOND READING

BILL TO ESTABLISH SECOND RIVER BASIN DEVT. AUTHORITY IN SOUTH EAST SCALES SECOND READING

The former Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday, sponsored a bill to amend the provisions of the River Basins Authorities Act 2004 and to create an additional River Basin Development Authority in the South East region which passed the Second Reading at Senate meeting held...

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eulogizing an unequivocal lawmaker

eulogizing an unequivocal lawmaker

As a saying goes, an effective legislator is not only one who has integrity and conducts himself/herself in a disciplined manner, but also one who ensures that the main functions of the legislature which are making laws, representing constituencies and power balance are the core focus while carrying out his or her legislative activities. Saying...

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umahi is not the cause of pdp’s downfall- orji

umahi is not the cause of pdp’s downfall- orji

The Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Ebonyi State, Barr. Orji Uchenna Orji, weekend stated that the ongoing infraction and disquietness within the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was not the making of Governor David Umahi but that of the Party itself. The Commissioner was reacting to a press release credited to the...

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DEFECTION SAGA: Fani-Kayode Goes To ONLY Where There’s Food – Senator Abaribe

DEFECTION SAGA: Fani-Kayode Goes To ONLY Where There’s Food – Senator Abaribe

The senator representing Abia South in the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has reacted to the defection of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Abaribe said Fani-Kayode’s defection confirmed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s remark about his character. READ ALSO Nigerian Man Jailed For 10...

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2023 ELECTIONS: SOUTHEAST LEADERS NONCHALANT AS ATIKU, OTHERS PUSH AGGRESIVELY FOR PRESIDENTIAL TICKET

2023 ELECTIONS: SOUTHEAST LEADERS NONCHALANT AS ATIKU, OTHERS PUSH AGGRESIVELY FOR PRESIDENTIAL TICKET

By Law Mefor As 2023 gradually approaches, the campaign for electing a Nigerian President from the southeast and ending Igbo extraction has been raging as at least five pan-Igbo groups have been organizing programs on the theme and engaging Nigerians. But even in the midst of all these some notable aspirants from the southeast zone...

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Anambra gubernatorial: Andy Uba fires back at Soludo over calling him a failure

Anambra gubernatorial: Andy Uba fires back at Soludo over calling him a failure

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 6 election in Anambra State, Senator Andy Uba, has fired back at Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, describing him as ungrateful person.Soludo, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), had hit Uba, saying that the ex-lawmaker wasted his 16 years as a senator and also a...

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Senate passes N329.963bn 2021 FCT budget

Senate passes N329.963bn 2021 FCT budget

The Senate on Tuesday approved N329,963,491,523bn as statutory budget for the Federal Capital Territory for the year 2021. The passage followed the consideration of the report of the Committee on Federal Capital Territory on the FCT Appropriation Bill, 2021. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno North), said from the projected revenue of...

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