‘Education is threatened in Nigeria’- Expert

From EDDY OCHIGBO, Kaduna A seasoned governance and human development expert, Dr Otive Igbuzor has identified lack of monitoring, accountability and transparency in the system, as the major factors militating against the progress of the nation’s waning education sector and called for a holistic and well-thought-out approach to reverse the trend. Igbuzor who made this…

Emerhor to Senator Omo-Agege: “When did you stopl loving Jonathan and start loving Buhari?”

The leader of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Olorogun Otega Emerhor, has challenged the senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Ovie Omo-Agege, to direct primaries contest for the seat. The primaries are scheduled for next week. In a statement signed by Emerhor’s media aide, Aghogho Orotomah, and made available to…

NASS joint committee reconvenes on Electoral (Amendment) Bill

The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday reconvened to deliberate on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 for the fourth time. This is coming exactly two weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari, for the third time on Sept. 3, declined assent to the bill, which was passed by the legislature…

2019: I will end tribal, religious killings in Nigeria – Dankwambo

Gombe state governor and Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has expressed determination to end all forms of tribal and religious killings across the country, if elected president in 2019. Dankwambo disclosed this in a statement signed by Dr Ayoade Adewopo, Director of Media and Publicity of his campaign organisation in Abuja,…

How Dickson mobilized National Assembly to make Jonathan Acting President – Tambuwal

By TOM CHIAHEMEN Governor of Sokoto, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, on Sunday gave insight into how former President Goodluck Jonathan became Acting President through the popular Doctrine òf Necessity. Tambuwal said that the Governor of Bayelsa State, the Henry Seriake Dickson, approached him in the heat of the tension that followed the incapacitation and death…