Nigeria Has Shown Political Will To Drive Sustainable Tourism – Minister

Segun Adeyemi, Morocco: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the Federal Government has demonstrated that it has the political will to drive sustainable tourism in the country. Speaking at a panel of African Ministers of Tourism, who met on the sidelines of t*he UN Conference on Climate Change in Marrakech, Morocco,…

PDP is dying, needs intensive care – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the Peoples Democratic Party, as a dying political party that is currently in comatose and needs to be taken to an intensive care unit, Punch reports He said this on Saturday at his Abeokuta Presidential Hilltop residence in an interview with journalists, after emerging from a closed-door meeting with…

Edo poll: INEC trains political parties polling agents

Benin – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the training of agents of all the 19 political parties that have fielded candidates for the forthcoming Sept.10 gubernatorial election in Edo. The INEC Public Relations Officer in Edo, Mrs Prisillia Sule, made the disclosure in an The Nigerian Observer in Benin on Friday. Sule…

MHR Adewale’s replacement, youth group set to tackle imposition

By Lanre Adesanya Barely two months left to perfect search for a good replacement for deceased (Dr)  Elijah Adewale, the Federal  House of Representatives member representing Ifako/Ijaye federal  constituency, concerned youths there have stated their resolve to hinder all forms of alleged imposition attempt at the upcoming bye-election for JAH’s replacement. Youth under the aegies  of…

Challenges In Achieving Local Government Autonomy

CECILIA OGEZI  writes on the many hurdles in achieving local government autonomy Local governments are not sovereign and unlike states, they are surbodinate governments, which derive their existence and power from law enacted by a superior government. Local government in Nigeria is rooted on historical antecedent of reforms. The nature and structure of transactions and…

2019 Election Will Be Based On Performance – Jirgi

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and member of the Presidential Campaign Council in 2015, Ibrahim Muhammed Jirgi, has called on Nigerian politicians who are nursing the idea of contesting various elective offices in 2019 General Elections to ride on their own to win such elective offices. A press statement signed by Ibrahim…

Changing Global Political Dynamics And Prospects For The Nigerian Woman

In the last decade, the global political pendulum has been swinging steadily in favour of women. This is upped by the current wave of dominance of the women folk in the major economies and political hubs of the world. In this report, Omonu Yax-Nelson dissects the issues in women phenomenal political gains. The age-long induced…

Agenda For National Council Of State Meeting

The upcoming meeting of the National Council of State (NCS) will be the first since the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on 29th May 2015. It should produce profound resolutions for the myriad of socioeconomic challenges testing the collective will of Nigerians as never before. In particular, the Federal Government’s security, social welfare/employment…

Chibok girls: Troops block Boko Haram’s supply routes

The Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are tightening the noose round the  neck of Boko Haram  in the Lake Chad area, according to indications yesterday. The troops  have blocked all supply routes to the insurgents in the build-up to the next stage   of liberating the over 200 Chibok girls abducted two…