Poor public image of National Assembly: A self-inflicted injury  By Law Mefor

Since the return of the country to democracy in 1999, the Legislature has been at the receiving end, taking all the heat from Nigerians who have been anxiously waiting for the dividends of democracy. This is understandable for the reason that the Legislators are the closest to the people and deliverables of government or lack of them are often gauged through the lawmakers by the citizens. The same thing goes for public perception of the malfeasances in governance, which are also held against the Legislature by the people in most…

Oyetola eulogizes Gen Adeosun,  condoles him over mother’s death

The Governor of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Saturday extolled the virtues of Lieutenant General Lamidi Adeosun, described him as a blessing to Nigeria and Osun in particular. He said Osun was lucky to have Adeosun as her illustrious son whose impact as a military officer at ensuring a continued unity and oneness of Nigeria could not be over-emphasised. This was even as the Governor condoled Adeosun over the demise of his mother, madam Saudat Ayoni Adeyeye Adeosun Osunsola, who passed on at the age of 85 years. Governor Oyetola spoke…

Ganaja Junction Flyover : Gov Bello charges contractors to complete work in record time

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has charged contractors handling the construction of the Ganaja Junction Flyover to hasten pace by ensuring that the project is qualitatively completed even before the stipulated time of delivery. The Governor gave the charge during an unscheduled visit to the site on Saturday morning in Lokoja, the state capital. Bello described the road as the major link between North and East of Nigeria thus drawing heavy presence of vehicular movements causing traffic congestion that inconveniences road users and residents. To reduce the burden of hardship…

Nigeria emerges WATRA Chairman as Engr. Aboki clinches Executive Secretary position

After a successful tenure as 1st Vice chairman of West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA), Nigeria has unanimously and by consensus emerged as Chairman of WATRA for 2021 at the 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Assembly on Thursday, March11, 2021 in Abuja. Also voted in as Executive Secretary (ES) is the Nigerian candidate, Engr.Aliu Yusuf Aboki, whose emergence followed a keenly-contested election by member states. Aboki scored the highest number of total votes cast, ahead of contestants from Liberia, Guinea, and Benin who also fielded candidates for the same elective…

Rejoinder : NAZIM USMAN GOMNA

The attention of Management of the National Youth Service Corps has been drawn to an online publication making an allusion that a serving Corps Member in Jigawa State, with the above name was arraigned recently in Court for alleged theft of N9.1M, property of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State. To put issues in proper perspective, the alleged culprit was indeed a Corps Member in Jigawa State who had been discharged from National Service. The general public should kindly take note of this revelation for proper guidance. Management. Adenike Adeyemi (Mrs)…

FACTS BEHIND THE TRUNCATION OF PROCESS FOR SELECTION OF VC FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

The Coalition for Autonomy of Universities in Nigeria has followed events leading to the truncation of the process of selecting a Vice Chancellor for the Premier University. It’s disheartening that the University of Ibadan could be thrown into such a disgusting state despite its history of setting the pace in administrative wizardry. There were allegations that the immediate past VC was the campaign manager of one of the candidates who was described as his ‘anointed candidate’ vying for the position of the VC of the university. Meetings of his campaign committee…

FIFA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL: Yahaya Bello congratulates Amaju Pinnick, tasks him on African sport development

On the heels of his election into the FIFA Executive Council, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has congratulated President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his landslide victory while he urged him to remain committed to the growth and development of the sport in Africa. The Governor’s congratulatory message was contained in a Press Release on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu hours after Mr. Pinnick’s emergence. Governor Bello noted that, Mr. Pinnick’s election as one of the six to represent the continent on the…

Why it might be time for CEE to take a closer look at Nigeria

Poland is leading the way in developing a mutually beneficial economic relationship with African powerhouse Nigeria. How can other countries in the region be persuaded to follow its lead? Trade between Central and Eastern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa is nothing new, and has been increasing at a steady rate over the last decade and a half. Ensuring that this growth is sustained — and increased further — has benefits for both regions; in terms of job creation, foreign direct investment and the transfer of skills and knowledge. When Ursula von…

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DEMONS PART 1. By Yemi Itodo

She was gorgeously dressed; elegantly alured! The fragrance of her perfume ozing intermittently from various parts of her body with conglomoration of aura depicts an expensive lady. Her hair make was such a wonderful style that I can’t recall the name she called it.   Fair in complexion, she must be 6.1 ft tall. She is not that lucky in terms of body contours, but she is powerfully endowed with what a man could look out for in a woman!   The breath from her nostril was so fresh, sweet…