THE BATTLE OF TWO ARMS: WHAT DOES NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WANT?

THE BATTLE OF TWO ARMS: WHAT DOES NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WANT?

The fear of the unknown and the biting focus of EFCC since Magu took over have sent jitters down the spine of many Senators. Out of 109 Senators, about 10 members are still being investigated including Godswill Akpabio, Jonah Jang, Aliyu Magatakarda Wammako, Stella Oduah, Theodore Orji, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Ahmed Rufai Sani, Danjuma Goje, Joshua Dariye and Adamu Abdullahi. All attempts to convince Magu to bend the rules for those on its radar failed….

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UNTIL BUHARI CHARGES SGF TO COURT,HIS ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR IS FAKE – Reno Omokiri

UNTIL BUHARI CHARGES SGF TO COURT,HIS ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR IS FAKE – Reno Omokiri

Former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Electronic Media, Reno Omokri, has said until Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal is charged for corruption, the anti-corruption war is a “facade,” daily post reports. Recall that the senate had recently called for the arrest and prosecution of Lawal, following an Interim Report by its ad-hoc committee on mounting Humanitarian crisis in the North East which indicted him of fraudulent act. In…

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I NEVER SAID MENINGITIS IS A PUNISHMENT FROM GOD FOR OUR SINS – Gov Yari

I NEVER SAID MENINGITIS IS A PUNISHMENT FROM GOD FOR OUR SINS – Gov Yari

Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari said his comments on meningitis outbreak was twisted by some elements with a view to ridicule him because of his rising political reputation. He said he only lamented the paucity of appropriate vaccines to confront the outbreak of meningitis in his state and not that the outbreak was a divine punishment from God for sins of fornication committed by the people. The governor spoke through his special adviser on media…

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BUHARI: A LEGACY OF SORROW,CARNAGE,TRAGEDY AND AFFLICTION …by Fani Kayode

BUHARI: A LEGACY OF SORROW,CARNAGE,TRAGEDY AND AFFLICTION …by Fani Kayode

Four hundred people were killed by meningitis in our country in the last few days. Twenty two girls were abducted by Boko Haram in Borno state four days ago. Ten people were killed by Fulani herdsmen in Cross Rivers state three days ago. Two more people were killed by another set of Fulani herdsmen in Kwande, Benue state two days ago. Worse still suicide amongst Nigerian professionals (including bankers, lawyers and doctors) and members of…

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MENINGITIS: “IF SIN CAUSES IT MOST OF US POLITICIANS WOULD HAVE CONTRACTED IT” – Ben Bruce

MENINGITIS: “IF SIN CAUSES IT MOST OF US POLITICIANS WOULD HAVE CONTRACTED IT” – Ben Bruce

Senator Ben-Murray Bruce has reacted to a statement credited to the Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, where he said that the current outbreak of Meningitis in the country was due to the sin of fornication committed by Nigerians,daily post reports. Reacting, Ben Bruce noted that the real sin causing meningitis is the sin of mismanaging the money budgeted to cure and prevent a disease that regularly affects Nigerians. Recall that Governor Abdulaziz Yari, had…

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OPINION:THERE IS A DISCERNIBLE PATTERN OF RUNNING GOVERNMENT NOW – Amb. Abubakar Tsanni

OPINION:THERE IS A DISCERNIBLE PATTERN OF RUNNING GOVERNMENT NOW – Amb. Abubakar Tsanni

A front-line public commentator has given a pass mark to the President Buhari’s administration. Abubakar Tsanni who is a civil rights activist, a  social crusader and heads Nigeria’s most foremost NGO-Think Nigeria First Initiative (TNFI), said that unfolding events of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health vacation has put pessimists and critics in a tight corner because what they had expected the situation to result into did not happen. He said that those who saw President Buhari…

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SENATE CANNOT BE THE ACCUSER,PROSECUTOR AND JUDGE IN ITS MATTER – Prof. Itse Sagay

SENATE CANNOT BE THE ACCUSER,PROSECUTOR AND JUDGE IN ITS MATTER – Prof. Itse Sagay

 Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Professor Itse Sagay (SAN) has written to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, asking him to withdraw the Senate resolution summoning him to appear before it. In the letter dated 3 April, Mr. Sagay said his criticism of the Senate was founded on Section 171(1) of the Constitution, which gives power to the President to appoint any person to hold or act in the office of the…

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BUHARI SHOULD BOW OUT LIKE MANDELA AFTER HIS FIRST TENURE- Chekwas Okorie

BUHARI SHOULD BOW OUT LIKE MANDELA AFTER HIS FIRST TENURE- Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has picked holes in comments by Presidential Spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, that President Muhammadu Buhari will win if he presents himself for another election. In a chat with Newsmen, Okorie said that Adesina did not read the mood of the nation well because Nigerians are disappointed and despondent over the performance of the All Progressives Congress, APC government and the best option for…

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“THEY ARE ALREADY WARMING UP THINKING BUHARI MAY NOT RE CONTEST IN 2019” – El-Rufai

“THEY ARE ALREADY WARMING UP THINKING BUHARI MAY NOT RE CONTEST IN 2019” – El-Rufai

The Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on Monday has declared his support for the re election of President Muhammadu Buhari  in 2019. While in South Africa, Mallam Nasir El-rufai  speaking to Bloomberg said, “Because of the feeling that the president may not run for a second term, people are already gearing up.” ”All of us are getting distracted by the coterie of ambitious presidential aspirants that are trying to kick-start the political…

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“DINO MELAYE IS INDEED A TRUE PICTURE OF A NIGERIAN POLITICIAN”…by Reuben Abati

“DINO MELAYE IS INDEED A TRUE PICTURE OF A NIGERIAN POLITICIAN”…by Reuben Abati

Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati has published an interesting opinion piece on Senator Dino Melaye and his many scandals.   It is a sign of the times, and a tragedy that the most popular Senator in the Nigerian National Assembly at this moment is not the person who has moved the most impactful motion, not a lawmaker who has proposed a thought-provoking bill, and certainly not any Senator who has given any impressive speech debating…

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