Category: Features


    By Raphael Ekpang The deputy senate president, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated the former Delta State governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan as he clock 65-years-old. According to Senator Omo-Agege, Dr. Uduaghan’s humble beginning, commitment towards forging peace, humanitarian service and nationalistic disposition are among qualities that distinguish him as one of the great sons of […]

Sen. Abbo advocates grass roots youth development

  By Raphael Ekpang Sen. Elisha Abbo representing Adamawa North at the national assembly has advocated for grass roots youth development. He made the call during a budget defence of the ministry of youth and sports before the senate committee on youth and sports on Thursday. Sen Abbo lamented the meager amount approved for the […]

Senate may go hard on minister of information and culture …As Lai snubbed senate committee on Culture and Tourism again …Perm Sec. apologises on his behalf

  By Raphael Ekpang Despite the directive from president Mohamadu Buhari that all ministers should suspend their foreign trips and attend to the national assembly for the budget defence, Lai Mohammed is yet to come to terms with that as he fragrantly snubbed the invitation of the senate committee on Tourism and Culture a parastatal […]

Budget Presentation: Coalition of CSO Lauds Senate President

By Saleh Shehu(Abuja) Sen. Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate Following the hitch-free program and warm reception given to President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR during his presentation of the 2020 Appropriation bill before a joint session of the National Assembly as well as the attendant seriousness with which both legislative chambers are now working assiduously hard […]

Ministerial List: How Fashola Signifies a Saving Grace

By Johnson Eze Raji Fashola The reappointment of immediate past Power, Works and Housing minister and former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, may never have come to many as a surprise. This is obviously so in view of his antecedents, which evidently point to his habit of success as highlighted in this piece. He […]

Bogoro, Institutional Reforms and Paradigm Shift at TETFUND

By Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary, TETFUND The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) is an interventionist agency of the Federal Government charged with the responsibility and mandate of supporting public tertiary educational institutions with essential physical infrastructure for teaching and learning, instructional materials and equipment, grants for research and publication and academic […]

Gana’s Agro-Rangers Initiative: A Stitch in Time

Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, CG, NSCDC As a result of the initiative by the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu few years ago and the implementation to the letter by the management of NSCDC and other sister security agencies in the North, cattle rustling has been a thing of […]