Category: Features

PASSAN Strike: Why the Madness must stop

One of the issues that attracted undue attention, dominated the news media and caused a stir in the Nigerian polity as 2018 was winding down was labour unrest of staff of National Assembly (NASS) under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN. It generated attention, not because it is bizarre to see workers […]

The Patriotism Behind Alaibe’s Defection and Issues at stake

Chief Timi Alaibe   By Johnson Eze Among the most cheering developments in Southern Nigeria in recent times is the defection of Chief Timi Alaibe, the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and former Presidential Adviser on Amnesty program, from the All Progressive Congress, APC to the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Mr […]

Hon Ogbaga Deserves re-election, says Democratic Movement

By Reuben Nwankwo Following the commencement of intense campaign for the 2019 election, a political pressure group, Movement for Democratic Stability (MDS) has canvassed for re-election of Hon. Sylvester Obinna Ogbaga, representing Abakaliki/Izzi Federal Constituency, of Ebonyi State, in the House of Representatives calling on every indigene of the constituency to come together and vote […]

Let’s All work to Elect Hon Gyang into the Senate, Says MBDC

       A civil society group, Middle Belt Democracy Coalition, (MBDC) has appealed to the electorate to support Hon Gyang Istifanus Dung as he vies for senatorial seat in 2019 election, calling on all indigene of the constituency to work assiduously to ensure that he emerges victorious. Hon Gyang is presently representing Barkinladi/Riyon Constituency of Plateau […]

Group Canvasses for Re-election of Hon Ados

       A civil society group, known as, Arewa Youth for Good Governance, (AYGG) has canvassed intensely for re-election of Hon. Ado Garba Alhasan Doguwa, the Chief Whip of the Nigerian House of Representatives, representing Doguwa/ Tudunwada Federal Constituency, Kano State.            According to the group’s chairperson, a young brilliant Civil Engr Engr. Usman Dan-musa, […]

Chief of Naval Staff, 12 others receive Awards

The Chief of Naval staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok-EteEkwe Ibas and a select few of his fellow old students of the prestigious Hope Waddell institute Calabar who have distinguished themselves in their various career paths, were yesterday conferred with honorary awards by the Abuja branch of the old students association of the school in a […]

Anti-tenure Elongation Crisis claims 3 lives in Togo

Political tension is brewing up in Togo as at least three people, including an 11-year-old, were killed on Saturday in civilian protests against plans by the Togolese government to elongate its tenure through the backdoor. Faure Gnassingbé has been President of Togo since 2005, taking over from his father Gnassingbé Eyadéma, who had just died […]

How Dangiwa-led FMBN is Restoring Optimism to Housing Sector

Arc Ahmed Dangiwa, MD FMBN   By Johnson Eze When people admire cities with skyscrapers and housing estates springing up all over the place, little do they realize there are institutions working assiduously behind-the-scene to make things happen? Like the Newtonian law of motion rightly states everything remains static if nothing pushes or pulls it. […]

Umahi Donates N400m to NYSC

By Johnson Eze Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has donated N400 million to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for the renovation of its Orientation Camp in Afikpko North Local Government Area. This is separate from the N5,000 travel allowance given to each of the 2,200 Batch B Stream I Corps Members who ended their […]