Category: POLITICS

ONDO, AKEREDOLU AND THE PLACE OF VALOROUS LEADERSHIP IN TIMES LIKE THIS.

Recently, the governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, addressed his constituents in a live, statewide broadcast. The terms of the address were unusual. The tone was tough, literarily lacerating. It was laced with candid, categorical points and conveyed forthright monitions. The governor spoke in his characteristic undisguised manner; blunt and bluff, a style […]

FG SUMMONS SOUTH AFRICAN HIGH COMMISSIONER OVER XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

The Federal Government has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Bobby Moroe, over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Moroe and an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the development to Daily Sun in Abuja. The meeting, Moroe and the official said, was billed to commence at 11 am. The summon […]

BAILOUT REFUND PALAVER

•Ebonyi to FG: ‘You’re the one to refund us’ •Kano, Oyo will be hard hit if decision is eventually implemented The last may not have been heard on the Federal Government’s demand of repayment of N614 bn it offered to 35 states under the National Budget Support Loan Facility. Each state, with the exception of Lagos, […]

TIV-JUKUN CRISIS: BNSG EVACUATES 812 STUDENTS FROM FEDERAL UNIVERSITY,

Eight hundred and twelve Benue indigent students studying in the Federal University, Wukari (FUW), Taraba State were on Wednesday evacuated by the Benue State Government following uprising in the institution in which two Tiv students and a Tiv non-academic staff were allegedly killed by Jukun militia who stormed the school. Benue State Commissioner for Education, […]

BUHARI SENDS MINISTERIAL LIST TO SENATE

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded 43 names to the Senate for confirmation as federal ministers. Of the 43 names, about 12 were were returned, while a fresh 31 names were forwarded. Godswill Akpabio, Timipre Sylva, George Akume, Chris Ngige, Ogbonnaya Onu, among others were appointed. Meanwhile, the screening of newly-nominated ministerial nominees commences Tuesday, the President […]

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