Now that we have the 7th Assembly! By abiodun KOMOLAFE

Osun: Now that we have the 7th Assembly! By Abiodun KOMOLAFE

When we juxtapose the imperatival idealism of the legislative arm of government in Nigeria, vis-à-vis the preponderances of unenforceable pieces of Acts of Parliament, and the needless ambiguity in the literary interpretation of certain provisions of myriads of bills passed into law, one cannot but wonder whether we have not missed the underpinning philosophy behind the concept of state, government, good governance, public accountability and transparency. Read more

Ogun: Gov. Abiodun insists education remains free – ‘we’ve not authorised payment of any charge’/newsheadline247
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Abiodun’s Working Rooks on Seventh Rank – Akinlade/APM Supreme Court Gambit: Time Will Tell

It is not surprising that the Akinlade camp of the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) has approached the Supreme Court on the same March 19 governorship election that Prince Dapo Abiodun massively won at the polls, validated by the tribunal and upheld by the Appeal court. What is rather surprising is that the Akinlade camp has Read more

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Emefiele: Nigerian borders will remain closed until…

The governor of Nigeria’s central bank Godwin Emefiele Monday said Nigeria’s land borders will remain shut until the country’s neighbours agree to implement mutual anti-smuggling policies. “Before the borders are reopened, there must be concrete engagements with countries that are involved in using their ports and countries as landing ports for bringing in goods that Read more

Coup de Dsgrace...The Aisha Buhari/Fatima Daura Debacle: Before The ‘Cabal’ Self-Destructs By Chinedu Okpara/newsheadline247
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Coup de Disgrace…The Aisha Buhari/Fatima Daura Debacle: Before The ‘Cabal’ Self-Destructs By Chinedu Okpara

If nothing else buttressed the omnipotent powers and vicelike grip of Mamman Daura, the nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, on the presidency and the president himself, his daughter, Fatima’s brazen and embarrassing face-off with Aisha, the wife of the president, as contained in a viral video, is the ultimate coup de grace. At the height Read more