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Nigeria @56: Our lies against Independence leaders By Olawale Rasheed

Reading commentaries on Independence Day amuses me a lot especially considering our deliberate lies on our reverred independence leaders. We painted a rosy pictures of founding fathers who painstakingly laboured and delivered a united peaceful and harmonious federation. In 1960,leaders joyously received the mantle of leadership without intrigues, infighting and …

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Outcome of Edo guber poll disgraces Gov. Wike – Senator Abe …Says Rivers lost more than N3Billion in election

All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the legislative re-run election, Senator Magnus Abe has said that the outcome of the Edo State governorship election has disgraced Gov. Nyesom Wike, who went to Gokana Local Government Area to celebrate his anticipated victory of PDP in …

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Edo Polls: Saraki congratulates Obaseki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated the Governor-elect of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on his victory in yesterday’s gubernatorial election. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, described Obaseki’s success as well deserved …

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Nigeria @ 56: ‘A nation destined for greatness’—Mark —hopes recession will end if we take the right steps

Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark took stock of Nigeria’s chequered economic and Socio-political history since independence and submitted that in spite of the bottlenecks, the nation is destined for greatness. To achieve greatness however, Senator Mark canvassed for policy consistency saying that development in the country …

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Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill Passes Second Reading in Senate …Saraki: “We are a gender-friendly Senate, Adeyeye: “Like Federal Character, Nigeria needs Gender Character”

The Senate on Thursday approved the second reading of the Gender and Equal Opportunities (GEO) Bill. The Bill, which seeks to promote the importance of women in the Nigerian society, was re-introduced for its First Reading on June 15th, 2016, after a previous version was shot down in March. Speaking …

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President Buhari, Ambode congratulate Obaseki on victory at Edo guber polls

/2016/09/mol.jpg”> L-R: Lagos State Governor & Chairman, APC National Campaign Committee, Edo Governorship Election 2016, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; Edo State Governor Elect, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole when Ambode visited Oshiomhole at the Government House in Benin City, Edo, on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.[/caption] President …

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‘I’ll take Edo to the next level’ – Governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki; Pledges to fulfill electoral promises

AGENE GODWIN,Benin Edo state Governor-elect, Mr.Godwin Obaseki, has once more reaffirmed his commitment to “taking Edo state to the next level,” promising to serve and fulfill his electoral promises. In an acceptance speech following his declaration as winner of the governorship election, Obaseki urged all other contestants to sheath their …

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