Adedayo dropped, replies Critics

THE FESTUS ADEDAYO THEY THOUGHT THEY COULD PULL DOWN By Festus Adedayo I was just informed a few minutes ago of the withdrawal of the appointment offered me as the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan. I had hitherto enjoyed every of the diatribes provoked by the appointment. I was told it was the most discussed issue in Nigeria in the last few days. Of course, it was not humanly possible for me to read the over 5000 tweets and thousands of…

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Nomadic Education: Southern, Middle-Belt Leaders Reject FG-Funded Fulani Radio

Less than two days after the Federal Government disclosed that it has acquired an Amplitude Modulation (AM) radio broadcast licence to reach herdsmen across the country, the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has faulted the decision, saying the Federal Government is planning to turn the country into Fulani Government of Nigeria (FGN). In a statement jointly signed by Yinka Odumakin, Prof. Chigozie Ogbu, Senator Bassey Henshaw and Dr. Isuwa Dogo, the forum noted that the move was ill-advised, and asked if the government would also establish similar radio…

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BREAKING: PDP takes Zamfara state.

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been declared winner of the gubernatorial election held in Zamfara state during the last general election. his is going by the Supreme Court’s verdict today that the All Progressives Congress,APC, erred in fielding a candidate when the primary it conducted by it was inconclusive. The apex court ruled that the party with the highest number of votes should be declared winner and its candidate sworn in as Governor. details later.

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BREAKING: Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa Steps Down From Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Counsel to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, Livy Ozuokwu asked the Chairman of the tribunal to recuse herself on the grounds that she will be bias in the case. READ MORE: http://bit.ly/2QiQbNC

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MEMBERS WITHOUT A SINGLE BILL SINCE ELECTED

LEGISLATORS THAT LACK LEGISLATIVE COMPETENCE,CAPACITY AND kNOWLEDGE IN LEGISLATIVE BUSINESSES EXCEPT HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH LIES ,ARE LISTED HEREWITH. SOME LEGISLATORS ARE MAKING THEIR CONSTITUENTS PROUD. Please check if your House of Representative Member is among the LIST OF SLEEPING REPRESENTATIVES!!!!! Source Daily Trust . After pocketing over N62bn, 161 Reps are yet to sponsor a bill. At least 161 members of the House of Representatives are yet to sponsor a bill more than three years after assuming office, Daily Trust findings have shown. Of the 360 members in…

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PRESS STATEMENT: Avoiding the pitfalls of the 8th National Assembly and Strengthening the Legislative Arm

As the inaugurationof the 9th National Assembly draws near, it is pertinent forCoalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), as a civil society group, to diligently urge the authorities to remain neutral in the struggle by the National Assembly to elect their new leaders (Senate, Speaker etc.). This patriotic advice is hinged on the abysmal performance of the outgoing 8th Assembly, which was bedeviled by the frosty relationship between the political leadership of the Legislative Arm and the Executive. In a press statement issued by…

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PRESS RELEASE: N500BN Deal: CWAI Drags Emefiele To Court, Insists Confirmation Illegal

After a critical analysis, observations and speedy tacit endorsement given by the Senate in confirming the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has come to the stark realization and conclusion that Nigeria is not ready to either reap or join the comity of nations. CWAI reasons that the Nigerian Senate, by this singular act of confirming Emefiele for a second term, has failed Nigerians. This was done irrespective of the clarion call by Nigerians that justice must be done, due process…

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OPINION: Ingratitude: Between Oshiomhol, Obaseki and Mayaki.

By Ogbeide Ifaluyi-Isibor Some are saying John Mayaki is ungrateful! Some are saying Godwin Obaseki is ungrateful! Others are saying Oshiomhole is the definition of ingratitude! Not like Crusoe Osagie ever makes sense and we can’t truly blame him because of his obvious disability.he simply has an inability and I respect it and empathize with him. We can’t also completely carpet John Mayaki’s critique of the Obaseki administration because some of his claims are germaine and many observers have shared some of his views concerning the Obaseki government for eon.…

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Senate confirms Emefiele for second term.

Approves June 12 as Democracy day. By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja The Senate today confirmed the reappointment of Okobi Emiefele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. his is as the senate also approved June 12 as Democracy Day. Sitting at plenary today the senate president, Bukola Saraki put to vote the issue whether it should adopt the report of the committee on banking and finance and at the end of the day those in favour carried the day. is is coming as a rude shock to a whistle blower…

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LEGALITY OF MARIJUANA IN NIGERIA: A LEGAL OPINION-Kayode Ajulo, PhD

By Abstract In the recent times, there have been calls from different quarters on the need to legalize the use of Marijuana in Nigeria. This legal opinion considers the mischief behind the laws proscribing the production, possession, sale and use of Marijuana and thereafter considers the benefits of legalizing Marijuana in Nigeria. Introduction Classified as an illicit drug in many countries, marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In Nigeria, it is often referred to as ‘Indian hemp’, in the country, Cannabis Sativa, which has enjoyed use as fibre, seed and…

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