Overtures to Atiku, Saraki, others expose APC’s existential dilemma
Whether it was made in jest or earnest, the call by governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on some of its former leaders to return to the party comes as part of the immediate challenges the party is confronting.
In coming revolution, Hagher makes a clarion call to service, sacrifice
The first and probably most important thing that one should point out about this book is that it is the product of a profound and consistent sense of disenchantment and anger that the author makes no effort to conceal. He is disenchanted with the lack of probity and patriotic honesty that he says most of…
55 days after returning to PDP, Gemade defects to SDP
One of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade has announced his defection from the party to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) despite having picked PDP's Benue North East senatorial nomination form. Gemade who was formerly a National Chairman of the PDP said he exited the party because Benue State governor…
I won’t step down for Gabriel Suswam in Benue senatorial poll, says Gemade
Senator Barnabas Gemade has declared that he will not step down for Dr. Gabriel Suswan to contest the slot of Benue North East Senatorial district.
Gemade wants overhaul of nation’s security architecture
The senator representing Benue North East in the National Assembly, Barnabas Gemade, has called for the overhaul of the nation’s security architecture, citing a fundamental dislocation in the entire system.
What do Nigerian leaders really do afterwards?
In the United States of America, there are three ways a president can leave office mid-term: death, resignation or impeachment. In Nigeria, there have been several impeachments especially legislative heads, and a few conspired impeachments of governors....
Senate pledges to fast-track FHA’s restructuring
Twenty-four years after commercialization of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the Senate Committee on Housing has waded into the process and pledged to work with relevant agencies to fast-track....
BENUE APC Dominates PDP At NASS
GOING by the results of the March 28, 2015 National Assembly elections, it is clear that majority of National Assembly members will come from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and they will be in control of lawmaking for the country. Benue State has for almost the past 16 years of democracy placed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the helms of affairs