Bankole’s father advises Buhari on best legacy to leave
" The best legacy President Muhammadu Buhari must leave for Nigerians, for them to remember him forever, is to ensure that the country reverses to parliamentary system of government.” Chief Alani Bankole, father to former House of Representatives speaker, Dimeji Bankole, said this in Abeokuta yesterday while commending Buhari for recognising June 12 as Democracy…
9th Assembly: Boroffice takes a shot at DSP
Now that the National Assembly seats have been won and lost, there is frantic politicking across the geo-political zones, as Senator-elects scramble for principal offices in the 9th Assembly. The permutations put the South West at a vantage point, should the Deputy Senate be zoned to the region, with three major contending states— Ondo, Oyo…
Bankole laments state of the nation
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole has expressed concern about the worrisome situation of unemployment in the country and called for urgent steps to reverse it.
Can FG issue travel ban without court order?
The chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, on Monday December 17, 2018 announced that he has submitted 29 names of persons to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) because they are banned from traveling abroad over pending corruption cases. Obono-Obla who disclosed this at the media…
Is There A Need For New Faces In The Nigerian Government?
When Olusegun Obasanjo became Nigeria’s president in 1999, the people celebrated. After years spent under repressive military juntas, democracy was a welcome relief. Obasanjo, a onetime military head of state had gone through the same turmoils suffered by the average Nigerian within a space of three years, three months and three days. He also understood…
Bankole commends military’s non-interference
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has praised the military for keeping away from the allure of political power. He disclosed this in a statement marking Democracy Day yesterday.
Ogun 2019: Plot to decide Amosun’s successor in top gear
The contest to have Governor Ibikunke Amosun’s successor in Ogun State is already unsettling not only members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), but camps of opposition parties in the state.
Why is Governor’s office so seductive?
Lest we forget, the late Abubakar Audu (24 October 1947-22 November, 2015) was twice the Governor of Nigeria’s Kogi state. His first tenure was from January 1992 until November 1993 when democracy crashed again to ‘militicians’ led by General Sani Abacha.
Ogun 2019, a battle from three possible fronts
Beyond their quest to produce the next governor, which is believed to be one of the undertones of the meeting, the forum pleaded with the governor over the alleged long-standing neglect of Yewa.