Death greatly exaggerated
We are down in the dumps again, killing on news platforms someone who is still alive, maybe not too well, but still alive. We say that President Muhammadu Buhari who went to London for a vacation has gone west.
Insecurity, economic sabotage sources of grave concern, says IBB
In a goodwill message to mark this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance week, the former military ruler urged all political leaders, traditional rulers, elder statesmen and indeed all Nigerians, “to see the security of the country as paramount.”
Welfare scheme for returning retirees
Last week, I was a year older and closer to retirement from active service in every sense of it. By some strange inspiration, I have also known why people do not want to retire from active service ...
Unpaid salaries of former presidents
The revelation underscores the fact that leaders at all times should continue to pay attention to health of the economy while in office so that every citizen’s future including theirs can be guaranteed.
Government can’t pay salaries of former presidents
Nigeria has not paid salaries and other allowances to four former ex-presidents due to lack of funds.
Senate, lawyers advocate stiffer penalty for drug pushers
However, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, who took over power in August 1985, the law amended the Decree by expunging the death penalty clause, while substituting it with imprisonment terms ranging from two years to life.
Diary of major events since independence
1960 October - Independence, with Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa leading a coalition government.
‘At 25, Abia yet to fulfill aspirations of founding fathers’
Amidst the downpour on Saturday, Governor Okezie Ikepeazu and the people of Abia State trooped to the capital city, Umuahia, to mark the 25th anniversary of the state, which was created by the military ...