Mass defection to PDP looms, say minority leaders
Meanwhile, former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, yesterday declared his interest to contest for the national chairmanship position of the PDP. He urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take measures to facilitate the country’s unity.
I’ll complete 2nd Niger Bridge, Buhari assures Southeast delegation
The President also gave assurance of his plans to pay a visit to states in the zone soon, saying: “I want to assure you that I came into government with a clear conscience and I will also leave with a clear conscience.”
Ekweremadu speaks for Nigeria's unity
The Deputy President of the Senate, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, has said that Nigeria is better as a united country and should not be dismembered. Ekweremadu expressed the view after delivering a lecture on ‘Constitutionalism and the challenges of leadership in Africa: an evaluation of tested models’, in New York. The event was organised by the…
Federal lawmakers task President Buhari on knotty issues
The South East Caucus in the National Assembly has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the knotty issues that gave rise to the agitation in the zone. They cited the alleged marginalisation of the area in federal appointments and siting of major capital projects.
PDP BOT fails to appoint secretary for lack of quorum
A meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BOT) to appoint its secretary was yesterday foiled due to the lack of quorum.
The nth constitutional amendments
The national assembly is taking on once more the task of amending our constitution to possibly iron out the creases and make it a document worth waving in the face of incipient democratic tyranny.
PDP: New questions, worries and hurdles
Everything pointed to the final resolution of the leadership squabble in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on a positive popular note.
The Senate and funding of political parties
The Senate’s announcement the other day that there would be no more funding of political parties by the government of the day is actually the stuff of which restructuring is made.
Senate seeks financial autonomy for state assemblies, local councils
The Senate is considering financial autonomy for state assemblies and local councils in the ongoing Constitution amendment exercise.Deputy Senate President and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ike Ekweremadu,....