IGPs to serve maximum of four years
With President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to the Nigeria Police Act, 2020 on Thursday, which repeals the Police Act, 2004, the tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has been limited to only four years.
My fears, hopes about 2019 elections - Part 2
Media men were harassed, beaten and some had their cameras smashed. From all indications, the most critical factor that would make or mar the 2019 election is the neutrality or otherwise of security agencies.
Much ado about presidential aircraft
A cacophony of voices recently greeted the announcement for the sale of two aircraft in the fleet of the presidency. Hitherto, the fleet had held as many as 10 airplanes, and President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticised for maintaining the large fleet.
Buhari cautions vice-chancellors against reckless spending
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, cautioned Vice Chancellors of Federal Government owned universities against reckless spending of resources.
Northern Governors’ US study tour: Understanding the motif and intentions
The recent study tour embarked upon by 10 governors from the northern part of the country brought the echoes of 1914 amalgamation of northern and southern protectorates. It was a journey planned for 19 and as a follow-up to an earlier exploratory...
How Biafra sentiment is raised at newsstands
Biafra, officially the Republic of Biafra, was a secessionist state in Eastern Nigeria that existed from 30 May 1967 to January 1970. It took its name from the Bight of Biafra, the Atlantic bay to its south.
Ministerial paralysis caused by presidential inertia
It would also be recalled that it took another scathing remark from the president for Nigerians to look forward to the present crop of ministers as a bunch of lousy layabouts.
Calls for cabinet change stalk Buhari’s change cabinet
For those harrowing first six months after the change government of President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins, one of the loudest discussions in the public space was the absence of a cabinet.