On Stella Oduah’s ‘Do the needful’
A week ago - or slightly above a week ago - I saw the online story of Vanguard newspaper which the newspaper’s crime editor, Emma Nodozie...
2019 polls offer less opportunity for women involvement in legislative politics
In spite of the popular agitation for more women participation in politics, especially by African countries, the last National Assembly election held on February 23 2019 seems not to have represented such demand.
The amazons didn’t come
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
My second term will focus on cancer, drug abuse, Oduah assures constituents
The senator representing Anambra North at the National Assembly, Senator Stella Oduah, has said that she will use her second term in the Senate to focus on the menace of drug abuse and cancer ravaging the area.
I’ll use my second term to tackle drug abuse, Oduah promises
Senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly, Stella Oduah has promised her constituents that she would use her second term in the senate to tackle the menace of drug abuse and cancer ravaging the area.
Oduah wins Anambra North senatorial district poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah winner of the Anambra North Senatorial District. Declaring the result on Monday in Onitsha, the Returning Officer, Prof. Hugh Maduka, said Oduah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 113,989 votes to defeat 20 other candidates. He said Mr Emmanuel…
Oduah plans ICT mall to boost N6.4bn Onitsha market
Sen. Stella Oduah on Sunday said she would build an Information and Communication Technology Mall in Onitsha that would boost the N6.4 billion turnover of the market. Oduah, who represents Anambra North in the Senate, made the promise in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. She said that the mall…
Senate passes bill for establishment of South East development commission
The Senate has passed the South East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill 2018. The proposed body is to tackle the infrastructure deficit and ecological challenges besetting the region. It also seeks to act as a catalyst for the development of the commercial potential of the zone.
Why 14 per cent women parliamentarians in West Africa is lowest in the world, by ECOWAS
The crusade for improved rights of women has come a long way from notably the early 20th century freedom and rights campaigns to the later calls for equality, empowerment and political inclusion.
Who is afraid of Stella Oduah?
One essential element of party politics is “ingress and egress”. A member of a political party is at liberty to switch sides if his interest is not protected where he is. It is all a question of interest. Also, political parties are not military garrisons where only an accustomed class are allowed in. I read…
AMCON seizes Oduah’s assets over N20 billion debt
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Sea Petroleum Oil and Gas Limited and other assets of Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi over an unpaid debt of about N20 billion. AMCON, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the takeover followed an injunction granted by Justice M.S. Hassan of the Federal High Court,…