Two APC senators lose return bids in Ondo State
Two sitting senators representing Ondo Central and South districts on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tayo Alasoadura, and Yele Omogunwa, have lost their return bids to the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Similarly, the immediate past governor of the state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, who recently left PDP for the Zenith…
Bumpy primaries as violence, rancour mar exercise in states
As political parties struggle to conclude primaries and meet the October 7 INEC deadline for submission of candidates, the exercise has been characterised by inconclusiveness, cancellation, infightings and intrigues that may make or mar their chances in the 2019 general elections. Mostly hit by the development is the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) whose leadership…
Hurdles that stalled passage of PIB, by Tayo Alasoadura
“Unless you can withstand pressure, you won’t be able to do what I did. And by the time we were to take the bill to the floor of the house for passage, we booked three days because we thought it will be stormy.
Making the law to govern the oil industry
The Senate’s recent assurance that the law to govern Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, hitherto known as the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), will be passed latest by March or April this year is worth acknowledging...
Senate begins debate on PIB next week
The Senate will next week begin deliberations on the Petroleum Industry (Governance) Bill otherwise known as PIB.
How to engage 4,000 trained jobless oil technology experts
Nigeria must develop a deliberate national policy that will aimed at exporting the over 4,000 experts trained by the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) ...
Ondo guber: APC may lose election over internal crisis - Alasoadura
Senator Tayo Alasoadura, an APC governorship aspirant in Ondo State, said the party could lose the forth coming governorship election if the party leadership did not resolve the crisis in the state chapter.