Why Obiano won Zik Prize 2015 Good Governance

Ifeanyi Aniagoh As Obiano Receives the 2015 Zik Prize for Good Governance… Here’s a Little Why! Just as captured by James Eze, “While it is true that positive change usually takes place in degrees, it is even truer that negative change usually sweeps across the land like a hurricane. That is why it is so…

Dimeji Bankole’s Desperate Moves

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, had occupied an enviable position in Nigeria’s political scene. He shot to national limelight at age 37, following the removal of the former Speaker, Patricia Etteh, over an alleged financial malfeasance. However, in what may be described as an anti- climax, he lost the bid to…

Fayose declares solidarity strike with workers

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has embarked on an indefinite strike in solidarity with public workers in the state who are on strike over unpaid five months salaries. The governor made the declaration in Ado Ekiti in a broadcast on the state owned television in Ekiti State. In the broadcast, the governor disclosed that he…

Fayose should stop harassing Market Leader, APC warns

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has condemned the arrest and detention of the President, Ekiti State Market Women Association, Mrs. Waye Oso, by the police. Osho was arrested on Monday evening in her Akute home on an allegation that she allocated land for market stalls at the Awedele area of Ado Ekiti to…

Lagos compensates 243 Iyana-Ipaja, Idimu fire tanker victims

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, redeemed his promise to assist victims of recent tanker fire in the Iyana-Ipaja and Idimu areas of the state with the distribution of cheques to 243 victims enumerated by the state government. The governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, at the cheque distribution,…

Buhari vows to recover funds looted under Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to recover billions of dollars stolen under the administration of his immediate predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. He said the Jonathan government threw the nation into a financial crisis by throwing all financial and administrative processes in parastatals and agencies to “the dogs” Promising that the era of impunity and…