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Opinion: For the Dakolos, a rough road to travel, By Dare Babarinsa

Opinion: For the Dakolos, a rough road to travel, By Dare Babarinsa

If the truth must be told, it is not easy for a woman to discuss her past life with her husband. More often than not, the past is regarded as a closed chapter and it is thrown back like the trail of a masquerade’s gown. So it must have been especially difficult, if not traumatic, for Busola Dakolo, the high ... Read More »

Gov Fayemi meets widow left with just N100, offers her temporary job, cash gift

Gov Fayemi meets widow left with just N100, offers her temporary job, cash gift

By Sola Salako Ajulo Today (Thursday), Governor Kayode Fayemi met with Mama Leah Ogundipe, a widow, in his office. A bewildered Mama Ogundipe with Gov. Fayemi*   Mama Ogundipe spoke from the street on “Meet Your Governor”, the monthly Programme where the Governor gets to communicate his policies to the state and receives feedback from the people. Well, last Monday, ... Read More »

We will continue to comply with superior jurisdiction of courts- INEC

We will continue to comply with superior jurisdiction of courts- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it will continue to comply with the superior jurisdiction of the Courts in the determination of issues in the electoral process. The assurance was given in Abuja by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye in his welcome address at the Review Meeting with the ... Read More »

Breaking: Gov Abiodun receives Assembly’s approval to appoint 2 Senior Special Advisers, 20 Special Advisers

Breaking: Gov Abiodun receives Assembly’s approval to appoint 2 Senior Special Advisers, 20 Special Advisers

The Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday granted an approval to the request of Governor Dapo Abiodun for the appointment of two Senior Special Advisers and Twenty Special Advisers to oversee the affairs of the State pending the appointment of Commissioners for various Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The approval followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Hon.Yusuf ... Read More »

Why I want to be Bayelsa State Governor- Timi Alaibe

Why I want to be Bayelsa State Governor- Timi Alaibe

Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC), Mr Timi Alaibe on Thursday said he is in the race to become the governor of Bayelsa State in order to better the lot of the people of the state. He spoke in Abuja shortly before picking the nomination form/expression of interest form at the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), National Secretariat. ... Read More »

Gov Abiodun applauds Access Bank for partnering with Ogun Govt.

Gov Abiodun applauds Access Bank for partnering with Ogun Govt.

Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has applauded Access Bank for partnering with the State Government in its development strategies. He gave the commendation on Wednesday when the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mr. Herbert Wigwe paid him a courtesy visit. Gov. Abiodun (middle), Mr Wigwe (right) and Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu, Chief of Staff ... Read More »

Probe $12bn missing oil windfall under IBB, Falana urges EFCC, ICPC

Probe $12bn missing oil windfall under IBB, Falana urges EFCC, ICPC

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has called on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to “without delay investigate the disappearance of the sum of $12.2 billion from under the Ibrahim Babangida military junta.” Falana also sought “the investigation of the $16 billion allegedly purportedly spent on generating electricity ... Read More »

International Federation of Female Lawyers Calls For Recall Of Senator Abbo, Insists On Prosecution

International Federation of Female Lawyers Calls For Recall Of Senator Abbo, Insists On Prosecution

Despite his apology, the International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA) has said Senator Ishaku Elisha Abbo must be prosecuted for assault on a woman in an adult toy shop in Abuja. It also asked his constituency in Adamawa to set in motion the process to recall him from the Senate. The association in a press statement by Rekia Rachael Adejo-Andrew ... Read More »