VP Osinbajo to Commission IVTEC, other projects in Kwara on Tuesday

The Kwara State Government says all is set to receive the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on a one-day working visit to the State on Tuesday. The Secretary to the State Government SSG, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who disclosed this in Ilorin on Monday, said Osinbajo will commission the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government […]

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Kwara LG Polls: APC hails Kwarans, says electoral outcome is satisfactory

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of Saturday’s local government elections in the State. The APC won all the 16 chairmanship seats in the local government election. Out of 193 councillorship positions, the APC also won 184 councillorship seats while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party won 9 councillorship seats. In a statement […]

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26 Nigerian Women Buried in Italy: Saraki Reiterates Senate’s Resolve for Justice

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday evening, reiterated the resolve of the Nigerian Senate to ensure that the families and loved ones of the 26 Nigerian girls who died while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea receive justice. In a post on his Facebook page and tweets on his @BukolaSaraki handle, the Senate President stated […]

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Saraki Urges Auditors-General to Block Revenue Leakages in Public Service

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Auditors-General in the country, particularly at the Local Government level, to partner with the Senate in its current effort to block financial leakages and ensure that maximum revenue accrues to government at all levels in the Federation. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, […]

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Paradise Papers: Saraki Hides No Asset and Violates No Law

Once again, the issue of offshore company registration which was first raised in 2016 is being revived and thrown to the public space. As a responsible public officer, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, will continue to explain his position. We know this is the period of politics when mudslinging is a common trick in the game. However, we will […]

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Senate considers bill on workers transportation

The Senate Committee on Land and Transport is deliberating on a Bill for an Act to provide for Transportation Protection and Facilities of Employee’s and other matters connected. The purpose of the Bill was to protect and enforce the safety and dignity of Nigerian workers by ensuring that employers make provision for safe and convenient means of transportation for their […]

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The untapped power of citizens in Governance by Bamikole Omishore. Speech delivered at Faculty of law, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

4th November 2017 The role of active citizens in an effective democracy cannot be overemphasized. Nigeria is believed to have a population of over 180 million of which 120 million are said to be of voting age and yet in the last election only 28,587,564 votes were cast. For Nigeria to develop, we will most definitely need to tap into […]

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​Acquisition of Entrepreneurial Skills; A Tool for Economic Recovery – Senator Rafiu Ibrahim 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has identified the inability of Nigerians to access funds as the major reason for the economic recession and hardship they are currently passing through. The apex bank however noted that such crucial funds had already been made available to the citizens towards their living better lives. The Head, Training and Entrepreneur Development Centre of […]

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