Tag: government

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AzeezJanuary 11, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari’s govt continues the blame game, NLC vs Police, and other top stories

These are top five stories around Nigeria, that you should be monitoring today. It seems that the administration of President ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

2018 budget: Top government officials have refused to honour invitations – Senate

Spokesman of the Senate, Aliyu Sabi has said some top government officials have refused to honour invitations over 2018 budget. ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Lagos govt orders LCC to halt proposed toll gate tariff hike

The Lagos State Government has directed Lekki Concession Company (LCC) to halt the proposed tariff hike on Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge. ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Buhari’s govt has disobeyed four court orders to bail me – Dasuki

Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has attacked the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari over his continued detention. Dasuki who ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2017

No fresh cases of Monkeypox virus recorded – Bayelsa govt

Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, on Monday dismissed reports that two new cases of monkeypox disease have been detected ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2017

You are the mouthpiece of a murderous regime | Omokri slams Adesina

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has slammed Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing him as a ...

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AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Govt will bring Nnamdi Kanu to court for his trial – Lawyer

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has said the government will produce ...

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AzeezOctober 2, 2017

Don’t insult Buhari and his govt | Umahi tells PDP members

Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi has asked opposition politicians to constructively criticise the government rather than throw insults. Umahi spoke ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2017

“The way forward for ASUU and the Federal Government” | 7 things we learned from Ashton Dagana’s article

ASUU has embarked on another strike and both sides have already begun trading blames. Is anyone thinking about the future? ...

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AzeezAugust 19, 2017

Govt must implement past agreements before we resume – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed not to call off its nationwide strike until the Federal Government ...

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AzeezAugust 15, 2017

We must force the govt to do their work | NLC supports ASUU strike

The Nigeria Labour has said it supports the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). ...

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ToluAugust 11, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: It appears the Lagos state government is actually serious about banning danfo buses

We had every reason to doubt Governor Ambode and his grand plans about phasing out the Lagos signature buses popularly ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

Lagos kidnappers’ den: What is government doing about this heinous crime?

by Wareez Odunayo The rate at which kidnappings occur in Nigeria is alarming. Hardly does a day pass without the sad ...

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ToluAugust 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Kwara govt backs Saraki, says he returned pension payments

The Kwara state government has stepped in to corroborate Senate President Bukola Saraki’s claims regarding pension payment from the state ...

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AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Govt has infiltrated our ranks with uneducated individuals – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said some ‘miscreants’ have infiltrated its ranks. It accused the Federal Government and Anambra State ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 27, 2017

President Trump declares: “We worship God in America”

Just after he dropped a bomb on the LGBTQ Community reversing an Obama era policy and continued his Twitter attack ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Mercy Abang: Poverty within opulence- Water crisis at the heart of Nigeria’s capital

by Mercy Abang Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. “My ...

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AzeezJuly 8, 2017

Flooding: Why do you wait for government to fix bad roads?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The people of Lagos Island are not going to allow the Saturday floods dull their day. ...

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EditorJune 23, 2017

Melaye’s recall necessary for Nigeria’s democracy

Alexander O. Onukwue Democracy, the world over, is founded on one fundamental principle: that the source of the authority of ...

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EditorJune 22, 2017

The people of Otodo Gbame are no longer to be pitied, they now have a right

by Alexander O. Onukwue When the law is on your side, you can do no wrong, and for the people ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 21, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG releases the Lagos in history documentary (WATCH)

The Lagos state government has released the first part of the documentary of the iconic state. The documentary is one ...

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AzeezJune 9, 2017

UK elections: I will form a government that will lead Britain forward – Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has met Queen Elizabeth II to ask for permission to form a new government. May’s ...

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AzeezMay 22, 2017

Fayose’s decision to probe my govt will be futile – Fayemi

by Azeez Adeniyi The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi has said Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose’s decision to ...

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EditorMay 17, 2017

[The Church Blog]: Give the church a break

I was documenting a couple of things today in my diary and I thought to share a part of it. ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 15, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG Donates N55m to families of slain security officers

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented cheques totalling N55 million to the families of security officers who ...

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AzeezMay 13, 2017

#ChibokGirls: Govt is hiding something from us | Parent claims

by Azeez Adeniyi Peter Joseph, a relative of one of the rescued Chibok girls has said the Federal Government has ...

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AzeezApril 13, 2017

APC running a government of lawlessness – Makarfi PDP

by Azeez Adeniyi The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 10, 2017

Opinion: The value of toll gates to Nigerians

by David Temitope The Roman Empire under the rule of Emperor Julio Caesar constructed and commissioned roads (viae) in 44 ...

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AzeezMarch 24, 2017

Nigerians are starting to believe a cabal runs your govt | Fayose tells Buhari

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said President Muhammadu Buhari is losing grip of his government. In a statement by ...

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AzeezMarch 24, 2017

Saraki never threatened to shut down the govt – Senate spokesman

by Azeez Adeniyi Senate spokesman, Sabi Abdullahi has denied reports that the upper chamber threatened to shut down the government. ...

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