NO day is as special as Christmas even for non-Christians. It is a time the world seems to come to a stop to acknowledge the birth of Christ Jesus who finally died to redeem the world and reconcile people to God, so long as they are willing to accept the lordship of Jesus.Read More
THE Federal Government has woken up to the fact that the banks are sacking people en masse. What was government expecting with the so called banking reform that has almost brought banking to a halt?Read More
TEN years after the University of Ilorin sacked them during a labour dispute, the Supreme Court has ordered the university to reinstate 41 of the 44 lecturers.Read More
Gas flaring was to end on December 2008, one of numerous proposed dates that were never implemented.
â€œI think the government has never been able to develop a strong will to ensure the implementation of these basic policies and the result, of course, is like any other law, the operators take the easiest line of resistance, which is to maybe pay N2, or 1 Kobo or whatever and flaring many cubic feet of gas â€¦ Whatever it is, it is cheaper for the companies or the operators to flare gas and pay the penalty than to stop,â€ he said last year.
AS permutations on the politics of running Nigeria while the President ails continue, two presidential aides are steadily creating a version of the Constitution to suit their wearing explanations on the Presidentâ€™s heath.Read More
WHAT would the authorities do about the refusal of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to remit outstanding balance of N450 billion to the Federation Account?Read More
A COURT in Serbia sentenced Boris Tadic, the countryâ€™s President, to a fine of 400 Euros or about N90, 136 for popping champagne in the VIP lounge of the Red Star Stadium in Belgrade. Serbian law bans use of alcohol at sports venues.Read More
THE Presidency is putting up spirited defence of its latest proposed addition of four new aircraft to the presidential fleet.Read More
NIGERIAN politicians are a strange breed. They believeÂ they are the smartest beings in existence which could explain their conduct. In 10 years of managing Nigeriaâ€™s vast resources, they have insisted on befuddling the issues. Politics have become all about power for individual interests that usually run against the common good. Nothing is more important
THE Supreme Court three years ago annulled some sections of the Monitoring of Revenue Allocation To Local Governments Act 2005 that awarded the Auditor-General of the Federation powers to monitor the use of funds allocated to the local governments.Read More