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Gani extolled as Edo immortalises him

HUMAN rights activists including the former secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Comrade Frank Kokori, Femi Falana, Festus Keyamo, Ayo Opadokun, stormed Benin, yesterday, with one of the widows of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi, to witness the commissioning of a township road and layout named after the deceased legal luminary , by Governor Adams Oshiomhole.

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Aftermath of Northern Governors’ Meeting: PDP targets Governors’ powers

Following the decision of the Northern Governors who voted, though marginally, last Tuesday for zoning, there is a new thinking in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to whittle down the influence of the state governors on the party’s national convention from whence the party’s presidential candidate will emerge. This is the story of the latest intrigue in the unfolding drama for or against President Goodluck Jonathan’s aspiration.

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BRT: New fares start tomorrow

The regulatory authority of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) will tomorrow, August 1, commence the implementation of the newly introduced bus fares across its operational routes in the state.
The new increment is a difference of N20 to the existing fare across the board.

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2010 NBA conference, imoke gives recipe on credible election

Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State has given seven imperatives of credible elections in Nigeria.
According to Imoke while presenting a lecture titled “Imperative of Credible Elections in our Nascent Democracy” at the 2010 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Delegates Conference at Jogor Centre, Ibadan, Wednesday, these include a people-based constitution, an enlightened citizenry, accountable leadership, democratic institutions, separation of powers, the sanctity of elections and credible opposition.

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