Governor Abubakar Sani Bello: Three Years of People-Centred Governance in Niger State.

By Abdullberqy U Ebbo The journey to the third year of the administration of Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has been as intriguing as it has been challenging and interesting. Largely however, it has remained one of hopes kept, promises delivered, projects executed, communities elevated, security of life and property augmented, development programmes and projects […]

KADUNA 2019: THE HIGHER THE STAKES….

By ABDUL-AZEEZ SULEIMAN Every effort in life must have stakes. Stakes (especially high ones) keep the plots of life  moving, keep the characters in each plot growing and changing, and keep others engaged. Without high stakes, most struggles in life may feel flat, the pacing of the plots may lag and eventually falter. In politics, […]

One thing you can’t take away from Senator Mustapha Sani Mohammed

By Maryam Gata It is not everybody’s politics that could be fanciful to you. Even if everyone fancies someone or an idea, you could dissent. That is in itself a human right. Since he assumed office as the Senator representing the southern part of Niger State, mixed reactions have been trailing Mustapha Sani Mohamned’s tenure, […]

THE 8TH SENATE, NOT IGP IDRIS, IS THE REAL ENEMY OF DEMOCRACY

  By Bala Ibrahim The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Wednesday the 9th of May, 2018, said it made a resolution declaring the Inspector General of Police (IGP) “Enemy of Democracy”. The Senate said by this resolution, the IGP has been rendered unfit to hold any public office henceforth in Nigeria or […]

FG shouldn’t reverse policies that led us out of recession – Coleman CEO

By Opeyemi Kehinde, Lagos. | Publish Date: Apr 2 2018 2:00AMAs the Nigerian economy picks up gradually, the Federal Government has been urged to sustain policies that led it out of the recession. In this interview with Daily Trust, a renowned industrialist and MD/CEO of Coleman Technical Industries Ltd, Mr. George O.K. Onafowokan, speaks on […]

The Amber Light is On…1

Elections in our country, according to the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in a remark made on 30th June 2014, have become a perverse form of modern coronation. “Instead of choosing public servants, elections in Nigeria have been basically to select a new aristocracy, an elected royalty,” he said in an […]

THE SADISTIC VINDICTIVE SENATOR.

One of the requirements for an ideal democracy is the sanctity of freedom of expression as enshrined and guaranteed by the constitution which has invariably given the citizens the right to keep their leaders on their toes. However, while at it, and for us to be taken serious by all genuine minds, we must endeavour […]

H.E Gov. ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO – TIME FOR REFLECTION

By Comr:Bala Mustapha  Niger state have been blessed with abundant human and material resources. Over the years,the state has been at the forefront of engineering the project called Nigeria. With these, come the challenge of leadership and governance. The leaders of past years have contributed their quota in ensuring a rapid development and advancement. But […]

Niger State: 2019; Another Opportunity to get it right

Advance democracies in the world like the United State of America, Britain and France have continually taught the rest of the world, that ambitious nations have no place for second best or second-hand democracy or the mundane associated with politics and governance in developing countries like Nigeria. In civilised clans, only the best of the […]