Anambra Governor Willie Obiano Is national development not put in perpetual abeyance in countries and states with egregious and ineffectual political leadership? There is a connection between growth and political leadership. It is leaders that imagine and envision how their countries would develop. So, no country can rise above the dreams,Read More
After winning the White House with a call to embrace “the audacity of hope,” Barack Obama knows his place in the history books will be measured against the out-sized hopes his 2008 election sparked in the United States and abroad. Beyond his wide smile, his legendary Hawaiian sense of calm andRead More
Martin Luther King III, son of Martin Luther King Jr., says black Americans will have to engage incoming U.S. President Donald Trump with pressure to ensure that he represents all Americans and not president for some. King, who made the remarks after a meeting with Trump on Monday to commemorate hisRead More
-Agency reports At a major speech on Brexit at Lancaster House the PM is expected to outline a '12-point' strategy The speech will declare she does not want an outcome which leaves the UK “half-in, half-out” of the European Union. Extracts released by Downing Street in advance of the much-awaited addressRead More
Lamido said several people won the election in 2015 because the electorates were ‘deceived,’ adding that with what is happening in the country, the pattern of voting in 2019 will change. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain also said that the leadership tussle between Sen. Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi and Se. AliRead More
Mali’s president called Jammeh to step down and avoid an unnecessary “bloodbath” by clinging to power and forcing military intervention.
The Gambia’s political crisis dominated a summit co-organised by Mali and France as Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow made a surprise appearance to meet with west African leaders seeking their help to end the impasse. “On January 19, I dare to hope that African wisdom will convince our brother (Jammeh) that theRead More
Leaders meeting at a Franco-African summit in the Malian capital Bamako set January 19 as deadline to solve the Gambian political crisis
January 19 is the date when president-elect Adama Barrow has vowed to take power, despite outgoing President Yahya Jammeh not accepting his defeat in the December 1 election. Mr. Barrow attended the summit bringing together French President Francois Hollande and more than 30 African leaders, while Mr. Jammeh was absent. “The choiceRead More
-Agency reports The Ekiti Government on Friday gave seven days ultimatum to defaulting Federal Government agencies occupying its property to vacate. The government insisted that the agencies must comply with its directive by either buying the property they are presently occupying or pay the normal rent on the property. The News Agency ofRead More
-Anietie Udobit,Agency reports SENATE Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday, challenged the new Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, over his assertion that he will run a fair Senate. Lawan had, while appreciating his colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the floor, told the senators that “he will run theRead More
The Senate Committee on Works vows to order the arrest of individuals who failed to honour its invitations.
The Senate Committee on Works has threatened that henceforth the committee would order for the arrest of individuals who failed to honour its invitations. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya, issued the threat at an Investigative Public Hearing on Wednesday in Abuja on alleged fraudulent award of contracts byRead More