Emodi: Missing the Joy of the Senate.

THE vacuum created on the right flank of the isle seating majority (PDP) senators by the absence of the quintessential Joy of the Senate, Senator Emodi has continued to be felt in many ways since the upper Chamber returned to work from a deserved two-week rest following the historic amendment of the 1999 Constitution. Indeed, […]

Dino�s Case Against Bankole Suffers Setback

The suit filed by Honourable Dino Melaye and six others against speaker Dimeji Bankole challenging their suspension from the House of Representatives has suffered a setback. At the resumed hearing of the suit in Abuja, Justice Ibrahim Auta announced his decision to return the case file to the Chief Judge of the Federal High court, […]


President Goodluck should as a matter of urgency order investigations into the activity of the Nigerian police in the last 20 years if this rising wave of kidnapping, armed robbery, assassinations, drug trafficking, rigging of elections is to be reduced to the barest minimum. In the past 10 years, I have been screaming from the […]


In the wake of their World Cup loss, residents of the Netherlands may be feeling depressed. But there’s reason to believe they won’t be done in by the agony of defeat: According to a recent poll, the country is one of the happiest in the world. The fact is good times probably have more to […]

Early HIV treatment will save lives and money, WHO says

HIV-related deaths could be reduced by 20% over the next five years if treatment begins earlier, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says in fresh guidance. There were over 5m people receiving treatment for the virus at the end of 2009, up more than a million from 2008 – the largest ever increase in a year. […]


It had all the trappings of a political crusade, yet the woman for whom the ceremony was organized is not a politician. With over 50 live bands in attendance, buffets in more than ten different places, five VIP tents, enough drink for all in attendance and celebration taking place in virtually all compounds in Isuofia, […]


Aminu Masari

Former speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Masari and many other top notch political leaders in Katsina State have defected to the Congress for Progressive Change, the party’s spokesman has said. Masari, his former chief of staff Sadiq Yar’adua, Senator Mohammed Liman and Senator Abdu Yandoma have already registered for the General Muhammadu Buhari-led […]


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