By: on November 21, 2020
Since this APC central government came into power when it did – and that was in 2015 in which many citizens thought they saw an ideal picture of Nigeria in their patriotic horizon – nothing but one disappointment after another has been their experience – and sadly so. After the long regime of Dr. Jonathan of the PDP, they thought they would begin to live and be happy again. I belonged and still belong to the patriotic collective of the anti-Jonathan time who and who have been biting our lips ...
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By: on November 6, 2020
No government is short of opposition. In a democracy, the residence of an animated opposition signals the buoyancy of the system. Where there is democracy, there is opposition. In fact, opposition is the mitochondria of a republican system – it keeps the government on the mill working according to purpose. Why is the Buhari administration after the only opposition platform of all citizens? Really, the principal task of the administration from its conception was dismantling instruments and ...
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By: on November 3, 2020
It was very touching, poignant, as President Muhammadu Buhari met with all living former heads of state on October 23, 2020, to discuss the state of the nation. For about two weeks, the country had been suffused with unrest, later violence, precipitated by what began as legitimate protests against police brutality, code-named #EndSARS. In the words of the President, the protests were later “hijacked and misdirected “ by hidden hostile hands, who wanted to destabilize the country. Lives had been...
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By: on November 3, 2020
The nationwide clamour for restructuring the polity for enhanced progress and prosperity may remain a pipe dream except the necessary legal steps are taken in that regard by the lawmakers. Restructuring is a constitutional matter, which can only be followed and effected constitutionally. The people who have the mandate to make laws that can amend or change the constitution in any way are members of the National Assembly. Any law they refuse to make or change remains there. Restructuring is in th...
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By: on October 29, 2020
Some knowledge of history is useful in leadership, going by recent gradual and silent encroachment on, and outright abridgements of the masses’ welfare by the Federal Government via increase of Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5 per cent, re-introduction of Stamp Duty Charge, re- introduction of Stamp Duty on house rents and C of O transactions and the electricity and petrol price hikes crisis which are inextricably linked both in their causes and solutions. All the evidence and arguments nec...
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By: on July 10, 2020
Speech by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the signing into law of the Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, 2020 Presidential Villa, Abuja. Friday, 10TH July, 2019 PROTOCOLS It is my pleasure and honour to sign the Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, 2020 into law today. I thank the Distinguished Senate President, the Right Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, and all the Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Me...
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