Democracy Has Come To Stay!

Democracy Has Come To Stay!

Once again, I am compelled to discuss democracy, its basic concepts, the mind set necessary for its success and its advantages. This topic is even made more necessary by the approach of the 2019 general election season or cycle. Democracy is clearly the best form of government that man has ever developed or invented so far. It is considered the best simply because it has built in checks and balances as such it can curb…

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Trump orders ban on ‘bump stock’ gun modifications

Trump orders ban on ‘bump stock’ gun modifications

President Trump announced Tuesday he is moving to ban “bump stock” accessories for semi-automatic firearms, and that he’s considering other gun measures in the wake of last week’s mass school shooting in Florida. Mr. Trump signed a directive ordering Attorney General Jeff Sessions to craft regulations banning “bump stocks” and other devices that turn semi-automatic firearms into automatic weapons. The president said the new federal guidelines will be finalized “very soon.” “We can do more to protect our…

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#BBNaija :- Vandora says she was voted out for refusing to partake in sexual activities in the house

#BBNaija :- Vandora says she was voted out for refusing to partake in sexual activities in the house

Vandora, one of the evicted Big Brother Naija 3 housemates, has said that she was voted out for refusing to partake in sexual activities. She claimed her eviction is connected to this. Vandora, who was evicted alongside her strategic partner, Dee-One on Sunday, said she was traumatized after the eviction. She said people did not vote for her despite being true to her personality, although she is happy she formed new friendship. Speaking to Africa…

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Dana Aircraft skids off the runway in Rivers airport

Dana Aircraft skids off the runway in Rivers airport

Tragedy was averted as a Dana aircraft which took off from Lagos, crashed landed at Port Harcourt International airport, Rivers State. The plane with registration number 5N-SRI was said to have overshot the runway and ended up in the bush, Sahara Reporters reports.  This is coming a week after passengers of a Dana flight shared stories of an exit door falling off upon touchdown, sharing photos of a gaping hole on the plane. According to…

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Gov. Ortom Flag-off ‘Operation Cat Race’ In Benue [Full Speech]

Gov. Ortom Flag-off ‘Operation Cat Race’ In Benue [Full Speech]

following the launch of ‘Operation Cat Race’ by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Bruatai, on Tuesday to bring under control the endless herders/farmers’ crisis and other security challenges, the Benue State governor Samuel Ortom, has flag-off the exercise in full scale. The governor welcomed the Chief of Army Staff and thanked President Buhari for his timely intervention. Full speech of Gov. Ortom at the flag-off ceremony: I wish to formally welcome the…

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Danze Commends Judiciary For Fairness, Equity

Danze Commends Judiciary For Fairness, Equity

Chairman of Gwagwalada area council, Hon. Adamu Mustapha Danze has commended the Nigerian judiciary for fairness and equity. Danze made the commendation while reacting to the judgment of the FCT Area Council Election Petition Tribunal that again upheld his election as the duly elected chairman of the council. He said that the judgment demonstrates that the Nigerian judiciary,under the present administration, is truly the last hope for the common man, irrespective of his status or…

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Infantino Warns Corrupt Football Leaders

Infantino Warns Corrupt Football Leaders

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has warned football association leaders not to use money meant for the sport, for their own gain. Infantino said in an interview in Mauritania, making it clear that if there are any football federation leaders who want to enrich themselves with football money, they will be caught and sanctioned. “No one should think of using football money for his own gains,’’ Infantino stressed. The FIFA President was in Nouakchott, Mauritania to…

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APC Reconciliation: It’ll Be A Tragedy If Tinubu C’tee Fails – Sen. Shehu Sani

APC Reconciliation: It’ll Be A Tragedy If Tinubu C’tee Fails – Sen. Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district in Kaduna State, Senator Shehu Sani has said that it will be a tragedy if the recently constituted presidential reconciliation team  headed by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, fails. The Senator also hinted that an avalanche of defections is set to hit the governing All Progressives Congress should the committee fail to soothe frayed nerves in the shortest possible time, especially as 2019 beckons, stressing that it was the bringing…

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Adeosun woos global bodies in the fight against foreign corrupt practices

Adeosun woos global bodies in the fight against foreign corrupt practices

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has urged global bodies like the World Bank to help curb foreign corrupt practices by multinational corporations in Nigeria and other developing countries. The Special Adviser to the Minister on Media and Communications, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, in a statement on Monday, quoted Adeosun as making the call at the Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) Conference in New York. “There is absolute need for a complete understanding of…

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