Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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IG to dismiss F-SARS men who check bank accounts, others

THE resurgence of mass killings of innocent  citizens including children and pregnant women in parts of the country including Rivers, Benue and Kaduna states by yet –to- be identified gunmen within 48 hours into the New Year is not only barbaric and condemnable but should be seen as a national threat that requires urgent solution. We demand an immediate end to such extra-judicial killings.

The Senate’s decision to thoroughly investigate the oil contracts award and lopsided appointments’ allegations leveled against the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, is a good step in the right direction.

Jumbo pay for federal lawmakers

THE secrecy surrounding the actual salaries and allowances of members of the National Assembly despite repeated inquiries from many quarters and resultant condemnations of parliament by some individuals and groups on the issue is unfortunate and unacceptable under an administration which creed is integrity, accountability, transparency and zero tolerance to corruption.

Nigeria @57: Not yet the promise land

AS Nigeria celebrates the 57th anniversary of her independence, no effort should be spared by the government and citizens in forging a new workable partnership that will address the myriads of socio-economic challenges facing the country including alleviating current hardship in the land, bribery and corruption, threats to nation’s continued unity by various groups that will usher in an era of peace, justice and prosperity for all.

IPOB and Anambra poll

THE continued insistence by the leader, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s that the November 18th Anambra state governorship election boycott order stays despite repeated appeals from various stakeholders for a change of heart is very unfortunate, provocative, unconstitutional and portends grave consequences for citizens of the state who will be disenfranchised at the end of the day and therefore must not stand.

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