NASS Debates: When personal interest conquered public good

By Itodo Ikongbe   Though America can loosely be referred to as a crazy country, with its endearing epaulet of “God’s Own country, “notwithstanding.  Some even derogatively call them “Yankees.” But I admire the political cum leadership maturity and national patriotism of Americans in positions of authority. It is consistent with the disposition of Americans that national interest is elevated first before self-interests. American parliamentarians especially, have imbued it with canonical powers. Except for a slight stroke of destiny, which locates Nigeria in the African geographical axis of the world,…

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LASSA FEVER: NDDC, NCDC LAUDS AYADE’S SWIFT RESPONSE, DONATES ITEMS WORTH MILLIONS OF NAIRA

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Nigeria centre for disease control (NCDC) have donated Lassa Fever protective kits to fight Lassa Fever in the state. The donation was made for improved healthcare service delivery against Lassa Fever, According to statement issued on Monday by the NDDC Director of Corporate Affairs, Charles Odili, the interventionist agency also expressed concern about the well-being and healthcare of the South-South People of Nigeria; expressing joy that Governor Ben Ayade’S response you the crises is second to none in the country. Dr Betta Edu,…

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LASSA FEVER: CROSS RIVER GOVERNMENT TAKES CAMPAIGN TO MORE COMMUNITIES

…donates preventive equipments to 13th Brigade Command Calabar In continuance with the State’s fight against Lassa Fever and corona virus outbreak in the State, the cross river state government through the Ministry of Health has donated health preventive equipments to the 13th Brigade Command Akim during the Lassa fever sensitization campaign organized by the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the CRSMOH and WHO. The Health Commissioner alongside the the 13th Brigade Commander and NAOWA coordinator CRS carried out a physical demonstration on hand washing sensitization before the donation of the…

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Why PMB deserves encomia

By Idoko Ainoko I am one of those that have expressed reservation when some supposed social commentators castigate the administration of President Muhammdu Buhari as having failed in the protection of lives and properties in Nigeria since he assumed leadership of the country. I recall in numerous forums I have vehemently disagreed such posturing, which in my opinion cannot be substantiated because I know for a certain that the Nigerian situation of today with regards the security of lives and properties cannot be compared to what we had pre-2015, where…

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Resignation: APC group vows to expose NASS members plotting Buhari’s fall

The All Progressives Congress Progressive Youth Council has vowed to reveal the identities of its members in the National Assembly behind the call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation. The group gave this warning at a press conference in Abuja on Monday on the nefarious activities of some APC members who are behind this inglorious call. In a statement signed by President, Alhaji Sanusi Sheriff, the APC youth wing cautioned those distributing monies to lawmakers in order to oust President Buhari to desist. According to Alhaji Sheriff, those behind the plot…

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PMB”s doctrine of necessity and the military

By Opeyemi Ola In Nigeria today, it can be safe to say that the Nigerian Military has been stretched beyond its constitutional recognized mandate. It is interesting to note that for every internal security operation in the country, there is always the input of the Nigerian Military and which in most cases, provides the needed solution to the situation. The list is endless and replete with acts of bravery and an infectious commitment to protecting and preserving the territorial integrity of the country, regardless of location, so long such places…

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