• No excuse for rape, corruption in IDP camps – Saraki

    No excuse for rape, corruption in IDP camps – Saraki

    According to reports, the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said increasing social injustices like rape, diversion of food items and other corruption related cases within the Internally Displaced Persons’ camps are inexcusable.

    A statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, quoted Saraki as saying this when a delegation of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees led by Mrs. Angele Dikongue-Atangana visited him at the National Assembly, Abuja, on Tuesday.

    He also […]

  • Arrested judges should excuse themselves from judicial functions – NBA

    Arrested judges should excuse themselves from judicial functions – NBA

    According to reports, the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) appeared to have shifted from its earlier position on the arrest of judges recently by the Department of State Services (DSS) over alleged corrupt practices.

    Speaking on Thursday during the valedictory session in honour of Justice Sotonye Denton West, Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, NBA President, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), noted that in order to safeguard the sanctity of the judiciary, it has become necessary for the judges involved in the ongoing […]

  • No excuse for failure – Catholic bishops tells Buhari

    No excuse for failure – Catholic bishops tells Buhari

    Catholic Bishops in the country, at the weekend, took a critical look at the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and gave it low marks in critical sectors including economy, security and social development.

    The bishops, in their communiqué after a oneweek conference in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said the people of the country are tired of the excuses being given by the administration for its failure.

    They asked the government to buckle up and resolve the myriads of problems facing the […]

  • No excuse on ailing economy – Saraki tells APC

    No excuse on ailing economy – Saraki tells APC

    According to reports, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has disclosed that the Federal Government led by All Progressive Congress (APC) has six months left to fix the economic recession in the country before election campaign commences in 2017.

    Saraki who stated this while speaking with journalists in Ilorin at his residence, said that APC government don’t have any excuse on reposition of the economy for Nigerians that need common food to survive.

    He said, what the government need to do now […]

  • No governor has excuse to owe workers’ salary, says APC

    No governor has excuse to owe workers’ salary, says APC

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Boye Oyewumi, yesterday, took a swipe at state governors owing workers in their states.

    He said there is no excuse for any governor to owe workers salary.

    Oyewumi, who is an APC governorship aspirant said the responsibility of any government is to pay the wages of workers.

    “Welfare of workers should be paramount to any meaningful government.

    The situation is abnormal. Any governor, who cannot pay his workers has no business in government […]