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Six-Year-Old Boko Haram Victim Survives Spinal Cord Surgery

By Joan Ejembi Six-year-old  Ali Ahmadu, who sustained spinal cord injury from a Boko Haram attack in Chibok in 2014, has survived a spinal cord surgery. Ali shocked his doctors and the entire world yesterday when barely seven days after the surgery, he summoned courage to walk again on his feet, beating

State Lawmakers Pledge Support to the Passage of #NotTooYoungToRun

State Lawmakers under the auspice of The Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly pledged their support to the passage of #NotTooYoungToRun bill when it is transmitted to the State Houses of Assembly alongside Constitution Amendments passed by the National Assembly. This was revealed in Abuja during an interactive session

MRA inducts National Assembly into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Babatunde Opalana  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has blacklisted the National Assembly and inducted the legislative arm of government into its ‘Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame’ for allegedly abdicating its duty to abide by its own laws and for persistently flouting the provisions of the FOI Act. MRA in a statement

2017 budget and the expensive government

By Emmanuel Onwubiko   The business dictionary defined budget as "an estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future financial conditions and goals".   The online business dictionary also affirmed that budget is one of the most important administrative tools.   A budget, it argued, serves also as a

Failure to appear before Senate, Hammed Ali risks arrest

Ordered to appear on Thursday    ...Austin Obande    The Nigerian Senate has resolved to compel the Comptroller-General Customs, Col. Hammed Ali (rtd) to appear before the upper chamber of the National Assembly on Thursday, to explain issue of proposed retrospective duty payment on vehicles in Nigeria or risk being arrested.   The decision was

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