Don’t let obstacles determine who you are

Take us through your career journey?My career journey has been an exciting blend of sorts. I spent a few years in Public Relations and Marketing. I have put in at least 15 years in the Oil and Gas sector and I have been a businesswoman for quite a number of years now. However, my siblings […]

I am not afraid of being probed, says Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi said his government was not afraid of the probe, saying that this propelled the public procurement law reform he undertook for all transactions to be exhibited on Ekiti website for thorough financial scrutiny. Fayemi said all the contracts were being displayed on the state’s website for the public to assess […]

Group faults Ayo Salami panel’s recommendation on EFCC headship

A frontline good governance and peace advocacy group, Global Forum for Accountability and Transparency, has described the recommendation of the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) should henceforth be headed by the non-police officer as a ploy to weaken the Commission. Convener of the group, Joseph Ambakederimo, in a […]

Balarabe Musa did not allow corrupt establishment derail his vision- ASUU pays tribute

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday attributed the impeachment of late Balarabe Musa in 1981 in Kaduna State to his refusal to allow corrupt establishment derail his administration. ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi made this declaration in a release entitled “Balarabe Musa: The Exit of an Iconic Revolutionary.” DAILY POST recalls that […]

FG Okays Finance Bill 2020, Insists Tax Won’t Be Raised

The federal government has approved Finance Bill 2020 designed to engender incremental changes in the nation’s tax laws and support the 2021 fiscal year. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, who disclosed this to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari insisted that Value […]

Trump: The exit of a tyrant

“Say oh Allah! You are the Lord of all dominions; You give dominion to whoever You  wish and withdraw dominion from whoever You wish; Your power over everything is unquestionable….” Q. 3: 26-27. Monologue  This article is a reminder of an article written and published in this column by yours sincerely about four years ago. […]

Lagos ends pension for ex-governors, deputies

•Sanwo-Olu to send Executive Bill•Governor proposes N1.15tr for 2021 LAGOS State on Tuesday unfolded plans to repeal the public officials’ pension law which grants certain benefits to former elected governors and deputy governors. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who gave the hint during his 2021 budget presentation to the House of Assembly, said he would send an […]

Lagos violence similar to B’Haram attacks, Zulum tells Sanwo-Olu

The Borno State Governor, Prof Babagana Zulum, and his predecessor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, on Saturday paid a solidarity visit to his Lagos State counterpart, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying the destruction of public property in the state was similar to the Boko Haram terrorists’ attacks in the North-East region. Zulum, who led a delegation of North-East […]

Abiodun pledges to involve community leaders in project monitoring

Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun has assured community leaders would be involved in the siting of projects in their areas for proper tracking, monitoring and sustainability. He spoke at the virtual town consultative Meeting on the 2020-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and 2020 Budget for Ogun Central Senatorial District at the Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. […]

The after-raft

While we awaited the president to speak, I conjured the image of the last Romanov Czar before the monarchy fell to the Bolsheviks in the first quarter of the 20th century. Nicholas II was asked to speak to the crowd. They panted and surged and held their breaths. All they wanted was to hear his […]