[This Day] Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed the immediate adverse effects of the slump in oil price on Nigeria on the refusal to structure the nation as a federal state to diversify her economy.
[Daily Trust] Before Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was sworn-in for a second term alongside his deputy, Edward Onoja late last month, the deputy was the Chief of Staff during Bello’s first term and one of the most influential figures in the previous administration in the state.
[Nation] Isaias Afwerki, the mustachioed Eritrean president, is not usually known for regional integration.
[Nation] Allies of Deputy President William Ruto planning a parallel meeting in Mumias, Kakamega County, on Saturday have vowed to proceed with it despite its cancellation by the police.
[Nation] The wealth of top State officials — including the President and his deputy — will be made public under a proposed law that seeks to make Kenyans aware of public servants’ riches.
[Premium Times] Of the three arms of government, the Legislature is presumed the most critical in any democratic nation. Apart from producing the largest number of elected officials, the National Assembly aggregates the views of the people (constituents) and makes laws for the good of the nation.
[Daily Trust] Nigeria has been re-elected as a Part 2 member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council for a new three-year term.
[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Saturday day gave the clearest indication yet that he will contest the presidency in the 2022 election, explaining that it was the reason he resolved to work with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
[Premium Times] The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany.
[Nation] Three judges who recused themselves from hearing a case a Sh70 billion wind power project have explained why they made the decision.