Senate decries inadequate funding of Naval operations

Senate yesterday decried inadequate appropriations of fund to the Nigerian Navy, saying the present security challenges in the country demanded increase in its appropriation to enable it execute its operational services. Chairman,                    Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isa Misau who commended the Nigerian Navy for its More...

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By - On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

NASS Crisis: I’ll Crush All Opposition, Mostly APC Members – Speaker Dogara Warns

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday, July 27, 2015, warned all members of the parliament, mostly, members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who are against his More...

By - On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Senate Presidency: How Buhari’s neutrality changed the rules

Ezrel Tabiowo, in this piece, examines the twist which changed the rules in the power game for emergence of candidates to fill the highest offices in both chambers of the National Assembly, amidst a narrative that More...

By - On Friday, May 29th, 2015

The face of 8th Senate

By Ezrel Tabiowo In view of the recent victory of the All Progressive Congress at the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections which seized ruling and majority status from the Peoples Democratic More...

By - On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

2015 Budget: Senate’s position on austerity, budget funding

Amidst a recap, EZREL TABIOWO replays the position of the Senate on the adoption of austerity measures by the federal government and funding of annual budgets. Austerity Following senate’s resumption on February More...

By - On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

How NASS must rise to protect Nigerian workers

EZREL TABIOWO amidst recounting the woes of workers in Nigeria, establishes a case for a law by the National Assembly seeking the protection of their rights In Nigeria, the violation of the rights of workers through More...

By - On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

2015: Between political ambition and Nigeria’s unity

EZREL TABIOWO examines the political conduct of candidates contesting in next month’s general elections and how it can guarantee or end abruptly the unity of Nigeria Ahead of the February 2015 general elections More...

By - On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Falling oil price: Can 2015 budget salvage Nigeria from its economic woes?

Against the recent crash of crude oil price, EZREL TABIOWO examines the potency of the 2015 budget proposal towards rescuing the Nigerian economy from its many misfortunes Before its refusal to continue patronage More...

By - On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Constitution amendment: As state Assemblies reject LG autonomy

EZREL TABIOWO recaps the struggles for local government autonomy in the country against the backdrop of the intervention of the National Assembly during this year’s review of the constitution, and its recent rejection More...

By - On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Jonathan’s impeachment: Threat or phantom plot?

Ezrel Tabiowo takes an in-depth look at the recent alleged impeachment plot by some lawmakers of the National Assembly against President Goodluck Jonathan The Brouhaha Last week’s alleged move by some Senators More...