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Kemi Adeosun: Driving Far-Reaching Reforms in Nigeria’s Fiscal Operations Management

With the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in May, 2015, and subsequent assumption of duties as the Honourable Minister of Finance in November, 2015, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has focused her attention on the initiation, development and aggressive implementation of innovative fiscal operations management policies and initiatives aimed at redressing the economic fortunes of the country, as well as facilitating the realisation of the Administration’s cardinal principles of transparency and accountability. Armed with a robust experience in both the private and public sectors of the economy, Mrs. Adeosun set to work by introducing very novel and bold reforms that...

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Stop lying or quit the ministry, Garba Shehu rebukes Reno Omokri

  “Pastor” Reno Omokri is forcing me to do what I don’t do. I don’t react to published criticisms. I have spent my entire career in the media and as one who criticizes others; you must be ready to take criticism. This is about exposing a liar masquerading as a pastor. By the way, I have known and worked with exemplary pastors who are decent and from whom you learned more of the etiquette of truth telling. Take for example Pastor Emeka Izeze and his brother, Pastor Ifeanyi, or his friend, Pastor Segun Babatope. And lately, Professor Yemi Osinbajo,...

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The real price of “Change the Change” Campaign (2), By Garba Shehu

  On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt. The popular support for the administration, especially among the poor and disadvantaged is still holding up and is unlikely to significantly wane. In fact trends from our internal polling suggest that this should hold up, or even grow all the way to 2019, the reason being that...

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African parliaments must stand up to defend democratic institutions – Dogara

  …says performing budget panacea for sustainable democracy   Speaker of the House of representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has stated that parliaments are the hope of saving the people from dictatorship, even as he called on African countries to invest more in building democracy and it’s institutions.   Dogara stated this when he played host to a parliamentary delegation from Liberia, undertaking a study tour in Nigeria, comprising of  members of Joint Committee on Public Accounts, Expenditure  and Audit, led by Sen. Henry Yallah.   He said for democracy to be solid and sound, the institutions must be strong,...

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Osibanjo: Apostle Of Peace And Driver Of Economic Rejuvenation

By Amaechi Agbo On Tuesday, VP Yemi Osibanjo was in Benue State to attend the burial of the 19 Catholic faithful who were killed on the 24 of April and buried on the Tuesday and also commiserate with the people of Benue State over the wanton killing going on in the state by suspected herdsmen. Prior to Tuesday’s unscheduled visit, the VP has visited the state previously on several occasions to reassure them of the federal government’s efforts in bringing the perpetrators of the dastardly act to justice. On the visits, as it were on Tuesday, the Vice President...

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