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Sola Shittu ,0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk Some of our actions in this country, I mean government actions, are sometimes belated and that is why many neighbouring countries, especially the francophone, trample on us without courtesy. That Nigeria is not the financial hub of this...

Sola Shittu ,0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk Last week the Senate considered the report of the Senate Committee on Public Account, Chaired by Senator Hammed Lawan, on three Special Fund Accounts managed by the Federal government but unregulated by anyone. The three special funds accounts are Development of Natural Resources Account, Derivation...

Sola Shittu , 0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk The Senate is a very interesting institution to study, especially if you take a careful look at the characters that make up the seventh Senate. Their mood determines a lot on the success of any bill in the chamber and so the wise senators always ensure that the senate is in a right mood before their...

Senator Ita Solomon Enang is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business, also known as the engine room of the Senate. Enang is not new on the Job; he was an old hand, having held sway for eight years in the House of Representatives on the same job. He was in fact the engine room of the Dimeji Bankole tenure in the 6th Assembly of the House. A brilliant...

It was not the first time that a meeting would take place between Senators and security chiefs on the security situation in the country. Each time such a meeting was held behind closed doors, the senators always came out satisfied with the briefings or explanations of the Security Chiefs. Thereafter, as soon as the Security Chiefs had gone, things would get worse and fire...

Sola Shittu , 0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk Last Wednesday a bill empowering the National Assembly to summon the President to give account of his stewardship through a State of the Nation Address to the National Assembly was passed by the senate. The Bill entitled: “The State of the Nation Address Bill 2013” was sponsored by Senator Dahiru...

Sola Shittu,  0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk When the Senate declared the whole of plenary days last week to the debate on...

Sola Shittu,  0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk I am often surprise on many occasions when the Nigerian media scream with their...

After nearly six decades of its existence, there is a pervasive feeling that India’s democracy is in crisis. But what is the nature of this threat?...

Sola Shittu , 0803 850 2103 (Text only please)e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk The Gods Are Not To Blame is a play by Ola Rotimi. An adaptation of the Greek classic...