The day Senate blamed itself

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 and […]

A democratic conflict

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 banner headlines “NASS, Presidency at loggerheads or Executive, Legislature on war path”. I think Nigerians especially really need to study the American democracy that our own is fashioned after. If you follow […]

This House is divided

Sola Shittu , 0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk At the budget defence of many Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) throughout last week, the main comment of the Directors-General and even the ministers was the condemnation of the idea of envelope for the MDAs which they claimed does not take into consideration the […]

Drums of war

Sola Shittu , 0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk One of the most annoying things in this country is the inability of our leaders to learn from and detach themselves from military rule. We see every day how political office holders behave as if they are gods and we are just mere instruments […]

Taming the tongue of Maku

Sola Shittu ,0803 850 2103 (Text only please) e: solasitu@yahoo.co.uk The Taming of the Shrew is the title of one of Shakespeare books and a classical story of how brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel, Petruchio tames his wealthy shrewd wife, Katherina. It is considered Shakespare’s most outrageous comedy. The main plot depicts the courtship of Petruchio, a […]