Lamido, Aliyu and the politics of survival

Salisu Suleiman. Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido is a towering figure. Standing at over six feet, with his long cap and flowing babbariga, he can be intimidating.…


Senate to adopt $78 oil benchmark for 2015

The discosure was made on Tuesday at the joint meeting on 2015-2017 Medium Term Expenditure Framework organised by Senate Joint Committees in Abuja. The Committees are Finance,…


43% of under-five Nigerians not registered, says NPC

The National Population Commission on Monday lamented that only 57 per cent of under-five Nigerians were registered during the 2013 Demographic and Health Survey done by the…


Zambian president  dies in UK

Zambian President Michael Sata, who was nicknamed “King Cobra” for his fiery tongue and larger-than-life personality, has died, the country’s national radio said Wednesday morning. He was…