Tariff Hike: Senate’s Pro-people Efforts And The Probe Of MultiChoice

By Dr. Ezrel TABIOWO Last week, Wednesday, to be precise, the Senate in plenary, considered a motion kicking against the tariff increase by MultiChoice Nigeria, a leading PayTV company operating in the country with business interests across Africa.  The chamber, in its resolutions, demanded a probe into the hike in tariff amid a call for the downward review of bouquet prices. Accordingly, a seven-man ad-hoc …

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Senate Moves To Re-amend Proceeds Of Crime Bill 2022

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Senate, on Tuesday, moved to re-amend the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022, passed by the chamber on March 9, 2022, last week. The decision to re-amend the bill followed the consideration of a motion for re-commital sponsored by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North).  In his presentation, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, relied on Orders …

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‘It’s an offence to threaten witness who testified in congress’ – Lawyer writes Kukah to report FG to US

“it is an offense against US law to threaten or retaliate against a witness who testified in congress.” These were the words of International human rights lawyer, Emmanuel Ogebe who has written to the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Hassan Mathew Kukah, urging him to report the threat against him to the United States of America. In the letter dated July 21, 2021, the …

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PIB, Electoral bill: Anambra Group slams Senators Stella Oduah, Ekwunife, Ifeanyi Ubah

OPEN LETTER TO DISTINGUISHED SENATORS STELLA ODUAH, UCHE EKWUNIFE AND IFEANYI UBAH REPRESENTING OUR DEAR ANAMBRA STATE IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. The good people of Anambra State have been watching the developments at the National Assembly in recent times with keen interest. The two Bills on the front burner now are the Petroleum Industry Bill and the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. In particular we are …

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Open letter to Chief of Army Staff, Maj Gen Farouk Yahaya

By Sunday Onyemaechi Eze SIR: I join Nigerians in their numbers to sincerely congratulate you on your recent appointment as the 22nd Nigeria Chief of Army Staff (CoAS). On May 27 when government announced your elevation to the position of the new army chief, a video streaming online showed officers and men of Operation Hadin Kai, Borno where you last served as theatre commander in …

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AN OPEN LETTER TO JAGABAN BY FEMI FANI-KAYODE

“Even the obstacles on my way, I predict them before those that will bring them will start to think about them. I plan for betrayal, I plan for backstabbing, I also plan for reunion & forgiveness long before they happen.I expect nothing, I expect anything, I expect everything”- Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. My dearest Jagaban,You know very well that I have always liked and respected …

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Oyegun’s Letter to APC – ‘BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE’

‘When we decided in 2012 to build a political coalition of progressives, we were driven by a deep sense of patriotism to rescue our country and a strong commitment to salvage our democracy. We believed at the time that the ship of our country was headed for the rocks. Therefore, the significant progressive opposition parties and indeed all men and women of goodwill joined forces, …

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Clark Writes Buhari Over Injustices Against South South People

Abuja (Precise Post) – Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark on Friday used the occasion of the June 12 Democracy Day celebration to registered his displeasure over alleged wide range of appalling injustices against the South South people in an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari by his administration. The letter titled: Let Us Call A Spade, A Spade reads: OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, …

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Explosive! Col Dangiwa Umar’s Open Letter to President Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari,   President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Dear Mr President, Mr President; Please Belong To All Of Us “One of the swiftest ways of destroying a kingdom is to give preference of one particular tribe over another or show favor to one group of people rather than another. And to draw near those who should be kept away and keep …

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Open Letter to DG, NCDC over Benue COVID-19 Index Case, Susan Okpe

By Victor Eboh  I write on behalf of Lawyers Alert, a human rights nonprofit organization in Nigeria, regarding one Mrs. Susan Okpe, a female Nigerian who has been under your care in the isolation centre, Abuja for over 50 days as at the time of writing this letter. We, as other Nigerians, are concerned about the continued ‘detention’ of Mrs. Okpe in the isolation centre with …

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Open Letter to Governor Wike

I write as a citizen and businessman who is concerned about how some of the decisions you have taken in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic affects the maritime sector within which I operate. I also intend to address how the current situation may ultimately affect the economy of the state and nation in general. Let me state from the outset that I understand the …

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Why Recovered Abacha Loot Must Be Invested in Niger Delta

Chris Udoh SIR: In January 2018, the federal government recovered $322 million Abacha loot from Switzerland. And the government told us that they spent the whole money on ‘Social Investment’. I am unable to understand what this means in real terms. Now, another recovery of $311 is here with us and the government (through Presidential Spokesperson Garba Shehu) tells us that the funds have already …

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Full Test of Governor Inuwa’s Broadcast on Review of Measures Taken to Contain Spread of COVID-19

My dear people of Gombe State. It is with profound gratitude to Allah (SWT) that I address you once again on the corona virus pandemic and the reviewed measures taken by the Government in order to contain its spread in our dear State. As you are aware, the COVID – 19 pandemic has continued to ravage the world with more than 4 million infected persons …

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Full Speech of Governor Inuwa Yahaya on Confirmation of COVID-19 Cases in Gombe

My fellow residents of Gombe State. It is with immense gratitude to Allah (SWT) that I address you once again on the Coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging our country and the entire world. In fact, as at 11:25 PM of 21st April, 2020, the NCDC has confirmed a total of 782 persons that have tested positive in 25 States and the FCT. Despite the proactive …

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