Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 13:20
Engr. Adedoyin Adelekun is the Loja Odo-Iju, Ijesha, in Osun State and the vice president of the Alumni Association of Ilesa Grammar School. In this interview with Richard Akintade, he speaks on the proposed worship centre to be built in Odo-Iju Ijesha by Aregbesola’s administration, the policy of the government on education among other issues Excerpts:
Sir, Aregbesola is being criticised for planning to build a worship centre in Ibodi, odo-iju, why do you think this is so?
I don’t know the cause of their criticism because I do not see anything unusual in what our governor is doing.
Is it appropriate for government to dabble into this venture?
What is inappropriate about it? I do not see anything inappropriate about it.
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 16:05
Dr. Chike Ohamobi is the Commissioner for Transport in Anambra State. He spoke with Tony Oraeki in Awka on the causative factors of reckless behavior of ASTA staff and some challenges in enforcing sanity in the Agency
We want to know how far you have been able to resolve the issue of your staff that was killed by truck driver. How far have you gone with the matter?
on’t forget that this is a police case and it is not just ordinary police case, a dead body was recovered on that very day. As you know, the police negotiation is ongoing and on the top level of the police force. I am sure the case is with the state CID Onitsha at present. It is not for us to pre-empt them or say things that came outside police investigation.
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:33
Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, a political ‘juggernaut, man of timber and caliber, catapillar and bulldozer’ of Ekiti politics and the former governor of the state spoke to Dapo Olaosebikan on trending national issues, especially Ekiti gubernatorial election fixed for June 21. It was an interesting encounter. Read on.
As a founding force in the PDP, what is your view about recent happenings in the party?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:06
The political arena in Nigeria is currently saturated with many issues and controversies. At the forefront of these is the main opposition’s determination to wrestle political power from the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Dr C.P Ezeife, former civilian governor of old Anambra state spoke with Dapo Olaosebikan on these issues and more in his Asokoro office in Abuja.
Crisis, defections in the political terrain, what do you think is really going on sir?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 13:21
Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi, popularly called BOG by his teeming supporters in Lagos, cerebral politician, self-made industrialist, top PDP contender for the governorship of Lagos State next year and a scion of the respected Gbadamosi business family in Ikorodu in Lagos, spoke with Dapo Olaosebikan on the eve of the new year on a number of national issues and development in Lagos. Read on.
The year 2013 was like no other in Nigeria’s political terrain; what’s your take on this?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 15:55
Alhaji Ridwan Hussein (A.K.A Yah’Salam) is the Leader and Coordinator of a Vigilante Group under the supervision of the state Police Command. In this interview with our Osun State Correspondent, Richard Akintade, he spoke extensively on the activities of his security outfit and the state government’s efforts in curbing criminal activities in the state among other sundry issues. Excerpt:
What makes your security outfit different from others in the state?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 14:21
Honourable Emmanuel Jime, a lawyer, grassroots politician since the NRC/SDP era and a vocal member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives representing Makurdi/Guma Federal Constituency of Benue State, spoke with Dapo Olaosebikan in an interview last week in his Abuja office. It is a no-holds-barred encounter. Read on.
You have been involved in two areas of advocacy for social development in the country as a lawyer and lawmaker; how do you compare both?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 13:56
Convoy vehicles have over time been involved in series of road crashes often causing deaths and maiming others. However, in this interview with Dapo Olaosebikan and Kenneth Azahan, Sector Commander FRSC, Jonas Agwu posits that the training programmes introduced by the corps for convoy drivers will curtail the menace.
What is the feeling of the FRSC concerning the havoc wrecked by convoy drivers on our roads?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 13:44
Special Adviser to Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Solomon Wombo bares his mind on the issues relating to the protracted negotiation between the government and primary school teachers in the state and indicates why the state cannot adopt exactly what the federal government is paying at the local government level. He spoke to our Chief Correspondent, SUNDAY OGLI
For some time now government claims it was carrying out screening of primary school teachers in the state and upon completion it will commence paying the long awaited national minimum wage. However, there appears to be a problem somewhere as they (teachers) have again embarked on an indefinite strike, claiming they were not paid the minimum wage. What is the problem?
Submitted by James Uzondu on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:47
Engineer Josephine Nnorukah is the director, highway, roads design of the Federal Ministry of Works. Incidentally, she is the only female director in the ministry. Her office is one of those newly created by the present minister, Arc Mike Onolememen on assumption of office. She spoke with Chris Onokpegu on her department and other issues. Excerpts:
What would you say are your achievements since assumption of office?