Sunday, February 9, 2020

Tag "Osasu Igbinedion"

    Dickson: Bayelsa doesn’t get 13% derivation because NNPC is more powerful than FG

Dickson: Bayelsa doesn’t get 13% derivation because NNPC is more powerful than FG

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, says the most powerful entity in the country is the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not the federal government. Speaking when he featured in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Dickson said Bayelsa and other oil-producing states get less than the supposed 13 percent oil derivation owing to the supposed might of [...]

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    Osasu Igbinedion calls for improved working condition for journalists

Osasu Igbinedion calls for improved working condition for journalists

Osasu Igbinedion, anchor of ‘The Osasu Show’, has called for an improved working condition for journalists in the country. She also called on government officials to make information more accessible to reporters, in line with the provisions of the freedom of information act. Igbinedion, who is the chief executive officer (CEO) of TOS TV Network, made the call on Thursday in commemoration [...]

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    Jonathan should have sold DisCos to us for $1, says investor

Jonathan should have sold DisCos to us for $1, says investor

Idahosa Okunbo, a director at Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Ltd., core investor in Yola and Ibadan power distribution companies, says the federal government under Goodluck Jonathan should have sold the DisCos for $1. Okunbo, who is also an oil magnate and commercial pilot, added that the monies spent on purchasing the DisCos should have been used in revamping the distribution [...]

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    I have failed this nation, says Melaye

I have failed this nation, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, has included himself among the political elite who have failed Nigeria and her teeming youth. Speaking at The Osasu Show Symposium in Abuja on Friday, Melaye said politics being played by the elite is responsible for poverty and hunger in Nigeria, and both ills have no political party. Melaye, who spoke as one of [...]

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    EXTRA: I’m a Christian and practising Muslim — we serve one God, says Ooni

EXTRA: I’m a Christian and practising Muslim — we serve one God, says Ooni

Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the ooni of Ife, says he is a Christian, a practising Muslim, and a traditionalist -- serving one God. Speaking to Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, the monarch said he was born a Christian, but has seen the light that all religions serve one God. "I am not a Christian alone, I can be called a Muslim too; I [...]

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    Lai: Why this government flouts court orders

Lai: Why this government flouts court orders

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has explained why the government of President Muhammadu Buhari flouts court orders. Speaking in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Mohammed said the government disregards some court orders in the interest of national security. The lawyer also said the judiciary does not have the "entire picture" on some cases at hand and it was [...]

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    UN: Stamp duties can help Nigeria fund SDGs

UN: Stamp duties can help Nigeria fund SDGs

The United Nations Millennium Campaign believes Nigeria can fund Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by leveraging on Agriculture, solid minerals, stamp duties and other taxes eluding the tax man. Hilary Ogbonna, acting region coordinator, Africa, United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC), who spoke to Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, said stamp duties can also help raise funding. “When you look at the MDGs, [...]

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Broom for Change: The Early ‘Broomers’ (Part I)

BY OSASU IGBINEDION A broom is a cleaning tool made up of several dry shaven palm fronds, laid horizontally beside each other, bound by a rubber band or plastic cord. A broom serves multiple purposes; it is popularly utilised for cleaning and sweeping but can also be used for removing cobwebs and pounding ewedu leaf. Most Nigerians think of brooms differently today. [...]

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    Youth inclusion in governance and developing Africa

Youth inclusion in governance and developing Africa

BY OSASU IGBINEDION According to the United Nations Population Division, in 2015 there were 1.2 billion youth in the world ages 15-24. 226 million of this age group live in Africa, accounting for 19% of the global youth population. In the past decade we have seen an emergence of young people in politics all over the world. We need not look far [...]

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