Eze Chuks

Eze Chucks is an experienced media practitioner. He has worked for several news organisation.He has pioneered many online news website as an editor . He holds a B.Sc Economics degree and a masters degree email:editor@compassnewspaper.com.ng

At Long Last! Mass Housing is Here

At Long Last! Mass Housing is Here! By Olusola Daniel   An unbiased examination of the 2014 budget proposal presently under consideration of the National Assembly will reveal that it is not doomed after all, as those opposing it would have us believe. From all indications, the budget has a potential to lay a great foundation for the growth of …

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2014 Budget: The Mobs are Out!

2014 Budget: The Mobs are Out!   Abdullahi M. Seidu The mobs are out again. This time, they are armed with swords and knives ready to slit the throat of any voice of reasoning that is contrary to their view. They have mobbed the 2014 budget with the sole intent of assaulting and making life unbearable for the Nigerian people. …

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The Speech of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at the 2014 Budget Presentation

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE SPEECH OF DR. NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AT THE BUDGET 2014 PRESENTATION HELD AT TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA ON MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014   Good morning and thank you very much ladies and gentlemen.   Honourable Ministers, my colleagues from the ministries of Works, Power and Women Affairs; Honourable Chair of the House Committee on Appropriations; the Deputy Chair …

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50 Questions and the Tragedy of a Nation

50 QUESTIONS AND THE TRAGEDY OF A NATION Issachar Odion The Nigerian nation never ceases to throw up interesting, sometimes absurd scenarios. The latest of these is the ongoing face-off between the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the House of Representatives Committee  on finance, over the budget and the state of the …

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Anti- Homosexuality Law- A common sense Issue

Anti- Homosexuality Law- A common sense Issue   In the past couple of days the Nigerian media, to some extent the international media and online media, have been awash with discussions, opinions and video clips on the issue of the recently passed anti- homosexuality law in Nigeria. I have listened to the news media and read the opinions expressed online …

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When Children Lead a Country

WHEN CHILDREN LEAD A COUNTRY “Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning” Ecclesiastes 10:16 (KJV). When this version of the Holy Bible was inspired and written several years ago, some of today’s geographical expressions or countries in Africa were not in existence. However, contemporary realities tend to reflect a …

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Ministerial Nominations: A Sign of Better Days Ahead – Princewill

Ministerial Nominations: A Sign of Better Days Ahead – Princewill    PDP stalwart in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill has expressed his confidence in the just released ministerial nominees list. In a press statement released by his Personal Assistant- Media and Publicity, Wabiye Idoniboye-obu, Prince Tonye encouraged the National assembly to screen and approve the well-deserved candidates.    For Princewill, …

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Don’t Trivialise Corruption, Tackle It – Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at TEDxEuston

Don’t Trivialise Corruption, Tackle It – Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at TEDxEuston Below is the transcript of the address of the Honourable Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the TEDxEuston:   Before I start I think I’m going to ask for something. I don’t know if it can be done, can we have some …

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OKONJO-IWEALA AND WAIVERS: ANOTHER LIE FROM A LYING NEWS MEDIUM – SAHARAREPORTERS

OKONJO-IWEALA AND WAIVERS: ANOTHER LIE FROM A LYING NEWS MEDIUM – SAHARAREPORTERS The latest story on waivers published by Saharareporters mixes lies with ignorance of the federal government’s fiscal policy.It also demonstrates, once again, that the notorious news medium is allied with people who are working against the best interests of Nigeria.In another unwarranted attack on the Coordinating Minister, Saharareporters …

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Okonjo-Iweala provides detailed 102-Page in response to House Finance Committee’s 50 Questions

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE   News Release. January 15, 2014   HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE’S 50 QUESTIONS: OKONJO- IWEALA PROVIDES DETAILED 102-PAGE RESPONSE   The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has provided a detailed 102-page documented response to the 50 questions posed by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance.   The document provides, in extensive detail, including …

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