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Senate Receives Bill On State Police

3 days ago /

The Senate is set to receive for first reading, a Bill to alter the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and create state police.

House Of Representatives Seeks Support For 2019 Census

4 days ago /

Nigeria’s house of Representatives has urged the Executive to mobilize the National Population for the completion of enumeration, area demarcation and preliminary preparation of the head count exercise.

Federal Government Approves N35 Billion For Road Projects

4 days ago /

The Federal Executive council has approved the sum Thirty Five Billion Naira for the construction and rehabilitation of several road projects in some states of the Federation.

 

FG Launches Campaign Against Fake News

4 days ago /

The Federal Government is moving to douse rising tension and hostilities across the country with the launch of the National Campaign against Fake News.

President Buhari Condemns Killing in Sokoto

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing several people, including a district head, in and around the village of Gandi in Rabah local government of Sokoto State by bandits. 

President Buhari Congratulates Management of NLNG

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the board, management, staff and shareholders of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas company (NLNG), the NNPC and other Joint Venture partners, Shell, Total and AGIP on the signing of the contracts for the Front End Engineering Design (FFED) of Train 7 of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Project.

Ekiti Governorship Election: Corps Members told to be Neutral and Safety Conscious

4 days ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state, corps members who are to serve as INEC ad-hoc staff have been told to maintain a high level of neutrality patriotism and integrity during the conduct of the exercise.

FG Keeps MUM on Adeosun NYSC Scandal

4 days ago /

The Federal Government says it will not make further comments on the controversy surrounding claims that Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun forged her NYSC exemption certificate.

EFCC Intensifies Anti-Corruption Crusade in Gombe

4 days ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes commission in Gombe state says it would not relent in its efforts in ensuring the fight against corruption is sustained.

House of Reps wants Executive Order 6 Suspended

4 days ago /

Nigeria's House of Representatives Wants the executive order Six signed by president Buhari suspended as it is in conflict with relevant provisions of the constitution.

PDP Raises Alarm over Fayose Attack

4 days ago /

The People Democratic Party PDP has described the siege on Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose as a recipe for violence and an alleged assault on the existence of the state and her people.

Buhari Signs NFIU Act

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit Bill passed into law by the National Assembly. 

House of Reps Wants Senator Omo-Agege Suspended over Senate Invasion

5 days ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has recommended the immediate suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for 180 legislative days for his role in the April invasion of the senate chamber.

House of Reps to Investigate Oil Sales

5 days ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to investigate the crude oil sales from January to date and other sources of revenue to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Senate Queries Deployment of 30,000 Police Officers to Ekiti

5 days ago /

The Nigerian senate has questioned the executive’s decision to send 30,000 policemen to provide security for Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state.

 

C.A.N President Urges INEC, Security Agencies to be Neutral in Ekiti Vote

5 days ago /

As the electorate prepare for Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state, the national president of the Christian association of Nigeria, Samson Ayokunle has advised the independent national electoral commission [INEC] to be transparent and avoid being used by politicians. 

Cross River Inaugurates Public Health Emergency Operations Centre

5 days ago /

In a bid to curb the outbreak of preventable diseases, Cross River State Government in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control has inaugurated the first Public Health Emergency Operations Centre in Calabar, the state capital.

Benue Assembly Speaker Dispels Impeachment Speculations

5 days ago /

The speaker Benue State house of assembly Terkimbi Ikyange Tuesday dispelled rumours making the rounds of an impeachment plot against him or the state Governor Samuel Ortom adding that the additional security presence at the Assembly was just to guard against any misunderstanding that could come up as a result of the recent political imbalance in the ruling All Progressive Congress.

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

5 days ago /

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

Oil Workers Commend Wike, Others

5 days ago /

 The national union of petroleum and natural gas workers says it has suspended two notices of strike following the intervention of the Rivers state government and the House of Representatives directives to the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board