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CORRUPTION IN EDO STATE

6 years ago /

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole says the church should resist  being accused of colluding with corrupt politicians and dubious business magnates each time they are celebrated for donating a little of their ill-gotten wealth.

UNESCO COMMENDS PRESIDENT JONATHAN'S ADMINISTRATION

6 years ago /

Director-General of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, Irina Bokova has commended the Jonathan administration for progressively improving the funding of the education sector.  

61 HOUSES, 45 PLOTS OF LAND IN FCT SEIZED FROM NSCDC OFFICER - ICPC

6 years ago /

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Crimes Commission (ICPC), acting  on a tip volunteered by Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ade Abolurin, has uncovered numerous properties illegally gotten by NSCDC officials.

 

HOUSE DIVIDES OVER JONATHAN'S 2014 BUDGET PRESENTATION

6 years ago /

Tempers flared at the National Assembly yesterday when Honourable Ali Madaki, PDP, Dala Constituency, Kano state, demanded that the President be prevented from presenting the 2014 budget estimate next week Tuesday  until a thorough account on the performance of the 2013 budget was tendered.

NIGERIA: HOUSE TO VETO PRESIDENT

6 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is considering vetoing the President’s assent on about thirty-six bills that have been pending for months now.

BOKO HARAM: SENATE GRANTS JONATHAN'S REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF EMERGENCY RULE

6 years ago /

In a unanimous decision, The Nigerian Senate granted the request of President Goodluck Jonathan, to extend the emergency rule in the troubled states of Yobe, Adamawa and Borno in the North-eastern region of Nigeria.

TOLL POLICY: Why the Federal Government is bringing back Tolls

6 years ago /

In a bid to implement a lasting solution to the problems facing Nigerian road networks, the Federal govrnment has proposed the return of the toll policy to the country.

ENUGU: FEMI FALANA PROMISES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST GOVERNOR CHIME

6 years ago /

Following the release of the petition allegedly written by the First Lady of Enugu state, Clara Chime.

 

NIGER DELTA: REPS CALLS FOR URGENT CLEAN UP OF OGONILAND

6 years ago /

The Environmental pollution in Ogoniland blamed on Oil companies resonated at the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

NIGERIA: BANKS TO ADOPT BIOMETRIC SYSTEM FOR CUSTOMER IDENTIFICATION

6 years ago /

Yet another milestone in the transformation of Nigeria's financial system is to be reached in February 2014; the introduction of the biometrics system to the financial institutions.

 

HEALTH: NIGERIA PARTNERS WITH USAID TO BOOST HEALTH SECTOR

6 years ago /

Resumed consideration of the Health Bill has been adjourned to another legislative day.

 

NIGERIA: DELTA CENTRAL REPRESENTED ONCE AGAIN IN THE SENATE

6 years ago /

The Late Senator Pius Ewherido has finally been formally replaced in the Senate.

BOKO HARAM: JONATHAN REQUESTS EXTENSION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY

6 years ago /

The State of Emergency declared in three North-eastern states, Yobe, Borno and Adamawa which was supposed to expire on the 12th of Novemeber may have suffered a setback as the President has requested the National Assembly to approve an extension of the Emergency rule in those states.

 

NIGERIAN LEGISLATORS READY TO CRUSH MARKETERS OF FAKE DRUGS

6 years ago /

Legislators are seeking to increase to increase punishment for manufacturing, distributing and importing fake drugs in Nigeria by ammending the Counterfeit and Fake Drugs Act.

NIGERIA'S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DEMAND COMPENSATION FROM CAMEROONIAN GOVERNMENT

6 years ago /

The Nigerian House of Representatives wants appropriate compensation paid by the Cameroonian government for the destructive impact of the hydro dam in Cameroon which has wreaked havoc in almost two – third of Nigerian states.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: TONY NYIAM DROPPED

6 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the removal of retired Colonel Tony Nyiam from membership of the Advisory Committee on National dialogue.

 

REPS ON LAND SWAP AND RACKETEERING

6 years ago /

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ade Abolurin says allegations that the corps connives with consultants to re-allocate plots of land to individuals in the Federal Capital Territory are not true.

HOUSE SUMMONS I.G. OVER G-7 GOVERNORS

6 years ago /

The Nigerian House of Representatives has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar to explain the invasion of the Kano state Governor’s lodge by men of the force.

 

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR THE REFORMATION OF ICC

6 years ago /

The Nigerian government has called for the reformation of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

 

BOKO HARAM: 40 DEAD, COUNTLESS HOUSES BURNT

6 years ago /

In what could only be described as horrific, 70 gunmen believed to be members of the terrorist group, Boko haram invaded the town of Bama in Borno state in a convoy of trucks and motorcycles.