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ODUAHGATE: Stella Oduah to appear before the Senate Committee on Aviation, not the plenary

4 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

The Senate has resolved that the Minister of Aviation should appear before its Committee on Aviation instead of appearing at the plenary. Chairman Senate Committee on aviation, Uzodinma, assured that the committee will do everything within its power to unravel the mystery in the aviation sector.

NIGERIA POLICE REFORM: SENATE TO INVESTIGATE N130Bn SPENT BETWEEN 2011 TO 2013

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Senate says restructuring the police force will cost about N1.3billion (one point three trillion naira).

NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION EMPLOYMENT: INTERIOIR MINISTER SAYS ONE THOUSAND NAIRA FEE FOR CONSULTANTS

4 years ago /
Nation 

Giving the order by the House Joint Committee on Public Service Matters to stop collecting the N1000 charged applicants as recruitment fee, the Minister of Interior, Aba Moro was invited to explain what the charge is all about.

NIGERIA IMMUNISATION: GOVT LAUNCHES NEW PLAN TO ACHIEVE 87% COVERAGE

4 years ago /
Health 

The National Immunization Routine Strategic Plan being launched today, will allow Nigeria to achieve its aim amidst numerous challenges facing the county’s immunization system.

WORLD DIABETES DAY: LEE MAEBA FOUNDATION TO FUND RESEARCH TO FIND DIABETES CURE

4 years ago /
Health 

DIABETES IS FAST BECOMING A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC with an estimated one death from the disease in every 10 seconds. Former Nigerian Senator Lee Maeba lost his father and elder brother to diabetes. Now, he is helping Nigerians especially the rural poor to manage their diabetic condition

Anambra Decides: Ngige calls on INEC to ensure votes count

4 years ago /
Politics 

The APC Governorship aspirant briefed newsmen through his campaign Director General, George Moghalu urging the relevant agencies to put the necessary machineries in place to achieve a free, fair and credible election. He also made a passionate plea to the general public to ensure that the will of the people was protected at all cost.

HIV/AIDS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ASKED TO PROVIDE MORE FUNDS

4 years ago /
Health 

Speaker at the public lecture and the Country Director of John Sower USA, Iyeme Efem who spoke on the theme “HIV/AIDS: Coping with and curbing the pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa” reeled up disturbing statistics and urged carriers to strive to combat increase of their viral load.

DISRUPTION OF G-7 GOVERNORS MEETING: IG CLAIMS INNOCENCE

4 years ago /
Politics 

Following the controversy that has surrounded the disruption of the meetings between the members of the New PDP, the House of Representative summoned the Inspector General of Police to inquire about whose orders the DPO of Asokoro was acting on when he disrupted the last meeting between the Governors at the Kano state Governor’s Lodge.

PENSIONERS BENEFIT: RETIREES CAUTION GOVERNMENT ON USE OF PENSION FUNDS, THREATEN TO SHUTDOWN NIPOST

4 years ago /
Nation 

It is no longer news that retirees in Nigeria are owed several month of their benefit and entitlement. To this end, the leadership of the pensioners plans to use the influence of the Nigerian Labor Congress, NLC to address the plight of the retirees of the Nigerian Postal service.

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE: REAR ADMIRAL AGHOLOR RESUMES AS 14TH COMMANDANT

4 years ago /
Education  Nation 

That presentation of flag and other insignia of office as well as the signing of hand over note, signal the change of guards at Nigeria’s National Defense College (NDC). While Admiral General Thomas Lokoson has stepped aside as the Commandant of the College, Rear Admiral Ndidi Agholor steps in as the 14th Commandant of the College.

 

REPS INVESTIGATE ALLOWING FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS TO MANAGE NIGERIA'S FUNDS

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The House in a Motion mandated its Committees on Commerce and Justice to investigate the appointment of foreign institutions to manage the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund.

STATE OF EMERGENCY: REPS SUMMON SERVICE CHIEFS

4 years ago /
Security 

The summon of the Service Chiefs by the House of Representatives is sequel to the request of the President, Goodluck Jonathan for the extension of State of Emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.

FCT INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT: ENGINEERING WORK ON KATAMPE DISTRICT SATISFACTORY

4 years ago /
Nation 

Private partnership agreement of the engineering infrastructure for Katampe district Phase 2 was signed on 19th of October 2010 between the FCDA and the developer. The project with a 3year construction period has a total development cost of 61 billion naira. Senator Ken Nnamani during an inspection of the project site, urged the developer to ensure that the project is executed according to the agreement and handed over within the 2015 deadline.

Budget 2014: Senate passes Medium Term Expenditure Framework

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Presenting the report of the Senate Joint Committee on Finance and Appropriation on the 2014 to the 2016 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the chamber, Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ahmed Mukarfi explained that due to the increasing spate of Oil theft in the country, the loss of crude oil in July 2013 has risen to about 400,000 barrels per day.

Nigeria Anti-Corruption Law: Legal Luminaries seek stricter punishment for corruption

4 years ago /
Nation 

The challenge of corruption remains a serious problem facing Nigeria today which informed the Government’s decision to set up many institutions to tackle the menace.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: FCT KICKS AGAINST TALKS TO DIVIDE NIGERIA

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Presidential Advisory Committee on dialogue is moving round the country, and today, the group is in Abuja the Nigeria’s capital. Abuja, the nation’s capital occupies a special place in Nigeria and has become Home for citizens in search of greener pastures. With this influx comes a few concerns; land, resettlements and compensation and the rights to the original in habitant.

THE BIG STORY: THE NEW ADDICTION FOR YOUTHS; PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES

4 years ago /
Health 

TEENAGERS who experience stress, instead of seeking proper medical attention, go for another kind of stress reliever. They say it gives them the kick, it intoxicates them, and it stimulates them. But these are not your usual drugs or alcohol.

APC MEMBERS VISIT IBB, ABDULSALAMI ABUBAKAR

4 years ago /
Politics 

Following recent activities of opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, yet another controversial visit has been attributed to the political party.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Political parties, Civil Society Organisations push for inclusion

4 years ago /
Nation 

During the October 1, 2013 Independence Day broadcast, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan emphasised the need for a free, peaceful and secure country as Nigeria prepares to celebrate 100 years as one entity.  

EDO STATE: ADAMS OSHIOMOLE CELEBRATES 5 YEARS IN OFFICE

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Samuel Ogbemuda stadium in Benin witnessed an unprecedented turnout of dignitaries, APC Women groups, youths and other party-faithfuls as the Edo state Governor, Adams Oshiomole celebrated the 5th year anniversary of his administration.