News - Nigeria

CSO Coalition Tasks Nigeria On Implementation Of ECOWAS Protocols

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Nigeria as the giant of Africa must always be seen to be championing the implementation of the objectives of the Economic Community of West African States, Ecowas, with a view to promoting good governance in the sub- region.

Ondo House Of Assembly Reopens

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Nation 

The resolution by the Nigerian senate mandating the inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris to withdraw policemen from the Ondo state house of assembly and allow eighteen lawmakers belonging to the Olamide George faction access to the chambers, seems to be yielding results.

Minister Of State For Environment Resigns

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Nigeria's minister of state for environment Ibrahim Jibrin has resigned his appointment as a member of the Federal Executive Council.

2019 Polls: Wike Seeks US Assistance

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Nation 

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike wants the united states government to assist Nigeria by mounting pressure and keeping a close eye on the APC-led federal government to prevent it from using the independent national electoral commission and security agencies to manipulate the process.

Okupe’s Lawyer Demands His Release By EFCC

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Nation 

Following the detention of former presidential spokesperson Doyin Okupe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), counsel for the PDP Chieftain Tolu Babaleye has demanded the immediate release of his client, whom he said was detained based on “an order from above”. 

Industries Get January 2019 Ultimatum On Recycling Of Waste

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Nation 

Industries in Nigeria have until January 2019 to implement the extended producer responsibility policy that seeks to compel manufacturers take back the waste from their products.

Obi Urges Youths To Proffer Solutions To Nigeria’s Challenges

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Nation 

Former governor of Anambra state and vice presidential candidate of the PDP, peter obi wants youths to find out what went wrong with Nigeria and proffer solutions.

Senate Divided Over ‘Lopsided’ EFCC Appointments

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, stepped down the confirmation of four nominees into the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, following allegations of non-observance of the federal character principles in the nominations.

House Of Reps Seeks Increased Funding For NDLEA

17 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has asked the executive arm of government to increase the funding of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA,  to enable it to intensify the onslaught on drug abuse.

Five Parties Selected For NEDG Presidential Debates

17 hours ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group, NEDG, in collaboration with the Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria, BON, has selected five political parties fielding candidates in the 2019 presidential polls to participate in the presidential debate.

Nigerian Women Challenged On Political Participation

17 hours ago /
Politics 

Nigerian women have been challenged to be active in politics to help increase the number of women in elective and political positions.

Atiku Absent At Signing Of Peace Pact

1 day ago /
Politics 

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP,  Atiku Abubakar, was absent as political parties and their presidential candidates signed an accord in Abuja to keep the peace before, during and after the 2019 general elections.

Wike Accuses Buhari Of Planning To Rig 2019 Election

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Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of setting Nigeria on the part of disaster following his refusal to sign into law the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.

Senate Directs Police To Withdraw From Ondo Assembly

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to withdraw his men from the Ondo State House of Assembly immediately so as to enable the state lawmakers perform their legislative duties.

Ethnic Nationality Group Calls For Deferment Of 2019 Elections

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Movement for New Nigeria/Lower Niger Congress, a group of ethnic nationalities in the southern and middle belt of Nigeria, is calling for the deferment of the 2019 elections.

FRSC To Set Up 30 Road Camps For Yuletide

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, is to set up 30 road camps across the nation, along 26 designated corridors as part of its special Christmas operation tagged operation zero tolerance.

36 Countries To Participate In 2018 Calabar Carnival

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Entertainment 

No fewer than 36 countries have registered their attendance to be part of the 2018 annual Calabar International Carnival.

Buhari Lauds Switzerland For Supporting Nigeria

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Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed gratitude to the government and people of Switzerland for their support in resuscitating the economy, especially the return of illegally stolen funds.

Experts Recommend Genetics Technology For Nigeria’s Economic Growth

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Nation 

Genetics technology can help fast-track Nigeria’s development if the Nigerian government will explore the field. This was the view of genetics experts at the 42nd annual genetics conference in Kaduna, with a view of using scientific solutions to stimulate Nigeria’s growth.

Law Officers Seek Improved Judicial Service

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Nation 

Former attorney general of the federation and minister of justice, Kanu Agabi is proposing the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria on law officers who have attained the positions of director of public prosecution or solicitor general.


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