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  The House of Representatives, after a thirty-minute opening of screening session of nominated Service Chiefs on Thursday, went along with the nominees into a closed session. The lawmakers, before the closed session, through the Chairman of the screening committee, Rep. Babajimi Benson, on behalf of the committee, recalled that the” House of Representatives at […]

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday gave marching orders to security agencies to as a matter of urgency ensure the immediate and safe return of all those abducted by gunmen at the Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. President Buhari’s directive came when he received reports of the brazen attack on the […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the order it made on November 4, 2020 freezing accounts linked with some promoters of the #EndSARS protest that took place across the country last year. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on Wednesday, also ordered all affected banks to “immediately unfreeze the affected accounts.’ Justice […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Feb 22, arraign the former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah for allegedly misappropriating public funds during her tenure in office. NAN reports that Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Tuesday because the former minister was yet to be served with the court processes. Oduah, […]

The Organised Labour has criticised the federal government over its fresh move to increase petrol pump price following the rise of crude oil price above $60 per barrel in the international market. The minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday at the official launch of the Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Programme, urged […]

A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Thursday, collapsed in the dock during the resumed hearing in his N2bn money laundering trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Thursday’s sitting was scheduled for the hearing of the defendant’s no-case submission, following the close of the prosecution’s case […]

The 29 per cent allocation to capital budget in the 2021 appropriation bill is not sufficient to bridge the nation’s infrastructural gap and there I need to explore the capital market to bridge the gap. President, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, said the 29 per cent allocation to capital expenditure –about N3.4 […]

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday passed into law, the bill for the state’s free and compulsory Universal Basic and Secondary Education bill 2020. The Assembly passed the bill into law after the third reading by the Clerk of the Assembly, Abdullahi Alfa, during a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Abdulazeez Gafasa. […]

The Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has explained why youths in the state have refused to join the orgy of violence unleashed by their counterparts in Kaduna, Plateau, Adamawa, Taraba and southern states. He said the youths in the state have been exerting their energy on farming to ensure food security rather than engaging in […]

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state will require N5 billion to repair the Calabar International Conference Centre (CICC) vandalised by hoodlums. Ayade made this known on Monday, while restating the curfew imposed on Calabar and its environs. The hoodlums had on Friday and Saturday taken advantage of the #ENDSARS protests to loot […]


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