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NASS Resumption: Lawmakers Trade Blames

1 hour ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigerian lawmakers have been trading blames over the failure to reconvene the national assembly on Tuesday as earlier scheduled.

Osinbajo Commends CJN

1 hour ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo   has congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen on his conferment with the 2018 Michael Hill Prize by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Montreal, Canada.

Last Minute Rush For Voter Registration

1 hour ago /
Nation  Politics 

It is last minute rush for eligible voters in Gwagwalada area council of the federal capital territory as the august 17 deadlines for suspension of the ongoing continuous voters registration ahead of the 2019 elections approaches.

INEC Extends Voter Registration Deadline

1 hour ago /
Nation  Politics 

The independent national electoral commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks.  

Odumakin Laments Perversion Of State Institutions

1 hour ago /
Nation 

The national publicity secretary of the pan Yoruba socio-cultural and political pressure group Afenifere Yinka Odumakin says events in Nigeria, particularly in the last few weeks have shown that except all men of goodwill stand up, Nigeria may witness a major catastrophe.

Naval And Maritime Training Gets A Boost In Nigeria

1 hour ago /
Nation  Security 

The chief of naval staff, vice admiral Ibok Ette Ibas says the navy is going into collaboration with international maritime agencies to improve the training of its personnel and other security agencies locally in line with emerging global military best practices.

Customs Smashes Burglar Gang At Lagos Airport

1 hour ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria customs service Murtala Mohammed airport command has smashed a syndicate that specialises in burgling and stealing goods from bonded warehouses at the airport.

IGP Begins Overhaul Of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

1 hour ago /
Nation  Security 

In compliance with the presidential directive to overhaul the police, special anti robbery squad, commonly known as SARS, as a result of complaints and allegations of human rights abuses, the inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate collapse of all SARS teams nationwide.

Gov. Bello Admonishes Youth Corps Members To Be Of Good Conduct

3 hours ago /
Nation 

Kogi state Governor Yahaha Bello has advised youth corps members to be of good character and discharge their duties effectively

NASS Siege: Saraki Calls For Judicial Inquiry

3 hours ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for an independent judicial panel of inquiry into the siege to the national assembly by masked security operatives last Tuesday.

Kogi Gov Bello Collects His Transferred PVC

3 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has officially collected his permanent voter card transferred from Abuja to Okene

Buratai Urges Military Personnel To Remain Apolitical

3 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria's chief of army staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai has told officers and men of the Nigerian army, to conform to the tenets of democracy and democratic values, and remain apolitical at all times.

Osinbajo In Zamfara, Promises End To Voilent Attacks

3 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is committed to ensuring that the violent attacks on communities in Zamfara state are brought to an end.

5,000 Vulnerable Youths To Receive Monthly Stipend In Cross River

3 hours ago /
Nation 

No fewer than five thousand young people from eleven local government areas of cross river state are to benefit from the five thousand naira monthly stipend as part of the youth employment and social support project.

Presidency Denies Report Of Pressure On Buhari To Drop Presidential Bid

3 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

The presidency says that there is no pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to drop his second term bid for the presidency contrary to media speculations.

INEC Approves Registration Of 23 New Political Parties

3 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 23 fresh political parties, ahead of the 2019 general election.

Osinbajo Orders Overhaul Of SARS

5 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

Following persistent complaints and reports on the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that border on allegations of human rights violations, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to with immediate effect overhaul the management and activities of SARS.

NASS Committee Meets INEC

5 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

The national assembly joint committee on electoral matters has scheduled a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for Tuesday evening.

Agabi Calls For A National Integration Commission

5 hours ago /
Nation 

A senior advocate of Nigeria and former two-time minister of justice and attorney general of the federation, Kanu Agabi, has called for the establishment of a national integration commission.

At Least 22 Killed In Genoa Bridge Collapse

5 hours ago /
International News 

A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m.


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