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House of Reps wants Executive Order 6 Suspended

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives Wants the executive order Six signed by president Buhari suspended as it is in conflict with relevant provisions of the constitution.

PDP Raises Alarm over Fayose Attack

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

The People Democratic Party PDP has described the siege on Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose as a recipe for violence and an alleged assault on the existence of the state and her people.

Buhari Signs NFIU Act

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit Bill passed into law by the National Assembly. 

Jihadists Behead Eight Villagers in Mozambique

1 year ago /
International News 

Suspected Islamist militants have beheaded eight people in Mozambique’s province of Cabo Delgado - the latest of such killings.

Zimbabwe launches space agency

1 year ago /
International News 

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has launched a space agency to help farmers, mine companies and cartographers, among others.

20 Killed In Political Rally’s Bombing

1 year ago /
Security 

At least 20 people have been reported killed in a suicide bombing at a rally by an anti-Taliban political party in Pakistan.

Coalition: APC says it Remains Strong

1 year ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari remains strong and resolute to get rid of corruption and improve the quality of the lives of the people despite what it referred to as gang up by a few persons in the country.

House of Reps to Investigate Oil Sales

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to investigate the crude oil sales from January to date and other sources of revenue to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Senate Queries Deployment of 30,000 Police Officers to Ekiti

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate has questioned the executive’s decision to send 30,000 policemen to provide security for Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state.

 

C.A.N President Urges INEC, Security Agencies to be Neutral in Ekiti Vote

1 year ago /
Nation 

As the electorate prepare for Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state, the national president of the Christian association of Nigeria, Samson Ayokunle has advised the independent national electoral commission [INEC] to be transparent and avoid being used by politicians. 

Cross River Inaugurates Public Health Emergency Operations Centre

1 year ago /
Nation 

In a bid to curb the outbreak of preventable diseases, Cross River State Government in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control has inaugurated the first Public Health Emergency Operations Centre in Calabar, the state capital.

Benue Assembly Speaker Dispels Impeachment Speculations

1 year ago /
Nation 

The speaker Benue State house of assembly Terkimbi Ikyange Tuesday dispelled rumours making the rounds of an impeachment plot against him or the state Governor Samuel Ortom adding that the additional security presence at the Assembly was just to guard against any misunderstanding that could come up as a result of the recent political imbalance in the ruling All Progressive Congress.

Court Orders INEC Chairman to Appear Before it over Contempt

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Mahmoud Yakubu to appear before it to show reasons why he shouldn't be committed to prison for contempt

Oil Workers Commend Wike, Others

1 year ago /
Nation 

 The national union of petroleum and natural gas workers says it has suspended two notices of strike following the intervention of the Rivers state government and the House of Representatives directives to the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board

Fashola Gives NERC Marching Orders On Provision Of Meters

1 year ago /
Nation 

The minister of power, works and housing Babatunde Fashola has ordered the Nigerian electricity regulatory commission, NERC to fast track metering for residential customers across the country.

Osinbajo Promotes Nigeria's Technology In U.S.

1 year ago /
Science and Tech 

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo who is currently on a five-day visit to the United States has visited the Google headquarters at the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, California.

All 12 Boys And Coach Rescued From Thai Cave

1 year ago /

All 12 boys and their coach who became trapped in a flooded Thai cave more than a fortnight ago have been rescued, the Navy SEALs announced on Tuesday, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that has captivated the world.

UN To Reactivate Peace Committee Ahead Of 2019 Elections

1 year ago /
Politics 

As Nigeria’s 2019 general election draws near, the UN said there is the need to reactivate the National Peace Committee, which played critical roles in ensuring a peaceful 2015 presidential election.

Ethiopian Airlines To Resume Flights To Eritrea As War Ends

1 year ago /

Ethiopian Airlines said on Tuesday it would resume flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara on July 17 for the first time in 20 years, a day after the neighbours and longtime foes declared their “state of war” over.

Eight Rescued From Thai Cave, Five Remain Trapped

1 year ago /

Elite divers hauled four more young footballers out of a flooded Thai cave on Monday, authorities said, bringing to eight the number saved in a stunning rescue mission but still leaving five others trapped.