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The Campaign for Democracy has warned the Federal Government against increasing the pump price of petrol, noting that Nigerians would be mobilised to resist any attempt to do so.
The National Economic Council, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the $2.3bn currently in the Excess Crude Account and use it to fight insurgency in the North-East.
A coalition of civic groups will, on Monday, hold rallies nationwide to press home their demand for the dismantling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the police authorities for high-handedness.
Campaign for Democracy, CD, yesterday accused the Federal Government of contributing to the death of the Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, late Dr Alex Ekwueme in London Hospital, and warned that it should take responsibility for his death.
Campaign for Democracy (CD), a human right group has decried the return of roadblocks in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State.
In a major policy reversal, the Nigerian military is set to end the admission of female cadets into the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.
Campaign for Democracy (CD), on Saturday, in Lagos, threatened to return to street protests should President Muhammadu Buhari failed to probe state governors over the bailout funds given to them.
A coalition of civil society groups has commended the manner the South-East governors handled the rising threat to the nation’s stability and unity, saying they averted another civil war by their action.
Suspected gunmen on Sunday allegedly killed a senior military officer who was said to be in transit along Katsina Ala/Takum highway in Benue State.
Suspended president of the Spanish football federation Angel Maria Villar blamed Spain’s government for a FIFA threat that could lead to the country being thrown out of next year’s World Cup in Russia.
Lagos residents on Monday saw the return of long queues at petrol filling stations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday signed the Delta State 2018 Appropriation Bill of N308 billion into law, with an assurance that his administration will ensure full implementation of the budget.
Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria have called off a planned nationwide strike.
Yields on Nigeria’s mid-dated treasury bills rose nearly 1 percentage point to 12 percent on Friday, extending a three-day rally as a sell-off which started this week continued, traders said.
Israeli war jets used air-to-surface missiles to strike two Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday in retaliation for an earlier rocket strike from Gaza, the Israel Defense Force (IDF) said.
Lagos State Government pledged to give out cash prizes to talented youths in the areas of music, dance and comedy at the forthcoming “One Lagos Fiesta” scheduled to hold from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1, 2018.
The overuse of antibiotics in farming has been highlighted as one of the biggest emerging threats to human health, spreading resistance to vital drugs and endangering millions of lives.
South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma.