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The military involvements in politics for twenty-nine years out of Nigeria’s fifty-seven years of independence has drawn back and miniaturized the sense of democracy and good governance among Nigerian political leaders so much that political discussions are no longer issue-based or interesting.
The visiting unionists sought the support of the House for autonomy of the local government councils in the ongoing review of the 1999 Constitution by the National Assembly.
Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has charged lawyers in the country to raise their voices in support of the demand for devolution of power to states and fiscal federalism, particularly the review of the current revenue sharing formula.
Chairman of NULGE in the state, Comrade Olatunji Ayuba, stated this on Monday, while presenting the position of NULGE in the ongoing amendment process to the State House of Assembly at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.
UEFA Europa League winners Atletico Madrid shaded a five-goal thriller against Super Eagles B today in Uyo to win the GOTV Max Cup.
The Nigeria Football Federation has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said.
Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.
Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.
Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 101 members of the air force, including one general and several colonels, over suspected links to the organisation of a religious leader blamed for the 2016 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
Wife of a commissioner in Zamfara and six children have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village in the state , the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Russian star Maria Sharapova giggled with delight as she revealed how she plucked up the courage to pop the question and got to practise with Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open.
The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.
A 39-year-old woman, Esther Olawale, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, Osun State, for allegedly stabbing a pastor with broken bottle.