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Seventy-nine days to the expiration of the three-year tenure of Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, former Nigeria Ambassador to United States, Professor George Obiozor, has emerged as the consensus candidate to succeed Nwodo.
Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, expressed dismay over alleged poor management of economy following the recession that struck the economy at the weekend as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.
The absence of the prosecuting team from the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday stalled the trial of eight staff and a businessman accused of stealing N451million from Dangote Sugar Refinery Ltd.
The Trump administration is close to declaring that 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies have military ties, restricting them from buying a range of goods and technology made in the United States, according to a draft copy of the list seen by Reuters.
In its continuous efforts at not only ensuring transparency but also accountability in the public and private procurement processes, the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC), has launched a report showcasing its impact on open contracting in Nigeria.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has advised the federal to “swallow its pride”, acknowledge its limitations and accept quality ideas to end the latest round of recession.
Medical Doctors from the South-South region of Nigeria under the Nigeria Medical Association, have asked state governor’s from the region to urgently put an end to the incessant kidnapping of its members, particularly in Cross River State.
One Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Popoola Kayode, leader of Taskforce team operating around Lekki Ajah area of Lagos State and his team members have been arrested for collecting N100,000 bribe.
Key stakeholders in Abakaliki metropolis have said that the decision of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi to reposition the government is in the right direction but said they are worried over the sacking of his political appointees.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the executive that the 2021 proposed budget is no longer tenable.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him “to put the country’s resources at the service of human rights, and to support the less well-off to enjoy an adequate standing of living through cutting the cost of governance and implementing bold transparency and accountability measures in your government’s response to Nigeria’s second recession in five years.”
A World Bank affiliated group may scuttle Nigeria’s bid to successfully prosecute illicit funds associated with the controversial OPL 245, a coalition of international anti-corruption groups has said.
United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The meeting was held by Parliament’s Joint Committee on Education, Science and Technology/Telecommunication and Information Technology/Political Affairs, Peace, Security, and Infrastructure to proffer solutions to digitising education in West Africa.
Mr. Owoupele Eneoriekumoh, a kinsman of former Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has petitioned the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa over alleged failure to compile and transmit records of proceedings in suit number FHC/YNG/CS/72/2020 within time.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened legal actions against any member of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly that may defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Friday said Nigerians have the democratic right in 2023 to vote out the present crop of federal legislators if they are tired of them.
Northern elders have attributed the high cost of foodstuffs to the worsening insecurity in the country, which makes it difficult for farmers and transporters to convey farm produce from one region to the other.
Lille midfielder Yusuf Yazici is delighted with interest from Arsenal.
Mr. Johnson Oghuma, a member of the House of Representatives, has been advised by his kinsmen to focus on delivering the dividends of democracy to his Constituents rather than allow himself to be distracted by those they called ”political jobbers”.
The House of Representatives Committee on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) has debunked reports that the management of the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, OSSAP-SDGs, under Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire was queried over alleged award of N26.9bn COVID-19 related procurements during a recent budget defence session at the National Assembly.