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Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday disagreed over a motion urging Kaduna State Government to obey a court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
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This was made known by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read out the president’s letter at plenary on Tuesday.
Dr. Alloysius William, one of the witnesses called by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before the National Assembly elections petition tribunal sitting in Uyo, stunned the court with some revelations at the weekend.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Unidentified gunmen have killed two soldiers and abducted an expatriate at the road construction site in Ukanafun council area of Akwa Ibom.
Leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have called for the collaboration of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in uniting the different religious groups in the country for peaceful resolution of the farmers-herders’ conflicts.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday played a video clip at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal showing the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, expressing reservations on the possibility of deploying electronic transmission of results for the 2019 general elections.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the National Population Commission (NPopC) to separate census exercise from politics so as to gain acceptance from Nigerians.
The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven suspects conveying 483 bags of smuggled rice in two wooden boats.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has called for the resignation of the chairman of the election petition tribunal for the national and state assembly election in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has called for the resignation of Hon. Justice Jennifer Mbalamen Ijohor, who is the chairman Panel of 2 in charge of National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in the state.
Chairman of Itu Local Government Area, Etetim Onuk, has described the much talked about Local Government guidelines issued by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) as the proverbial case of giving something with the right hand and collecting it with the other hand.
The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Wednesday disclosed that the 36 states of the federation received N3.95trillion as total revenues in 2018 but none of the states could fund their 2018 budget from their total revenue for the year.
A serious injury to Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio "could be bad news" for Arsenal's hopes of signing Dani Ceballos, according to Gunners boss Unai Emery.
Two suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Kano State Police Command for kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Aisha Umar.
A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate as a big disappointment to Nigeria and its citizens.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on the refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation outlines the refresher programmes for local coaches.
Emmanuel Anikwe, the 27-year-old lover of Alexia Thomas, a 47-year-old United Kingdom-based professor, was yesterday, brought before an Ogba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ikeja, for allegedly poisoning the professor.
DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisekedi and those of former leader Joseph Kabila, police said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, on Sunday called on the suspended National Vice Chairman of the party, Inuwa Abdulkadir, to resign from all federal government positions he is currently occupying.
James Milner was scathing of Joris Gnagnon's "disgraceful" challenge on Yasser Larouci that marred the friendly between Liverpool and Sevilla.
The country has been facing one security challenge or the other, which led to former President Olusegun Obasanjo releasing an open letter to President Buhari on Monday, criticising the administration.
A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.