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Two civil society groups, the Bayelsa Rainbow Coalition for Good Governance (BRCGG) and Civil Society Advanced Forum for SDGs 2030 (CSAF-SDGs 2030), have advised Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, to constitute a panel to investigate the appointment of 35 new permanent secretaries by Governor Seriake Dickson.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has faulted the last minute appointments by Governor Seriake Dickson after the November 16, 2019 governorship election where the opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won.
A legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola, has advanced reasons why he turned down ministerial appointments twice.
The National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has debunked reports that some senators were trying to hijack the budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Mr. Babatunde Hunpe, has decried the deplorable state of Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Badagry, Lagos.
Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has alleged that some unscrupulous persons were defrauding Nigerians using a fake recruitment channel, citing his office also.
The Coalition of Political Parties (CPP) in Kogi State, at a news briefing yesterday in Lokoja, said that their endorsement followed Bello’s good work in the last four years.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has reassured the citizens of the state of adequate representation in the administration, especially with regards to political appointments.
Nsukka Solidarity Movement for Change has commended Enugu state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his approach in tackling security matters in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tent with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in the tussle between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over appointments and promotions.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has faulted what it describes as “lopsidedness in the appointments into federal positions,” saying that it lacks diversity in its entirety.
Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.
The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has hinted on his retirement after receiving his 6th Ballon d'Or award in Paris on Monday evening, according to report.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government to recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has advised the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to heed the Federal Government’s directive that all workers, including university lecturers, be enrolled in its Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not fly to London on Tuesday to participate in the NATO summit and meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines.
Forty-two civil society organisations on Thursday raised concerns over Nigeria’s increasing debt profile, asking that efforts be made to stop the trend.