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The Zamfara State Council of Chiefs has blamed the federal government for security lapses that caused the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in Jangebe district, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
As part of reconciliatory moves, the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with the minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and recognised him as the leader of the party in the green chamber.
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, and handed over the affairs of the opposition in the lower house to him.
The Senate on Monday resolved to issue a warrant for the arrest of the Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Effiong Akwa, over his refusal to appear before it in relation to an alleged mismanagement of N6.2 billion on COVID-19 palliatives by the agency’s management last year.
A coalition of 44 civil society organizations, CSOs, have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step aside or face impeachment by the National Assembly, if he can no longer ensure the security and welfare of the Nigerian people.
The Senator representing Anambra South and National Leader of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has called on the federal government to urgently checkmate the exorbitant increase and unjustifiable shipping fees charged by shipping companies on Nigerian bound cargoes particularly containers.
The Nigerian-American Chambers of Commerce (NACC) says Nigeria would be short-changed in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) if the dilapidated infrastructure remains unfixed.
The leader of Italy’s 5-Star Movement on Thursday said a group of senators who broke ranks and rejected Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s government in a parliamentary confidence vote will be expelled from the party.
The Senate committee on Foreign Affairs is about now screening the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Olonisakin (rtd) and the erstwhile service chiefs for appointment as non-career Ambassadors.
There was mild drama at the upper legislative chamber on Thursday as Senators were sharply divided as to whether or not to confirm the appointment of Victor Chinemerem Muruako as Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC).
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has posited that for Nigeria to take advantage of opportunities offered by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) under the leadership of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, it was important to build capacity for international competitiveness of our products and services.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written formally to the Senate seeking its confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A constitutional crisis might be brewing between the Senate and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over a directive to it by the upper chamber to restore two state constituencies in Delta State in what appeared to be new boundary delineations.
The Senate has directed its committees on Health, Trade and Investment and Customs to investigate the manufacture, importation and policy guidelines for syringe and needles in the country.
U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters on Friday that he is anxious to see how Republicans will vote in the impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says an acquittal in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will only be possible if the jury includes his co-conspirators.
The Senate on Thursday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emeifele, and the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Lamido Yuguda, to brief it on the opportunities and threats of the crypto currency on the nation’s economy and security.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mr Ahmed Kuru as Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) for a second term in office, in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request.
The Senate yesterday approved the restoration of Ethiope West state constituency (1) in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State from the present Ethiope West state constituency.
Manufacturers and industrialists on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria for a review of the available foreign exchange (FX) policies in the country.
The students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, are still with their captors, the state government has said.
Against the backdrop of rising murders and kidnappings in the country, the Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with bandits in order to serve as a deterrent to others.
“This is to confirm that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is with the DSS and he is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by sections of the public,’’ he stated.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that the on-going Eziukwu Cemetery Road which has been abandoned for close to three decades would be fully recovered under his watch.
Fulham picked up another point in their quest for survival but could have taken all three after bossing a goalless draw with a Palace side devoid of inspiration.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, spent Thursday in Dikwa, supervising distribution of social protect cash and food varieties to 34,000 vulnerable women and male households.
Liverpool are reportedly lining up Steven Gerrard as the club’s next manager, amid suggestions that current boss Jurgen Klopp will take the Germany job.
The bride, who was abducted along Maiduguri/Damaturu Highway, on Thursday, has been released.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday harped on the need for unity among the arms of government to rebuild Lagos.