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Chairman, Senate Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa/NEPAD, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, on Monday urged security operatives to rise up to the deteriorating incidence of kidnapping and other violent crimes which daily threaten the lives of citizens.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa/NEPAD, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, on Tuesday called for harmony between and among religious adherents in order to engender peace and unity in the country.
Civil society groups are currently protesting against the proposed Hate Speech Bill, Social Media Bill and are demanding the immediate release of Mr. Omoyele Sowore who has been in the custody of the Department of State Services despite being granted bail by the court.
Despite public outcry, the Senate on Wednesday passed the Social Media into second reading as the lawmakers proposed three years imprisonment for the offenders.
The Senate on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to direct the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and concerned contractors to begin immediate construction of the oil, gas and research centre at Oloibiri in Bayelsa.
The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has described as barbarous, the brutal killings of innocent people in Igbo land by a group suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, released names of its top 20 debtors, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo set up a new task force to recover the over N5trillion owed the agency.
Supreme Court on Monday dismissed suit filed by Sen. Gilbert Nnaji seeking disqualification of Chimaroke Nnamani, former governor of Enugu state as Senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District. =
Alarmed by its sudden discovery that their traditional ruler was not recognized by the state government, some aggrieved members of Ameke-Ngwo community in Udi local government area of Enugu state have dragged HRH Igwe Jerome Okolo to the state high court for none possession of any certificate of return as a monarch for 16 years.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they serve as senators, return ‘pensions’ already collected to the public treasury, and push for the abolition of double emoluments laws for former governors and deputies in their states.”
The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal challenging the election of former Enugu state governor Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani as Senator representing Enugu East Senatorial district.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.
The Senator representing Enugu East, Chimaroke Nnamani, Wednesday canvassed increased public enlightenment, awareness and funding of sickle cell societies in the country.
The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Former governor of Imo State, and senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, was the cynosure of eyes when he walked in while oat of office was being administered on Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Rivers State police command has said it has confirmed that an auto mechanic identified as Chima Ikwunado, died in police custody at the E-Crack in Mile Port Harcourt.
Two persons were reportedly feared dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba axis in Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested six internet fraud suspects that includes 22-year-old Sadiku Muniru Dolapo who has been on the Commission’s wanted list.
Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has finally sworn in 16 commissioners seven months after he assumed office without constituting the executive council in the state.