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The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to establish the National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
The Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Commission (NIWRC), has urged National Assembly to ensure quick passage of the Water Resources Bill to enhance revenue generation and create job opportunities in the country.
Ministers of Health of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed to support member states for a regional preparedness and response to the ongoing Covid-19 (Coronavirus).
President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the National Security Council on Thursday met 24 hours after Senators and members of the House of Representatives called for the sack of service chiefs.
The president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth Senate will summon the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to brief the upper chamber on efforts in progress to address the escalating cases of insecurity in the country.
Two security experts, on Monday, said that the newly inaugurated Southwest security outfit, ‘Amotekun’, would help curb crimes such as armed robbery and kidnapping on the highways
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured that the House would commence work on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and the amendment of the 1999 Constitution next year
The Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB) has called on the Federal Government to implement the Public Procurement Act (PPA). The PPA lays emphasis on competence, appropriate pricing, structure funding, usage of standard and quality materials.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday lamented that the tension between Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the security apparatus in crisis ridden North-East deteriorated into a full-blown crisis.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Riyadh welcomed the commitment of Saudi energy company, Aramco, and Public Investment Fund (PIF) to explore areas of collaboration for investments in Nigeria, including partnership with the NNPC to revive the nation’s refineries.
The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Husssein Adamu, said only minimal progress has been achieved in the implementation of the roadmap towards making Nigeria Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2025 with only 14 local government areas across the country so far being certified as open defecation free according to the National ODF Protocol.
An award-winning Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States Department of State.
The chairman of the South-West Governors Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, disclosed that all the Southwest governors have agreed to engage the services of local vigilante groups to tackle insecurity in the zone.
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to erase the impression that its constant engagement with it was a veiled attempt to attack or drag it into politics. Instead, the agency said it was rather in a bid to improve corporate ethics, transparency and accountability in the governance of the nation’s oil and gas industry.
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Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has flagged off his campaign to become the next Senate President.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has flagged off the rehabilitation of Ero dam and replacement of transmission main pipelines with an expectation that the project would address water shortage and curb open defecation.
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Nigerian authorities have selected a consortium to set up an aviation leasing company as part of plans to overhaul the country’s aviation sector.
EU institutions, on Tuesday, ordered staff who travelled to areas of Northern Italy hit by an outbreak of coronavirus to stay at home for two weeks.
With the increasing spate of killings in the country, the House of Representatives has again passed a vote of no confidence on the Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser, calling for their immediate resignation.
The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong is just one yellow card away from a mandatory one-game suspension in the Italian Serie A.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Delta State, has petitioned the police over the alleged detention of a 10-year-old boy, Prince Emeghene Idiovwa, by the management of a Warri-based private hospital over unpaid medical bills.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abeokuta Field Office, has donated 40 units of 12.5 kg gas cylinders to the food vendors of the Federal Government Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Ogun.
A Political Analyst, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has commended the Senate for the inauguration of the Deputy Senate President-led Constitution Review Committee.
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
The Assistant Chief State Counsel, Edo State Ministry of Justice, (Department of Public Prosecutions), Mrs. Justina Odihirin, has called for striping of the police, the responsibility of prosecution of criminal cases.