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Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

PDP, others drum support for Amotekun in Lagos

Stakeholders at Lagos Assembly Public Hearing on Amotekun Bill, including opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday pledged their support for the establishment of the security outfit in the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps threatens to arrest ministers, heads of agencies

The House of Representatives has threatened to issue warrants of arrests to ministries, departments, and agencies of the Federal Government that fail to appear before its Committee on Public Accounts.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate exposes job racketeering at commission, vows to bring perpetrators to book

Senate Committee Chairman on Federal Character Commission, Danjuma Tella La’ah, in Abuja, exposed a job racketeering scam was going on at the Federal Character Commission (FCC).
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps summons NIMASA to explain unaudited accounts

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to appear before it on Feb. 25, to give reasons for its unaudited accounts.
China’s top legislative committee on Monday began deliberating a proposal to ban all trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the country’s deadly coronavirus outbreak.

China considers ‘complete ban’ on wildlife trade

China’s top legislative committee on Monday began deliberating a proposal to ban all trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the country’s deadly coronavirus outbreak.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate mulls establishment of state police in new constitutional amendment

The Senate is considering a constitutional amendment to restructure the country’s police architecture, according to a report.

FUTA vice-chancellor inaugurates committee on 2021-2026 strategicplan

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Prof. Joseph Fuwape, has inaugurated the Committee on Development of the University Strategic Plan 2021 – 2026 as part of efforts to reposition the university to meet up with global best practices in tertiary education.

Nigeria boxers to stage protest after missing Olympics qualifier

Nigeria boxers have threatened to protest the country’s non-appearance at the qualifying tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Dakar, Senegal from February 20 to 29.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Insecurity: Senate moves to establish commission against illegal use of guns

The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to establish the National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Lawan: How N’Assembly is working to improve security situation in Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Senators kick as accountant general fails to explain N2.9 billion IPPIS funds

The Senate Public Accounts Committee adjourned abruptly on Tuesday following the inability of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to give details of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Insecurity: Ogun Assembly calls for database for Okada riders

In its bid to curtail the attendant security threats occasioned by the recent ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle riders in Lagos State which resulted in an exodus to Ogun State, the State House of Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution calling on the state government through the State Park and Garages Development Board (PAGADEB) to set machineries in motion towards creating a database to regulate all their activities with a view to forestalling any impeding security threat in the State.

Senate confirms appointment of new NCAA boss

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the Director-General for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate confirms Captain Musa Nuhu as NCAA chief

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu for appointment as the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU calls for review of existing laws on sexual harassment

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has called for a review of existing laws on sexual harassment in tertiary institutions rather than formulating new ones.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze Youths: Aggrieved Igbo leaders working to discredit President Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, says it has uncovered plot by some Igbo leaders and cabal to instigate Igbos and Nigerians in general against President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption.

House of Reps summon NIPOST boss over six-year unaudited accounts

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the immediate past Post Master General of Nigeria, Mr Bisi Adegbuyi, over the backlog of unaudited accounts of the Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST since 2014 till date

House of Reps uncovers N6.6 billion unremitted revenue by NECO

The House of Representatives on Wednesday quizzed the management team of the National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) over non-remittance of N6.6 billion revenue for two years.

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APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.