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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the British parliament for standing in defence of human rights during the recent agitations across the country against police brutality.
A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has called on the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, not to trouble Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, since he never troubled him as governor.
There was an uproar on the floor of the Senate yesterday as senators debated a motion seeking to compensate states wracked by the violence associated with the recent #ENDSARS protests.
Speaking when representatives of the federal government, including the Interior Minister, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and his Police Affairs counterpart, Mr Muhammad Dingyadi, visited Lagos, the leaders urged both ministers to facilitate the process of according the state a special place among the states in the country.
The group said there was already a substantial breach of the Nigerian constitution and subsisting Supreme Court verdicts which insist that a governor cannot defect to another political party unless there is internal leadership crises, perhaps leading to factionalization in his own political party.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following its controversial report on the Lekki toll gate shooting in Lagos on October 20, Cable News Network (CNN) has been branded as the newest face of foreign destabilisation in Nigeria.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as one of the greatest builders of men in Yoruba land and Nigeria at large.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said he won’t join political enemies of the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to shoot him down politically.
The Nigeria government wants to enact the 2020 Finance Act to improve the implementation of its annual budgets, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said.
Nigerian government provides additional reliefs for businesses, individuals in proposed finance bill
In its continued determination to cushion the socio-economic condition in the country even as the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) is in progress, the Buhari administration will be offering more tax incentives to Nigerians especially through the forthcoming 2020 Finance Bill.
United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Chief, Mark Lowcock, has allocated a total of $15million emergency funding to address rising food insecurity in Northeast Nigeria.
Following the recent declaration by the Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle referring to the gold deposit in the state as belonging to Zamfara, the National Coordinator of the Buhari Campaign Organization (BCO), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, has dismissed the claim insisting that the natural resource constitutionally belongs to Nigeria as a nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that anybody found violating the processes of selecting vice chancellors for federal universities in the country will be sanctioned.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Thursday said the Nov. 20 explosion at its oil field in Bayelsa would adversely impact crude export to the tune of 30,000 barrels daily.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that Nigeria has a key role to play in the successful negotiation process of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said only farmers who grow improved disease-free cassava stems will have access to the N25 billion facility it has created to boost cassava production in Nigeria.
Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has asked the Judicial Panel of Inquiry (JPI) sitting in Awka, the state capital, to dismiss the petition of Mr Bonaventure Mokwe against him, describing it as abuse of process.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has commenced the third phase of virtual strategic capacity building training for Federal Public Institutions (FPI) in Abuja.
Unified Heavyweight Champion of the World Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World Titles against Mandatory Challenger Kubrat Pulev at The O2 in London on Saturday December 12, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and on DAZN in all of its nine markets including the U.S., on a show promoted by Matchroom Boxing in association with Top Rank and Epic Sports and Entertainment.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja when he received in his office the Jamaican High Commissioner to Nigeria, Esmond Reid, who paid him a courtesy visit, said, “We want to see a better and an increased engagement between our parliament and that of Jamaica.”
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has called on journalists to practice objective journalism in order to be distinguished significantly from fake news bloggers.
Some 50 prisoners in Iraq face possible execution on Monday following conviction on terrorism-related crimes in unfair trials, according to the United Nations human rights experts.
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has sacked two local government development centre coordinators in continuation of his sacking spree since he changed parties.