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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “urgently instruct Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation to withdraw the proposed executive bill to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] Act, which if passed and signed into law will severely undermine the commission’s independence, and render it a ‘toothless bulldog or toothless tiger’.”
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Motorists and other road users in Jema’a, Sanga, Kaura and Jaba Local Government Areas in the South of Kaduna State, have decried the deplorable state of roads in their locality.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.
World Trade Organization members removed three candidates from the race to be the next Director-General of the body.
Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will within the limits of resources do her best to support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries.
Despite the national and global economic upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said the non-oil tax receipts have consistently contributed 75-90 per cent of total tax revenue in recent months due strategic reforms.
Faced with the present harsh economic hardship occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic, the Federal Government has opted for a low-key celebration of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary.
The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has said that the former Lagos State Governor and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu cannot extend his political empire to Edo State as Edo people are determined to end the godfatherism in the state.
Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has endorsed the Edo State governor for a second term.
US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting the Republican’s reelection hopes.
An economist, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, says the Federal Government’s removal of petroleum subsidy will unlock the country’s economic prospect.
The Federal Government said on Thursday that the country “is not ready for full-scale re-opening of the economy.”
The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday held its first in-person plenary meeting in nearly six months.
Tunisia’s parliament approved a technocratic government in a confidence vote on Wednesday, hoping to end months of political instability and focus on tackling worsening economic and social problems.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, winner of the governorship election in Edo State.
Son Heung-min scored four goals set up by Harry Kane as Tottenham Hotspur came from a goal down to overwhelm Southampton 5-2 on Sunday.
A judge in California has blocked the Commerce Department’s ban on new downloads of China-based messaging app WeChat, Reuters reported Sunday. US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler said in her order that WeChat users showed “serious questions going to the merits of the First Amendment claim, the balance of hardships tips in the plaintiffs’ favor.”
As the latest ban slammed on the Middle East based airline, Emirates Airlines takes effect from Monday, September 21, 2020, the airline has reinstated its commitment to Nigeria.
Peoples Democratic Party candidate in Edo State governorship election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has won in 13 local government areas, polling 307,855 votes.
The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that tertiary institutions will be reopened to students on October 2 subject to adherence to safety protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.
The Nasarawa State Police Command has rescued three of the 10 officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) that were abducted by armed bandits on Monday, September 14, 2020.
Emmanuel Dennis has dropped yet another hint that he could still make a departure from Belgian Pro League champions, Club Brugge, before the summer transfer window ends.