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If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
The Edo State Government has said it has concluded plans to commence distribution of relief packages to vulnerable persons in the state to cushion the effects of the stay-at-home directives to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
NO fewer than 21 various interest groups have adopted Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as their preferred governorship candidate for the 2020 governorship election slated for September 16.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Sunday inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
$22.79 billion loan: National Assembly will take full responsibility, won’t allow diversion of funds...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the National Assembly will take full responsibility for the application of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.79 billion loan request to various projects domiciled with Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government.
The Senate on Thursday approved the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan to the tune of $22.7 billion to be spent by the Federal Government to execute key Infrastructural projects.
The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
The Senate has given Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government a two-week window period to appear before the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts to defend President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request presently before the National Assembly.
Ahead of the Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s delegate congresses scheduled for the month of March, the leadership of the party on Tuesday held a marathon meeting to fine-tune arrangements for a hitch-free outing.
An aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Engr. Gideon Ikhine, has said that he would still contest for the party’s ticket even if Senator Odion Ugbesia emerges the party’s state chairman.
The Chairman of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Anselm Ojezua, has said the inauguration of a 41-man member mobilization committee to swell the membership of the party ahead of the 2020 governorship election in the state, would pull in high-value politicians in an organised, systemic fashion.
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has reassured that his government will continue to deliver on the mandate of building a total society that caters to the collective needs for the greatest number of people, noting that the yearnings of majority of Edo people will always supersede the avarice of a few greedy politicians in the state.
The Senate has begun the consideration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of 2016-2018 External Borrowing to the tune of $29.96 billion to be spent by the Federal Government to execute key infrastructural projects.
A former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Bright Omokhodion, former Deputy Speaker, Festus Ebea, former state chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Tony Omoaghe, on Thursday joined Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC)
The Senate has urged Federal Government to reposition the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) with a view to ensuring safety, security safeguards and physical protection of nuclear materials including hazardous waste in Nigeria.
The Senate has called on Federal, State and Local Governments to construct more public toilets to battle the growing scourge of open defecation in the country.
The Reality Tv star, Make-up business mogul, and influencer has been accused by Forbes of inflating the size of her business and success.
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
The Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of a joint project development agency and other matters related thereto.
US President Donald Trump has sent in National Guard to Minneapolis to help restore peace and tranquility in the city.
Arsenal are favourites to sign Club Brugge forward, Emmanuel Dennis, but they are not alone.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the media industry, particularly Nigeria Union of Journalists and Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the passing of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Waheed Bakare.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), will on Friday, May 29 speak with Funmi Iyanda on Public Eye on Instagram.
Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua are willing to allow Odion Ighalo remain at Manchester United beyond the end of his six-month loan deal.
Nigeria confirmed 229 new cases of Covid-19 late Monday, bringing the total to 8,068, including 233 deaths and 2,311 recoveries.
French churches were preparing to hold their first Sunday masses in more than two months after the government bowed to a ruling that they should be reopened – provided proper precautions were taken.