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Minister of Information and Culture, Ahaji Lai Mohammed, will, on October 17, 2018, speak on the importance of providing detailed and consistent information across Nigeria’s diverse population at the Chatham House, London.
Former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Sunday said he cannot be on the travel ban list because he has been discharged and acquitted by a Sokoto State High Court on the case in which he was involved.
As the controversy over the federal government’s travel ban on 50 high profile Nigerians gathers momentum, the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, the Afenifere, has condemned the ban, saying it connotes the beginning of absolute dictatorship in Nigeria.
It will be recalled that the Federal Government placed no fewer than 50 high profile persons directly affected by Executive Order 6 (EO6) on watch-list and restricted them from leaving the country pending the determination of their cases.
A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The war against corruption received a boost on Saturday as President Muhammadu Buhari ordered Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, to begin full implementation of Executive Order 6.
The Federal Government, yesterday, engaged turbo gear in the bid to drive out corruption from the polity, with President Muhammadu Buhari mandating the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to implement the Executive Order 6 (EO6) in full force.
The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the travel ban placed on 50 high-profile Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as “the height of autocracy, despotism, fascism and a plot to railroad Nigeria into a Banana republic.”
The presidency has just circulated the statement below announcing the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travelling restrictions.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November.
Two people were jailed on Monday for illegally accessing CCTV footage of the post-mortem of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in January, and posting images online.
The National/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.
Tacha, Mike, Ike, Elozonam and Cindy have been nominated for possible eviction.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday called on Anambra State Government to urgently reopen the state Polytechnic, Mgbakwu shut down last week following a protest by the students.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with its joint venture partners, Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) and Belema OIL, have resolved the dispute on the operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25.
A middle-aged man was on Monday electrocuted in Asaba, Delta State while allegedly attempting to vandalise an energised electric transformer.
Dr Abubakar Kaoje, Executive Secretary, Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, says the state government is committed to improving maternal, newborn and child health indices in the state.
Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, thrilling her Japanese fans in the city of her birth.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has formally signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger, to promote activities relating to meteorology/climatology and climate change in Nigeria.