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Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.

FRSC appoints new academy commandant

As part of concerted efforts to reposition the Federal Road Safety Corps’ highest Citadel of learning, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has appointed Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Nseobong Charles Akpabio MON, fdc as the new Commandant, FRSC Academy, Udi, Enugu State. Akpabio was the Zonal Commanding Officer , Zone RS 3 ,Yola before his
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai treats troops to Dubar in Borno

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has treated troops in the front lines to a colourful Dubar as part of measures to boost their morale.Operation LAFIYA DOLE

UK’s CISI, CIS, NCMI sign MoU on capital market training

The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) of the United Kingdom has entered into agreements with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and the Nigerian Capital Market Institute (NCMI) to strengthen professional training and qualification of Nigerian capital market operators.

ADP expels campaign chief, 16 others over anti-party activities

The internal wrangling shredding the Action Democratic Party (ADP) to pieces has deepened, as members of the National Executive Council (NEC), yesterday expelled the Director General of YY Sani Presidential Campaign, James Okoroma, and sixteen others from the party for anti-party activities.

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria denied loans over farmer-herder clashes

Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, says the federal government was denied loans by some foreign organisations because of the clashes between farmers and herdsmen in some parts of the country.
Eamon Dunphy

Republic of Ireland charged by UEFA over tennis-ball protests

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has been charged by UEFA after fans threw tennis balls onto the pitch during a Euro 2020 qualifier.

Police most corrupt institution in Nigeria – survey

A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerge as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in the country today.
Mohammed Monguno

DSO: Federal government resolves conflict over implementation

The Federal Government has resolved the brewing crisis threatening the implementation of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue television broadcasts in the country.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa bans use of oil firms’ security personnel for political activities

The Bayelsa State Security Council has prohibited the use of assets, personnel and security operatives on attachment to surveillance contractors of oil and gas firms and any other personnel for political activities in the state.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP Mohammed Adamu orders reorganisation of SARS

Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered a total reorganisation of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the force.

NIJ provost calls for certification of journalism

A sense of fulfilment and excitement pervaded the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba, Lagos on Wednesday, December 12, at the 16th matriculation ceremony of the institution.
fake news

Fake news biggest threat to democracy – KRPC chief

The executive director services, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Dr Abdullahi Idris has said that the biggest threat to democracy in the world is fake news.

Willie Obiano charges lawyers to uphold ethical standards

Anambra Governor Willie Obiano charges lawyers in the state to uphold their ethical standard and always play according to the rule of law to promote and foster cause of justice and professional standard

Nollywood set to promote AU Agenda 2063

The Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood, is set to promote the Agenda 2063 of the African Union, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Dogara waives resolution, appoints Jibrin Committee Chairman

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives, waived a House resolution on Wednesday by appointing Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC, Kano) as Chairman of the House Committee on Land Transport.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Don backs President Buhari on non-assent to Electoral Act amendment

A teacher at University of Ibadan, Prof. Jacob Ayantayo, has expressed support to President Muhammadu Buhari for declining assent to Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018.

Enugu Assembly passes multi-door courthouse bill

The Enugu State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the Enugu State Multi-Door Courthouse (EMDC) bill seeking to ensure speedy justice delivery.

Recent Stories

Juventus teenager Moise Kean has often been compared to Mario Balotelli and on Saturday he wrote himself into the Serie A history books.

Marcos Silva warns Everton fans to not compare Moise Kean to Romelu Lukaku

While many Everton fans are hailing Moise Kean as the new Romelu Lukaku, Marco Silva is threading that comparison lightly and hoping fans can just appreciate the teenage for who he is.
Real Madrid directors have traveled to France to negotiate a deal to bring Neymar back to Spain, according to report.

Real Madrid directors in France to negotiate Neymar’s deal

Real Madrid directors have traveled to France to negotiate a deal to bring Neymar back to Spain, according to report.
Sporting boss Marcel Keizer wants Bruno Fernandes to remain at the Portuguese side amid ongoing links to Manchester United, insisting a player of his quality cannot be replaced.

Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes offered to Real Madrid

Real Madrid has been offered Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes in a deal worth €70m, according to report.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

SWAN congratulates new sports minister, tasks him on talents discovery

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.
Former Black Stars of Ghana striker Junior Agogo is dead at the age of 40

Former Ghana star passes on at age 40

Agogo started his career with Sheffield Wednesday before a spell with Oldham Athletic, Chester City, Chesterfield, Lincoln City, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, Queens Park Rangers, Barnet, Bristol Rovers, Nottingham Forest, Zamalek SC, Apollon Limassol and Hibernian