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Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

PTDF, NNPC, NCDMB partner to boost productivity in petroleum sector

Gusau further stated that the plan for setting up the research facilities, beginning with about two or more, had been going on for some time now, among the PTDF, NNPC and NCDMB and had reached advanced stages.

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

You can’t force Muhammadu Buhari to act on allegations against Abullahi Ganduje – PAIR...

Peoples Alliance for Indigenous Rights (PAIR) says Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) lacks the locus to force President Muhammadu Buhari to act over ‘spurious allegation’ of bribe-taking by Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje
Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to reconvene plenary.

Ali Ndume: Bukola Saraki running the Senate like private business

Senator Ali Ndume says plans to impeach the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, are much alive.

British envoy urges National Assembly to pass PIB, Gender Bill, others

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Harriet Thompson, has urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and other critical bills before the expiration of its tenure.

Sacked Akwa Ibom lawmakers hold plenary, elect own speaker

As a fallout of the sacking of five members in the state assembly Monday, some members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly have elected the member representing Essien Udim State Constituency, Mr. Nse Ntuen, as their new Speaker.
Atiku Abubakar

Minimum wage: Stiff judgment awaits you at polls – Presidency tells Atiku Abubakar

The Presidency has criticised the concocted controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on proposed N30,000 by some political actors to score cheap political goals, saying “stiff judgment awaits them at the polls’’.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Group petitions US to intervene over Shiites violent protests

A non governmental group – Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) – has sought the intervention of the United States of America (USA) into the deadly clashes between members of Shiite group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and Nigerian security agencies.

Zamfara emir laments disrespect for rule of law as threat to democracy

Emir of Gunmi, Zamfara State and former Chief Judge, Justice Hassan Lawal Gunmi, has highlighted the disrespect for rule of law and not non-obedience to court orders as some of the factors threatening Nigeria’s democratic stability.

INEC forecloses electronic voting in 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it would be difficult to implement the section of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that recommended electronic voting if the president signs it into law, citing the process involved in its implementation, and delay in the enactment of the alteration law.

Emir Sanusi urges federal government to channel trillions you spend on petroleum subsidy to...

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has urged the Federal Government to channel trillions of naira spent on petroleum subsidy to education.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Yakubu Dogara: Strong personalities threat to Nigeria’s democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said the imperative of building healthy and strong institutions, like the legislature, in place of strong personalities, has been the bane of our democratic experience in Nigeria.

Yakubu Dogara: National Assembly needs priority attention for effective governance

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says the National Assembly must receive priority attention in terms of capacity building in order to attain stable, strong and effective governance in Nigeria.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Refuse: Lagos Assembly asks PSP operators to resume

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday charged local government executives in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to resume picking up refuse.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Muhammadu Buhari cannot impose travel ban on suspected looters

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.
Muhammadu Buhari

Executive Order 6: Federal government moves against corruption

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.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

APC: Bukola Saraki’s performance at convention indicates rejection

The All Progressives Congress says the poor performance of the Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Peoples’ Democratic Party Presidential Election Convention was an indication of his rejection.
The All Progressives Congress has taunted Senate President Bukola Saraki over his dismal run for the presidency of Nigeria at the Port Harcourt convention of the Peoples Democratic Party.

APC mocks Bukola Saraki over crashed presidential run

The All Progressives Congress has taunted Senate President Bukola Saraki over his dismal run for the presidency of Nigeria at the Port Harcourt convention of the Peoples Democratic Party.

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SSANU protests federal government’s delay in reinstating sacked universities staff

Members of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, are threatening to join their striking colleagues, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over Federal Government’s recalcitrance to re-instate teachers of university staff schools.
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[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.
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Nicolas Pepe gives second-placed lille victory at Nimes

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12 soldiers killed, dozens missing in battle with terrorists

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.

PDP: Peter Obi’s performance at debate has improved our party’s profile

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Sunday that the sterling performance of Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, in Friday’s vice presidential debate held in Abuja had greatly improved the rating of the party in Nigeria and in the international community.