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Senator Lawan: What I’ll do if elected Senate President

Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has promised to run a bi-partisan National Assembly if elected as Senate President.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

South South APC lobbies President Buhari for Senate Presidency

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-South zone has expressed its interest in producing the next senate president in the incoming National Assembly.
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Afenifere insists integrity won re-election for President Buhari

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has urged Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to accept and congratulate the winner, President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nollywood calls for bundled broadband, local content

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.

Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.
Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun APC rally crisis: Governor Amosun blasts Adams Oshiomhole

The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has denied allegations by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, that he sponsored thugs to the presidential rally of the party in the state on Monday.
Paul Usoro

NBA asks federal government to withdraw charges against Justice Onnoghen to await NJC’s decision

The Nigerian Bar Association on Tuesday reiterated its call on the Federal Government to withdraw the charges of non-declaration of assets filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
National Judicial Council | NJC

NJC to reconvene over Justices Onnoghen, Mohammed on Monday

The National Judicial Council (NJC) will reconvene on Monday (tomorrow) to deliberate on the fate of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and the acting CJN, Justice Tanko Mohammed.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

Justice Onnoghen: CUPP raises alarm over security lock down of NJC

Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said it had obtained credible intelligence that a combined team of security agents has been approved by the Presidency to cordon off the venue of the National Judicial Council meeting scheduled for Monday as members proceed to consider the answers to the queries issued to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen and Justice Tanko Mohammed.

FIRS to go after 40,000 tax defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will go after estimated 40, 000 millionaire tax defaulters in 2019.

CACOL urges Lagos lawmakers to soft-pedal on Governor Ambode

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) on Wednesday wrote to the Lagos State House of Assembly to soft-pedal on the alleged plot to impeach the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje opposes Governor Ambode’s impeachment

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, has asked members of the House of Assembly and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) not to plunge the state into chaos over moves to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
Priscilla Ankut

Peace commission organises dialogue to avert election violence in Kaduna

Kaduna Peace Commission says it is collaborating with the United Nations to sensitise the electorates to avoid a repeat of the violence that erupted in the state after the 2011 elections.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Justice Onnoghen: Femi Falana accuses NBA of playing double standard

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Tuesday accused the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) of playing double standard by taking a position to support the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Justice Onnoghen: NBA sets up three-member panel to liaise with lawyers in federal government

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up a three-member committee to review the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Itse Sagay: Legally President Buhari has powers to remove Justice Onnoghen

Nigerian lawyers have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the country’s top judge shortly before the presidential elections as a “coup” against the judiciary and an attack on the constitution.

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA calls for reversal of Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) has described the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari as as a coup against the judiciary.

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Kaduna records 4,023 new tuberculosis cases

A total of 4,023 new cases of tuberculosis were recorded across Kaduna State in 2018, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Paul Dogo, has said.

Osun tribunal: PDP accuses Governor Oyetola, APC of plans to blackmail judiciary

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and the APC of plans to sponsor rallies and demonstrations to discredit the judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal which returned Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 22nd 2018 governorship election.

Central bank reduces monetary policy rate to 13.5 percent

Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has decided by a vote of six members to adjust the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 50 basis point – from 14% to 13.5%.

NURTW urges Governor Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads

Secretary, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Abia chapter, Mr. Lazarus Kalu, on Tuesday urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads in his second term, in fulfillment of his promise.
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Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.