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The National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has backed the travel ban on 50 high profile individuals in the country by the President Muhammadu Buhari government.
The Senate has summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, over alleged violations of human rights and consistent assault on the provisions of the 1999 Constitution by the Executive.
The House of Representatives was Wednesday divided over a motion to suspend the Executive Order 006, recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigeria-British of Chambers and Commerce (NBCC) recently held its 41st Presidential dinner and awards in Lagos.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the implementation of the Strategic Rural Electrification Plan (SREP) was delayed for 10 years, leading to the setback in supplying rural communities with efficient power.
Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.
UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has told a top panel on humanitarian aid that maintaining a “fire-fighting approach is not sustainable” in the long term.
The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.
Though the tell-tale signs are there, considering the unusual electoral malpractices in Ekiti, Osun, Kwara and other places where voters have allegedly been brazenly intimidated, disenfranchised and disillusioned.
Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah.
Kaduna state’s male cricket team on Monday beat their Edo counterparts by 8 wickets at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja.
Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
Senate majority leader Ahmad Lawan has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, saying there was nothing to worry about.