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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as a nullity the directive by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to provide security for some individuals who controversially took oath of office as member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly earlier in the week.
Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total public debt of $79.3 billion as of March 31, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Monday doled out 41 Range Rover Discovery Sports Utility Vehicles to Judges serving in Rivers State High Court and Customary Court
Elder Statesman and former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has joined voice with other Nigerians predicting a better future for the country if power is zoned to the South-East in 2023.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has set up legal committee to address arbitrary and illegal deduction from federal account.
The secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has stated that the relief fund expected from FIFA will be used according to FIFA’s guidelines and as such not one that can be channeled arbitrarily by the Football Federation.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered intensive police patrol across the country ahead of the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services, an arm of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, has explained its invasion of donkey skins processing camps across the federation and seizing the same from owners.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Imama Amapakabo, has advised the Nigeria Football Federation not to employ coaches attached to club sides into national team set up.
A member of the House of Representatives, Iduma Igariwey (Afikpo North/Afikpo South), Ebonyi State of the PDP has called for constitutional backing to give legitimacy to the state judiciary and also legislative autonomy.
The national leadership of Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the Gombe State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, (NMA) have applauded Governor Inuwa Yahaya for his strides in the health sector.
First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation Barrister Seyi Akinwumi has stated that the relief funds been expected from FIFA and CAF won’t solve all the financial needs of the football federation.
The Senate ad hoc committee set up to unravel the alleged financial recklessness by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission has recommended its dissolution.
Senator Uba Sani representing Kaduna Central, in the upper chamber, stated that he is elated by the passage of his Bill for an Act to Repeal the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2004.
The Kano State Government has ordered the cancelation of traditional Sallah festivities in this year’s Eid-del-Kabir in the state, as part of efforts to consolidate on the success achieved in the fight against Covid-19 and relaxation of lockdown in many states of the federation.
Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.
The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Army have lauded the effort of Nigerian Army in curtailing banditry and other security challenges in the North West.
The Enugu State Government has demolished a sinking three-storey building within the Maryland Layout axis of Enugu South Local Government Area, Enugu metropolis.
The police in Oyo State have arrested three more suspected members of the gang that robbed the First Bank branch in Okeho, Kajola Local Government Area of the state.
Victor Osimhen will play in the UEFA Europa League next season after Napoli finished 5th in just concluded Italian Serie A season.
Super Eagles star Sylvester Igboun has joined Russian club Dynamo Moscow on a two-year permanent deal.