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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ben Nwabueze, has faulted the June 12 declaration made by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The project is with the support of three rights groups, the Civil Society Coalition for Mandate Protection, the Nigerian Human Rights Community and the Green Peoples Environmental Rights Groups, a member of the International Alliance on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forest, based in Thailand.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has congratulated Muslim faithful for successfully completing the Ramadan fast felicitated with them on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitri celebration.
A presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Donald Duke, on Tuesday said that his ambition was not backed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The umpire of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, is elated that the recognition of the day will rekindle the national consciousness for a better nation.
The Chairman of the defunct National Electoral Commission, Humphrey Nwosu, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day and for honouring the memory of Moshood Abiola, the presumed winner of the 1993 election.
Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.
The Peoples Democratic Party has lampooned the Buhari Presidency for appropriating the achievements of the National Assembly and listing them as those of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Najeem Salaam, has warned local government chairmen against intimidating wards and council delegates to serve their interests preparatory to the 2018 governorship election in the state.
A lawmaker in the Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Olatunbisun Oyintiloye, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Fourth Alteration Bill that grants financial autonomy to state Judiciaries and State Houses of Assembly into law.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused the Buhari administration of plotting to slam false charges on him, to pave the way for his indefinite detention.
One of the core principles of tertiary education in Nigeria in respect to economic development and socio-political order was that made available by 1960 Report of the Ashby Commission on Higher Education premised on creating a national elite; engendering development and; promoting unity and nation-building.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of using local government allocations to run the affairs of the state, alleging that the governor had stashed the allocations of the state in his Abuja residence.
A female presidential aspirant on the platform of Alliance for a New Nigeria (ANN), Dr. Elishama Rosemary Ideh, has promised that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-corruption agencies would not be used against her opponents if she emerges President in 2019.
Stakeholders in the oil and gas industry have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill passed by the National Assembly.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the exclusion of young people from the decision making processes that affect them could be equated to crime against humanity.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had abolished promoting civil servants based on career progression for performance appraisal to ensure efficient service delivery.
Iceland’s footballers have received a surprise morale-boosting visit in Russia by a quartet of comedians from back home, an official from the Nordic team’s camp told AFP Tuesday.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the Yola High Court ruling sentencing five Christians to death for allegedly killing a herdsman.
The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).
Japan got their World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-1 win over Colombia, who suffered the tournament's first red card after only three minutes.
Contrary to the position of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stating that Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) should not operate from within the ports, the Senate Committee on Industry has canvassed for SON’s return to the ports, blaming the influx of fake and substandard products into the country on the agency’s absence at the ports.
The Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), Mr Emmanuel Jime, has urged investors to take advantage of incentives offered at the free trade zones by the federal government and reduce their operating costs.
Argentina and Nigeria are scheduled to meet for the fifth time at the World Cup in Saint Petersburg on the 26th of June with Nigeria yet to record a win over the La Albiceleste in their last three games at the Mundial in 1994, 2002, 2010 and 2014.
The Police in Osun State on Thursday, arraigned one Micheal Adesina, 40, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly maltreating his wife.
The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow tonight.