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The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
A group, the Igala/Bassa Relief and Development Initiative (ReDI), has donated palliatives to vulnerable and far flung communities in Igala/Bassa Homeland, Kogi East Senatorial District to press forward, it’s sensitization against the COVID-19 Pandemic in the zone.
The Kogi State Government has approved a bill for the establishment of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, in the state.
Former Senator who represented Kogi East Senatorial District and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Dr. Alex Usman Kadiri has said the duo of Ahmed Bola Tinubu and Comrade Adams Oshiomole are major threats to the party in Nigeria.
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.
The Senate Tuesday asked the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, expedite action towards the completion of the Ajaokuta steel plant.
If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.
The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
The Senate on Wednesday waded into communal clashes in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State by demanding for the rehabilitation of affected communities.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has called on people of the state to forget political and ideological differences, affiliations and leanings to join hands with his administration to ensure good governance.
The Senate on Wednesday called on the 21 Border States to dedicate 1.5 percent of consolidated revenue fund and 30 percent of ecological fund for the development of Border Communities in the country.
Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi on Tuesday blamed the rising incidence of electoral violence in the country on all political parties.
The Kogi East senatorial candidate of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) in the 2019 general election, Comrade Egwu Mathias Paul, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work for the victory of Musa Wada in the November 16 governorship election.
Mrs Ejura Onoja, wife of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja, has allegedly been attacked by thugs suspected to be loyalists of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Egume, Dekina Local Government Area of the State.
Airtel Nigeria says it will spend N300 million to support the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, as part of the activities to mark a decade of doing successful business in Nigeria.
He was impeached on Wednesday during a plenary session of the Assembly in Benin City, the state capital
Born to a Belgian father and Nigerian mother, Dessers was handed an invitation for the Africa Cup of Nations tie against Sierra Leone but was denied the chance to make his debut as football and indeed other sports fell victim to the corona-virus pandemic.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, met with the governor of his home state, Katsina, Aminu Masari.The agenda of the meeting held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, has yet to be made public as of the time of filing this report.
A Clinical Psychologist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Mrs Ijeoma Laluwoye, says family issues and crises could predispose individuals, especially adolescents and youths, to drug abuse.
A section of the secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Asokoro, Abuja, was on Tuesday night gutted by fire.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be focus in its determination to rout out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents hibernating the northeast region.
Facebook has completed a series of deals for the right to show music videos, according to people familiar with the matter, vaulting the social network into a medium dominated by YouTube.
The National Association of Seadogs, Pyrates Confraternity, has urged State Governors to renovate and build juvenile centres on Government, Public-Private Partnership so as to provide safe shelters for victims of sexual gender-based violence and domestic violence, especially children and teens.
Hong Kong's democracy supporters were dealt a huge blow Friday as authorities postponed local elections because of the coronavirus, capping a devastating month of political disqualifications, arrests for social media posts and activists fleeing overseas.