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The first reading of the Constitution Alteration Bill for the Establishment of State Police and other related matters was taken at the Senate plenary Thursday.
The federal government has reconstituted the Tax Appeal Tribunals in the six geo-political zones as well as Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Eldest daughter late Bashorun MKO Abiola, Mrs Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Saturday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day, saying it is justice to her father.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration is not opposed to restructuring as being canvassed in many quarters.
Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was the most transparent.
Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola for the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has been described as unfit for the national honour accorded him by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has urged the Federal Government to endorse Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) to enable Nigeria reap economic benefits of intra African trade.
The Legal Aid Council (LAC) has appealed to some northern states yet to domesticate the Child Rights Act to do so to protect the rights of children in their respective states.
A coalition of socio-cultural groups in Benue State, comprising Mdgzou U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi’Ngede, have said they are set to drag the Federal Government before the United Nations over the persistent killing of citizens of the state by suspected herdsmen.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Monday urged the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) to ensure speedy dispensation of justice and equity to free the country from pervasive corruption.
Some lawyers on Saturday called for strengthening of conflict mediation and resolution, reconciliation and peace-building mechanisms between herdsmen and farmers in Benue, Taraba and other states to foster peace and end killings.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday rejected the call for the formation of an association of Nigerian judges.
The House of Representatives has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Attorney General of the Federation and minister for justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, and the chairman of the Presidential panel of the recovery of public properties, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, and members of the committee if they fail to appear before it next Tuesday.
Ask National Assembly to override President Buhari’s veto on election reordering – Governor Wike tells...
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has urged Nigerians to prevail on the national assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the 2010 electoral act amendment bill
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has vowed that the police will arrest and prosecute members of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, planning to use the occasion of the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to protest the Land Use Charge law and disrupt activities.
Some Lagos residents have concluded plans to block the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Monday in a bid to show their displeasure with the recently increased land use charges by the state government.
Ekiti State Police Command has warned members of the state chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) against heating up the polity to truncate the post- election peace being enjoyed by the populace and cause violence.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Friday that the 3 trillion dollars required to provide infrastructure for the next 25 years could be addressed with Green Bond issuance.
The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday, commenced its intervention in the sale of foreign exchange in Chinese Yuan.
A Zimbabwe court on Friday handed a four-year jail term to a former energy minister who served in Robert Mugabe's last cabinet after he was found guilty of corruption, state media reported.
Ward, 25, who has made four appearances for Wales but only managed two for Liverpool, has signed a four-year contract and the Reds have included a 20% sell-on clause in the deal.
With two weeks into the second half (H2) of the year, the Nigerian equities market has lost a total of N320 billion following weak demand by investors who are adopting cautious trading.
The remains of the former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie, were Friday laid to rest in Katsina amidst eulogies.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Uche Secondus, Wednesday said the federal government is insensitive to the plight of Nigerians and has failed woefully to secure the country.
An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, ordered that three men be remanded over alleged unlawful possession of army uniforms and breach of peace.
Corruption, Not In My Country has criticised the conduct of politicians in the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election.