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President of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Hakeem Ambali, has threatened to mobilise Nigerians to vote against the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023, if it fails to call its member Solomon Bob that sponsored the bill to delist local governments from the constitution to order.
Bayelsa State government has called on the elders in the state to be more vociferous in their support of the struggle for restructuring of the country and passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have again reiterated their stand on the need for the federal government and the National Assembly to fast track the modification of the relevant portions of the 1999 Constitution on national security and the Electoral Act.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday said the failure of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, to reproach the armed herdsmen militia responsible for the killings in Benue state smacks of complicity and tacit support for the killer herders.
Stakeholders in the Nigerian project have asked the National Assembly to quickly pass Proceeds of Crime Bill, Witness Protection Bill, Federal Audit bill, Public Interest Disclosure & Compliant Commission Bill and other public interest bills to strengthen the fight against Corruption in the country as they are worried over damage caused by Corrupt acts.
The Senate Wednesday passed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria Amendment bill after considering the report of its Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions.
Nigeria’s electoral umpire will release a timetable for the 2023 general elections immediately after the Anambra gubernatorial election, the chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the delay in the passage of the Electoral Act amendment bill, saying barely a year and nine months to the 2023 general election, the National Assembly is yet to pass the Bill.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the prosecution of electoral offenders has been one of the most challenging tasks for the commission since its establishment.
Federal Government has called on the House of Representatives to expedite action on the passage of the National Social Investment Office Establishment Bill.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said passage of the National Social Investment Office Establishment Bill will help the country come out of poverty as accurate data of poor people would be collected and palliatives distributed.
Nigeria presently lags behind its peers in Africa in terms of public expenditure-to-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio, the Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr. Ben Akabueze, has said.
The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has assured residents in erosion prone areas of Delta State that all on going projects would be completed.
Senator Kassim Oyofo has expressed regrets that he was instrumental to the establishment of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) under the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on pay-per-view tariff has assured Nigerians of its commitment to abolish indiscriminate charges by satellite service providers.
Niger State governor and chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF) Abubakar Sani Bello says out of the 74,110 doses of COVID-19 vaccines received by the state, 35,170 doses have been utilised in the state, representing 47.5 per cent.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila Wednesday said more funding will be required to modernize the country’s Police Force, and get it more effective in tackling insecurity.
The Senate at plenary yesterday had a heated debate on a Bill for an Act to provide for the National Livestock Bureau to ensure protection, control and management of livestock, registration and cattle rustling in the country.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, last night, described a former governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, as a despicable fellow, who resorted to lies and half-truths to try to remain politically relevant.
The Nigerian Navy new offshore survey vessel, the NNS LANA, will be a force multiplier in the force’s ability to project naval power for enhanced maritime security in the nation’s maritime environment and the Gulf of Guinea, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo has said.
A pressure group in the Kebbi State All Progressives Congress (APC) advocating for power rotation has urged state Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to ‘institutionalise power rotation’ in the state.
Nigerian fintech companies accrued most investments on the continent despite the impact of coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday extended deepest sympathies to the family of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on the passing of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Whatever the scale or shape of fan protests outside Emirates Stadium tonight, Mikel Arteta wants his Arsenal side to focus on the job at hand.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on Nigerians to fully participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number (NIN) with SIM cards across the country as it will provide a digital framework for improving security and strengthening of the economy.
Crotone sporting director Giuseppe Ursino believes Simy Nwankwo has the quality to continue his stay in Serie A.
Nigeria’s herder-farmer conflict could escalate to wider violence if federal and state governments fail to implement the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP), the International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned.
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, yesterday warned that Nigeria will be in chaos and financial hardship if the NNPC does not rethink its decision to make zero remittance to the Federation Account in April because of the need to defray the cost of petrol subsidy.
President Muhammed Buhari has solicited the support of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in reforming the Health care sector in order to deliver a health system that is responsive to the needs of Nigerians.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, on Monday, said the Federal Government of Nigeria has been working tirelessly to ensure the return of looted Nigerian assets kept outside the country’s territorial boundaries.