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Civil society organisations and prominent Nigerians have condemned the killing of a Nigerian, Kolade Johnson, in Lagos and demanded prosecution of the police officers involved in the incident.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the 8th Senate remains committed to the Police Reform Bill.
The Network On Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) has called for urgent reforms in the Nigeria Police Force to check cases of human rights abuses and other challenges bedeviling the force.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Harriet Thompson, has urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and other critical bills before the expiration of its tenure.
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in view of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reiterated Senate’s commitment to fast-tracking passage of the Nigerian Police Reform Bill.
The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution urging security agencies to thoroughly investigate the alleged assassination attempt on its Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.
The military operation code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) has brokered peace between the warring Tiv and Jukun people of Taraba and Benue States as part of its non-kinetic action.
The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved a 10 per cent discount on harbour dues in all concessioned terminals at the Eastern ports.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss petition filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar against his Feb.23 re-election.
The Federal Government has stated that the Federal Ministry of Justice is committed to pursuing the amendment of the Cybercrimes Act, which many lawyers, journalists and activists have considered repressive, unconstitutional and illegal.
Only female candidate in the race for the Speakership position in the incoming National Assembly, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, has stepped down from the contest.
Two people have been allegedly shot dead as they joined hundreds of others in a demonstration in Gurin, a community in Fufore LGA of Adamawa State, against the enforcement of a ban on use of motorcycles.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.
The incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
The Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 election, Uche Nwosu, has challenged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to unfold the programmes he has for the people of the state instead of embarking on a “wild goose chase”.