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Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, has told associates that he believes President Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is pleased that Democrats are moving to impeach him, believing that it will make it easier to purge him from the party, according to people familiar with his thinking. The House is voting on Wednesday to formally charge Mr. Trump with inciting violence against the country.
Speaking during a media briefing on the Analysis of the Year 2021 Budget at Alausa, Ikeja, the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, said that the budget size was N1.164 trillion.
Aftermath of #EndSARS destruction of Lagos in October 2020, the state government has earmarked N15 billion for the Rebuilding Project/Trust Fund in this year budget .
As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Development Bank of Nigeria Plc (DBN) has donated relief materials to economically-challenged individuals, including widows in rural communities of Keana, Madagalli and Bakassi in Nasarawa, Adamawa and Cross River States respectively.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.
Insecurity, one of the vexed issues in Nigeria currently was one of what President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on today in his national broadcast. He vowed to reorganize the security apparatus in order to be able to tackle insurgency, banditry, kidnappings, piracy and other crimes.
President Muhammadu Buhari, admitting the challenge of insecurity in the country on Friday spoke about his plans to rejig the Nigerian security architecture, to make it more proactive.
The President said, “While we would be working with the legislature to enact laws that would strengthen this fight, we would also be looking at reviewing some of our laws which would ensure that this fight is more effective. On the part of the executive, we would ensure the diligent and timely prosecution of corruption cases, while appealing to the judiciary to ensure that corruption cases are dispensed with expeditiously.”
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said the outgoing Donald Trump administration was doing “enormous damage” to agencies critical to the nation’s security.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has called for the closure of boarding facilities in all private and government schools in the Northern part of the country.
The Nigerian Army said its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on Saturday killed more than 20 Boko Haram terrorists and captured equipment when the terrorists attempted to attack Askira Uba in Borno.
Gallant troops of 28 Task Force Brigade of Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) that attempted to attack Askira Uba in Borno State yesterday.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged troops not to be distracted by the move by International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate war crimes against Nigerian forces in the north eastern part of the country.
Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written to Ghana’s major political parties, soliciting for a peaceful conduct of its December 7 general elections.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, yesterday told the House Committee on Ecological Fund that the presidency believes the proposed law would either clash with or duplicate the existing ones.
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A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.
Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
KRC Genk Sporting director Dimitri De Conde believes Paul Onuachu has the talent to play for any club in the world.
The pact between the federal government and the power Distribution Companies (Discos) to supply and install one million meters between last October and December did not come close to hitting target, as only 16,308 of the projected installations, representing 1.6 per cent, was done at the end of November.
The headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service NIS along the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Road, Abuja was on Sunday gutted by fire.
The Police on Friday arraigned husband and wife, Asaolu Sheu (65) and Asaolu Jemilat (45), before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged possession of Indian hemp.
British supermodel, Stella Tennant took her own life last month, her family has confirmed, saying the pioneering 90s star “felt unable to go on.”
Governor Zulum says he believes power should shift to other part of the country, but interested party must be ready to negotiate for it.