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Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) on Wednesday called for more test kits to prevent deaths of pregnant women and babies as a result of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Senate on Wednesday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity to set up a Committee to review the age limit for job seekers in the country to allow competent applicants to be employed by the ministries, departments, and agencies of government.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has predicted that the fight against corruption will continue to get more difficult daily and would get to a point that many people would become discouraged to stand up against corruption.
Four unit heads at the anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), were, on Tuesday, grilled by the Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential panel investigating corruption allegations against the suspended acting chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu
The Senate has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to direct the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity to set up a Committee to review the age limit for job seekers in the country to allow competent applicants to be employed by the Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government.
The President in a statement on Wednesday signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, extolled the virtues of the first female combat helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the suspension of 12 directors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari, National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd), and nine ministers are also physically attending the meeting.
Senator Lawan: National Assembly will engage security agencies to upscale efforts to prevent killings
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly will engage security agencies in the country with a view to upscaling operations in hot-spot areas to avert the killings of residents of Kaduna South senatorial district.
The Senate on Tuesday passed a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act 2004.
The House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order a partial reopening of schools to allow pupils sit for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, says the current scourge of banditry activities in the north west will soon be a thing of the past with the launch of operation Sahel Sanity.
The suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arrived at the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Panel for the continuation of investigation of corruption allegations against him.
Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied the claim that he failed to account for the interest in the N550 billion recovered fund kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, custody.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.
The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has allegedly been accused of turning EFCC into 'glorified police station' for alleged selfish motives.
An Edo-based civil society group, Forum for Progressive Governance and Accountability (Forum4PGA), has called on Edo people to reject Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial poll in the state, as he faces a criminal charge bordering on an alleged N700 million fraud case preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, approved the sum of N168,809,476,220 to fund the proposed 2020 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the police are not involved in the detention and investigation of the embattled former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
The National Assembly Service Commission has approved the retirement of all its staff who have reached 60 years or put in thirty-five years of service in accordance with the civil service rule.
The Senate Wednesday passed a bill seeking to establish the City University of Technology, Auchi, Edo State.
Gender activists under the auspices of the Movement Against Rape and Sexual Violence visited the House of Representatives on Wednesday to seek action against rape and other sexual crimes.
The Osun government has approved easing of lockdown imposed on four local government areas in the state to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Mali's protest leaders stepped up pressure on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday, calling for more demonstrations and his resignation hours after meeting with him for talks.
Stakeholders in the transport sector in Kaduna State, on Monday, signed an agreement to comply with the post COVID-19 safety guidelines as the sector resumes full operation after lockdown.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it won’t allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) rig the 2020 governorship election in Edo State.
Dutch Eredivisie side Sparta Rotterdam has confirmed the signing of Nigerian international goalkeeper Maduka Okoye on a two-year deal.