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Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary, Mr. Onofiok Luke, has explained why the federal government has so far not been able to curb the the worsening spates of insecurity in the country.
Edo State University, Uzairue, over the weekend recorded another milestone with the induction of its first set of post graduate students.
National Chairman, Congress of Democrats (CD), a pressure group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Bola Ajimuda, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider revisiting the recommendations of the National Constitutional Conference enpanelled by former President Goodluck Jonathan, in 2014.
Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has revealed that he was appointed a Minister for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by former President Goodluck Jonathan without knowing each other, hence the history of his political journey will never be complete without the mention of his major political benefactor – Jonathan.
National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-South Zone, Chief Dan Orbih, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in its fold worthy of winning a presidential election in Nigeria in 2023.
“With the seeming inability of the Federal Government to deal decisively with the heightened insecurity across the country, and the massive occupation of ungoverned spaces by criminals, non-state actors have taken the centre stage in a bid to protect their people from murderous criminals, while also exploiting the situation to pursue their quest for self-determination,” the statement reads.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Federal Government took a loan for the about $2.5 billion that went into the construction of a railway linking Lagos and Ibadan.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said that the labour movement in Nigeria is dead, adding that it cannot reverse the anti-people policies of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government.
Though, former president Goodluck Jonathan yesterday debunked media speculations about his rumoured interest in the 2023 presidential election, he failed to emphatically rule himself out of the race.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday, called for synergy among President Muhammadu Buhari, governors, security chiefs and other stakeholders, saying such would de-escalate tension occasioned by the challenge of insecurity in the country.
The agitation for 2023 presidency of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, APC national leader, has garnered more support as a South-West group asks the APC to cede the ticket to him.
The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday adjourned the corruption case involving a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is believed to be in the United Kingdom.
A former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to include opposition parties and the international community in the fight against insecurity in Nigeria.
The Director-General of National Assembly’s National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar Suleiman, on Saturday, said ethnicity and religious biases were largely responsible for the growing insecurity in the country.
The Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.
Fresh facts have emerged on what transpired at the recent closed-door meeting between former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by a former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
As part of efforts to reconcile members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and reshape the party ahead of the 2023 general elections, the party’s Reconciliation and Strategy Committee, led by former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday met with former President Goodluck Jonathan, in Abuja.
Amidst growing speculations that former President Goodluck Jonathan might dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the latter has squashed all conjectures by reaffirming his loyalty to the PDP, declaring that he is still a member of the PDP, describing the party “as a friend that carries people along.”
Manchester United could face punishment from the FA and Premier League over protests at the stadium ahead of their game against Liverpool on Sunday.
But the Hammers boss says Abraham’s reported £40million price tag means the 23-year-old is well out of his range.
A student of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti, was caught with fetish items while allegedly trying to use his roommate for money ritual.
The Department of State Services, DSS, has warned those it described as misguided elements threatening Nigeria’s unity and peaceful co-existence to desist from doing so.
The Board of Directors, Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, and the National Council on Privatisation have approved the sale of five generating companies in the country through a competitive bidding process.
The Nigerian Army has pledged to protect all orientation camps and corps lodges of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the South-east amidst current insecurity in the zone.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Ndi Anambra, party members and stakeholders to discard the speculation that the national leadership of the party has anointed an aspirant to emerge the party’s standard-bearers for the November 6 Anambra State governorship election.
The Brazilian international will enter into the final year of his contract in the French capital this summer after joining in a world record deal from the Catalan giants back in 2017.
Amid deteriorating security across the country, caused by Boko Haram, bandits and other terrorists, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday convened a meeting of the National Security Council at the State House, Abuja, to fashion out new strategies to stem the unending killings.
Legendary England striker Gary Lineker has confessed his love for rave of the moment Kelechi Iheanacho, who banged in a wonder goal in Leicester’s 2-1 win against Crystal Palace on Monday night.