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House: Speaker Gbajabiamila didn’t oppose Southern governors’ call for restructuring, ban on open grazing
The House of Representatives has clarified that the Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, did not oppose the southern governors’ calls for restructuring and ban on open grazing.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has invited applications from companies qualified to operate and maintain three state-run oil refineries.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, and his wife, Mrs Ekaete Akpabio, have threatened to sue an investigative journalist, David Hundeyin, for linking them with the killers of an Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren.
The Nigerian Army has challenged Sahara reporters to mention the location where Boko Haram terrorists distributed Ramadan packages and cash in Borno and Yobe as reported by the medium.
Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, has dragged her colleague and Baba Ijesha supporter, Yomi Fabiyi, to court and sued him for N100 million for “defamatory publication.”
Former President and West African mediator in Mali Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has advised the Malian transition government to ensure more inclusiveness with key socio-political actors ahead of general elections scheduled for early next year.
The Lagos State Government (LASG),on Monday said that it would turn the ancient town of Badagry into Jerusalem of Nigeria by constructing a befitting structure under the Agia Tree, where Christmas was first celebrated in 1842.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn all attacks on journalists and media organizations.
The federal government has approved the dissolution of the governing council of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) Ibadan, Oyo State.
Ebonyi State Government has described the 15-point Communiqué of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-east on their resolution for states to maintain a joint security vigilante to be called Ebubeagu Joint Security Network as an exercise in futility and an attempt to mislead the general public.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that Nigerians, from all walks of life, whether in government or as professionals, must rededicate themselves to the protection of democracy.
Former Cameroon head coach Hugo Brooks has confirmed contact from the South African Football Association regarding the Bafana Bafana coaching job.
In a statement, Iyanu Fatoba, communications associate at BudgIT, said the organisation’s findings is contained in its publication titled, “Demanding Budget Reforms for Resource Optimization”, released on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Army has urged Nigerians to ignore the enemies of peace and unity of Nigeria who peddle divisive and subversive rhetorics against the sovereignty of Nigeria and its patriotic army.
Security forces have uncovered a plot by insurgents to infiltrate the nation’s capital, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), using tinted vehicles and covered plate numbers, according to a report.
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday criticised its foreign minister, who said in a leaked interview that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and Tehran's nuclear dossier than him.
Nigerian Comedienne Damilola Adekoya, better known as Princess, has denied authorising the release of the CCTV footage showing actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka, alias Baba Ijesha, sexually molesting her foster child.
Owing to anxiety among residents of the Federal Capital Territory created by a viral publication detailing how scores of unknown persons on motorbikes swarmed parts of Abuja metropolis in the wee hours of Sunday morning, the Police Command in Abuja has reassured that the FCT is not under attack by terrorists.
The senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Barry Mpigi, rendered the apology on behalf of the ethnic group at an event held in honour of the governor’s contributions to the development of the area in Bori, Khana Local Government Area.
Hundreds of youths under the aegis of Omo Oduduwa United led by political thug turned agitator, Sunday Igboho, had converged in Osogbo on Saturday, marching through the streets in agitation for a Yoruba Nation.
The Police Command in Kaduna State on Saturday said it had arrested five suspected rail tracks vandals and recovered two trucks loaded with locomotive rail track sleepers.
The former Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri, has absolved the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, of being party to his impeachment as the number two lawmaker in the state assembly.
Zinedine Zidane hinted on Saturday he could leave as coach of Real Madrid at the end of the season, saying he believes “there comes a time when it’s the moment to change”.
The Chief Judge of Edo state, Justice Esther Edigin, will be bowing out of office on Monday, 17th May, 2021.
The Lagos State Government says its two upgraded Food Production Centres at Badagry and Araga, would help boost the state’s food self-sufficiency status while reducing its dependence on other states for food.
House of Representatives members from the 17 Southern States have thrown their weight behind the region’s Governors in their quest for restructuring, true federalism and permanent ban on open grazing.
Amidst growing crisis between the State of Israel and the State of Palestine, the Federal Government of Nigeria, has called on both sides to de-escalate hostilities.
The Police in Ebonyi on Monday said it recovered a car that was snatched from its owner at gunpoint within three hours of the incident.