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The Senate, on Thursday, tasked the Federal Government to intensify effort to secure the release of Leah Sharibu, the only Dapchi schoolgirl yet to be released by her abductors.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has named members of the committee set up to investigate the invasion of the chamber and theft of the mace by suspected thugs on April 18, 2018.
The Senate has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to explain the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram on February 19.
The Senate has summoned the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to explain the alleged invasion of communities in Cross River State by Cameroonian military forces.
The Senator representing Cross River North, Dr Rose Oko, who also doubles as Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora and Nongovernmental Organisations, Thursday, condemned in strong terms the recent killing of 26 Nigerian girls in a Spanish Warship on the Mediterranean Sea heading to Italy.
The senate has asked the federal government to abolish the excess crude account (ECA).
The minister in the letter had accused Baru of failing to adhere to due process in the award of several multibillion dollar contracts and of sidelining the board of NNPC, which Kachikwu chairs, in the award of contracts.
Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.
Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt sets aside Rivers High Court order which sentenced Shell managing director Osagie Okunbor, and two other senior officers to three months in prison for contempt
United States President Donald Trump on Saturday again denied that his presidential campaign colluded with Russian operatives, but made no comment about claims that he directly organised hush payments to ward off a possible sex scandal during his White House run.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Nigerians not to allow the nation return to the path of destruction on which he said the put it for 16 years.
Jadon Sancho will continue to play at Borussia Dortmund next season, according to the club's sporting director Michael Zorc.