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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position “to promptly drop the plan by the Federal Government to borrow about N895bn of unclaimed dividends and funds in dormant accounts using the patently unconstitutional and illegal Finance Act, 2020, and to ensure full respect for Nigerians’ right to property.”
Mr Adeyemi, who is the permanent chairperson of the Oyo State Council of Obas and Chiefs, in a press release signed by him on Friday, cited the need to adhere to the restrictions occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic as the reason behind the postponement.
While this is a personal matter, the tragedy of the death of Mr Tunde Thomas and the allegations of unethical conduct require the bank's board to conduct a review of what transpired, any violations of our code of ethics and the adequacy of this code of ethics. This is already under way.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said Buhari in his reaction to the incident on Sunday in Abuja, said, “I am profoundly shocked by the large scale death of innocent people at the hands of these callous militants who have no regard for the sanctity of human life.”
The government of Oyo State has clarified as Fake News, a report circulated online by Mega Icon News and Sahara Reporters, which indicated that the office of the Secretary to the State Government was burgled last week.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that no citizen of the country would be shortchanged in the distribution and application of the COVID-19 vaccines when they arrive in the country.
Anglican Bishop of the Oleh Diocese, Delta State, Rt. Rev John Aruakpor, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to restructure Nigeria before the 2023 general election so as to put the country on the right track for accelerated development.
The National Examinations Council, NECO, has threatened cancellation of results of entire candidates who sat for its ongoing examination in Fabian Kings and Queens International School, Kabala West, Kaduna, if the committee it set up to investigate allegations of malpractice against some candidates indict the accused.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to nullify the participation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Dec. 5 Imo North Senatorial bye-election due to conflicting court orders.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to invoke the provisions of Section 144 (1) of the Constitution by declaring President Muhammadu Buhari incapable of ruling the country.
The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers on Sunday gave the government a 14-day strike notice to meet their demands for better working conditions.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has been urged to rise and defend the integrity of the judiciary against obvious manipulation by some state governments, especially in the appointment of female judicial officers.
The member representing Zango/Jaba Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Amos Gwamna Magaji, has condemned in strong terms the killings of the District Head of Gidan Zaki and his son in Atyap Chiefdom, Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that anybody found violating the processes of selecting vice chancellors for federal universities in the country will be sanctioned.
The District Head of Gidan Zaki, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr. Haruna Kuye, and his son, Destiny, have been killed by gunmen.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has lamented the rate of drug abuse in the country.
The Egypt international, the Premier League's top scorer this season with 13 goals, has a contract until the summer of 2023 and has said he wants to stay and continue to break records with the Reds.
Amid rising political tensions in the United States, Telegram founder Pavel Durov says his chat service has taken down hundreds of public calls for violence, in accordance with the platform’s terms of service.
A young woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol reportedly stole a laptop belonging to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi and hoped to sell it to a Russian spy agency, according to an FBI criminal complaint.
Okorocha, representing Imo West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, said himself and other progressive-minded politicians were perfecting the plan as a result of the silent agitations and complaints across the country against the current state of the nation.
Super Eagles and Genk striker Paul Onuachu finished third in the 2020 Belgian Golden Shoe award on Wednesday night.
Osun State government has announced again that schools across the state should reopen on Monday, January 18 for the continuation of the first term of the 2020/21 academic calendar.
Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career, and his 2020 presidential campaign thrust them fully into the spotlight — with some members causing controversy but others breaking barriers.
Super Falcons striker Rasheedat Ajibade is on verge of winning her first club trophy after her Atletico Madrid Femenino qualified for the final of Spanish Supercopa.
The head of Nigerian companies’ registry, CAC, Garba Abubakar, has said the organisation raked in more than N19 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) last year.