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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

National Assembly leadership meet ministers on planned 2020 budget review

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila: $22.7 billion loan approval suspended over South-East protest

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has said Nigerians are struggling for basic democratic rights because “democracy is difficult for some people to really fathom”.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor heads PDP panel probing 2019 elections

The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, to head the party panel that will probe the performance of the party in the 2019 presidential election, other elections including the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

PDP: Nigeria sliding into bankruptcy

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday, alerted Nigerians of what it called the gradual sliding into bankruptcy by the country under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

Anglican Bishop asks federal government to stop manhandling defenseless agitators

Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Rt Rev Godffrey Obijuru Ibeawuchi, has warned the Federal government against manhandling people who are genuinely expressing their desires on some burning national issues.
Eze Israel Kanu

Senators Abaribe, Umeh, Peter Obi, others attend Nnamdi Kanu parents’ burial

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, and Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, are among early arrivals at Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, for the burial of his parents.

Senate holds valedictory session to honour Senator Uwajumogu

The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate inaugurates 56-member constitution review committee

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, inaugurated a 56-member Constitution Review Committee headed by Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.
Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over what he regards as the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government to address the security challenges in the country.

Labour Party: Senator Abaribe, PDP financing insecurity in Nigeria

The Labour Party in Ogun State has accused the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, of being “a major component of the engine growing and sustaining national insecurity.”
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ekiti APC urges Senator Abaribe to seek forgiveness over call for President Buhari’s resignation

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, to seek forgiveness from God for saying that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in the area of security and as such should resign.
Following a protest led by its chairman, Uche Secondus to the US embassy and the UK high commission in Abuja, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has written a petition to the United Kingdom, United States and the European Union.

Imo verdict: PDP petitions US, UK, EU

Following a protest led by its chairman, Uche Secondus to the US embassy and the UK high commission in Abuja, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has written a petition to the United Kingdom, United States and the European Union over Emeka Ihedioha’s loss at the Supreme Court to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress.
The call by the National Assembly for the sack of the country’s Service Chiefs may not see the light of day following the inability of the National Security Council (NSC) to discuss the suggestions of the two chambers during Thursday’s council meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.

President Buhari, security council shun calls to fire service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the National Security Council on Thursday met 24 hours after Senators and members of the House of Representatives called for the sack of service chiefs.

PDP: We support Senator Abaribe’s call on President Buhari to resign

The Peoples Democratic Party, on Thursday, said it totally supports the call by the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his supposed inability to curtail the rising insecurity in the country.
Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over what he regards as the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government to address the security challenges in the country.

Presidency: Senator Abaribe ought to be in correctional facility

The Presidency on Wednesday described the call by the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the alleged security failure in the country as foolish.
Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over what he regards as the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government to address the security challenges in the country.

Insecurity: Senator Abaribe calls for President Buhari’s resignation

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over what he regards as the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government to address the security challenges in the country.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi urges PDP leaders to remain united

Mr Peter Obi, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections on Monday urged leaders of the party to be united in defending democracy in the country.
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday rejected three separate motions proposed by the Democrats to acquire documents and evidence in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump.

US Senate rejects Democrats’ demand for documents in Donald Trump impeachment trial

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday rejected three separate motions proposed by the Democrats to acquire documents and evidence in the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.