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Seventeen years after the presentation of the Child Right Protection Bill by the Katsina State Government to the state House of Assembly and subsequent agitation for its passage by civil society organizations (CSOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and human right activists, lawmakers in the Assembly finally passed the bill into law on Wednesday.
Those physically present at the Council Chambers with the president include Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and National Security Adviser, retired Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno.
Nigeria has scored a victory in its endeavour to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID).
Former Ambassador to, Denmark, Finland, and Norway, Dr Godknows Igali, on Wednesday, declared intention to contest in the forthcoming Bayelsa Central Senatorial Bye-election in Bayelsa State.
Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta), has called on the Federal Government to shelve alleged plans to scrap the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), for ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region.
Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammadu Buhari presently serving his second term in office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
It is tough being a Nigerian. Every aspect of the Nigerian life, from the existential to the political is charged with presumptions and assumptions and suspicion. Buying anything on the street attracts deep anxiety; appointing anyone to any position draws deep skepticism. And all these are to be expected in a state whose foundation was laid on historical animosity and current distrust.g
The family of late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has donated food and personal protective gears to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to support its palliative drive in the battle against COVID-19 pandemic in the nation’s capital.
President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who also served as Governor of Katsina State for eight years, saluting his honest and sincere service to the country.
Former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, has written a tribute in remembrance of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.
One of the big promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his campaign for Nigeria’s presidency is the Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
One of the targets that was vigorously pursued when the Federal Government proclaimed general amnesty for the rampaging Niger Delta militants, on June 25, 2009, was to ensure continuous flow of the black gold-oil- and uninterrupted inflow of cash into the nation’s treasury.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said failure to publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary, was the reason the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to disregard the judiciary.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary submitted to you in June 2019.”
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has raised alarm over alleged plot by President Muhammadu Buhari government to stop the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme.
No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto state were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says his players can now fully focus on turning the tide in the Premier League during a busy festive period after securing top spot in the Champions League Group C with one game to spare.
As the country grapples with insecurity, economic downturn and bad governance, the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) has encouraged young people to step forth with workable solutions that would salvage the country, rather than becoming armchair critics of the Buhari administration
A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.
A statement debunking a viral letter from Miyetti Allah, allegedly addressed to the President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, regarding the choice of his successor, described the letter as an insult.
The veteran Austrian, who has been with Bayern for practically his entire career, has not signed a new contract.
Four female soldiers in protective gear lift the body of a coronavirus victim at the Pashupati crematorium in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, and hand it over to crematory workers – a scene unimaginable in the conservative country in recent years.
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has asked Nigeria to take the lead as the pillar of Africa towards the championing of the restoration of peace, security and development across the African region.
The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dismissed reports that Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu has no plans to defect to the All Progressive Congress, APC.
Nigeria recently implemented its first power tariff increase in state-controlled prices since 2015. That doubled prices for some consumers, but the government and industry said it was needed to allow distribution companies to recoup costs and pay generating companies