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The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to expedite action on the safe return of all abducted school children, from the incidents of Chibok to the most recent one at Kankara town in Katsina State.
The House of Representatives yesterday faulted the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), for querying its power to summon President Muhammadu Buhari.
Forty-six prominent Nigerians, including senior lawyers, clerics, businessmen, members drawn from the academia and various other professionals Thursday demanded an end to the prevailing insecurity in the country, starting with the resignation of all the service chiefs.
Sen. Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser on Political Matters to the President, Office of the Vice President, has decried attempt by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to twist a 2015 tweet by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday suspended its earlier plan for a briefing by President Muhammadu Buhari, after it became clear the president would no longer honour the House’s invitation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration has done well in the North-east, the scene of the Boko Haram insurgency.
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said no one should be blinded by the recent killing of 43 rice farmers to pass judgment on the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to checkmate Boko Haram insurgency.
President Muhammadu Buhari will address a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday, sources at the presidency told newsmen.
The APC was reacting to an impeachment call by the PDP caucus in the House against President Muhammadu Buhari over his poor handling of the nation’s security challenges.
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has said no one should be blinded by recent killing of 43 rice farmers to pass judgment on the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to checkmate Boko Haram insurgency.
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.
Angered by the recent decapitation of over 100 rice farmers at Zabarmari, in Borno State, Pan-Arewa social political organization, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has advised the people of the region to protect themselves against bandits.
That the slain Borno farmers did not get military clearance is an inconvenient truth, but the real error of judgement was taking the government at its word. In his inaugural speech on May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the military chiefs – the same military chiefs there today – to relocate to the North East, the main theatre in the war on Boko Haram.
Senator Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says there is the need to boost efforts in the fight against insurgency.
The Federal Government has donated 24 trucks of relief items to the Borno State government for onward distribution to relations of the killed Zabarmari rice farmers and others of recent attacks in the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday stated that it is waiting for clear directives from the National Action Committee (NAC) on implementable tariffs for all goods covered by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
A dozen members of the U.S. National Guard have been removed from duty helping secure the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden after vetting, which included screening for potential ties to right-wing extremism, Pentagon officials said on Tuesday.
In addition, President Trump commuted the sentences to time served for the following individuals: Jeff Cheney, Marquis Dargon, Jennings Gilbert, Dwayne L. Harrison, Reginald Dinez Johnson, Sharon King, and Hector Madrigal, Sr.
Mr. Osibanjo flagged off the administration’s Economic Sustainability Plan’s (ESP) in Abuja on Tuesday, saying the cash transfer scheme will be facilitated through a wholly technology-based approach called the Rapid Response Register (RRR).
A British prosecutor hired by the Hong Kong government to lead a case against tabloid media magnate Jimmy Lai and several other democracy activists has pulled out after coming under pressure in Britain, the city’s Department of Justice said on Wednesday.
AstraZeneca executives said the company was on track to deliver 2 million doses a week before mid-February, and Johnson said the availability of more shots would be crucial to scaling up to a round-the-clock service.
The Kawankwasiyya faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano state has insisted that it will not participate in the oncoming Local Government elections in the state even as the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission, KANSIEC has announced that the party is going to participate.
Brazil’s federal police arrested Argentine golfer Ángel Cabrera on Thursday for extradition to his homeland to face charges for several crimes allegedly committed from 2016 to last year, two officers said.
The Commissioner of Police in Osun, Mr Olawale Olokode, has said that his officers and men are still on the trail of the suspected kidnappers that operated along Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of Osun on Sunday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will wait for a recommendation from his intelligence advisers on whether to share classified information with President Donald Trump after the Republican leaves office, Biden’s top aide said on Sunday.