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The House of Representatives has agreed to invite the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu to brief the House on the cost of conducting direct primaries in Nigeria. The motion to invite Mr. Yakubu was raised by Representative, Leke Abejide, who informed the House that it was important to address the […]

The Department of State Services (DSS) has been ordered to allow the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu to have comfort while in their custody. The Judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice Binta Nyako, gave the order on Thursday. Nyako, among other things, asked the DSS to allow […]

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued authority to Anambra State Government to open the international cargo and passenger airport for commercial operations with effect from 2nd December, 2021. In a letter dated 1st December, 2021, addressed to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, the aviation authority said that it has received security clearance […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to allow the leader of the proscribed IPOB group, Nnamdi Kanu to have maximum possible comfort while in their custody. The trial judge Justice Binta Nyako who gave the order on Thursday also ordered the DSS to allow Nnamdi Kanu […]

The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Thursday backed the state government’s decision to sack 233 teachers alleged to have been working with fake certificates. The Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Dalhatu told newsmen in Kaduna that the union would not defend any teacher with fake certificates. On the competency test for […]

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has warned the Federal Government Against removing subsidies on petroleum products. The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed Shamshuna, had on Wednesday announced that the government would remove fuel subsidy in June 2022 and replace it with a monthly 5,000-naira transport grant to about 40 […]

The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu, has said that the controversy surrounding the amendment to the Electoral Act to accommodate direct primary didn’t connote that the governors were at loggerheads with the National Assembly members. Bagudu described the divergent views exhibited by the governors and federal lawmakers on the matter as democracy in action […]

Anambra State government has reacted to the placement of the state governor Willie Obiano on the watchlist by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency had earlier written a letter to the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) requesting the immigration to place Governor Obiano on a watchlist and inform […]

The Chairman Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Solomon Adeola, has disclosed that there is no provision in the 2022 budget for the monthly 5,000-naira transportation allowance for 40 million Nigerians intended to cushion the effect of the planned petroleum subsidy removal. Speaking to journalists after submitting his Committee’s 2022 budget, Senator Adeola said before the […]

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appealed to the citizens of the state not to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections, as a PDP governor can reverse his achievement in six months. Speaking at an empowerment programme in Kaduna, El-Rufai said that the PDP will only destroy his good legacies […]

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