Physically challenged persons can now vote in Nigeria
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that physically challenged persons would be allowed to register and cast their votes for the 2019 general elections.
Students accuse police in Kogi State of highhandedness during protest in Lokoja
He said the incident happened at Ganaja Junction in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital where they had gathered for the protest, adding that they suddenly noticed heavy presence of security agencies, 14 Hilux vans and an armoured tank.
Reps plan tour of refineries, to meet NNPC officials over oil marketers’ charges claim
The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Review of Fuel Pump Price yesterday announced plan to meet with officials of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to confirm the veracity or otherwise of claims by oil marketers.....
‘Stolen documents’ stalling 2017 budget, says National Assembly
Raising the alarm that the 2017 appropriation bill is being stalled, the National Assembly yesterday asked the police high command to return the vital documents the force allegedly took away during the raid on the official residence of the Chairman, Joint Committee on Appropriations, Senator Danjuma Goje.
Why I attended Kanu’s trial, by Fayose
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said he attended the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, in Abuja on Tuesday because of his belief in ensuring justice for all, irrespective of where one hails from.
Boko Haram: Brazilian government awards Buratai highest national military honour.
For showing uncommon courage and examplary military leadership in fighting terrorism, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has being honoured by the Brazilian government with highest military award.
Court orders interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8 million
The Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday granted an ex parte application seeking interim forfeiture of $5.8 million belonging to former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.
Oyo to launch N50b health endowment fund
The Oyo State government has promised to launch a N50 billion health endowment fund to transform the healthcare sector.The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Azeez Adeduntan, announced this after the state’s Executive Council meeting that was chaired by Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
Arewa professionals urge 19 northern governors to tap into economic potentials of River Niger, Benue
Concerned Arewa professionals have urged the 19 northern governors to tap into the economic potentials of River Niger and Benue for the benefit of the north and the nation in general.