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26 Feb 2020
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a vote of no confidence in the nation’s service chiefs, asking them to resign their appointments with immediate effect.
20 Feb 2020
The Senate is working on a legislation to compel the Federal Government and its agencies to submit their accounts for audit as required by the 1999 Constitution.
17 Feb 2020
­Nigeria faces an existential threat. Slowing but surely, Nigeria is dying. Its demise will not be by implosion and a bang as some had forecasted; but by agonizing...
11 Feb 2020
Escalated killings and tension have lately gone viral across the land, leaving on its trail a growing discontent and vote of no confidence in the Federal Government’s handling of insecurity.
4 Dec 2019
For some undemocratic and diabolic reasons, the difference between three years and three terms is getting blurred among a set of the ruling political class.
29 Oct 2019
Ms Ummahani Amin, Managing Partner of Metropolitan Law Firm, in this interview with Assistant Editor, Law and Foreign Affairs, JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, spoke on the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), insecurity and Child Rights’ Act. She also talked about Islamic personal law, finance, and sharia.
16 Jul 2019
Professor Nnamdi Obiaraeri is the former Dean, Faculty of law, Imo State University. In this interview with COLLINS OSUJI, the legal scholar answered the question of insecurity, governance, and rule of law, concluding that the 1999 constitution as amended must be unbundled.
9 May 2019
As we noted yesterday on this page, the expediency of restructuring Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives today cannot be over-emphasised.
11 Sep 2018
The appellant and the 1st respondent contested for the National Assembly primary election conducted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to select its candidate for the House of Representatives for the Kwande/Ushongo Federal Constituency of Benue State in the general election slated for 14th February 2015.
7 Sep 2018
The 1999 Constitution strengthens the already choking powers of the Federal Government and whoever is in the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
20 Jun 2018
It is one of the tragedies of Nigeria’s warped federal system of government that governance at the state level in the country is riddled with fundamental constitutional flaws, personality cults and deep contradictions.
29 Mar 2018
A lecturer from the University of Benin, Dr Pedro Obaseki has described the 1999 Constitution as a fallacy that must be discontinued if Nigeria must move forward. He called that the document, which was the most dastardly act of the military needed to be reconstructed so that Nigerians can have direct say on how they…


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Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed September 14 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Paul Adeboye Kalejaiye..
16 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised a grand reception for Team Nigeria’s athletes to the just-concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, when they return to the country.
27 mins ago
Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has disclosed that the country loses about $2 billion monthly to the activities of oil vandals, with its attendant effect on environmental degradation. The Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Mele Kyari, disclosed this, yesterday, when a Federal Government delegation on anti-oil theft led by the Minister of State for…
28 mins ago
As part of activities to mark its 60th anniversary, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, yesterday, announced plans for cure of sickle cell anaemia with first bone marrow transplantation (BMT).
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Organised labour in the power sector has resolved to address concerns in Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) and Generation companies (GenCos) over increasing cases of casualisation of workers. Under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), it declared that workers engaged as casuals would be converted to permanent employees with standards of decent…