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7 Oct
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of board members of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission.
Ahmad Lawan
6 Oct
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of board members of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission (NURC). The agency will replace the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). The confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources. The nominees confirmed include Isa Modibbo – Chairman; Gbenga Komolafe…
29 Sep
Finance, energy and tax experts, yesterday, raised concerns over the inability of the Federal Government to harness existing opportunities in the country before resorting to borrowing as oil companies....
29 Sep
The Senate, yesterday, enjoined all multinational and Nigerian oil and gas companies to relocate to their operational bases. The decision followed the adoption of a motion jointly sponsored by Senator Albert Bassey Akpan ...
24 Sep
The Southern and Middle Belt Alliance (SaMBA) has advised the Senate to redeem its image through the Conference Committee on the amendment of the Electoral Act set up by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday.
23 Sep
The Senate, yesterday, endorsed the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF-FSP).
23 Sep
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has strongly defended the decision to rely on foreign loans to fund developmental projects in the country.
22 Sep
President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to confirm appointments of the secretary and board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
20 Sep
The group noted that Buhari recently sought the approval of the National Assembly to borrow $4,054,476,863 billion and €710 million, citing emerging needs.
15 Sep
The Senate, yesterday, gave a marching order for the expeditious implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).
14 Sep
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the approval of the National Assembly to borrow another $4 billion ($4,054,476,863) and €710 million loan from bilateral and multilateral organisations to fund the deficit in the 2021 budget.
10 Sep
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has raised an issue that appears to have escaped us as we labour to explain to ourselves why our country has sunk to a level of insecurity that begs


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A special court in Benin on Tuesday sentenced one of the country's opposition figures, Joel Aivo, to 10 years in prison after a treason trial critics dismissed as a politically-motivated sham. Several opposition leaders were detained before or just after an April election that saw President Patrice Talon win a second term with more than…
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A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja on Tuesday ordered the police in Kifi to pay N1million in damages to a suspect for breach of his Fundamental Rights.
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it recorded zero fatality from coronavirus on Monday, though 167 additional infections were reported in seven states and FCT.
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On 5th November 2021, MTN and Airtel confirmed, through their social media handles, the Approval-in-Principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Payment Service Bank (PSB) license. The approval is a step towards fulfilling their long-standing wish. The telcos have never hidden their desire to get fully involved with financial services. The large…
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Ahead of the new year, the BBC has named Multiple Award-winning author and Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie amongst its list of 100 inspiring and impactful women from around the world for 2021. Adichie is listed under the "Culture and Education" category, which consists of 31 women out of the 100 chosen. Under the post designated…