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13 Apr 2017
The Senate, Lagos State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conscience Party (NCP) have called on the Federal Government to beef up security in Lagos...
8 Mar 2017
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan-Kano railway project, promising that it would be delivered on or before December 2018.
26 Jan 2017
The 2017 N7.29 trillion budget proposal was subjected to critical scrutiny at the Senate yesterday with senators picking holes in several sectorial allocations.
7 Dec 2016
The senators and Amaechi made their submissions during a public hearing on a National Transport Commission Bill. The public hearing was jointly organised by Land Transport, Marine Transport and Aviation committees of the Senate.
23 Nov 2016
The Senate yesterday condemned the rising cases of jungle justice in the country, saying acts of barbarism must stop.Adopting a motion sponsored by Gbenga Ashafa (APC, Lagos East) and supported by Ali Ndume ....
26 Oct 2016
However, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, who took over power in August 1985, the law amended the Decree by expunging the death penalty clause, while substituting it with imprisonment terms ranging from two years to life.
13 Oct 2016
The Senate has faulted the flexible penalties judges impose for drug offences in the country.
13 Oct 2016
The Bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Act CAP N30, sponsored by Senator Gbenga Ashafa came up for second reading in the senate yesterday.
12 Aug 2016
Following the spate of attacks, which had led to the death of many citizens and wanton destruction of property by hoodlums alleged to be cult members and pipeline vandals in some border towns of Ogun and Lagos states....
6 Jun 2016
Chairman of Senate Committee on Land Transport and Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, at the weekend linked the high incidence of domestic and sexual violence...


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Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has denied media reports saying that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has zoned its national offices ahead of the February 26 convention. Buni, also the chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC, said on Wednesday that the party did not zone any national office. The…
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A prominent Ugandan author accused of insulting the country's ruling family was freed on Wednesday after being detained despite a court order for his release, his lawyer said. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, whose case has triggered international concern, was "dumped" by the military at his country home in eastern Uganda after being held at a military police…
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The Police Command in Anambra has declared 21 persons wanted over their alleged involvement in the killing of two indigenes of Ogwuaniocha in Ogbaru Local Government Area. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Awka, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, also accused the persons of complicity in the disappearance of Igwe…
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The German government is considering a ban on encrypted messaging app Telegram after it was repeatedly used as a channel for spreading anti-vaccine conspiracy theories and even death threats. The app has also played a key role in mobilising turnout at some of the most violent protests in opposition to the German government's Covid-19 policies…
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Losing weight takes some consistency.  However, for some people, the results might take longer than expected, and contrary to popular beliefs, it might not be that you're not exercising enough. The truth is that exercising alone might not deliver the full results you want without changing your diet and lifestyle.  How do you fix this?…