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11 Aug 2018
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, have raised the alarm that the federal government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for last Tuesday’s invasion ...
10 Aug 2018
A former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
10 Aug 2018
Barring last minutes hitches, the National Assembly will reconvene next week to consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for N228.8 billion from the N9.12 trillion 2018 budget to fund the 2019 general elections.
9 Aug 2018
The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jibrin Walid, has urged Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to set up a judicial panel to penalise those behind the siege on the National Assembly. He said it was a treasonable action against democracy. Also, former PDP Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi,…
8 Aug 2018
The blockade of the National Assembly Complex by security operatives has attracted sharp criticisms from Nigerians, who considered the incidence as a coup d’état against the nation’s democratic process.
8 Aug 2018
The appointment of Lawal Daura as the head of Nigeria’s secret police was greeted with public opprobrium and surprise. Many citizens expressed misgivings, not only because Lawal hails from the same Katsina State as President Muhammadu Buhari....
8 Aug 2018
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Acting President Yemi Osinbanjo for acting swiftly to end threats to the nation’s democracy.
7 Aug 2018
Nigeria's leading opposition party, People's Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the country's National Assembly to move against President Muhammadu Buhari after secret service operatives prevented lawmakers from entering the assembly earlier on Tuesday. The People's Democratic Party accused the Nigerian Presidency of being behind the blockade. But the Nigerian government denied any wrongdoing. The blockade…
7 Aug 2018
After barricading the entrance of the National Assembly Tuesday morning, the Department of State Services (DSS) operatives have departed the national assembly. The masked DSS operatives prevented lawmakers from entering the National Assembly complex as early as 7:00am claiming they were following 'orders from above'. After several hours blocking the entrance, the operatives eventually allowed…
7 Aug 2018
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the blockade of the National Assembly gates by operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) was unauthorized. He also described the action as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all accepted notions of law and order. According to him, the unlawful act which was…
9 May 2018
The Senate, yesterday, summoned heads of the nation’s security agencies with a view to curbing illegal possession of firearms.
30 Mar 2018
Security agencies in the country have given assurances that they would maintain a balance between openness and national security.They have, however, called on the nation’s media owners and practitioners to walk the fine balance between openness on one hand and national security on the other.

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