Wednesday, 6th December 2023


16 Aug
Sir: President Bola Tinubu is indeed a product of gifted insults! Tinubu is providentially and undoubtedly fulfilling the envisioned progressive agendas of the late Chief MKO Abiola and Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
15 Aug
A firm, Melka West Africa Limited has called on the National Assembly to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop harassing and intimidating its Managing Director, Mrs. Elsie Uwaka over a civil matter involving the firm, First Bank of Nigeria Plc and the Nigerian Navy.[
5 Aug
A coalition of Civil Society Groups, led by Policy Advocacy and Integrity Network Nigeria, has called on the Senate to ensure due diligence in the final confirmation of ministerial nominees.
4 Aug
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conduct four bye-elections into National Assembly seats recently declared vacant by lawmakers nominated for ministers by President Bola Tinubu. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made this disclosure at the 2023 Post Election Review meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Lagos on Friday. Yakubu…
21 Jul
After raised hopes, it was an anti-climax yesterday as the Senate failed to announce the arrival of the list of Ministerial nominees reportedly submitted by the Presidency.
15 Jul
The Speaker House of Representatives, Abbas Tajuddeen, on Saturday in Zaria said the 10th assembly would revisit the bill seeking constitutional....
15 Jul
The National Peace Advocate (NPA), a civil society group, has commended the National Assembly....
12 Jul
Barring a change of mind by the beneficiaries, no fewer than 14 sitting senators, including the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, will draw pensions and other benefits worth N5.6 billion from their states, for the duration of the 10th Senate.
9 Jul
After its inauguration on June 13, the 10th Senate adjourned until July 4. The resumption of legislative activities, earlier in the week, however, saw the emergence of new principal officers, signaling that the Red Chamber was now in full swing.
6 Jul
Three members of the national working committee (NWC) yesterday dissociated themselves from the decision by the national chairman of the party, Sen Abdullahi Adamu to distanced the party from the selection of the principal officers of the national Assembly.
29 Jun
President Bola Tinubu has received the assurance of support from the leadership of 10th National Assembly and state governors on his Renewed Hope agenda.
24 Jun
Senator Godswill Akpabio’s emergence as the President of the Senate and Chairman of the 10th National Assembly on Tuesday, June 13, this year, has distinguished him as a political juggernaut to be revered in the current political dispensation. 


9 mins ago
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja okayed Chief Barr Kenneth Udeze as the national chairman of the opposition Action Alliance (AA) party. The court presided by Justice James Omotosho dismissed the suit brought against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and three other chieftains of the party. Suing on behalf of the party, Honourable…
9 mins ago
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi,has called on sentencing judges and magistrates in the country to embrace the effective use of non-custodial measures. Fagbemi made the call in his address while declaring open a two-day workshop on the implementation of non-custodial measures and sentencing guidelines under the Administration of Criminal…
17 mins ago
South Korea's population is expected to decline at a faster rate than during the Black Death, the deadliest pandemic in human history, according to a recent report by The New York Times (NYT). The total fertility rate in South Korea is projected to drop to a record low of 0.6 children per woman by the…
31 mins ago
The last hiker missing after a volcano eruption in Indonesia was found dead Wednesday, rescuers said, raising the death toll to 23 three days after the disaster. Mount Marapi on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia's west spewed an ash tower 3,000 metres (9,800 feet) -- taller than the volcano itself -- into the sky…
36 mins ago
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) Zone G, Benin, has begun the production of bread in commercial quantity for both its inmates and members of the public. In a speech at the official handover of the bakery to the concessionaire, the First Global Hakitekt Bread Bakery Limited, for effective management, the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo,…
40 mins ago
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Innovations, and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, has said the Fifth-Generation (5G) network exists in Nigeria but the infrastructure that supports it is not everywhere in the country. Tijani stated this as a guest on Tuesday’s edition of Politics Today on Channels Television. “We do in some places,” he replied when asked…
51 mins ago
The Lagos State Government has announced that it will begin the construction of the Marina and Mile 2 interchanges in the year 2024. The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), in a statement, said its Managing Director, Engr. Mrs. Abimbola Akinajo announced on Tuesday. Akinajo said this when key players from the transport sub-sector, from…
56 mins ago
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the Opebi-Mende-Ojota Link Bridge will be ready for commuters by third quarter of 2024. Sanwo-Olu re-emphasised this during an inspection of the bridge, to assert the level of work done on the site on Tuesday. He said the bridge, whose construction started over a year ago, had reached…
1 hour ago
Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip are living in "utter, deepening horror", the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, as he called for an urgent ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Volker Turk said that in such "apocalyptic" humanitarian circumstances, there was a high risk of atrocity crimes being committed. "Civilians in Gaza continue to be…
1 hour ago
Sen. Jonah Jang, former governor of Plateau, has expressed belief that the Supreme Judge, would grant Gov. Caleb Mutfwang victory at the Supreme Court. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Mutfwang’s election was nullified by the Appeal Court on Nov. 19, because the Plateau chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), under which…