Sunday, 1st October 2023


1 day ago
Twenty-one pro-democracy organisations have petitioned the Senate, accusing a former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, of plotting to destabilise the state.
19 Sep
The leadership of the Senate might downplay celebration of the chamber’s 100 days in office, given concerns over state of the economy, insecurity, and urgent need to prepare the 2024 budget. This emerged as pressure mounts on the Presidency to submit the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the National…
13 Aug
Before the Senate considered a motion seeking to stop the intended hike in the electricity tariff, there was a trending maxim which depicts the general mood of the masses since the advent of president Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration.
9 Aug
Senate, on Monday night, announced composition of its standing committees, just as it proceeded on a seven-week recess, which ends September 26, 2023. Senate President Godswill Akpabio announced this at the end of plenary, adding that “in order to enable you enjoy your holidays, a token has been sent to your various accounts.” However, no…
8 Aug
The Senate, yesterday, declined to confirm the nomination of the former Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, former deputy governor of Taraba State, Sani Abubakar Danladi and Stella Okotete from Delta State as members of the proposed Federal Executive Council (FEC).
7 Aug
The Senate on Monday suspended the screening of a nominee for a ministerial position, Festus Keyamo (SAN). The suspension was due to a motion moved by Darlington Nwokocha, a lawmaker representing Abia central when Keyamo appeared before the lawmakers. According to Nwokocha, Keyamo who was Minister of Labour and Employment under former president Muhammadu Buhari…
1 Aug
Senate , yesterday, failed to honour a promise to thoroughly screen President Bola Tinubu’s ministerial nominees. On Thursday, lawmakers had boasted that the nominees would face tough scrutiny before they are allowed to take the traditional bow.
31 Jul
Senate has begun screening and confirmation of ministerial nominees, presented by President Bola Tinubu for consideration and confirmation.
31 Jul
The decision by the Senate to hastily begin screening of the proposed members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) today may have saved the ministerial nominees from the series of petitions that usually characterise the exercise.
28 Jul
The Senate has announced that it will commence the screening and confirmation of the 28 ministerial nominees forwarded by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday, July 31, 2023. The Senate made the announcement on Thursday in plenary after Tinubu through his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, presented 28 names as the first batch of nominees…
27 Jul
The factional leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Simon Ekpa has written to the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) to impose a visa ban on Enugu State governor Peter Mbah. Ekpa who is based in Finland has called for the visa ban on Mbah over an alleged human rights abuse…
22 Jul
The Senate has moved to set the template for the diversification of the nation's economy through Bitumen Development. The bill to that effect scaled first reading at the plenary on Thursday. The bill sponsored by Senator Jimoh Ibrahim (APC Ondo South) is seeking for establishment of Bitumen Development Commission for official regulation of Bitumen exploration,…


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The meeting between the Federal Government and the labour unions have started at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with the aim of averting the industrial action planned by the unions.
54 mins ago
  As part of 63rd independence celebration, Nigerians in the diaspora have stormed the High Commission in London demanding for just and fair Kano governorship election trial. The placard-carrying Nigerians protest alleged interference of the All Progressive Congress (APC) under Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the Kano governorship election petition tribunal. The protesters waved different placards…
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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural organization has urged President Bola Tinubu to grant an unconditional pardon to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and Yoruba Nation freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho, to the sacrifices of late nationalists like Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, and Ahmadu Bello. In a statement to mark Nigeria’s 63rd anniversary…
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The Netherlands halted extraction from Europe's biggest gas field on Sunday, which was resulting in earthquakes that have shaken local residents for decades and threaten to persist.
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Leicester thrashed Blackburn 4-1 to return to the top of the Championship on Sunday.
2 hours ago
Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, has renamed the state’s International Passenger and Cargo Airport after late Chinua Achebe, a novelist, to immortalise him for making an indelible mark on the history of human civilisation.
2 hours ago
The match officials at fault for a botched VAR call that cost Liverpool a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Saturday have been removed from duty for the rest of the Premier League weekend.
2 hours ago
Four Paris Saint-Germain players on Sunday apologised for offensive chants aimed at rivals Marseille after a Ligue 1 game, saying they "sincerely regretted" their words.
2 hours ago
From a young age, men are exposed to a multitude of expectations that shape the course of their lives. These expectations are woven into the fabric of family traditions, cultural norms, and societal constructs of masculinity. This article delves deep into the intricate web of these expectations, exploring how they mould men's psyches, influence their…
3 hours ago
The United States District Court in Northern Illinois has ruled that Chicago State University (CSU) must release President Bola Tinubu's academic records to Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar by noon on Monday. The documents are sought for use in Nigerian courts to support allegations that Mr. Tinubu forged a diploma certificate he claimed to have…