A Senior Advocate of Nigeria whose photograph appeared in congratulatory message last week in a national daily has denied that he neither approved, nor authorized any such message to be published on him in any newspaper.He said in a release ‘It has come to my attention that a […]
French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating. The 42-year-old took a test ‘as soon as the first symptoms appeared,’ the Elysee Palace said in a brief statement. Mr Macron will isolate for seven days but plans to continue running the country via video […]
The Judgment in the appeal by the former governor of Plateau State has scheduled for March 12 ,2021 by the Supreme Court. The court chose the date on Thursday after taking final arguments from lawyers representing parties.
The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday passed for second reading, a Bill which seeks to alter the constitution to stipulate timeline within which to file and determine election petitions and appeals. The legislation titled, ‘A Bill for an Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal […]
The Lagos State government has banned the burying of bodies within residential premises across the state as part of measures to prevent transmission of communicable diseases. It has also prohibited the use of residential areas as morgues, embalmment centres, and burial sites. This was disclosed by the Executive […]
Harmonising various Amendment Bills sponsored in the past, the National Assembly after a marathon public hearing yesterday, in Abuja, adopted a proposed legislation impressing it on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to embrace electronic voting or any other method of balloting in any election it conducts as […]
The House of Representatives’ Committee on Aviation, yesterday, directed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to channel at least 70 per cent of its aviation investments at improving airports’ critical infrastructure nationwide.The committee on a tour of the aviation agencies in Lagos said improved attention at aeronautical […]
There was chaos in Yemoja area of Iwo, Osun State on Monday evening when policemen uncovered a ritualist den allegedly operated by two siblings identified as Tajudeen Monsuru and Tajudeen Lawal. It was gathered that a woman identified as Mutiat Alani went missing and the police launched an […]
At a time Nigerians are yet to come to terms with the last increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), stakeholders in the petroleum industry are divided over a new price of N162 agreed between the Federal Government and the Organised Labour yesterday. The principal concerns […]
As the increasing level of insecurity in the country defies all known antidotes, a call has gone to various tiers of government in the country to harness more of local intelligence as a panacea to wriggling out of this quagmire. Chairman, Managing Director of Badinson Security Services, who […]
WITH the aim of supporting Nigeria’s national antipiracy campaign, the United States Embassy has donated operational equipment. According to the embassy, the move is to strengthen the regulatory and enforcement interventions of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC). The presentation was done at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. While […]
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi made it clear today at an APC stakeholders meeting that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for presidency in 2023.Insisting that he did not negotiate with anyone for the top Job.
The Somali military executed three members of the Al-Shabab militant group who were convicted of several killings in the capital Mogadishu.
A challenge to the appointment of an arbitrator in a claim arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has been thrown out by the UK Supreme Court today in a ruling that could clarify the law over the disclosure of facts giving rise to suspicions of bias.
Five days after he was remanded at the Kuje Correctional Center, the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to Senator Ali Ndume. Ndume who represents Borno South Senatorial District was remanded in prison custody over his failure to produce the former Chairman of the defunct […]