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Daily Archives: December 15, 2017

Saraki

INEC Responds To Call For Saraki’s Recall

A group known as ‘Kwara must change' has written to the Independent national electoral commission(INEC) to commence a recall of the Senate president, Bukola Saraki. In the letter, the President of the group, Abdulrazaq Hamzat, demanded for the Kwara central [...]

August 5, 2017 General
Osinbajo’s new ICPC appointment to be investigated by presidency

Osinbajo’s new ICPC appointment to be investigated by presidency

The Presidency has said it would probe two new members of the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission appointed by Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The two members are said to be undergoing investigations by [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
If not Buhari, Nigeria would have collapsed – Odigie-Oyegun

If not Buhari, Nigeria would have collapsed – Odigie-Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has stated that had President Muhammadu Buhari not put in place various diversification efforts upon his assuming office in 2015, Nigeria would have collapsed. He said the present administration was [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
NYSC MEMBERS

Nigerians React To The Removal Of NYSC From The Constitution

On Wednesday July 26, majority of senate members voted for the removal of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Decree from the 1999 Constitution. This has generated mixed reactions from Nigerians. According to a report from Greennews, while some welcomed the [...]

August 5, 2017 What The Papers Say
Ben Bruce reveals when Buhari will return, Senators to meet President

Ben Bruce reveals when Buhari will return, Senators to meet President

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray-Bruce on Friday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari was expected back in the country next week. Murray-Bruce also hinted that there will be a high-powered meeting between the Senate and the President when he [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
Ibrahim-Idris

Biafra: Why Nnamdi Kanu Has Not Been Re-arrested – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday explained why the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is yet to be re-arrested.   Idris, who spoke during a working visit to The Nation’s corporate headquarters in [...]

August 5, 2017 Law
NLC decries violence outbreak in Kogi House Assembly

NLC decries violence outbreak in Kogi House Assembly

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has bemoaned the outbreak of violence in the Kogi State House of Assembly.   The President of Congress, Ayuba Wabba, alleged that forcing out the immediate past Speaker, Honourable Alfa Imam over query of the [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
Hoodlums attack Ikorodu residents on bad road portion

Hoodlums attack Ikorodu residents on bad road portion

Hoodlums attack Ikorodu residents: Residents of Eyita, Ojokoro and parts of Ori-okuta in the Ikorodu area of Lagos have come under severe attacks from hoodlums due to the bad state of the road leading into the community from the Ile-Epo [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
Police, DSS take over APC secretariat over suspension of party state chairman

Police, DSS take over APC secretariat over suspension of party state chairman

Security operatives from the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Services have taken over the Bayelsa State secretariat of the All Progressives Congress following the suspension of the state chairman of the party, Tiwei Orunimighe, and two others. [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
Biafra

Biafra: Arewa youths to lobby N’Assembly on referendum

Biafra: There are strong indications that the coalition of northern youths will soon start lobbying members of the National Assembly to include referendum in the ongoing constitution amendments. The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum’s President, Yerima Shettima, who gave this indication [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
God heals, Archbishop Welby says after visiting Buhari

God heals, Archbishop Welby says after visiting Buhari

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, Friday, visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Abuja House, London. The Archbishop and President Buhari are friends, who share deep respect for each other.     Archbishop Welby said he was delighted to see the rapid [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics

Breakup threats: Security agencies vow robust response to hate speech promoters

Disturbed by the avalanche of breakup threats emanating from many parts of the country, Nigeria’s security agencies have vowed robust response to the promoters of inciting and hate speeches to save the country from disintegration and chaos.   Similarly, the [...]

August 5, 2017 What the papers say
Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki

Not in our interest to divide Nigeria after 103yrs – Oshiomhole

…As Obaseki, Sagay harp on Nigeria’s indivisibility   Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole and the Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay, on Friday, re-emphasised the need for the country to remain united. They canvassed [...]

August 5, 2017 General

Repair the damage you caused in Police, Oba of Lagos tells Buhari

As IGP says 1000 kidnap, robbery suspects arrested in one year By Evelyn Usman & Joseph Undu OBA Rilwanu Akiolu of Lagos, yesterday, blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for the rot in Nigeria Police Force, NPF, noting that some decisions the [...]

August 5, 2017 Government and politics
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