Senate has rescinded its position on clause for voting, the transmission of electronic results which empowered the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to determine the suitability of transmission of results, subject to the approval of the National Assembly. The Senate’s decision followed consideration and approval of motion on “Re-Committal of Some Clauses of the Electoral Act […]

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf, for appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court. This followed the consideration and approval of the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters at plenary. The report was presented by the Chairman of the […]

The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Tuesday, reacted to a statement credited to the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the November 6 Anambra State gubernatorial election, Senator Andy Uba, that he met with IPOB members to discuss the forthcoming governorship poll. In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, […]

Awoman has narrated how policemen in the Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State extorted N200,000 from her over her possession of pepper spray. Speaking with SaharaReporters, the lady said she was travelling to Warri, Delta State, with her fiancé when the incident happened. She claimed their commercial bus was stopped along the Benin/Asaba […]

The Nigerian Ethnic Youth Leaders Council (NEYLC) has faulted the position of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, who on Monday called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to devalue the naira. The council, which is made up of the Arewa Consultative Youth Movement, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Movement, Oduduwa Youths, and Middle Belt Youths, […]

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has reshuffled his cabinet with some commissioners swapping positions and senior government officials assigned new portfolios. The governor also appointed 28-year-old Khalil as head of Kaduna investment agency Khalil is a graduate of the faculty of business and economics, Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Cyprus. Prior to his appointment, Khalil […]

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tempered justice with mercy and reduced the traffic offenders’ outrageous fines. He promised that “For example, if the fine was N70,000, it will be reduced to about N20,00”. Sanwo-Olu, who visited the impounded vehicles depot at Alausa, on Wednesday, in company with the Lagos State Taskforce Chairman, […]

Having mobile schools, setting up “observation points,” building fences around school, and hiring well-trained security guards will help prevent the mass abduction of schoolchildren by bandits and terrorists, the police have told northern governors. Specifically, Sylvester Alabi, the police commissioner in Bauchi, said, “One way to ensure that girls are safe in schools is for […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that the recently ended strike embarked upon by resident doctors which lasted for about 63 days, would have short lived had the leadership of NARD given its members accurate information from the beginning. Ngige, who thanked the new NARD leadership led by Dr. Godiya […]

The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu-Uche, has advised the Federal Government to grant amnesty to the detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu; and Yoruba nationalist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, to end the clamour for self-determination in southern Nigeria. He also proposed N25,000 stipend […]

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