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Buhari To Sign Revised 2020 Budget On Friday – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday sign the revised 2020 budget into law following its passage by the National Assembly last month. This is according to a statement issued on Thursday evening by the Presidency in a tweet on its handle. “President Buhari will tomorrow, Friday July 10, 2020, sign …

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NNPC Confirms Seven Deaths As Explosion Rocks Facility

Seven persons have died after an explosion at an ‘Oil Mining Lease 40’ operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division (NNPC),  Kennie Obateru confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday. According to him, the incident happened on Tuesday evening at Gbetiokun …

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Magu Probe: Presidency Says Nobody Is Above Scrutiny

The Presidency on Tuesday declared that the ongoing probe of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is an affirmation that nobody under the present administration is above scrutiny. According to facts made available to State House correspondents by a source in the presidency who …

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Senate Passes Bill Against Sexual Harassment In Tertiary Institutions

The Senate has passed a bill against sexual harassment in tertiary institutions. The bill was sponsored by Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege prohibits the offense of sexual harassment of students in tertiary institutions. It also criminalizes the act of neglect or failure of administrative heads of tertiary educational institutions to …

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Abuja Airport Reopens After Three-month Lockdown

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday reopened with limited service after nearly three months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The airport also witnessed strict compliance to other safety measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus. The country’s airports …

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Oshiomhole Accepts Dissolution Of APC NWC, Pledges Loyalty To Buhari

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the dissolution of the party’s National Working Committee. Briefing journalists on Saturday in Abuja, the ex-chairman said he has formally accepted the dissolution of the party’s NWC under his leadership. Oshiomhole, however, pledged his loyalty …

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APC NEC Dissolves National Working Committee

The current National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. This formed part of decisions taken on Thursday at the meeting of the APC National Executive Council at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The party took the decision to dissolve its …

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President Buhari Backs Giadom, To Attend APC NEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has backed Mr Victor Giadom as the acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In affirming of this, President Buhari will also attend the National Executive Council of the APC called by Giadom to resolve the crisis rocking the party. This was confirmed on Wednesday …

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Air Task Force Neutralises Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

The subsidiary Operation Long Reach being conducted by the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has continued to yield tangible results in the push to end the activities of Boko Haram Terrorists in the North East of Nigeria. This is according to a statement issued on Sunday by …

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Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Resigns From APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor announced this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He made the announcement four days after he was screened out and declared unfit to …

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Godwin Obaseki not eligible to contest in APC governorship primaries – Screening Committee

All Progressives Congress (APC) Screening Committee for Edo State Governorship election on Friday declared Governor Godwin Obaseki unqualified  to contest in the election due to some discrepancies in his educational certificates and NYSC. Others also disqualified are Hon. Matthew Iduoroyekemwen and Egnr. Chris Ogiemwonyi. The committee  however cleared Pastor Osagie …

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Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner Dismisses Constable For Cultism

The Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, has dismissed a police constable, Mfon Esio, for being a member of a secret cult group. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, N-Nudam Frederick, said the policeman was sacked after investigation revealed that he participated …

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