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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given an assurance that the House would begin work on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill as well as the amendment of the 1999 Constitution next year. Gbajabiamila dropped the hint yesterday at a retreat organized for chairmen of standing committees of the House by the National […]

As part of efforts in returning the country to the path of economic growth and development, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has urged the indigenous and foreign industries operating in the country to embrace locally fabricated technology. Dr. Onu made the call at the inauguration of the Committee on the Commercialization […]

It has been said that stable and reliable electricity could be enjoyed by Nigerians, if stakeholders in the power sector work in synergy as a united front. Minister of Power, Sale Mamman made the assertion in Calabar, Cross River State while delivering his keynote address at the opening session of a two-day top management retreat […]

At the House of Representatives, the 2020 Appropriation Bill was also passed, after it was raised from the proposed ten point three-three trillion naira to ten point five-nine trillion naira. This followed the consideration and unanimous adoption of the report by the House Committee on Appropriations on the bill. The House asked that the national […]

Kano Emirates have been broken into five; namely Kano, Bichi, Gaya, Rank, and Karate. This came after the Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, re-submitted the Kano Emirates Council Bill and it was passed into law by the State House of Assembly today. Ganduje sent a fresh bill to the House after a High Court nullified the Emirates […]

Former Nigerian international Eddy Lord Dombarye was a household name, especially with followers of the domestic league when he was one of the top scorers in the 1990s. His exploits resonated even further when he moved abroad to join Polish side LKS Lodz where he spent about four seasons and also played in Serbia and […]

The list of withdrawn certificates of candidates believed to have engaged in malpractices during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations conducted as far back as December 1992 and 1993 is now out. Marching words with action, the West African Examinations Council published the list of the candidates accused of impersonating in the weekly bulletin of the […]

SENATE Senator Smart Adeyemi is now officially a member of the Eight Senate and is to represent Kogi West Senatorial District. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, swore him into office at today’s plenary Adeyemi defeated Senator Dino Melaye at last Saturday’s re-run conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission. With his swearing-in, the […]

Meanwhile, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the court order given for the forfeiture of his property in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, says the claim that the property were built with the proceeds of fraud was false. He […]

Federal government has been counting its gains since the closure of her Land border. In the latest report, President Muhammadu Buhari said the country’s domestic fuel consumption had dropped by more than thirty per cent since the border closure. Buhari, who is Nigeria’s substantive oil minister, made the remark when he received a delegation of […]

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