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After five days of intense screening, the Senate today confirmed the nomination of all the forty-three ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari. This followed the conclusion of the confirmation hearing conducted by the upper chamber. Majority of those screened by the senate were asked to take a bow and go, an action that […]

As the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal resumes sitting today, the Independent National Electoral Commission is set to open its defence in response to the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party, PDP challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential poll. The Justice Mohammed Garba-led tribunal of five judges had after the petitioners […]

Candidates who sat for the May/June 2019 examination of the West African Examination Council can now access their results on the 2019 result checking portal. The examination body’s Public Relations Officer, Demianus Ojijeogu announced this today in an interview with reporters. The Board is currently addressing a Press conference to that effect. The council confirmed […]

As would be ministers continue with their screening on the floor of the Senate, President Muhammadu Buhari says he has already prepared a document for their consideration soon after their inauguration. This according to the President, would be the recommendations of the just-concluded Presidential Policy Retreat, which were presented yesterday at the state house. President […]

Members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly today cut short their one month holiday and reconvened to deliberate on the alleged brutalization of an indigene of Abak Local Government Council, Godwin Abraham, by the Council Chairman, Imoh Williams. At the end of the plenary, the House resolved to suspend the Chairman indefinitely from office, for […]

The Presidency has advanced reasons for refusing to release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzakky. In an interview with newsmen in Lagos, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the government had appealed the ruling. The President’s spokesman said the Attorney-General of the Federation at […]

President Buhari has sent list of ministerial nominees to the Nigerian Senate for screening and confirmation. Below is the list: 1. Abia – Uchechukwu Samson Ogah 2. Adamawa – Mohammed musa Bello 3. Akwa Ibom – Godswill Akpabio 4. Anambra – Dr Chris Ngige 5. Anambra – sharon Ikeazu 6. Bauchi – Adamu Adamu 7. […]

Presidency has reacted to reports of security collapse in the country, saying it is not true. Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said the prevailing assumption that Nigerians are no longer safe in the country was a hate speech to the present administration. Shehu argued that the Government was […]

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has advocated an aggressive tax drive through technology-driven process to prevent federating States from over-dependence on federal allocations. Sanwo-Olu stated this when he flagged off the new National Taxpayers Identification Number Registration System and Consolidated National Taxpayers Database in the Southwest region. He said the challenges associated with over-dependence on […]

More reactions are still trailing the former President Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, on the current security situation in the country, with the Christian Association of Nigeria describing the action as timely. President of the Association, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, at a news conference in Abuja, advised President Buhari to scrutinise the contents of the […]

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