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An inflation of personnel budget and padding amounting to over eighteen billion naira has been discovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission from some Federal Ministries, Departments, and Agencies. Chairman of ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, said the discovery followed the launching of its System Study and Review of Practices in over […]

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking Senate’s consideration and passage of six Aviation Bills. This was contained in a letter sent to the senate by President Buhari. The bills include Civil Aviation Bill, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria Bill, Nigerian College of Air space Management Agency Establishment Bill 2019. Others are Nigerian College of Aviation Technology […]

Governor Udom Emmanuel was among the high profile members of the people’s Democratic Party who converged on the residence of the state Chairman of the party, Obong Paul  Ekpo as he celebrated his Fiftieth birthday yesterday . Mr Emmanuel who was the special Guest at the celebration held at the Shelter Afrique Residence of the party […]

Appeal Court in Abuja has upheld the second term election of Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State. A five-man panel of the court dismissed the appeal by the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate in the March 9, 2019 poll, Abubakar Danladi. The court affirmed the judgment of the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal, […]

The perennial flooding experienced in parts of Uyo has been attributed to poor drainage network in the city. Commissioner of Works, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, stated this when he appeared before the House of Assembly Committee on Appropriation and Finance today for his Ministry’s 2020 budget defence. Inyang-Eyen regretted that there is no drainage in densely-populated areas […]

Following controversies that have greeted the Hate Speech Bill which passed first reading last week, Senate has distanced itself from the proposed legislation. Acting spokesperson for the red chamber, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, who declared the lawmakers’ stance in Abuja, said contrary to widespread impression, the bill was not the idea of the ninth Senate. Akwashiki […]

Public offices, Schools, banks, and other commercial areas in Anambra will remain shut on Monday, November 18, 2019, as the state government has declared it a Public Holiday in honour of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. The Public Holiday which was declared to mark the birthday of Nigeria’s only indigenous Governor General and pioneer President was initially […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the creativity and resourcefulness of young Nigerians in the technology space across the country and beyond present great opportunities for partnerships with global technology giants. Professor Osinbajo stated this at Aso Rock Villa today when he received a delegation of Chinese Investors led by the Co-founder of AliBaba Group, Jack […]

The Senate today approved the sum of ten billion naira loan refund for Kogi State amid stiff resistance from the opposition senators  as Committee on Local and Foreign Loans submitted its report on the issue. Chairman of the Committee said necessary findings conducted by his panel showed that due process was followed by the Kogi […]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo today presided over the fourth Federal Executive Council session in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. The meeting was held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Osinbajo first took charge of the meeting on October 23, 2019, while Buhari was in Sochi, for the Russia-Africa Economic Summit. He […]

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