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After spending more than one month in DSS detention, Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoleye Sowore has again filed a fresh application requesting for bail at a Federal High Court in Abuja. Reports say the new application was filed on Friday after his failed bid to have the court hear his earlier one challenging the detention […]

Defeated Kogi state governorship aspirant, Dino Melaye, has turned down his appointment as the Director-General of the State’s Governorship Campaign Council. Melaye, whose election as Senator for Kogi West, was recently annulled by the Election Petitions Tribunal, made his stand public through his verified Twitter handle. The embattled Senator, in declining the offer, said he […]

It has emerged that three years jail-term awaits anybody arrested for smuggling a bag of rice into Nigeria. Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Retired Colonel Hamid Ali, who announced this, regretted that the act of smuggling of contrabands food items like rice into the country is sabotaging the county’s economy. Ali warned that […]

The anticipated judgment of the Presidential Election Tribunal on the petition brought by the PDP and its candidate in the 2019 presidential elections, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the polls, is underway. At the proceedings, the first application to be ruled upon by the tribunal was the one […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate conclusion of negotiation on the consequential adjustment between the government and the Joint National Public Service Negating Council to pave way for the implementation of the new wage regime. The President also directed the setting up of a Presidential Committee on Salaries and Wages, which will be saddled […]

Members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly led by the Speaker, Aniekan Bassey, are among Nigeria’s delegation at the ongoing 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Africa Regional Conference, billed to end tomorrow, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The conference, according to the Speaker, has offered members of the state legislature ample opportunity in parliamentary and diplomatic relations, as […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a Special Envoy to convey to his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, his concerns about the escalating xenophobia attacks and also to find lasting solutions to the situation. This comes after the President has instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to summon the South African High Commissioner to […]

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha are to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari this week to discuss the ways to end the minimum wage deadlock. Reports say government’s negotiating team and the Joint Public Sector Unions are considering a compromise deal of […]

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Aregbesola says he would continue with the policies and reforms embarked on by his predecessor, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau. The Minister based his reasons on the fact that the polices and reforms were in line with the “SET” objectives of President Buhari-led Administration of improving security, economic revitalization and entrenching transparency […]

By 2021, the Federal Government’s planned electronic border monitoring will commence fully. Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede gave the assurance at the commission’s management retreat in Lagos. Babandede said the e-border would enable officials to see real time online situation of the country’s borders. He explained that the operations would be equipped with […]


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