Category: News

OMO-AGEGE SALUTES UDUAGHAN AT 65

    By Raphael Ekpang The deputy senate president, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated the former Delta State governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan as he clock 65-years-old. According to Senator Omo-Agege, Dr. Uduaghan’s humble beginning, commitment towards forging peace, humanitarian service and nationalistic disposition are among qualities that distinguish him as one of the great sons of […]

Senate may go hard on minister of information and culture …As Lai snubbed senate committee on Culture and Tourism again …Perm Sec. apologises on his behalf

  By Raphael Ekpang Despite the directive from president Mohamadu Buhari that all ministers should suspend their foreign trips and attend to the national assembly for the budget defence, Lai Mohammed is yet to come to terms with that as he fragrantly snubbed the invitation of the senate committee on Tourism and Culture a parastatal […]

Fake Journalists arrested in National Assembly

  By Raphael Ekpang Three young men parading themselves as Journalists in National Assembly have been arrested by the Nigeria Police. Ibrahim Bello, Joseph Andor and Balarabe Umar, were picked at the House of Representatives wing of the National Assembly Thursday afternoon, while attempting to extort money from the Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief […]

Bayelsa, Kogi, ‘Difficult States to Conduct Elections’-INEC

Bayelsa and Kogi “are not easy states” when it comes to conducting governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said. The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this, on Tuesday, in a meeting with the Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Council in Yenegoa, the state capital. Mr Yakubu who spoke with other electoral delegates from […]

Budget Presentation: Coalition of CSO Lauds Senate President

By Saleh Shehu(Abuja) Sen. Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate Following the hitch-free program and warm reception given to President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR during his presentation of the 2020 Appropriation bill before a joint session of the National Assembly as well as the attendant seriousness with which both legislative chambers are now working assiduously hard […]

Military Retirees Demand Own Ministry

By Sunday Ochai Bashir Magashi – Minister of Defence Military retirees in Nigeria have urged the government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a full-fledged ministry to cater for their welfare. The retirees made the call in a communiqué issued to journalists in Abuja at the end of a […]

Nigeria Secures OPEC Approval for Oil Output Increase

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has granted Nigeria’s wish and increased its oil output under the petroleum production quota deal member states renewed in December 2018, according to a report by Reuters. The unannounced deal will see Nigeria produce 1.774m barrels per day, as against the 1.685 it was allowed previously. “It’s happened. I’ve […]