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Senators Press on for Probe of NASS Siege by DSS

By Reuben Nwankwo. Two distinguished senators, Isa Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, are pressing on for federal government to immediately set up a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to probe the recent invasion of the National Assembly Complex by officials of the State Security Service (SSS). Messrs Misau and Ibrahim, in a joint statement on Thursday, stated […]

2019 Elections: Group Hails INEC’s Decision to Extend CVR

Paschal Emeka, Abuja A group known as Take It Back Movement has commended the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to extend the ongoing Continuous Voters’ Registration, CVR, from August 17th to August 31st, 2018. A statement from Rachel Onamusi-Kpiasi the group’s Director, PR, Media and Communications, in Abuja, also urged Nigerians to […]

OPEC Output Rises On Nigeria, Kuwait Supplies

Oil production from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose in July, despite supply shortfalls from Libya, Iran and Saudi Arabia. Rising output from Nigeria, Kuwait and the UAE offset the drops. OPEC production averaged 32.32 million barrels per day (bpd) in July, 40,700 higher than June, according to the group’s monthly oil market […]

Why INEC extended Deadline for Voters’ Registration

By Ochai Sunday The recent protests by various interest group and stakeholders in the electoral process notably TakeItBack Movement, OurMumuDonDo Movement, Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) initiative, and concerned Civil Society Organizations calling he Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to extend the deadline to enable more Nigerians register and participate, have been cited as the […]

Umahi Donates N400m to NYSC

By Johnson Eze Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has donated N400 million to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for the renovation of its Orientation Camp in Afikpko North Local Government Area. This is separate from the N5,000 travel allowance given to each of the 2,200 Batch B Stream I Corps Members who ended their […]

Group Commends Minister Of Water Resources on Projects Execution

By Pascal Emeka A civil society organization, ‘Media Practitioners for Development, MPD’ has commended the Minister of water Resources Engr Suleiman Adamu over what the group referred as his proactive engagement in tackling the challenges of water supply in the country. In a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja recently and signed by […]

Insecurity: Former Presidential Hopeful Calls for Speedy Passage of Illegal importation of Small Arms Bill

Paschal Emeka, Abuja   A former Presidential Candidate, in 2007 presidential election, and Director General National Task Force for the Prohibition of Illegal Importation/Smuggling of Arms, Ammunition and Light Weapons, (NATFORCE) Chief Osita Okereke Emmanuel, OON, has called on the National Assembly to pass the National Commission for the Prohibition of illegal importation of Small […]

EFCC arrest, detain pregnant woman using fake petition

By Our Reporter Impunity reign of Ibrahim Magu led Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has continued unabated as the commission allegedly arrested a pregnant woman on a mere speculation without formal invitation. A pregnant woman, Mrs. Bukola Ademola was arrested and detained by the EFCC for over three hours on a Sunday morning without […]

I have no Ghost Constituency project-Hon Jega

By Paschal Emeka Following a weighty allegation by an online media, Sahara Reporters, that the Youth Capacity Development Centre at Jega attracted by Hon Mohammed Umar Jega, who represents Aliero/Gwandu/Jega Federal constituency in the National Assembly (NASS), is a ghost project which exists only on paper, the honorable has denied it in totality describing the […]