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NATFORCE Decries Arrest, Intimidation by DSS

Wants Buhari’s intervention The Director General National Taskforce for the Prohibition of Illegal Importation/Smuggling of Arms, Ammunition, Light Weapon, Chemical Weapon and Pipeline Vandalism (NATFORCE) Chief Osita Okereke OON has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently intervene and prevail on the Department of State Security Services, DSS, and its lawyer Barrister Yahaya Olafawanju to […]

Nigeria, 187 countries endorse Paris Convention Against Doping

  Nigeria minister of youth and sports, Sunday Dare   By Raphael Ekpang Nigeria has joined 187 other nations to endorse the Paris Convention Against Doping, in a move that underscores a common resolve to deem illegal drug use in sports as unacceptable. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare who led Nigeria’s […]

Senate satisfies with CBN, NDIC, NEXIM’s operation

    SEN. UBA SANI By Raphael Ekpang The senate committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions has on Wednesday commended the activities of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN; Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC; Nigeria Export-Import Bank, NEXIM. The committee chairman, senate Uba Sani made this known during an interaction session with the […]

Xenophobia: Ekweremadu takes case to int’l parliament

    Former Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has taken the case of the disturbing wave of xenophobic attacks to the October Session of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace, IPTP holding in Ethiopia. Speaking on Monday at the opening plenary of the parliament in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, […]

NASS to reform Nigeria’s education curriculum-Gbajabiamila

  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the National Assembly will work toward reforming Nigeria’s education curriculum. Gbajabiamila said this while speaking at the third convocation ceremony organised by the University of Benin and the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) in Abuja on Monday. Represented […]

Wase mourns Jummai Tafawa Balewa

Deputy Speaker of the  House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Ahmed Idris Wase The Deputy Speaker of the  House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Ahmed Idris Wase, has expressed sadness over the death of Nigeria’s first Republic Prime Minister’ wife, Hajia Jummai Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, who passed on in the early hours of Sunday 27 October, 2018 […]

No federation is bigger than the ministry, Dare says

Minister receiving the report from the committee By Raphael Ekpang The minster of youth and sports, Mr. Sunday Dare has said that no federation is bigger than the ministry as such he will not condole indiscipline from any one. The minister stated this at the MKO Abilola stadium, Abuja while receiving the report of the […]