‘NGO Bill threatens a free and independent civil society and must be dropped’, Falana tells Dogara
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN has called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara to “immediately drop the draft bill aiming to regulate and monitor the activities of all civil society organizations and labour unions in the country as the bill unequivocally threatens t…
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Days after convention, APC finally congratulates PDP
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has finally congratulated the new National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on his election at last Saturday’s national convention, days after the convention.
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It’s unfair to ask Buhari to implement Jonathan’s confab report – Northern Senators
It is unfair to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the report of the conference convoked by a former President, Goodluck Jonathan, Northern senators said yesterday in Katsina.
The senators said President Buhari was neither privy to the conference’s underlying philosophy nor primary o…
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NNPC keeps N50bn away from TSA – Reps panel
The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is keeping over N50 billion outside the Treasury Single Account (TSA), a parliamentary panel said yesterday.
The amount is stuck in different commercial bank accounts by the corporation, the panel constituted by the House of…
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Generator fumes kill two in Edo
The bodies of two middle-aged women have been recovered in a lock-up shop in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent on the telephone, said that the women died of suspected inhalation of generator…
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$32bn to corruption: Jonathan faults report
A former President of Nigeria, Dr. Ebele Goodluck Jonathan has responded to a statement credited to the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) that Nigeria lost $32 billion to corruption under his administration.
The response which was made through his former aide…
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Appeal Court returns Saraki’s case to CCT for retrial
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the retrial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on three of the 18 counts.
A three-member panel of justices dismissed 15 of the 18 criminal charges of false asset declaration brought against the Senate President in…
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Nigeria lost about $32bn to corruption under Jonathan’s watch – DFID
The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development disclosed that about $32bn was lost to corruption during the ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s administration.
“An independent report estimates that up to $32bn was lost to corruption under the previous government. T…
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