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Friday, November 27, 2020
After the usual government's fudge and mudge for more than eight months, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has eventually been boxed into a corner and forcefully made to bend on its knees over avoidable confrontation with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The recalcitrant stance of the Federal Government,...
No respite yet for the former Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, as his case resurfaced again at the State House in Abuja. This time, it's the submission of the voluminous report by the Justice Ayo Salami-led Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Investigation of...
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan has challenged those who are critical of the National Assembly to a debate on the relevance of the Legislature to Nigerians rather than criticising the funding of the Assembly. Lawan threw up the challenge in Abuja on Friday while declaring open a retreat...
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has sadly recounted how a security officer attached to his convoy killed a newspapers' vendor in Abuja. The vendor, who's simply identified as Ifeanyi, was fell by stray bullets when security men attached to the speaker shot into the air to disperse "unidentified men"...
Speaker, House of Representatives, Nigeria, Femi Gbajabiamila has called on all well-meaning Nigerians to make inputs toward the enactment of the Police Service Commission (Reform) Bill. Addressing stakeholders at the 9th House Legislative Agenda Public Policy Dialogue Series with the theme 'Policing/Human Rights in Nigeria,' Gbajabiamila affirmed that the House’s...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government has shut 16 health facilities across the state for non-compliance with regulatory standards. This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of Lagos State Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), Abiola Idowu, while reviewing the activities of the agency for the month of...
The Presidency has explained the absence of the federal government delegation at the planned meeting with governors and stakeholders of the South-South region as necessitated by an emergency security meeting summoned by the President, certainly not out of disrespect. READ ALSO: https://echotitbits.com/nigeria-grants-flight-resumption-to-air-france-klm-lufthansa-qatar-airways/   According to Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media...
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government Tuesday informed Air France/KLM, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways that they could now resume their international flight operations in and out of Nigeria. The notification for the Federal Government's approval to these airliners were confirmed in a tweet by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika. The...
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has authoritatively declared that the Green Chamber is determined to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) within the next six months. "On the PIB, there are two things that the House would want to do. First, the House is determined to pass...
Military hierarchy under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven has confirmed the killing of the District Head of Gidan Zaki, Haruna Kuye, his son, Destiny, and 11 others in Kaduna State by unknown assailants. The military said they were killed in the early hours of Tuesday (November 17) in their...