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Authorities in Lebanon have arrested a man, identified as Wael Jerro for advertising the sale of a Nigerian lady on social media. The arrest was confirmed by the Nigerian in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) in a tweet it posted on Thursday, April 23, a day after Lebanese authorities condemned Jerro’s dehumanizing...
Officers of the Nigerian police in Taraba State have once again apprehended a suspected child trafficker identified as Mary Yakubu. Mary Yakubu who had been previously arrested twice for trafficking was apprehended on Sunday with 27 children. In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba, David Misal disclosed...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) with a stimulus package of N2.3 trillion, which is just about 1.5 per cent of Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as the best the Federal Government could do given existing realities in the economy. Osinbajo made the call...
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presented before a joint session of the National Assembly a ₦13.08 trillion 2021 budget estimates for approval. The President in his presentation of the budget estimates, which he tagged: “Budget of economic recovery and resilience,” explained that the main thrust of the document was...
Tobiloba Kolawole As the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly draws close, some politicians have taken a different view from that of the APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole on how the leadership election of the Senate and House of Representatives should be approached.
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-Lagos State Government Wednesday reversed the rate of Land Use Charge to pre-2018 and upheld the 2018 method of valuation. It would be recalled that former Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode, had in 2018 introduced the controversial increase in Land Use Charge which generated uproar in the...
Nigeria's 2021 budget estimate of ₦13.8 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari before a joint session of the National Assembly has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill, which was passed after a two day debate by members on the floor of the house was deliberated upon...
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora over the sad loss of Dr Dapo Williams, a prominent member of Nigerian UK Diaspora. In a condolence message signed by the President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari recalled his meeting with Dr...
The controversy surrounding the arrest of suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti might not be over yet. Yinka Odumakin, who is Afenifere’s spokesperson on Wednesday, confirmed to echotitbits that the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) indeed arrested suspects connected to the July 2019...
The over three months COVID-19 ban on worship centres in Lagos will be lifted from August 7. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during a briefing on COVID-19 at the State House Marina. The Governor stated that places of worship that that were hitherto shut to curtail the spread...