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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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...
The immediate reversal of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol has been demanded by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday. The demand was made known In a statement by the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, who condemned the increase in the price of the...
The Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has condemned the clamp down on #EndSARS protesters noting that the older generation cannot afford to keep ‘sinful’ silence over the incident. Bakare, who disclosed this in an address in his church on Sunday also condemned the...
The Senate Committee on Army, says it disagrees with the Federal Government's (FG) programme on deradicalising ex-Boko Haram members. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Ali Ndume, who has always maintained a divergent view on the matter, again reiterated his disagreement with the FG’s move to rehabilitate and reintegrate repentant...
The Vice President of Nigeria Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is advocating for the design and development of suitable curriculum assessments and monitoring systems that will focus on improving the quality of education during and post-COVID-19 pandemic, adding that this requires urgent steps. The Vice President stated this in Abuja on Tuesday...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday said he has mandated his Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, to meet with traditional rulers across the nation with a view of addressing some of the demands being made by the youths. While responding to the recent #EndSARS protest and the mayhem and destruction of public...
A re-nominee for chairmanship position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, Monday handed over to a National Commissioner (North-east), Ahmed Mu’azu, to serve as acting chairman of the electoral body, pending the confirmation of former’s re-nomination or otherwise by the Senate. Mu’azu, who's in charge of the...
The Nigerian Senate has warned the Buhari-led Federal Government to dedicate a substantial part of the 2021 budget to create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and ensure food security for Nigerians or risk another agitation similar to the recent EndSARS protest by Nigerian youth. The warning was sounded by Senate President...
Stakeholders at South-west Peace Dialogue which took place in Lagos over the weekend have demanded for the repair of economic assets destroyed in the wake of the #EndSARSProtests that turned bloody in the region. The stakeholders, including the South-west governors, traditional rulers, political leaders and leaders of thought, at the...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised fresh alarm over the latest plans by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to "further mortgage our nation through an additional $1.2 billion loan from Brazil despite the public outcry against the accumulation of loans from China and other foreign interests." PDP cautioned the Buhari...