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Friday, November 27, 2020
African Development Bank (AfDB) has urged the continent to accelerate industrialisation for the transformation of African economies. The multilateral development bank has been at the forefront in promoting smart industrial policies and mobilising infrastructure development funding for Africa. To this end, the bank has described Industrialising Africa as one of its...
Security agencies Friday night repelled armed bandits and rescued two persons: Sahabi Lawal and Dan Aliko, while Sani Khalil is still missing in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The agencies explained that the armed bandits ambushed troops and security operatives patrolling Rigasa-Link Road at Rugar Bello Junction. The operatives...
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...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, of his defection to All Progressives Congress (APC), saying the governor left the opposition party for "personal reasons," which Nigerians would come to know at the fullness of time. While thanking Umahi for services rendered to the people of...
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the defection of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, to the All Progressives Congress (APC), describing it "as a bold move driven purely by principle rather than opportunistic motives." READ ALSO: https://echotitbits.com/emergency-security-meeting-deter-presidency-from-attending-south-south-meeting-presidency/ Reacting to the defection, President Buhari said: "I am proud of Governor David Umahi for taking this...