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President Muhammadu Buhari has called on media professionals and other stakeholders to correct and safeguard Journalism profession from the activities of fake news peddlers who are bent on destabilizing the nation’s socio-political system. The president stated this when he received the Chairman and members of the Board of Directors of the Federal Radio Corporation of […]

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission,NERC says it has fully commenced the distribution and installation of prepaid meters across the country to eradicate estimated billings from Distribution Companies,DISCOS. The Commissioner, Finance and Management services of NERC, Mr Nathan Shatti stated this during a news conference in Lagos. Mr Shatti noted that the commission has a metering […]

The Senate has confirmed Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Tanko’s confirmation came after he was screened by the upper chamber’s Committee today. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari had last week asked the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). President Buhari swore in Tanko Mohammed as […]

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has comdemned incessant kiĺings of Nigerians in South African and warned that Nigeria will not condone any further killing of its citizens. Senator Lawan stated this while playing host to the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Bobby Moroe. His visit to the Senate President was to unravel the […]

The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti. A spokesman for the Ondo State Police Command, Mr Femi Joseph, confirmed this yesterday. According to Mr Joseph, the suspects were arrested when a team of security operatives stormed the forests in the […]

Various groups including the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere, the Ijaw Youth Congress, the Middle Belt Forum and the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, have reacted and expressed their support for Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who has advised President Muhammadu Buhari in an open letter to urgently convene a national conference to address security challenges in the country. The […]

A former Nigerian Representative to the United Nations, and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has called for true federalism as was conceptualized by the nation’s founding fathers. He made the call while speaking at an event at the University of Abuja the nation’s capital. The former Ambassador to the United Nations and […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the promotion of a former Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force in the North-East, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General. The Army Public Relations Officer, Col Sagir Musa, said in a statement that apart from Adeosun, the President also approved the promotion of “Brig.-Gen Abdulmalik […]

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that a plot of land in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, be forfeited to the Federal Government. Justice Chuka Obiozor made the forfeiture order following an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The anti-graft agency […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila has announced the majority Principal Officers of the chamber. Mr. Gbajabiamila made the announcement at the plenary where he read a letter from the ruling All Progressives Congress nominating the principal officers. The appointees are Alhassan Ado-Doguwa as Majority Leader, Peter Akpatason as Deputy Majority […]

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