The Senate has confirmed seven persons nominated as ministers by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI. They were confirmed on Wednesday following a screening at the upper chamber of the National Assembly. The exercise was presided over by Senate President AHMED LAWAN. The development came days after President BUHARI appointed the ministers and wrote to the Senate, seeking […]

  President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on the immediate past Chief Justices of Nigeria, CJN, Tanko Muhammad. The award is the second-highest national honour that can be bestowed on any Nigerian national. The conferment took place at the swearing-in of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as Acting […]

The House of Representatives has hailed the Supreme Court judgement, which struck out the suit by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI, looking to void the provision of section 84 subsection 12 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022 The Spokesperson of the House, Rep. Benjamin Kalu, made the commendation while speaking with NAN in Abuja. The court had […]

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), ABUBAKAR MALAMI seeking to invalidate the provision of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022.   The apex court in a judgment on Friday by a seven-member panel headed by Justice MUSA DATTIJO MOHAMMED, was […]

The trial of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Ekweremadu has been adjourned to July 7. The United Kingdom Metropolitan Police formally charged two Nigerians with conspiracy to facilitate travel of another person for organ harvesting. The suspects were arrested and charged over their plan to bring a child into the […]

The Federal Government has instructed that a portal be opened to document unemployed citizens. The resolution was reached on Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, shortly before he proceeded to Rwanda to attend the 2022 CHOGM. The job portal is expected to take Nigerians living in the Diaspora […]

The Federal Government has  assured Nigerians that the dispute with the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU will be resolved soon. The Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige said this on Wednesday while briefing the press after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House in Abuja. He said that the Federal […]

Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has appealed to Muslim pilgrims on awaiting list to exercise patience as his administration would synergize with the national Hajj commission in resolving administrative bottlenecks causing delays. The Governor made the appeal when he received some of the intending pilgrims on a peaceful protest to his office at secretariat Ibadan. […]

The Senate has said it will on Wednesday, the 29th of June screen the seven ministerial nominees forwarded to it by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI. The President of the Senate, AHMED LAWAN, said this shortly before the Upper Chamber adjourned plenary to Tuesday next week. You would recall that President BUHARI, in a letter dated 15th […]

The All Progressives Congress has appointed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu,  to head the party’s 86-member National Campaign Council for the July 16 governorship election in Osun State. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile, disclosed this via a statement issued on Wednesday. While Sanwo-Olu will chair the campaign council, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje […]

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