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PIB: SOUTHERN REPS MEET AS NNPC GMD ENGAGES REPS TODAY

PIB: SOUTHERN REPS MEET AS NNPC GMD ENGAGES REPS TODAY

The leadership of the House of Representatives on Tuesday met with the Special Ad Hoc Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill behind closed doors. Also, the Southern Caucus of the House met at the Transcorp Hilton. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Melee Kyari, would meet with...

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DIABETES AWARENESS CAN PROLONG LIFE, SAYS LIONS CLUB

DIABETES AWARENESS CAN PROLONG LIFE, SAYS LIONS CLUB

Lions Clubs International, District 404B2 Nigeria, has partnered the Ogun State government  towards eradicating diabetes in the state . The club pledged to reduce the number of people living with diabetes in the state to the barest minimum through consistent awareness and sensitisation. The Lion Club Project Grant Administrator, Multiple District 404 Nigeria, Abiodun Adediji,...

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YAHAYA GETS REPS CONFIRMATION AS COAS

YAHAYA GETS REPS CONFIRMATION AS COAS

The House of Representatives has confirmed the nomination of Major General Farouk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff. The confirmation followed the consideration and adoption of the screening report by the House’ Committees on Defense and Army at the plenary on Tuesday. ALSO READ: APC GOVERNORS BACK LEGISLATION TO PUNISH MEDIA ABUSE The President, Major...

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APC GOVERNORS BACK LEGISLATION TO PUNISH MEDIA ABUSE

APC GOVERNORS BACK LEGISLATION TO PUNISH MEDIA ABUSE

THE Progressives Governors Forum and Managers of Information of the All Progressives Congress government at Federal and State levels, have resolved to strengthen legislation to ensure consequences for ‘media abuse and misinformation.’ This was contained in a communique titled, “Communiqué of the Meeting of PGF with Managers of Information of APC Governments at Federal and...

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LAND USE ACT REVIEW, PLOT TO CREATE GRAZING ROUTES – ORTOM

LAND USE ACT REVIEW, PLOT TO CREATE GRAZING ROUTES – ORTOM

Benue State Governor,  Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, faulted the Federal Government’s plan to review the Land Use Act, saying it was a plot to grab land for grazing routes. The governor, who  stated this in a statement in Makurdi  by his  Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase,  said the planned review of the Land Use Act...

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FROM ARREST TO EXTRADITION, EIGHT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT IPOB LEADER

FROM ARREST TO EXTRADITION, EIGHT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT IPOB LEADER

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday, said the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been arrested. Malami stated this at a press briefing at the Ministry of Justice in Abuja. From his arrest to extradition, here are eight things to know...

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NNAMDI KANU’S ARREST PROVES BUHARI GOVT HAS RESOURCES TO ARREST BANDITS’ SPONSORS – TWEEPS

NNAMDI KANU’S ARREST PROVES BUHARI GOVT HAS RESOURCES TO ARREST BANDITS’ SPONSORS – TWEEPS

Nigerians on Twitter have questioned the inability of the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to arrest sponsors of banditry and terrorism in Nigeria. This was after the Federal Government announced the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Immediately after the arrest was announced, many Nigerians...

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REP DEMANDS PROBE INTO COMMUNITY KILLINGS

REP DEMANDS PROBE INTO COMMUNITY KILLINGS

The House of Representatives has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to investigate the attacks on communities and killings in the Kuru area of Plateau State. At the plenary on Tuesday, a member of the House from Plateau, Dachung Bagos, had moved a motion of urgent public importance titled , ‘Motion on the Need...

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ACTIVIST THREATENS PARALLEL INC EXCO OVER VISIT TO BUHARI

ACTIVIST THREATENS PARALLEL INC EXCO OVER VISIT TO BUHARI

Foremost female Ijaw activist, AnnKio Briggs, has demanded the resignation of the Ijaw National Congress leadership, led by Prof. Benjamin Okaba, for alleged misrepresentation of the Ijaw nation during the June 26 visit to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) in Abuja. Briggs made the demand in a statement on Tuesday titled, ‘Professor and...