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No date yet for 2018 budget passage – Senate

The Senate, after a Point of Order by Rafiu Ibrahim (APC-Kwara), had lifted the embargo.

PDP slams Buhari for rejecting election rejigging bill

The President’s rejection of the bill was conveyed in an official communication to the two chambers of the National Assembly and read at plenary.

Why I fired US Secretary of state, Tillerson – Trump

“I just fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Yesterday Rex said something mean about Putin.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton slips twice on stairs in India

Clinton was linking arms with a man on one side as she stumbled the first time. Another man quickly went to her aid, holding onto Clinton as she continued down the steps before she slipped again seconds later.

2019: Buba Galadima mulls over presidency, to contest if Kwankwaso drops ambition

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Buba Galadima, on Tuesday, declared his intention to contest for presidency against President Muhammadu Buhari if Rabi'u Kwankwaso drops his presidential ambition.

Buhari sacks Boroh, appoints Dokubo as PAP boss

Mr Buhari also approved the appointment of Charles Dokubo as the new helmsman.

Why Jigawa governor ordered ‘abduction’ of Daily Trust reporter

A statement by the paper’s Editor-in-Chief, Mannir Dan-Ali, said the arrest was connected to an advert published by the newspaper on January 26.

Man arraigned for N10m Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, March 12, 2018, arraigned a suspected Internet fraudster...

Gunmen kill 25 persons, raze houses in Plateau

Twenty-five persons were killed and many houses razed by gunmen in a midnight attack at Dundu community of Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.

Upholstery maker accused of defiling 4-yr-old daughter remanded in prison

The accused was arraigned for unlawful and indecent assault, unlawful sexual intercourse and penetrative sex with a minor.

Kogi gets modern diagnostic, imaging centre

The state Commissioner for Health, Mr Saka Haruna, told newsmen on Tuesday in Lokoja that the centre was fitted with cutting-edge medical equipment such as CT Scan, MRI and digital mammography.

Lassa fever kills 3 in Ekiti

The commissioner insisted that there was still no cause for alarm in the state as government was taking proactive steps in its surveillance activities.

Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic expels 115 students

The administrator appreciated the Kaduna State Government for approving N449.36 million for capital projects in the institution this year.

N15bn Dasuki’s dole out: Court to rule on Jonathan’s cousin’s human rights suit April 23

The defendant, in the suit filed on his behalf by a human rights lawyer, Mr Ebun Olu-Adegboruwa, joined the EFCC and the Attorney-General of the Federation as respondents.

Mike Pompeo: the man to replace Tillerson

The CIA director is more hawkish on the Kremlin than the president and has previously warned that President Putin is a dangerous leader.

Minimum Wage: Fulfill third quarter promise, Shehu Sani to Buhari

It would be recalled that Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment had assured Nigerian workers of government’s resolve to conclude negotiations on the new national minimum wage before the end of the third quarter.

Buhari declines assent to Electoral Amendment Bill 2018

The bill provides for the Presidential election to come last after National Assembly and Governorship elections.

Human Right violation: Court fines police N3m

Efobi had on May 10, 2017, filed a suit against the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police and the Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, for violating his fundamental right.

School feeding: Buhari targets 400,000 pupils in Adamawa

“The Federal Government has fixed April 1 to kick off the School Feeding programme in Adamawa.

Stop sabotaging our own government, APC senator tells colleagues

Last week, he was accused by Obinna Ogba (Ebonyi-PDP) of plotting to destabilise the senate and remove some leaders from office.

30-year-old unemployed bags 6 months imprisonment for trafficking 550gm of hemp

After his plea, the Prosecutor, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, reviewed the facts of the case before the court.

NGO faults NDDC, other agencies for withholding information despite FoI provision

CODE, through its ‘Follow the Money’ Initiative, had been tracking and monitoring the implementation of capital funds intended for rural communities in the thematic areas of education, environment and health.

150 inmates memorize Quran in Gombe Prison

The controller equally called on the Christian chaplaincy body of the prison to make a similar move in the nearest future.

Process of ejecting APC has begun in earnest – Secondus

Secondus spoke in Duste, Jigawa State at a rally to kick-start the party’s mass mobilisation ahead of 2019.

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