Senate Fixes October 20 For Commencement Of PIB Debate

  The Senate has fixed October 20, 2020, for the commencement of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) debate. President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, revealed this on Thursday via his Twitter handle. He said the decision was in line with the resolve to break the jinx on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), forwarded … Continue reading Senate Fixes October 20 For Commencement Of PIB Debate

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Argentina Becomes First Country To Approve Genetically Modified Wheat

  Argentina has become the first country to approve genetically modified wheat, the country’s national scientific commission announced Thursday. The commission said in a statement released in Buenos Aires that it had approved a drought-resistant variety of wheat in the world’s fourth-largest exporter of the crop. “This is the first approval in the world for … Continue reading Argentina Becomes First Country To Approve Genetically Modified Wheat

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Fraud Allegations: Court Freezes Lagos Speaker Obasa’s Accounts

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday ordered the interim freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. The three accounts domiciled in Standard Chartered Bank and the funds placed in them are to be temporarily frozen pending the conclusion of the … Continue reading Fraud Allegations: Court Freezes Lagos Speaker Obasa’s Accounts

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Arsenal’s Saka Makes England Debut As Three Lions Wallop Wales

  In-form Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored on his England debut as Gareth Southgate’s experimental side beat Wales 3-0 in Thursday’s friendly. Calvert-Lewin opened the scoring at Wembley with his 10th goal this season after netting nine times in six games for Everton. The 23-year-old’s first-half strike was followed by another maiden England goal as … Continue reading Arsenal’s Saka Makes England Debut As Three Lions Wallop Wales

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Democrats Want Panel To Probe Trump’s Capacity To Govern

  US Democrats said Thursday they will introduce a measure creating a commission to evaluate whether Donald Trump or other presidents have the capacity to discharge the duties of their office. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office said Friday’s bill would “help ensure effective and uninterrupted leadership in the highest office in the Executive Branch of … Continue reading Democrats Want Panel To Probe Trump’s Capacity To Govern

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Ondo 2020: Seven Election Offenses To Stay Away From At Polling Units

  The election in Ondo State is just two days away and the people are expected to head to the polls to choose who will be their governor for the next four years.  In a bid to ensure that there are no electoral malpractices, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has listed some offenses that … Continue reading Ondo 2020: Seven Election Offenses To Stay Away From At Polling Units

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Ondo Election: PDP Rejects OAU VC As Chief Returning Officer

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Chief Returning Officer for the Ondo election who is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogungbenro Ogunbodede. In a statement by the chairman of the PDP Ondo State Governorship National Campaign Council, Seyi Makinde, the party alleged that Professor Ogunbodede is a known … Continue reading Ondo Election: PDP Rejects OAU VC As Chief Returning Officer

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Ondo Election: PDP Rejects OAU VC As Chief Returning Officer

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Chief Returning Officer for the Ondo election who is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogungbenro Ogunbodede. In a statement by the chairman of the PDP Ondo State Governorship National Campaign Council, Seyi Makinde, the party alleged that Professor Ogunbodede is a known … Continue reading Ondo Election: PDP Rejects OAU VC As Chief Returning Officer

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#EndSarsProtests: DPO Cocks Gun, Threatens Protesters In Imo

   There was palpable chaos in Owerri, the Imo State capital where End SARS protesters comprising mainly youths took to the streets to protest against the crimes committed by some members of the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The protesters had gathered around the popular Imo state university junction in Owerri bearing carrying placards … Continue reading #EndSarsProtests: DPO Cocks Gun, Threatens Protesters In Imo

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Okonjo-Iweala Thanks Buhari, Nigerians After Making WTO DG Final List

  Ex-finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians for their support after the World Trade Organization (WTO) confirmed her as one of the top two candidates for the organization’s Director-General (DG) role. “Happy to be in the final round of the @wto DG campaign. Thanks, WTO members for your continued support … Continue reading Okonjo-Iweala Thanks Buhari, Nigerians After Making WTO DG Final List

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