Senate Passes National Electoral Offences Commission Bill

  The Senate has passed the National Electoral Offences Commission Bill which if assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari, will be charged with investigating electoral offences and prosecuting electoral offenders. The bill which came up for the third reading during Tuesday’s plenary session will ensure that when established, the National Electoral Offences Commission, shall have … Continue reading Senate Passes National Electoral Offences Commission Bill

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Ekiti Govt Raises Alarm Over Rising Cases Of Sexual Offences

The Ekiti State Government has vowed to prosecute anyone preventing legal punishment for sex offenders and confiscate any facility used for the rape of minors in the state.

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Despite Challenges, Nigeria Is Still A Lucky Country, Says Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigeria is still a lucky country despite the challenges that could have torn the nation apart. He stated this in Abuja while receiving the report of the National Security Summit held on May 26, 2021, by the House of Representatives. The report was submitted by a team of … Continue reading Despite Challenges, Nigeria Is Still A Lucky Country, Says Buhari

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Army Announces Recruitment Centres Nationwide For New Intakes

The Nigerian Army has released the list of recruitment centers nationwide for its 81 regular recruit intake exercise.

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Super TV CEO: ‘Chidinma Must Not Die In Custody’, Reps Tell Police

The House of Representatives has asked the police to ensure that Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged killer of Super TV’s CEO, Mr Usifo Ataga, does not die in police custody.

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Lauretta Onochie: Senate’s Rejection Is Victory For Nigerians, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the Senate over the rejection of Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as a victory for Nigerians and democracy.

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UK Govt Survives Vote Against £5 Billion Foreign Aid Cut

  The British government on Tuesday avoided defeat over controversial plans to slash the foreign aid budget, which has triggered anger among lawmakers and campaigners who warned it will cost lives around the world. MPs in the House of Commons voted 333 to 298 to approve a government motion to keep the cuts until economic … Continue reading UK Govt Survives Vote Against £5 Billion Foreign Aid Cut

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Imo Govt Seals Rochas College In Owerri

    The Imo State Government on Tuesday reportedly sealed the premises of the Rochas Foundation College in Owerri. The College is owned by former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha. According to a report by Punch newspaper, state government officials said the College was sealed as part of efforts to recover Imo state properties allegedly … Continue reading Imo Govt Seals Rochas College In Owerri

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Federer Withdraws From Tokyo Olympics After Knee Injury ‘Setback’

  Roger Federer announced on Tuesday he has withdrawn from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after a “setback” in his recovery from a knee injury. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Hubert Hurkacz last week. The 39-year-old Federer, who has never won an Olympic singles gold medal, underwent … Continue reading Federer Withdraws From Tokyo Olympics After Knee Injury ‘Setback’

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UEFA Charges English FA Over Fan Disturbances During Final

  UEFA has charged the English Football Association (FA) over fan disturbances during England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday. An investigation into “events involving supporters which occurred inside and around the stadium” will also be conducted, after fans without tickets managed to force their way into Wembley … Continue reading UEFA Charges English FA Over Fan Disturbances During Final

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