APC Scuttled Electoral Act Amendment For Fear Of 2023, PDP Claims

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of scuttling the signing of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill because some key provisions in the bill will not allow the alleged design to rig the 2023 general elections. In a statement on Wednesday by its spokesman, Debo Ologunagba, the opposition claimed … Continue reading APC Scuttled Electoral Act Amendment For Fear Of 2023, PDP Claims

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Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa Governors Sign Budget Into Law

  The governors of Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa have signed the budget for the 2022 fiscal year in their respective states. While signing a budget of N278.58 billion for Kaduna, Governor Nasir El-Rufai assured residents that the budget would be faithfully implemented to advance public welfare, as well as develop human capital and infrastructure. … Continue reading Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa Governors Sign Budget Into Law

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Police Rescue Baby, Two Adults Abducted By Bandits In Zamfara

The police authorities have rescued three kidnap victims, including a three-month-old baby in Zamfara State.

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US Health Regulator Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Pill

  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorized Pfizer’s Covid pill for high-risk people aged 12 and over, a major milestone in the pandemic that will allow millions to access the treatment. “Today’s authorization introduces the first treatment for Covid-19 that is in the form of a pill that is taken orally … Continue reading US Health Regulator Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Pill

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Senate Hints At Next Action After Buhari’s Refusal To Sign Electoral Bill

  The Senate on Wednesday hinted at its next line of action after President Muhammadu Buhari declined his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. While the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, informed his colleagues of the President’s decision via a letter read on Tuesday, the matter became a major subject of deliberation when the … Continue reading Senate Hints At Next Action After Buhari’s Refusal To Sign Electoral Bill

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Jigawa Governor Signs N177bn Budget, Child Protection Bill Into Law

The Jigawa State Governor Badaru Abubakar has signed the 2022 Appropriation Bill into law along with the Child’s Protection Bill.

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Edo Govt Lends N850m To LGAs To Pay December Salary

  The Edo State Government says it has loaned local government councils in the state, the sum of N850 million to clear salaries of council workers for December, in lieu of the release of Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) allocations to the councils. The state governor Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday said he got the recommendation … Continue reading Edo Govt Lends N850m To LGAs To Pay December Salary

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INEC Reveals Why N305bn Is Required To Conduct 2023 Elections

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the N305 billion required to conduct the 2023 elections would be used majorly to meet the commission’s technological needs to better serve the country. Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday, INEC’s National Commission, Festus Okoye, disclosed that part of the money will be … Continue reading INEC Reveals Why N305bn Is Required To Conduct 2023 Elections

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Sylvester Oromoni: ‘We Are Surprised,’ Father Of Late Pupil Speaks On Bail Granted To Suspects

  Mr Sylvester Oromoni (Snr), father of the late 12-year-old student of Dowen College Lagos has said that he is surprised that bail was granted to five arrested suspected before completion of the police investigation. Mr Oromoni while addressing journalists on Wednesday in Delta insisted that the 21-day remand period granted the police to investigate … Continue reading Sylvester Oromoni: ‘We Are Surprised,’ Father Of Late Pupil Speaks On Bail Granted To Suspects

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FULL LIST: Army, Air Force Promote 177 Senior Officers

  The Nigerian Army and Air Force have promoted a total 177 senior officers in recognition of meritorious service to the nation. In the Army, a total of 41 brigadier generals were promoted to the rank of major general, while 76 colonels were also elevated to the rank of brigadier general. Acting Director of Army … Continue reading FULL LIST: Army, Air Force Promote 177 Senior Officers

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