Senate May Consider Report On Security Challenges Next Week, Says Lawan

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday said the Senate may consider the report of the ad-hoc committee on security challenges next week. He gave the indication during plenary following the consideration of a motion brought to the floor by Senator Aishatu Ahmed(APC – Adamawa Central). The Senate set up the committee … Continue reading Senate May Consider Report On Security Challenges Next Week, Says Lawan

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Nine Killed, Many Injured In India Capital As Trump Visits

  Clashes over a contentious citizenship law roiled India’s capital for a second day Tuesday — coinciding with a visit by US President Donald Trump — as the death toll rose to at least nine. There have been widespread protests since the law that critics say is anti-Muslim was passed in mid-December, with more than … Continue reading Nine Killed, Many Injured In India Capital As Trump Visits

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Extrajudicial Killings: We Must Fix The Nigeria Police, Restore Public Confidence – Gbajabiamila

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an immediate fix to the Nigeria Police institution in a way that public confidence can be restored. He stressed that a lot will be achieved if issues regarding recruitment and training, remuneration and welfare, responsibility and accountability are honestly tackled. This is … Continue reading Extrajudicial Killings: We Must Fix The Nigeria Police, Restore Public Confidence – Gbajabiamila

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Netanyahu To Build New Settler Homes In Sensitive West Bank Corridor

  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday to build 3,500 new settler homes in a super-sensitive area of the occupied West Bank, just a week before a tight general election. Netanyahu’s controversial statement is the latest in a string of election promises on settlement construction as the premier faces not only a general election … Continue reading Netanyahu To Build New Settler Homes In Sensitive West Bank Corridor

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Rep Threatens To Resign Over Security Situation In North-East

  A lawmaker from Borno State, Ahmadu Jaha has threatened to resign over the security situation in the northeast. Jaha is representing Damboa/Gwoza/Chibok in the House of Representatives. During plenary on Tuesday, he threatened to resign and accused the military of creating super camps to protect themselves. READ ALSO: We Must Fix The Nigeria Police, … Continue reading Rep Threatens To Resign Over Security Situation In North-East

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Iran Deputy Health Minister Infected With Coronavirus, Says Govt Official

  Iran’s deputy health minister has been infected with the new coronavirus, a ministry official said on Tuesday, amid a major outbreak in the Islamic republic. “The coronavirus test for Mr Harirchi, the deputy health minister who was on the front lines combating the coronavirus, was positive,” Alireza Vahabzadeh, a media adviser to the health … Continue reading Iran Deputy Health Minister Infected With Coronavirus, Says Govt Official

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BREAKING: New Speaker Emerges In Kaduna Assembly, As Shagali Resigns

  The member representing Igabi constituency in Kaduna State House of Assembly, Honourable Yusuf Zilani has been elected as the new speaker of the Assembly. His emergence follows the resignation of the former Speaker, Aminu Shagali, representing Sabon-Gari Constituency. READ ALSO: Judgement Review: APC Asks ‘Jobless’ PDP Leaders To Engage In Rice Farming The new … Continue reading BREAKING: New Speaker Emerges In Kaduna Assembly, As Shagali Resigns

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Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of All Charges In N400m Fraud Case

    Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted Mr Olisa Metuh and found him guilty of all the charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a ruling which lasted hours on Tuesday, the trial judge took his time to take the counts in … Continue reading Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of All Charges In N400m Fraud Case

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‘He Was A Rising Star,’ Ogun Governor Vows Justice For Slain Remo Stars Player

  Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem. Describing the late footballer as a rising star, Abiodun said the officers involved in the incident have been arrested and will be made to face the full … Continue reading ‘He Was A Rising Star,’ Ogun Governor Vows Justice For Slain Remo Stars Player

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Bill Seeking Immunity For Lawmakers From Persecution Scales Second Reading

  A bill seeking to extend immunity to cover Presiding Officers of Legislative Institutions has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which was sponsored by Representative Odebunmi Olusegun was supported by the majority of the lawmakers who say it is important to safeguard the sanctity of the National Assembly. In supporting … Continue reading Bill Seeking Immunity For Lawmakers From Persecution Scales Second Reading

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