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Constitution Review, waste of time and public funds - Northern Elders Forum

Nigeria, Aug. 31 -- The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has opposed the proposed review of the Nigerian constitution by the Senate describing it as a waste of time and resources. The forum faulted the hu... Read More


MINISTERIAL SCORECARD: Under Muhammad Bello's watch, development in FCT arrested.

Nigeria, Aug. 29 -- About 54 days after he was sworn in for a second term, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 43 ministers into his cabinet. The ministers comprise seven past governors and seven pa... Read More


Despite negative growth, Nigeria's economy not bad - Lawan

Nigeria, Aug. 28 -- Although Nigeria's economy witnessed a contraction of -6.10 per cent in the second quarter of 2020, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said it is not doing badly. He made the ... Read More


Despite public outcry, Commission wants National Assembly's budget increased

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- Despite public outcry that the National Assembly's budget is too much and too opaque, an official has asked that it be increased. The Executive Chairman of the National Assembly S... Read More


Senate queries SEC over N10 billion annual salary for 600 Staff

Nigeria, Aug. 26 -- The Senate joint committee on finance and national planning, on Tuesday, queried the Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Lamido Yuguda, for spending N10.3... Read More


Omo-Agege warns against scrapping Niger Delta Amnesty Programme

Nigeria, Aug. 24 -- The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, has called on the federal government to put off alleged plans to scrap the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) for ex-agitators in the... Read More


Report on constitution review to be ready by early 2021 - Omo-Agege

Nigeria, Aug. 21 -- The standing Committee of the Senate on the review is the 1999 Constitution has commenced work, with the aim of presenting its report to the Senate at the end of the first quarter ... Read More


Immigration boss alleges fraudulent contract between Nigerian govt, firm

Nigeria, Aug. 20 -- The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has alleged fraudulent activities in a contract on resident permit for expatriates signed betw... Read More


How challenges from Nasarawa bye-election could affect Edo polls - Report

Nigeria, Aug. 13 -- A new report by an election observer group, YIAGA Africa, has highlighted some challenges as well as vices that marred Saturday's bye-election into the Nasarawa State House of Asse... Read More


NDDC asks police to investigate allegations of fraud linked to senator

Nigeria, Aug. 10 -- The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammad Adamu, to prosecute seven companies that failed to deliver on contracts after... Read More