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Senate confirms 40 Ambassadors

Nigeria, July 22 -- The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Suleiman Sani as a Career Ambassador. The lawmakers also confirmed 39 other Non-Career Ambassadors. The confirmation comes exactly thre... Read More


Insecurity: Presidency replies Senate, says only Buhari can remove Service Chiefs

Nigeria, July 21 -- The presidency has reacted to a Senate resolution calling for the mandatory exit of military chiefs, by telling the lawmakers that such removal was a 'presidential prerogative.' P... Read More


Senate confirms re-appointment of Umar Danbatta as Vice-Chairman NCC

Nigeria, July 21 -- The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Umar Danbatta as the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). His appointment is for a second term of f... Read More


JUST IN: Insecurity: Senate asks Service Chiefs to 'step aside'

Nigeria, July 21 -- The Senate has asked Nigeria's military chiefs to 'step aside' to enable a new set with new ideas tackle insecurity across the country. This is one of the resolutions adopted afte... Read More


NDDC vs National Assembly: How an investigation got messy

Nigeria, July 19 -- It started out as a call for investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds and financial recklessness, but turned into a 'dirty fight' between the Niger Delta Development Co... Read More


Lawan denies 2023 presidential ambition

Nigeria, July 18 -- The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has described as untrue and puerile, reports that he is planning to run for president in 2023. He debunked the report in a statement by his medi... Read More


ANALYSIS: Edo, Ondo Polls: Poor women representation in politics persists

Nigeria, July 18 -- In the build-up of the 2019 general elections, there were fears that the number of women elected into public offices may not increase significantly. The outcome of the elections j... Read More


COVID-19: Melinda Gates calls for more attention for women, girls

Nigeria, July 16 -- Gender advocate and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, has called on leaders and policymakers to ensure that women and girls are not left behind in t... Read More


Retirement: National Assembly Service Commission queries Sani-Omolori for 'gross insubordination'

Nigeria, July 16 -- The National Assembly Service Commission has issued a query to the embattled Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, over his failure to proceed on retirement. The ... Read More


NDDC: Alleged missing N143bn stalls budget defence

Nigeria, July 15 -- The budget defence session of the Niger Delta Development Commission ( NDDC) was cut short on Tuesday following discrepancies in the commission's budget report. The Interim Manage... Read More