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Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has set up a committee to unravel the true cause of the armed struggle in the southeast, which has led to insecurity. The committee, to be headed by Prof Chidi Odinkalu, with Amb. Bianca Ojukwu as secretary is termed – Truth, Justice and Peace Committee. Secretary to the State […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will now sign the re-worked Electoral Act Amendment Bill on Friday, February 25. A source close to the Presidency, who had earlier indicated that the President would assent to the bill on Wednesday, confirmed the new date to Channels Television. According to the source, the new date will be honoured by the President. […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has requested the sum of three trillion naira (N3,000,000,000,000) as fuel subsidy for 2022. Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting which was chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. “In 2022, because of the […]

The Federal government on Monday said there won’t be any removal of fuel subsidy anytime soon as a result of perceived difficulties associated with it. Minister of Finance, Hajia Zainab Ahmed stated this at an interactive meeting with the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan and other principal officers of the Senate.

Governors of the 19 states in the North have opposed the call by their southern counterparts that the Presidency should be zoned to the South in 2023. This formed part of the resolutions reached on Monday when the governors held an emergency meeting with traditional rulers in the region at the Government House in Kaduna […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly, seeking approval to borrow the sum of $4,054,476,863 billion and €710 million. The request was made known in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan at plenary on Tuesday. In the letter titled Addendum to Request For Senate’s Concurrent Approval Of Multilateral Fund Projects Under the […]

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has insisted that the agenda of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria is to conquer the entire nation.   The Governor, while speaking with BBC pidgin at the weekend, said he has documents to back up his claims. According to him, the Fulani Nationality Movement who claimed responsibility for his recent […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a committee to immediately commence the implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). The steering committee, which has 12 months duration for the assignment, is headed by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva. President Buhari gave the approval on Wednesday while giving a remark on the Act […]

The Federal Government has admitted that it is not in the best position to manage the nation’s refineries. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, stated this during his appearance on a television programme.  “I will agree with you that government is not the best manager of refineries and that is why this time, […]

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has reechoed calls for power to shift to the southern part of the country, backing the Southern Governors’ Forum’s resolution on the zoning of the presidential seat in 2023.  The southern governors had during a meeting in Lagos on Monday agreed that the region should produce Nigeria’s next president […]


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