Former Governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha has mocked the State Governor Hope Uzodinma for refusing to name sponsors of insecurity as promised. Okorocha in a statement titled, ‘The Camp Hope Government In Imo, Has Become An Embarrassment,’ said the governor failed to name the sponsors “after much noise to that effect” before the stakeholders […]

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Transportation has in the spirit of Christmas declared passenger trains across the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) system free of charge during the period. According to a communique from the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), this gesture is to enable Nigerians travel and celebrate Christmas. The spokesman for the corporation, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital, where he will be commissioning various projects. There were doubts on Thursday that Buhari will still visit the state, as three explosions rocked the city just a few hours before the president’s arrival. The Commander-In-Chief who will now carry on with his schedule as […]

Three explosions on Thursday rocked Maiduguri the Borno State Capital. The explosions come a few hours before President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. Buhari is billed to commission an edifice donated by Mohammed Indimi to the University of Maiduguri. He is also expected to commission some projects executed by the Borno State Government. As […]

Nigeria on Wednesday reported 4,035 COVID-19 cases, the highest-ever daily infection tally since the disease was detected in the country more than a year ago.  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in its daily update about the pandemic in the country. A breakdown of the new infections showed that they were confirmed […]

The Senate has passed a 2022 budget of N17.126 trillion against N16.391 trillion naira as presented by the president. The sum of N3.8 trillion is for debt service, N6.9 trillion recurrent non-debt expenditure while N5.4 trillion is for capital expenditure. The Senate increased the benchmark price of crude from 57 to 62 dollars per barrel, […]

Senators resumed plenary on Wednesday with another closed-door session discussing President Muhamadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act Amendment bill. The closed-door session was held for a few minutes. At the end of the session, Senate President Ahmad Lawan said the lawmakers discussed President Buhari’s refusal to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law. […]

The Federal Government has reinstated Emirates’ winter flight schedule to Nigeria following the offering of daily slots to Air Peace at the Dubai Airports, DXB. This is contained in a letter to the Emirates Country Manager, Nigeria signed by the Director-General, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu dated 21st December 2021. The letter read, “Following further consultation […]

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a 2022 budget of N17.126 trillion against the N16.391 trillion sum presented by the president. The Senate is also expected to pass the appropriation bill on Tuesday. While the major capital, recurrent, debt service, statutory transfers remain untouched, the Houe made provision for an increase by N400 billion […]

President Muhammadu has declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill over the direct primaries clause.  In a letter sent to the National Assembly, President Buhari cited several issues with the clause. During plenary session on Tuesday, the upper and lower chambers read the content of the President’s letter. Senate President Ahmad Lawan, who read […]

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