THERE are indications that the Senate and the House of Representatives are working at cross-purposes on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, pending in both chambers.
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We are still in shock and great pain over the transition of our friend, associate and brother, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke. He was a prominent son of our state and its first democratically elected Governor. Until his death, he was the senator representing Osun West in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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A human rights advocacy group, Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has commended the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt General Tukur Buratai following his recent conferment with the Brazilian Military Order of Merit Award, the highest Brizilian military award at Brasilia in Brazil.
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here is no doubt that securing the lives and properties of Nigerians by the security agencies remains one of the main reasons why a government is in power. It is a cardinal principle of state policy. Even at that, it is also a daunting task and quite challenging as security issues have now assumed a...
Men of the Federal Operations Unit, FOU Zone A, the anti-smuggling arm of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, have laid siege on the popular Berger-yard auto mart for three days since last Thursday, in search of vehicles suspected to have been shipped into the country without payment or under payment of duty.
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The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has called on Nigerians to support the federal government efforts in diversifying and repositioning the country amongst comity of nations. This was disclosed in a communique issued at the end of 2017 biennial convention of the guild with the theme: ‘’A Nation in Recession: Whither the Nigerian Media.’’ The...
Ndoma-Egba salutes workers’ resilience amid tough times THERE were indications yesterday that recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari may not be at the planned celebration of today’s May Day. This is coming just as Nigerian workers plan to protest against the planned removal of the minimum wage issue from the Exclusive List. Since he returned from his […]
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Ahead of the June 3 local government council polls in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State, a youth group, under the auspices of Otukpa Youths for Good Governance (OYGG), has endorsed the candidature of Sunday Onaji for the chairmanship seat. The group said it decided to throw its weight behind Onaji of the Peoples...
DELTA State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has summoned Chevron Nigeria Limited and Kokodiagbene community, in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state, which threatened, last week, to occupy Otunana Flow Station, operated by the oil multinational, following its alleged failure to extend electricity to the host riverine settlement, to the State Security Council meeting, scheduled for Wednesday in Asaba.
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The National Confraternity of Christian Mothers, NCCM yesterday urged the federal government to urgently put an end to sectarian killing especially in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna State. The Women Christians group said government must ensure the safety of all Nigerians irrespective of religion or tribes adding what Nigerians must draw closer to God to heal the...
Author of the book, Against the Run of Play, Segun Adeniyi, has said he did not distort any fact given to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan, and other contributors.
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Taraba State governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku has said that nothing will distract him from transforming the lives of Tarabans and move the state forward. Ishaku, who spoke to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Jalingo through his senior special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Slyvanus Yakubu Giwa, vowed to work tirelessly to ensure that the development momentum...
Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has announced the withdrawal of 518 officers and men of the service from five international airports as part of efforts to curtail sharp practices of the personnel.
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