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27
Jul2017

Full list of constitution amendments by senate

Full list of constitution amendments by senate

Senators have cast their votes to amend sections in the fourth amendment of the 1999 Constitution. The lawmakers made 32 new amendments to the country’s constitution. See the full list below: 1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the...

27
Jul2017

APC suspends Banire

APC suspends Banire

The Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Mushin Local Government has suspended the National Legal Adviser, Dr Muiz Banire from the party citing anti-party activities. The suspension follows a recommendation by his ward (Ward C, Ilasamaja, Mushin). According to the Acting Secretary of the Ward, Taofeek Ajani-Balogun, the...

27
Jul2017

Sagay seeks punishment for SANs frustrating grand corruption cases

Sagay seeks punishment for SANs frustrating grand corruption cases

Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), has called for “stiff punishment for counsel, particularly senior advocates, who have turned obstruction and frustration of proceedings on high-profile corruption cases into an art.” Sagay said as punishment, such senior lawyers should be denied right of appearance in such...

27
Jul2017

Maintaining discipline in security services –Sun Editorial

Maintaining discipline in security services –Sun Editorial

The increasing resort to violence and extra-judicial killings by some unscrupulous officials of the nation’s security agencies requires immediate corrective measures. Discipline and professionalism amongst some of these security agents are fast deteriorating to the level of anarchy. Some of the security agencies are plagued by allegations of corruption and...

27
Jul2017

UAE freezes accounts of Qatar-linked entities

UAE freezes accounts of Qatar-linked entities

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates has directed all bank and financial institutions to stop dealing with 18 individuals and entities who are allegedly linked to Qatar. The state run news agency WAM reported on Thursday that the 18 entities were added to the list of those that...

27
Jul2017

222 federal directors fail permsecs exams

222 federal directors fail permsecs exams

Two hundred and twenty-two of the 300 directors from ministries, department and agencies of the federal government MDAs who sat for examinations to fill 20 vacant positions of federal permanent secretaries failed. Of the 300 that sat for the examination on “Relevant Public Service and Policy Issues” held at National...

27
Jul2017

Constitution amendment: Senators reject devolution of powers, state creation

Constitution amendment: Senators reject devolution of powers, state creation

Senators yesterday voted against the devolution of powers, 35 percent affirmative action for women and approved 29 amendments to the 1999 Constitution. The lawmakers also rejected removal of Land Use Act from the Constitution and state creation/boundary adjustment, during a 3-hour electronic voting on the amendments. Out of 33 provisions,...

27
Jul2017

Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency

Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency

Nigeria's upper house of parliament backed a series of constitutional amendments on Wednesday that could weaken the presidency and boost the legislature, the latest twist in a two-year power struggle between the two institutions. Head of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, who is pushing the changes, said they would help boost...

27
Jul2017

NBC reaffirms commitment to environmental sustainability

NBC reaffirms commitment to environmental sustainability

PRESS RELEASE Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), leader in the non-alcoholic beverage industry, has restated its commitment to environmental sustainability. In a recent company statement, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications Director, Sade Morgan stated that, “NBC is part of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, and as a business, we have integrated...

26
Jul2017

PDP govs, others meet Buhari in London

PDP govs, others meet Buhari in London

 Seven state governors on Wednesday met ailing President Muhammadu Buhari in London. The team was led by the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum and the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari. Other governors on the delegation include Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Umar Ganduje (Kano), Kashim Shettima (Borno), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Udom...

26
Jul2017

FG moves to check fake news – Lai Mohammed

FG moves to check fake news – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Ministry has strengthened the capacity of its Information Officers to tackle the menace of fake news with fact-based counter-narrative. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Wednesday in his keynote address at a capacity building Workshop for Strategic...

26
Jul2017

All the angels from heavens cannot make 1999 Constitution work - Ex-APC chair, Akande

All the angels from heavens cannot make 1999 Constitution work - Ex-APC chair, Akande

A former National Chairman of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bisi Akande, has stirred the hornet’s nest by calling for the scrapping of the 1999 Constitution which should be ‘temporarily’ replaced with the 1963 Republican Constitution. Mr. Akande, a former governor of Osun State, said this would be a...

26
Jul2017

Why Buhari is receiving govs, others now – Presidency

Why Buhari is receiving govs, others now – Presidency

The Presidency, on Tuesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari had initially barred politicians and other individuals from visiting him in London, the United Kingdom, where he has been receiving medical attention since May 7. It attributed the President’s change of mind to what it called “the change in circumstances.” It said...

26
Jul2017

Cabinet reshuffle likely as Osinbajo inaugurates ministers today

Cabinet reshuffle likely as Osinbajo inaugurates ministers today

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, will on Wednesday (today) inaugurate the two ministers-designate screened by the Senate in May. Arrangements were at an advanced stage to inaugurate the two ministers, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe), who were confirmed by the Senate on May 3. “It is very likely that...

25
Jul2017

I’m making good progress - Buhari

I’m making good progress - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health. In a letter dated July 24, 2017, President Buhari, who had earlier made a phone call to Conde, who is the current...

25
Jul2017

Respect Nigeria’s Constitution, territorial integrity, Germany tells Igbo, others

Respect Nigeria’s Constitution, territorial integrity, Germany tells Igbo, others

German Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Bernhard Schlagheck, says his country will support a more united and prosperous Nigeria devoid of wrangling. Schlagheck spoke during an interactive session with the leadership of Enugu State Chapter of Ohaneze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, in Enugu on Monday. The ambassador also said the...

25
Jul2017

Yoruba better off during regional govt, say governors

Yoruba better off during regional govt, say governors

Governors subscribe to 25-year master plan Governors of the six southwest states yesterday agreed to work in line with a 25-year master plan. The 11-point communique read by host Governor Ibikunle Amosun,said the governors would set up an inter – State security task force to tackle the menace of fulani...

25
Jul2017

Ekweremadu: Restructuring Must Be Done Incrementally, Not Just About Resource Control

Ekweremadu: Restructuring Must Be Done Incrementally, Not Just About Resource Control

The Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman of the Joint Constitution Amendment Committee of the National Assembly, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said the effective and comprehensive restructuring of Nigeria could only be done incrementally to ensure gradual acceptance of the thorny issues after adequate enlightenment of Nigerians. He added...

25
Jul2017

Despite agitations, Nigeria won’t break up, says Gowon

Despite agitations, Nigeria won’t break up, says Gowon

A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Monday, said despite the agitations in the country and other developments threatening the unity of Nigeria, the nation’s youths would keep the nation together. Gowon spoke at the 50th anniversary programme of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, a forum...

25
Jul2017

Buhari: Group restates resolve to begin protest August 7

Buhari: Group restates resolve to begin protest August 7

A pressure group, Concerned Nigerians, on Monday said it was prepared to carry out its earlier threat to embark on a nationwide protest and occupy the National Assembly as from August 7, if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to resume work as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The organisation...

24
Jul2017

Recession and the manufacturing sector –Sun Editorial

Recession and the manufacturing sector –Sun Editorial

ECONOMIC recession and the unfavourable business climate are taking their toll on the manufacturing sector, with 196 manufacturing companies reportedly shutting down operations in the last two years. This is in spite of government’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the economic crisis. The latest figure from the Manufacturers Association...

24
Jul2017

5 Kenyan girls to fly to Google HQ after inventing app to end FGM

5 Kenyan girls to fly to Google HQ after inventing app to end FGM

Five Kenyan girls are to be flown to Google Headquaters in California, U.S.A , after inventing “I-cut”, an app to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). I-cut connects girls at risk of FGM with rescue centres and gives legal and medical help to those who have been cut. Organisers say the...

24
Jul2017

Army redeploys 52 generals, 597 other officers

Army redeploys 52 generals, 597 other officers

The Nigerian Army has redeployed, cancelled or amended postings of seven Major-Generals, 45 Brigadier-Generals and 597 other officers. The redeployment, which took place last week, is one of the most far-reaching shake-up in the army in recent years No reasons were readily cited for the new postings and cancellations and...

24
Jul2017

Oyegun, Okorocha, El-Rufai, others meet Buhari in London, say president "very cheerful"

Oyegun, Okorocha, El-Rufai, others meet Buhari in London, say president "very cheerful"

PRESS RELEASE In a telephone conversation following the meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and leaders with President Muhammadu Buhari in London Sunday, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, said the President was very cheerful and had not lost any bit of his sense of humour. The governor said...

23
Jul2017

How Jerusalem holy site crisis happened

How Jerusalem holy site crisis happened

Eight people have been killed in a weekend of violence following new Israeli security measures at an ultra-sensitive Jerusalem holy site. Here is a timeline of events related to the crisis: – Attack and mosque shutdown – On July 14, three Arab Israelis armed with automatic rifles and a knife...

23
Jul2017

Lagos asks property owners on drainage channels in Dolphin, Ikoyi to vacate

Lagos asks property owners on drainage channels in Dolphin, Ikoyi to vacate

The Lagos State Government Sunday asked owners of buildings and structures erected on drainage alignments and channels in Dolphin Estate, Osborne Foreshore Estate, Lekki and Ikoyi among others to vacate, noting that failing might compel it to remove such buildings. Although it did not give specific timeframe for the notice...

23
Jul2017

Renowned writer, artist and broadcaster, Adebayo Faleti dies at 86

Renowned writer, artist and broadcaster, Adebayo Faleti dies at 86

A renowned actor, ace broadcaster, seasoned writer and poet, Pa Adebayo Faleti died on Sunday at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan. He was 86. Pa Faleti was a Yoruba translator, TV exponent and a pioneer staff of the first television station in Africa, Western Nigeria Television, WNTV. He was...

23
Jul2017

The countdown is on for O. J. Simpson's release

The countdown is on for O. J. Simpson's release

The countdown is on for O.J. Simpson's release from Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Center, which could come as early as Oct. 1. So how is the former football star's state of mind? "Mr. Simpson is on cloud nine," his lawyer, Malcolm LaVergne, told Fox News' Jeanine Pirro during an interview Saturday...

23
Jul2017

APC leads in Lagos LG elections

APC leads in Lagos LG elections

The All Progressive Congress (APC) is leading in the council election held yesterday in Lagos State, according to the results declared so far. Election was held for chairmen and councilors in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development and 381wards of the state. At Ward A6, Unit...

23
Jul2017

FG receives 198 Nigerian returnees illegally residing in Saudi Arabia

FG receives 198 Nigerian returnees illegally residing in Saudi Arabia

THE Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 10 am. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were...

23
Jul2017

Atiku hits critics of restructuring: I am shocked by the opposition from ‘progressives’

Atiku hits critics of restructuring: I am shocked by the opposition from ‘progressives’

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says only restructuring of Nigeria could guarantee unity, equity and security of the nation, saying he is shocked by the opposition of people he called ‘progressives’ to the move to restructure Nigeria for the benefit of all. “Only by restructuring can we guarantee Unity, Equity...

23
Jul2017

Yam prices increased by 33% in June amidst export – NBS

Yam prices increased by 33% in June amidst export – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently said that the price of yam increased in June, amid flag-off of export of the foodstuff to Europe by the Federal Government. Data released by the bureau for June 2017, tagged ‘Selected Food Price Watch’ revealed that the average price of 1 kilogramme...

23
Jul2017

Floods sack cities nationwide

Floods sack cities nationwide

•Flood submerges parts of Asaba, as residents battle torrential rains The rains returned to Lagos yesterday with fresh flooding in many parts. The situation hampered human movement on a day set aside for election into the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas. The rain, accompanied with thunderstorms,...

23
Jul2017

Constitution amendment: Reps fix minimum age for presidential aspirants at 35

Constitution amendment: Reps fix minimum age for presidential aspirants at 35

• No second term for VP, D-Gov who succeed dead incumbent • Road cleared for independent candidates • Local governments to get financial autonomy • 35 percent appointments reserved for women Future presidential elections in the country may be thrown open to interested Nigerians from the age of 35 and...

22
Jul2017

APC chairmanship aspirant dies in road accident

APC chairmanship aspirant dies in road accident

Tragedy struck on the eve of local government council election in Lagos State as a PSP truck crushed a chairmanship aspirant of the Ikotun/Igando Local Council Development Area to death. The deceased, Shakiru Balogun, aka SAB, was a former Chairman, National Union of Local Government Employees of the LCDA and...

22
Jul2017

Hate speech, disinformation capable of inciting violence, says Lai Mohammed

Hate speech, disinformation capable of inciting violence, says Lai Mohammed

The federal government has among the political class, the nation if not immediately checked. Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, who gave the warning yesterday in Jos, Plateau State at the opening ceremony of an extra-ordinary meeting of the National Council on Information, feared that hate speech and disinformation as seen...

22
Jul2017

Nigerian Army demotes Major-General Sani to Brigadier-General

Nigerian Army demotes Major-General Sani to Brigadier-General

A Military Special Court Martial on Thursday demoted Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Sani, one time Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre of the Nigerian Army, to a Brigadier-General. The President of the court, AVM James Gbum, demoted Sani after he convicted him on a five-count charge bordering on cheating. Sani had been...

21
Jul2017

Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday after denouncing chaos in the West Wing and telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. After offering Mr. Scaramucci the communications job Friday morning, Mr. Trump asked Mr....

21
Jul2017

Surge in young African girls trafficked to Europe

Surge in young African girls trafficked to Europe

There has been a 600% increase in the number of African women trafficked to Europe via Libya over the past three years, the International Organisation for Migration says. Carlotta Santarosa, who did the research, says very young girls are being targeted, mostly from Nigeria. She explains to BBC Focus on...

21
Jul2017

Guineans pray for Nigeria's sick president

Guineans pray for Nigeria's sick president

Worshippers in mosques across Guinea have been praying for the health of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Buhari has been in London for treatment for over two months, his second long visit for health reasons this year. The Nigerian leader had been due to visit Guinea since March, but his...


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