Nigeria’s democracy: Jega calls for review of extant laws

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega has called for a review of extant laws to strengthen the nation’s democracy. Jega made the call on Tuesday in a paper he presented at a one-day National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption Summit held in Abuja. The paper entitled: “Curbing Electoral Spending And Read more


Action against Oando aimed at protecting investors, says SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday said that Oando Plc was given sufficient opportunity of being heard before they were penalized, NAN reports. The commission in a statement sign by its spokesperson Mrs Efe Ebelo in Lagos said that there were various opportunities by the company to defend themselves during the investigation by SEC and Read more

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9th NASS: Accusations against Gbajabiamila “phantom and infantile” – APC breaks silence on alleged crime

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defended its candidate for the Speakership position of 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over reports making the rounds that he was convicted by a Court in the United States of America. The APC while urging Nigerians to ignore the reports, said they were sponsored, and describing the allegations Read more


8th Senate adjourns indefinitely as Saraki bows out – Report

The 8th Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, adjourned its legislative activities indefinitely after four years on Thursday, News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Senate adjourned indefinitely after the question was put by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki and unanimously adopted by the lawmakers. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports Read more


Osinbajo thanks Saraki for not taking advantage of power vacuum

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday jocularly thanked Senate President Bukola Saraki for not taking advantage of the vacuum in power before the presidential inauguration. Mr Osinbajo stated this at a dinner organised in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari and himself at the State House Banquet Hall. Messrs Buhari and Osinbajo had earlier in the Read more


Again Military faults NGOs over alleged breaching security in N/East

The Nigerian Army has again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), operating in the North East of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the zone. Army Spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, on Thursday said the military established this after the arrest of a Boko Haram commander, Mohammed Modu on Sunday. The army had in 2018 Read more

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Heavy security at venue of Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration

There was heavy deployment of security personnel around the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), venue of the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as Lagos State governor on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that scores of security personnel, comprising soldiers, policemen and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) were seen manning Read more