The Nigerian Senate has today passed the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill, following in the footsteps of the Nigerian House of Representatives which passed the Bill on December 19, 2018. In a statement following the passage of the Bill at the Senate, Pan-African digital rights organization, Paradigm Initiative commended the two legislative houses for passing the importantRead More
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The Federal Government is doing everything possible to end open delectation in the country, the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has said. Mohammed posited that open defection was responsible for majority of diseases and high mortality rate among under five children in Nigeria. He spoke on Tuesday stated in Jos, Plateau state,Read More
The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, National Assembly members and other 3,000 delegates will converge at the All Nigerian Women Leaders Conference on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution on Monday, March 19 in Abuja, Mrs Nma Love Onyechere, Executive Secretary, Centre for Gender Studies International, made this known in a statement on MondayRead More
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A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states. The arrests occurred between January 2016 and January 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari who had given instructions to security agencies toRead More
The Nigerian Army on Sunday issued a stern warning against killer herdsmen, farmers, militia groups and bandits operating in Benue, Adamawa and Taraba states to desist forthwith over the senseless killings, and waton destruction of properties across the three states. The army said it was working with sister services and other security agencies to identifyRead More
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A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Delta State Chapter, All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has declared his intention to commit to serve for only one term, if elected Governor. Dr. Cairo Ojuogboh was a onetime member representing Ika Federal Constituency in the NASS, and PDP governorship aspirant in the run-up toRead More
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The Edo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has hailed the state Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, for quizzing the state Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Chief Dan Orbih, over allegations that rice meant for Internally Displaced Persons was diverted. It said it would move for Chief Orbih to be prosecuted ifRead More
Ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election, the Badagry division Women Development Forum, threw its heaviness overdue the re-election bid of Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Hon. Seyi Bamigbade, Coordinator General of Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Vanguard said at Endorsement of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Continuity and Inauguration of the Women Forum in the Division, he describedRead More
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun on Saturday declared that the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) can never rule Nigeria again. He described the PDP as ” dead in such states like Katsina and not capable of re-capturing political power come 2019 general elections.” Chief Oyegun, who madeRead More
A bill to amend the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act to include skirts in NYSC uniform could not scale second reading at the Senate on Wednesday. The bill was rejected following concerns that such amendment required altering the constitution whi…