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EFCC vs Saraki: Court to rule on final forfeiture of Ikoyi properties

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, opposed an application before a Federal High Court, Lagos, seeking final forfeiture of two of his Ikoyi,...

Dangote Fertilizer Plant: Vital Lifeline for Africa’s Agric Transformation

UGO AMADI, BUSINESS EDITOR The importance of agriculture in Nigeria’s economy cannot be overstated. Farming and livestock rearing is the main livelihood for over 70...

Coronavirus: Premier League ditches pre-match fair-play handshakes

The Premier League has announced that the pre-match handshakes between both teams and officials will not take place until further notice because of fears...

Oando becomes first African Oil & Gas Company to be ISO 27001 Certified

…as it Sponsors Young Professionals Forum in Partnership with SPE  UGO AMADI Oando PLC  has recorded a major milestone as the  first African Oil and Gas Company...

NPA To Coastal Communities: Stop dumping waste in Waterways

The Calabar Port Manager, Mrs Marie Asien, on Thursday called on communities along coastlines in the state to stop dumping waste into the waterways. Asien,...

Coronavirus: US testing Maurice Iwu’s drug, says minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanya Onu, has said the United States is conducting tests on a ‘chemical compound’ isolated by ex-Chairman...

I conceived through IVF – Stephanie Coker reveals

Popular Media personality, Stephanie Coker has revealed how she got pregnant with her first child. The actress welcomed her child with her husband, Olumide Aderinokun...

Senate approves Buhari’s request for $22.7bn loan

The request – 2016- 2018 External Borrowing Plan – which was made by President Muhammadu Buhari, it was stated, was to enable the government...

Coronavirus: California declares state of emergency after death

California has declared a state of emergency after announcing its first coronavirus death, bringing the US death toll from the disease to 11. The 71-year-old...

Reps approve NDDC’s budget of N346.388bn

From Jonas Ezieke, Abuja. The House of Representatives on Wednesday at the Committee of Supply passed the N346.388 billion budget of the Niger Delta Development...
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Gunmen kill 13 in Benue, set houses ablaze

The Police Command in Benue, on Monday confirmed the killing of 13 villagers by unidentified gunmen in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government...

FMDQ admits new debt securities to its platform

COMFORT EKELEME In keeping to its commitment of providing a reliable and credible platform to support capital formation, FMDQ...

Towards credible guber poll in Ondo

Now that the governorship primary elections of the political parties in Ondo state have ended and the campaigns for the poll slated...

Edo Assembly Crisis : Senator Bamidele slams Obaseki

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja  Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele,on Sunday  berated  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over alleged  invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week. Bamidele while speaking with journalists in  Abuja on Sunday ,stressed that the continued onslaughts on the Honourable members of the Edo State House of Assembly by Obaseki should be condemned and resisted by all lovers  of democracy because the legislature is an integral and critical component of democracy anywhere around the world. He described  the alleged actions as unlawful,  subversive and a damning threat to democracy in Nigeria. He maintained  that the deliberate and inordinate sabotage of the legitimate activities of the lawmakers in the State legislature is a direct  invitation to anarchy  and this must be promptly halted before the situation is allowed to get out of hands.