Category Archives: Breaking

President Buhari Says Nigerians In Diaspora Might Be Allowed To Vote In 2019

  President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), would be encouraged to explore the possibility of Nigerians resident abroad voting in the 2019 general elections. Making this disclosure during a meeting with the Nigerian community in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, where he was on state visit, the President added that his government…

Read more

LASG Shuts Down Lekki Gardens, Orders Evacuation Of Occupants Within 14 Days

  Less than 24 hours after firing top officials of its building control agency, the Lagos State government yesterday ordered the closure of Lekki Gardens over the collapse of one of its buildings, that killed 34 people, reports The Guardian. During a visit to the site of the collapsed five-storey building yesterday, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode…

Read more

You Can’t Release Dasuki From Detention – FG To ECOWAS Court

  Following the suit former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. SamboDasuki (retd) filed against the Federal Government before the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice over his continued detention without trial since December 2015,the ECOWAS Court, to compel it to release Dasuki from detention. The Federal Government, through its lawyer, Mr.…

Read more

Swiss Government Confirms Return Of $723 Million Abacha Loot To Nigeria Over The Last Decade

  The Swiss government has confirmed that it had so far returned $723 million (roughly calculated to be worth N142.43 billion) of stolen funds seized from the family of the late former head of state, Sani Abacha, to the Nigerian government over the last 10 years. The amount excludes $321million (about N63.24 billion) which the…

Read more

#GEOBILL: Saraki Says Bill Will Be Reintroduced, Read His Comments

  Following the House of Assembly’s vote for the Gender Equality In Marriage Bill not to pass second reading, (Read here if you missed) the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has shared his comments. In a statement released by his Special Adviser on gender, Mrs. Fatima Kakuri, the Senate President said: “Today, we discussed the Domestication of…

Read more

Senate Throws Out Gender & Equal Opportunity Bill

The Nigerian Senate has rejected a bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts in matters of marriage, divorce and inheritance, during its plenary session today, 15th March. The bill tagged ‘Gender Equality in Marriage Bill’, presented for consideration by Senator Biodun Olujimi (PDP Ekiti South), was frowned upon by mostly northern…

Read more