Day: September 28, 2017

The House of Representatives has resolved to invite heads of the Nigerian Customs Service and the Directorate of State Security (DSS) to brief the lawmakers on plans to address the menace of small arms and light weapons. The resolution, which was made on Wednesday at the Lower Chambers of the National Assembly, was in a […]

At the close of trading yesterday, the market snapped a two-day losing streak as the All Share Index rebounded by 0.43 per cent to settle at 35,103.40 points, while the year-to-date (YTD) return advanced to 30.6 per cent. Accordingly, market capitalisation added N52.4 billion to settle at N12.1 trillion. The upturn in performance was majorly […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn its motion seeking an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja to serve the recall petition of Senator Dino Melaye. Counsel to INEC, Yunus Ustaz announced the withdrawal in court after which Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the motion and directed that all issues pertaining to […]

The Deputy president of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has briefed the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, on the ongoing constitution amendment exercise. Ekweremadu, who met with the Forum at the Presidential Villa Wednesday night, explained that, of the 33 bills on the proposed amendments, 21 were passed by the Senate and House of Representatives, while […]

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has officially declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Fayose formally declared his ambition to run at a gathering of party faithful including former Aviation Minister Femi Fani- Kayode and a former Osun State Governor Iyiola Omisore his interest at […]

THE Federal Government has declared Monday, 2nd October 2017 Public Holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 57th Independence Anniversary. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary and urged them to sustain the collective efforts […]

Political Parties in Plateau State have expressed concern over what they called ‘the high cost of Nomination Forms for the forthcoming Local Government Elections in the state’. Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM reports that the State Independent Electoral Commission \(PLASIEC) had recently  fixed February 17 ,2018 as the date for the conduct of the much awaited  Council […]

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, in Plateau State says drivers without driving licences and unregistered vehicles will not ply the highways from October 4. The Command’s Public Education Officer, Andrew Bala, told journalists in Jos on Wednesday that it would commence a special patrol in the state from that date. According to him, the […]

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