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#EndSARS: Senate President Asks Youths to End Protests
#EndSARS: Senate President Asks Youths t...

#EndSARS: Senate President Asks Youths to End Protests

  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, advised the youths engaging in anti-SARS protests to put an  end to their agitations on the streets. He said ending the protests would enable the President Muhammadu Buhari to work on the implementation of their five-point agenda. Lawan also... read more »

Present 2021 Budget before September, Senate tells Buhari
Present 2021 Budget before September, Se...

Present 2021 Budget before September, Senate tells Buhari

The President of Nigeria’s Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to submit 2021 national budget before the end of September, 2020 to afford lawmakers ample time to deliberate on it. Lawan made this call while delegating the 2021-2023 Media Term Expenditure Framework and... read more »

NDDC-gate: Another Gory Exposure of An Ailing Nation
NDDC-gate: Another Gory Exposure of An A...

NDDC-gate: Another Gory Exposure of An Ailing Nation

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was developed by the Olusegun Obasanjo administration in pursuant of a concerted effort at genuinely developing the Niger Delta region which is blessed with natural resources. Nigeria has built its revenue generation around the income generated from... read more »

Reps Accuse Akpabio of Distorted Testimo...

Reps Accuse Akpabio of Distorted Testimony During NDDC Misappropriation Hea...

Members of Nigeria’s lower legislative chamber, House of Representative Committee panel probing mismanagement of fund in the Niger Delta Development Commission have faulted Godswill Akpabio, Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs of giving disparaging testimony during hearing. The presiding... read more »

NDDC Defends Collapse of Acting MD, Pondei at Reps Hearing
NDDC Defends Collapse of Acting MD, Pond...

NDDC Defends Collapse of Acting MD, Pondei at Reps Hearing

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has attributed the collapse of its acting Managing Director, Prof. Keme Pondei, to a medical condition which his doctors have warned him against. Charles Odili, Director, Corporate Affairs said in a statement that Pondei went against the warning of his... read more »

Senator Abaribe's Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish - Presidency

Senator Abaribe’s Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish – Presidency

President Buhari to resign on what basis? Just because some characters think that President Buhari should resign, then they expect him to quit. That call does not represent the opinion of... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari To Be Impeached If These Conditions Are Not Met - National Assembly

Nigeria: Buhari To Be Impeached If These Conditions Are Not Met – National Assembly

The National Assembly has resolved to exercise its powers to impeach the president if the 10 demands they are presenting are not met by the Executive. The resolution was announced today... read more »

Nigeria: Amendment of Electoral Act Targeted At President Buhari - Dissenting Members of the NASS

Nigeria: Amendment of Electoral Act Targeted At President Buhari – Dissenting Member...

The perception out there is that this Section 25 was included to target Mr. President – Omo-Agege The adoption of the report by the Senate and the House of Representatives Conference... read more »

Nigeria: Senator Shehu Sani's Constituents Vow to Recall Him

Nigeria: Senator Shehu Sani’s Constituents Vow to Recall Him

Constituents of Senator Shehu Sani have vowed to start a recall process against him for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress Party as well as deviating... read more »