March 2, 2021
  • March 2, 2021

Nigeria Police moves to stop probe of SARS, other officials by states panel

by on December 3, 2020 0

The Nigeria Police has initiated a move to stop various judicial panels in some states of the federation probing allegations of rights abuses and other acts of impunity committed by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The Police has approached a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking among others, an order restraining the Attorneys-General...

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Nigerian Senate confirms Yakubu head of national electoral body

by on December 1, 2020 0

Nigerian Senate on Tuesday confirmed the reappointment of Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the country’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the second term of five years. The nation’s upper legislative chamber confirmed Yakubu reappointment after considering the letter of President Moahammdu Buhari conveying the name of the INEC chairman for...

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Nigeria to pay universities teachers N70 bln as ASUU ends strike

by on November 27, 2020 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to call off its eight-month old industrial action, which has paralyzed the nation’s tertiary institutions, especially the public universities since March. The team of ASUU negotiators reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris...

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Nigeria electoral body official equates local elections to organised crimes

by on November 26, 2020 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commissioner has equated the elections into local government councils conducted by state governments to organised crimes. According to the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, interference in the election at the grassroots has continued to impact negatively on the conduct of elections in the...

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Nigeria not included in US new Visa bond policy ~American Embassy

by on November 24, 2020 0

Nigeria is exempted from the new $15,000 visa Bond policy introduced by the outgoing administration of President Donald Trump, the United States Embassy in the country has started. The US mission in a statement on its website said Nigeria is not included in this six months pilot programme. “In response to the April 2019...

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Salami investigative panel on ex-EFCC Ag. Chairman Magu submits report

by on November 20, 2020 0

A probe panel headed by the retired president of the Appeal Court, Ayo Salami to investigate allegations of corruption and other offences against the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, will submit its report to President Muhammadu Buhari today. The panel was set up in July this year...

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#Endsars Protest: A wakeup call for Nigeria restructuring~WorldStage

by on November 17, 2020 0

The recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria may go down in history as the loudest wakeup call since the civil war, for the country to be restructured, according to the president of World Stage Limited, Segun Adeleye. Adeleye who said this in his welcome address at the virtual WorldStage Economic Summit 2020 with the theme,...

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