Politics

Senate President’s Wife, Ekaette Akpabio Charges Honourees on Leveraging their Wealth of Experience to Advance President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda

Wife of the President of the Senate, Ekaette Unoma Akpabio has charged honourees at the bouquet of honour on the Importance of leveraging their wealth of experience to advance the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu. Mrs Akpabio who represented the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu at the bouquet …

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Nigerian Senate Propose Temporary Food Stamp Model to Combat Rising Hunger Rate

The Senate of Nigeria passed a motion on Tuesday recommending that the federal government implement a food stamp programme as the most effective short-term solution to end malnutrition and hunger in the country. The Senate’s resolution followed a motion sponsored by the Senate Chief Whip, Ali Ndume, and co-sponsored by …

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Court Hears Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, heard the bail application and preliminary objection to the trial commencement filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Upon resumed hearing of the matter, Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, who appeared for the Federal Government, told Justice Binta Nyako that …

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Akwa Ibom Government to Establish Oil Palm Mill, Construct Ikot Udom-Mkpohoeto Road in Ika Local Government Area

Akwa Ibom State Government is set to establish an Oil Palm Mill and also construct an access road linking the country home of the Minister of State for Petroleum (Gas), Obong Emem Ekperikpe Ekpo in Ikot Udom village, Ika Local Government Area. The State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, announced this …

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President Tinubu Sets up Economic Advisory Committee to Chart Course for Nigeria’s Prosperity

President Bola Tinubu has taken a proactive step in fostering economic growth and development by establishing an economic advisory committee. This committee comprises representatives from various sectors, including the federal government, sub-national entities, and the private sector. The committee’s formation underscores President Tinubu’s commitment to inclusive governance and collaboration across …

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President Tinubu Charges ECOWAS Judicial Council on Judicial Reforms to End Coups in West Africa

President Bola Tinubu has emphasised the importance of accountable judicial systems in preventing military coups and strengthening democracy in West Africa. President Tinubu stated this during a meeting with a delegation from the ECOWAS Judicial Council led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the Council Justice Olukayode …

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Police Release Labour Party Chairman On Bail

The Nigeria Police Force Zone 5 has released the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Julius Abure, on bail. Recall that Abure was arrested on Wednesday in Benin City, the Edo State capital, by the operatives of the Zone 5 Command, alongside the state chairman of the party in …

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Senate Kicks Against Planned Increase In Electricity Tariff

Senate, on Wednesday, warned the Federal Government against hiking electricity tariff under any guise, warning that doing so will worsen the plight of Nigerians. The Senate gave the warning on Wednesday at a plenary presided over by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio. The Senate further adopted a resolution asking its …

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Labour Party National Chairman, Julius Abure Arrested In Edo

The National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Comrade Julius Abure, has been arrested and detained by the police in Benin City, Edo State. His arrest on Wednesday comes following accusations of embezzling over N3.5bn Party funds. The now-suspended National Treasurer of the Labour Party, Oluchi Oparah who made the …

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Akwa Ibom Government Restates Commitment to Tech Development, Receives Two Africa Submarine Fibre Optic Cable

Akwa Ibom State Government has received African Submarine Optical Cable with a commitment to develop the technology sector. Governor Umo Eno, who received the Submarine Cable from MainOne Company on Tuesday at Qua Iboe Beach, Ibeno Local Government Area, stated that the 45,000kilometre submarine cable will connect Akwa Ibom, Nigeria’s …

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