Reps okay Buhari’s veto against peace corps

The House of Representatives Thursday aligned itself with President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Peace Corps establishment bill. President Buhari had in February declined his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. In separate letters to the Senate and House of Representatives, Buhari cited security concerns […]

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Trump cancels Singapore summit with Kim

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 18, 2018, US President Donald Trump addresses a meeting on prison reform at the White House in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM US President Donald Trump informed Kim Jong Un Thursday he was cancelling their nuclear summit next month in Singapore, blaming “anger” and “hostility” from […]

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Court grants bail to Shekarau, Wali

The Federal High Court sitting in Kano has granted bail to the former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged money laundering. Shekarau together with Bashir Wali and Mansur Ahmad are facing a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of […]

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Senate makes fresh move to end killings, kidnappings

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • Asks security agencies to submit special funding needs in two weeks • Armed men abduct 41 travellers along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them […]

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Senate makes fresh move to end killings, kidnappings

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • Asks security agencies to submit special funding needs in two weeks • Armed men abduct 41 travellers along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them […]

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Senate makes fresh move to end killings, kidnappings

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • Asks security agencies to submit special funding needs in two weeks • Armed men abduct 41 travellers along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them […]

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