Nigeria

APC kicks against Delta’s Pension Bill for former governors and deputies

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State, has kicked against the Pension Rights and Other Benefits Amendments Bill for former governors and deputy...

Minimum wage: NLC gives 32 govs Dec 31 deadline

The Nigeria Labour Congress yesterday gave December 31, 2019 deadline to 32 state governors to either pay the N30, 000 new minimum wage or...

IG suspends Edo APC rally

John Ameh, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has suspended the rally of a faction of the All Progressives Congress scheduled for Benin,...

Hajj 2019 Report: Katsina Pilgrims Accommodated In Abandoned House –Amirul Hajj

KATSINA – Alhaji Muntari Lawal, the Amirul Hajj...

DPR aligns with ministerial mandate for oil, gas sector – Shakur

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has aligned its deliverables with the ministerial mandate for the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. Mr...

Kogi State: Return of the gunmen

  By Richard Elesho/ Lokoja Joseph Apeh was a 400-level student of Kogi State University, KSU, Anyigba. The English/Education  student had set his mind and looked...

India gives citizenship to non-Muslims from neighbouring countries

Indian President Ram Kovind has signed into law legislation that grants citizenship to non-Muslims from neighbouring countries amid protests in north-east India over the...

ICPC declares Nigerian lawmaker wanted

The anti-graft agency, ICPC, has declared a House of Representatives member, Shehu Muhammad, wanted. In a statement published on the ICPC Facebook page on Thursday,...

CAN Knocks CJN over Call for More Sharia Provisions in Constitution

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has faulted the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, for advocating a constitution...

Police arraign APC chieftain for defaming Bauchi Gov

From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi Bauchi State Police Command has Thursday arraigned a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, one Umar Mai...

Why I want campaign on restructuring suspended, by Agbakoba

Robert Egbe   A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba SAN has clarified his recent proposal for a suspension of the...

Reps query Julius Berger over slow pace of Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan highways

The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano...

A/Court disposed 805 cases on 2019 elections — Bulkachuwa

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, yesterday said 805 cases that emanated from the 2019 general elections had been...

Enugu Council polls: Onyeke, Omeje battle for Nsukka LG

A right activist and founder Enugu Youth General Assembly (EYGA), Hon Chineme Onyeke, has entered the ring for the sole chairmanship ticket of the...

NFMC: Pantami stresses autonomy of council

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has restated the need for National Frequency Management Council (NFMC) to regain its autonomy...

Taylor Swift demands an end to ”Toxic Male Privilege”

Taylor Swift demanded equality and an end to ‘toxic male privilege’ in the music world. During the Music Awards event, the world-famous pop star accepted...

Court Orders IGP To Arrest Diezani

BEVERLY HILLS, December 13, (THEWILL) – The Adamawa State High Court sitting in Yola has ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu,...

Disobedience to Court Order, Recipe for Lawlessness, Chaos, Sultan Warns

  Deji Elumoye and Alex Enumah in Abuja The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar,...

Senate to tackle discrimination against women police

By Musa Adamu The Senate has commenced moves to put an end to discrimination against women in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) with Thursday’s consideration...

Warri safe, good business destination, says Transport coy

Mrs. Oluseyi Oluyede, Managing Director, Niger-Benue Transport Company (NBTC) Limited, has described Warri as a good business destination and safe for living, advising those...

Why foreign students, lecturers shun Nigerian varsities — JAMB panel

A committee on the review of admission into Nigerian tertiary institutions has recommended a new framework to globalise operations at the universities. The Committee on...

Senate reviews law requiring policewomen to get permission to marry

A bill to amend the Police Act 2004 by expunging the gender-discriminatory provisions on Thursday passed second reading in the Senate. This followed the presentation...

APC chieftain lands in prison for accusing Bauchi gov of stealing 1bn

Bauchi State Police Command on Thursday, arraigned a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Mai Fata, before the Chief Magistrate Court 11,...

Air Peace Denies Link To Seized Aircraft In U.S.

LAGOS – Air Peace has debunked the claim...

Edo government bans all political rallies

Edo State Government on Friday said it has banned all political rallies and demonstrations from holding for security reasons. The government in a statement signed...

50 Cent calls out Oprah Winfrey over sexual assault documentary

US rapper and movie producer, 50 Cent called out Oprah Winfrey for only targetting Black men at the centre of sexual assault allegations while...

FG Suspends Turkish Airlines Operations Over Poor Services

BEVERLY HILLS, December 13, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government has ordered Turkish Airlines to suspend its operations in Nigeria due to repeated cases of...

FG, House Pledge Prompt Implementation of Agreement with NUEE

Adedayo Akinwale ín Abuja The federal government and the leadership of the House of Representatives have assured the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) that...