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FG Set to Apply Twitter Conditions to All Social Media Platforms – Mohammed

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has said it will amend relevant statutes and codes to enforce the operational conditions of Twitter in Nigeria on other social media platforms.

Invest in Education to Tackle Insecurity – Peter Obi to FG

The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has called for more investment in the education sector as a measure against insecurity and poverty.

Electoral Act: House Includes Consensus Option in Bill

The House of Representatives has added "consensus" as a third option for the nomination of candidates of political parties for election in the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

NAFDAC Bans Sale of Alcohol in Sachet, Glass Bottles Above 30%

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has announced a ban on the registration of alcohol in sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below 200 millilitres and above 30 per cent ABV (alcohol by volume).

Hanifa: Kano Govt Revokes Certificate of Operations for Private Schools

The Kano State Government on Monday revoked the certificates of operation of all private schools in the state for revalidation. “All the certificates issued to private schools in the state are hereby revoked,” Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, said in a press briefing.

Nigeria Needs International Partnership to Tackle Terrorism – Osinbajo

There are giant strides recorded across Africa but there are still challenges to overcome for which reasons, “we need partnerships that help to tackle climate change, address security concerns, promote economic prosperity, combat disease and improve governance”, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

“Seeing is Believing” – Buhari Lauds El-Rufai after Commissioning Projects in Zaria, Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday continued the inauguration of projects executed by the Kaduna State Government, with stops at Zaria, heaping encomiums on Governor Nasir El-Rufai saying, ‘‘I am pleased to be associated with your successes and initiatives.’’

Buhari Recounts Near-Death Experience as He Inaugurates Kawo Flyover in Kaduna State

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the 800-metre long flyover in Kawo, Kaduna State, recounting how he narrowly escaped a targeted bomb attack in the vicinity in 2014.

Catholic School Hurriedly Buries JSS1 Student Who Died After ‘Maltreatment by Teacher’

Izuchukwu David Onwualu, an 11-year-old JSS 1 student at St.Valerian Catholic School in Onitsha, Anambra State, has allegedly died after maltreatment by a female basic science teacher in the school. But the school, in an attempt to cover up the case, gave the boy’s father some money and hurriedly buried the boy.

Airman Arraigned for Theft of N20m Mistakenly Credited to His Account

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the EFCC on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 arraigned a serving airman, Lance Corporal Haruna Samuel of the Nigeria Air Force Base, Kaduna before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna on a one-count charge bordering on theft and criminal misappropriation.

Update on Electoral Act as House Amends Bill, Accommodates Indirect Primaries

The House of Representatives has amended the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021 to accommodate indirect primaries as an alternative procedure for nominating the candidates of political parties for elective positions.

Senate Amends Electoral Act, Allows Direct and Indirect Primaries

The Senate has rescinded it’s decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties.

Senate Proposes Bill Seeking End to Advance Rent Payment

A bill seeking to make it an offence for any landlord to demand payment of advance rent from tenants of residential and office buildings and spaces beyond three months was laid before the Senate on Tuesday.

Soldiers Allegedly Set Businesses, Properties in Owaza Community Ablaze

A group of soldiers attached to the 144 Brigade of the Nigerian Army has been accused of allegedly setting some houses, business places and Owaza community in Ukwa West LGA in Abia State ablaze following an altercation on Wednesday morning.

Troops Dislodge IPOB/ESN Stronghold in Anambra State

Troops of the Nigerian Army(NA) in a joint operations conducted with other security agencies have dislodged a notorious stronghold of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Network (ESN) at Lilu Forest in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Will Be Re-introduced – Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives will re-introduce the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill on Wednesday for a speedy re-work.

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