Month: May 2019

(SERAP) has urged the leadership of the National Assembly to show a greater level of transparency

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the leadership of the National Assembly to show a greater level of transparency by withdrawing the new accreditation guidelines and allowing journalists to freely cover the activities of the National Assembly. The NASS leadership had, on Monday, issued a memo to the Senate Press Corps highlighting accreditation …

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Fire Men Rescue Three Teenagers trapped under heap of sand at Gezawa

Firemen have rescued three teenagers alive and recovered three corpses that were trapped under a heap of sand at Kuka village in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State. spokesman of the state Fire Service, Saidu Mohammed, on Tuesday said Three of those rescued were however confirmed dead by health officials. The official said that …

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Okorocha’s Certificate of return: Court ignores Izunaso’s petition, proceeds with hearing

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, proceeded with the certificate of return case filed by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State in spite of a petition by the third defendant, Osita Izunaso. Izunaso, who was the APC governorship candidate in the state, had petitioned the Chief Judge of the Federal High …

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Gov Ishaku Bans Use Of Polythene Bags In Taraba State

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has banned the use of polythene bags and other relative products in the state. He gave the order at the launch of the state Water, Sanitation and Hygiene policy implementation programme. According to Ishaku, emphasis will be shifted from the use of non-degradable polythene and plastic materials to the use …

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Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Continues Sitting To Hear HDP, PDP’s Appeal

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has continued proceedings to hear all applications in the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The HDP through its counsel had informed the tribunal of two applications. One of the applications is for leave of court to amend their brief and …

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Philippine President, has won resounding support from allies in mid-term elections

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in last week’s mid-term elections. Wednesday’s official results show his allies now control the senate which so far has served as a check on some of his more controversial policies. The win gives him sweeping power to push his agenda including constitutional changes and reintroducing the death …

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Nollywood movie “2 weeks in lagos” premiered at Cannes film festival in France.

Nollywood romantic movie “ 2 Weeks in Lagos” has premiered at the 72nd edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France. The movie, produced by award-winning writer and director, Kathryn Fasegha, was screened at the Pavillion Afriques dedicated to Pan-African film industry professionals at the Film Market section. Set in Lagos,“2 Weeks in Lagos” …

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COCIN President laments against abandoned police barrack at B/Ladi

President of the Church of Christ in Nations,Rev.Dachollom Datiri on Tuesday warned the federal and the Plateau State Government  against abandoning the establishment of mobile police barracks in Barkin Ladi Council Area of the state. The cleric said the establishment of the project was critical to ending attacks by gunmen in the council area and …

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FG: Approves additional N25 billion for ASUU.

The federal government said it has approved an additional N25 billion as Earned Academic Allowances for members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The government said the cash was aside the N20 billion that was released in 2018 to public universities. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said this at his valedictory press …

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