Category: Politics

Produce Maina within 21 days, judge tells Ndume

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave Senator Ali Ndume 21 days ultimatum to produce the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who…

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Insecurity: Northern elders berates CSOs for defending service chiefs

Say groups being sponsored to sell 'a dummy to Nigerians' Say groups' claim that service chiefs' removal demoralise Armed Forces is ignorance on  From Adeniyi Ajayi, Abuja Northern elders under…

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Lawan: Timely budget passage has improved implementation of 2020 budget

Segun Olaniyi President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the early consideration and passage of the 2020 budget which  returned the country’s budget cycle to January – December,…

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Senate confirms Chukwu as INEC REC

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Dr. Chukwuemeka Chukwu as Resident Electoral Commissioner representing Abia State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation of the nominee followed consideration of…

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Senate to investigate gas tanker explosions

The Senate has directed its Committees on Petroleum Downstream, Gas Resources to investigate the remote and immediate causes of gas tanker explosions in parts of the country, with a view…

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During heated exchange, Nancy Pelosi tells CNN’s Wolf Blitzer he’s ‘an apologist’ for the GOP

During a contentious interview on Tuesday afternoon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) repeatedly told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he had "no idea" what he was talking about regarding negotiations for a…

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China Is Loading Up a Five-Year Warning Shot to the U.S.

Investors are rooting for industrial companies, but China’s 14th five-year plan could bring a lot more stress to a post-Covid-19 global economy attempting a recovery. The world should watch carefully…

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Trump set for campaign Saturday amid COVID-19 battle

US President Donald Trump said he hopes to resume campaigning Saturday after receiving a green light from his doctor, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares to unveil plans to…

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George Bizos: Anti-apartheid lawyer who defended Mandela dies aged 92

  Top South African human rights lawyer George Bizos, who famously defended Nelson Mandela, has died aged 92. After representing some of the country's best known political activists during the…

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Trump Nobel Peace Prize nomination – what you need to know

    Less than two months before the US election, President Donald Trump seems to have something to celebrate - a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. A far-right Norwegian…

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