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Speaker Dogara says NASS cannot be intimidated, NGO bill ‘to prevent subversion of national security’

ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA   The National Assembly says it cannot be intimidated into abandoning its duty of providing platform for Nigerians to agree or disagree on any proposed legislative measure. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yakubu Dogara, said this on Tuesday in Abuja in his remarks at the resumption of plenary after

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National Assembly resumes today, INEC officials arrive Melaye’s office,dump documents at entrance

ANIETIE UDOBIT,NASS ABUJA   The National Assembly (NASS) resumed from its two-month annual  vacation today. The two legislative chambers – Senate and House of Representatives – are expected to work on several bills and other matters of national importance when plenary resumes. Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, have arrived at the

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Police Boss Orders Immediate Removal Of Checkpoints Nationwide

ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA   The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. Ibrahim K. Idris, has ordered the immediate removal of all roadblocks across the country. In a statement signed by Mr. Jimoh Moshood, spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, the order particularly applies to the Lagos-Ibadan, Shagamu-Benin, Benin-Onitsha, Okene-Abuja, Kaduna-Kano, Katsina-Kano, Otukpo-Enugu, Enugu–Port Harcourt

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European Union says IPOB not a terrorist organization

Anietie Udobit,Abuja   The European Union (EU) has condemned and rejected the unilateral classification of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation by the Nigerian Armed Forces. The Defence Headquarters of the Nigeria Army had earlier declared IPOB a terrorist organisation, claiming that its members had become violent and

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Nigeria Set to Merge Issuance of BVN, National ID Card, Driver’s Licence, Others

By JAMES EZEMA As part of efforts to end the proliferation and duplication of biometric-based identity systems in the country, the Federal Government has announced a decision to harmonized data on the Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card registration being handled by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC); Bank Verification Number (BVN); Drivers Licence

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Breaking: German Chancellor Merkel wins fourth term, what she says

  -Agency reports Exit polls for the German election have revealed Angela Merkel will remain Chancellor for her fourth term but her victory has been overshadowed by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party winning its first seats in the Bundestag. Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party gained 33 per cent of

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