Drogba’s election hopes suffer serious blow

Didier Drogba’s hope of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast’s Football Federation has suffered…

Senate passes Criminal Code bill, maintains gender neutrality for rape, sexual offences

* Seeks protection of mentally challenged persons  The Senate on Tuesday passed a Bill for an…

Senate passes law, prescribes life jail for kidnapping

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which prescribes life jail to replace the current 10…

U.S executes first federal inmate in 17 years

* You’re killing an innocent man, said victim, before execution The U.S government on Tuesday carried…

Kaduna: NASS to engage security agencies over killings, says Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly will engage security agencies…

Nigerian Army redeploys 3 generals, others in major shake-up

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37…

CBN empowers banks to seize loan defaulters’ cash in other banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued guidelines on the Global Standing Instruction (GSI), which…

Nigeria earned $206bn from oil in five years, says OPEC

Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, generated $206.06billion in revenue from crude oil exports in the last…

Reps ask Fed govt to reverse decision on WAEC exam

The House of Representatives has asked the Federal government to reverse its decision on the West…

NNPC denies sacking 850 refinery workers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has denied the allegation by labour unions that it sacked…

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