President Muhammadu Buhari together with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Saturday in Abuja received the first doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. As ITV statehouse correspondent Ikharo Attah reports the president urges Nigerians to take the vaccine.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, stopped proceedings in the ongoing trial of the Former Head Of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, and her co-defendants Joseph Kadiri reports that Justice Taiwo made the order in a ruling, where he described the action of the economic and financial crimes commission EFCC in obtaining an ex-parte order for the freezing of bank accounts of some defendants in the matter before another court as an abuse of court process.
The House of Representatives wants the Federal Ministry Of Health to enhance surveillance at the nation’s entry points as a response to any suspected outbreak of the Ebola virus coming from neighbouring countries especially guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo National Àssembly Correspondent Charity Tanko reports
The Senate on Wednesday passed for second reading a bill seeking to establish a hospital that will specifically focus on the treatment of leprosy, skin cancer, and other skin-related diseases. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports that the bill is sponsored by Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed representing Adamawa Central.
The House of Representatives says the need for increased food production and security cannot be overlooked The House stated this in a motion moved by Representative Dennis on the need to ascertain the food security in the country. National Assembly Correspondent Charity Tanko reports
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared Zamfara state no-fly zone. National Security Adviser to the President, Retired Major-General Babagana Monguno disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the end of a meeting of the National Security Council As Correspondent Ikharo Attah reports the President also banned all mining activities in the state.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Major General Lucky Irabor as the Chief of Defence Staff and 3 others as service chiefs of the armed forces of Nigeria. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports that their confirmation followed their appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
As Nigeria, Tuesday takes delivery of the first phase of Covid-19 vaccines stakeholders have urged Nigerians to make themselves available to take the vaccines The stakeholders led by the representative of the Senate President Ahmad Lawan stated this while receiving the drugs at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja Joseph Kadiri has more
PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…
Kaduna State High court has dismissed the motion of no-case submission filed by the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria IMN Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazaky and his wife Zeenat. Zakzaky and his wife are standing trial on eight counts culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of the public peace, among other allegations. The IMN leader who was brought to court on Tuesday amid tight security, had asked the court to quash the Kaduna State government’s case against them for lack of evidence. The prosecution counsel, Dari Bayero, also adopted…