Coronavirus:Senate Wants Urgent National Health Council Meeting

The Senate has asked the federal government to convey a meeting of the National Council of health comprising the minister of health, the minister of state for health and all health commissioners across Nigeria with a view to harmonize responses to the convid-19 outbreak. This followed a motion moved by Gombe South Senator Danjuma Goje. National assembly correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe has more Spread the love

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Crash In Global Oil Price: FG Slashes Fuel Pump Price To N125 Per Liter.

The Federal Government has ordered the NNPC to adjust the price of fuel to reflect global market realities. According to a briefing from the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the new pump price of petrol is now 125 naira. the minister of state for petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva who briefed newsmen at the presidential villa noted that compliance by petroleum marketers is to be enforced by the NNPC and the PPPRA. ITV statehouse correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the reports the minister as saying The President ordered the price adjustment takes effect…

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Coronavirus: FG Places Travel Ban On China, Italy, US UK Nine Others

The federal government of Nigeria has issued a travel ban on 13 countries in a bid to curb the spread of covid-19 (coronavirus). The secretary to the government of the federation Boss Mustapha made the announcement at a media briefing on Wednesday. Mustapha said the countries comprises of countries highly affected by covid-19 the national youth service corps (NYSC) Wednesday morning also ordered that all orientation camps across Nigeria be shut as preventive and precautionary measures against coronavirus. Spread the love

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Coronavirus: House Of Reps Wants Ban On Religious, Public Gathering

The house of Representatives wants the federal government to as a matter of urgency ban religious and public gatherings across the country The house took the decision in a motion moved under matters of urgent public importance by Representative Zakari Chawai of Kaduna state National assembly correspondent Charity Tanko reports. Spread the love

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Social Media Control Bill Suffers Total Rejection At Senate’s Public Hearing

The Proposed Social Media regulation bill suffered setback Monday as 90% of stakeholders submissions called for a withdrawal of the PROPOSED legislation which according to them would infringe on the right of Nigerian Citizens. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe Reports the Executive Director of NCC Umar Danbatta as saying provisions of the bill gives too much power to the police and other law enforcement agencies. Spread the love

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Human Rights Protection: Nba Lauded For Suspects Legal Representation

The Nigerian Bar Association NBA Monday, have been commended for it’s initiative aims at reducing human rights abuse, by attaching members to police stations. John Terna reports some legal practitioners as calling  for a national scale up of the initiative by the Lagos branch NBA in Abuja. Spread the love

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Ifeanyi Ubah’s Disqualification Suit: Appeal Court Adjourns To March 8

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal Monday, adjourns hearing on the appeal filed by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party, YPP, to challenge the FCT high court judgment that removed  him as the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District, till Thursday 12 March . A three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court led by Justice Stephen Adah, adjourned the matter to enable some of the Respondents to file their processes. Joseph Kadiri has more Spread the love

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Police Arrest Suspect  For Vandalizing Telecom Mast

The FCT  Police Command have  arrested one Balleri Gagari in possession of sixteen back up batteries vandalised from a Telecommunication mast located at Gosa, Airport road. This was contained in a press releases Wednesday in Abuja by The FCT Police public relations office DSP Anjuguri Manzah. According to Manzah, The suspect was arrested by operatives from the Command Rapid Response Squad  while responding to a distress call that some robbers invaded a facility housing a Telecommunication mast  and stole sixteen 16 backup hybrid batteries. A golf car with registration number…

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