Abuja airport 2nd runway to be completed by November 2023 – Sirika

The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday in Abuja said that the construction of a second runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) would be completed by November 2023. Sirika made this known  when he received the National…

FG accelerating efforts to maximise tax collections- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said efforts are being accelerated to ensure all taxable Nigerians declare their incomes and pay the right taxes to the appropriate authorities. Buhari made this known when presented the 2023 Appropriation Bill of N20.52 trillion…

Buhari to present 2023 budget to NASS friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, October 7 present the 2023 budget to the joint session of the National Assembly, Daily Independent reports. The budget presentation will take place at 10:00 am at the temporary chamber of the House of…

NLC protest: Police, DSS beef up National Assembly security

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have beefed up security around the National Assembly complex, Abuja, over the ongoing protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress…

1999 Constitution Review: Are lawmakers taking women & kings for granted? -Magnus Onyibe

The House of Representatives, also known as the Green Chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), has reportedly reversed itself by electing to bring back for review, the three bills concerning women’s rights which it had jettisoned during its debate on…

Electoral Act 2022 Clause 84 (12): When 2 elephants fight -Magnus Onyibe

The most appropriate note on which to commence this dialogue on the controversial clause 84(12) of the much-debated and anticipated Electoral Act 2022 is by adopting the aphorism that when two elephants fight, the grass suffers. The reasons for applying…

*Sunday Igboho released from Benin Republic detention (Punch)*Women seek end to discrimination, demand gender equality in leadership, employment (Guardian)

Sunday Igboho released from Benin Republic detention (Punch) The Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Ighoho, has been released by the Government of Republic of Benin. The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, announced…

Ukraine: Air Peace, Max Air confirm evacuation, to deploy Boeing 777-300, 747-400 (Sun)*Lekki Deep Sea Port now at 81.14 per cent completion – ICRC (DailyTrust)

Ukraine: Air Peace, Max Air confirm evacuation, to deploy Boeing 777-300, 747-400 (Sun) Air Peace, Max Air has confirmed that they would depart the country on Wednesday night  for the evacuation of Nigerians stranded abroad as a result of the…

Buhari finally signs Electoral Act

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly, holds a lot of promise for improving the election processes in the country, with introduction of new technology, and efforts to engender…

Afenifere knocks Reps over rejection of state police

Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has expressed utter regret and disappointment over the rejection of an amendment to the 1999 Constitution that would have enabled willing states in the country to establish their own police force, saying the attitude displayed by…

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