NASS Resumes: Reps Adjourns Plenary Immediately

After two months of holiday,Nigeria’s House of Representatives resumed on Tuesday,but immediately adjourned plenary proceedings. The Adjournment http://www.free-africa-tv.com gathers is in honour of a departed Lawmaker, Isaac Omolafe Adedayo who represented Akure North/South Federal Xonstituency of Ondo State. Hon. Isaac who died on August 16, 2021, represented his state on the platform of the peoplesContinue reading “NASS Resumes: Reps Adjourns Plenary Immediately”

NASS Resumes, Receives Additional Borrowing Request, Explosive Bill From Buhari

Buhari external Borrowing plan of 4.5 Billion Dollars The National Assembly Resumed on Tuesday, 14th September from its two months Annual Recess to a Borrowing plan request from president muhammadu Buhari. Muhammad Buhari’s request to the Nigerian Senate is asking approval to external borrowing plan of $4,54,476, 863 billion for multilateral fund projects under theContinue reading “NASS Resumes, Receives Additional Borrowing Request, Explosive Bill From Buhari”

Unconfirmed Onslaught On Government Forces in Nigeria’s North West

Suspected bandits have reportedly launched an ambush on troops currently launching an onslaught against banditry in Zamfara State, killing 18 personnel, in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. The recent suspension of telecommunications operations in parts of the State may be aiding this attack according to sources. Sources say the bodies of the militaryContinue reading “Unconfirmed Onslaught On Government Forces in Nigeria’s North West”

Buhari’s Health Reform C’ttee: Unhappy JOHESU Writes Presidency

The JointHeaith Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have written to president Muhammadu Buhari, over the composition of the newly inaugurated National Health Reform Committee, headed By vice president Yemi Osinbajo The letter signed by JOHESU acting National Secretary M.O Ajorutu says it wishes to on behalf of menbers of JointContinue reading “Buhari’s Health Reform C’ttee: Unhappy JOHESU Writes Presidency”

Compulsory Covid Vaccination: Nigerian Top Bank Threatens To Slash Staff Pay By 50%

Despite Compulsory vaccination protests in Edo and Ondo States, some corperate organisations, like Banks push further with the policy in Nigeria Employees of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, owners of GT Bank stand to lose 50 per cent of their salary if they fail to get vaccinated for Covid-19, LEADERSHIP gathered last night. According TheNewsGuru,Continue reading “Compulsory Covid Vaccination: Nigerian Top Bank Threatens To Slash Staff Pay By 50%”

Buhari Approves NEITA, member Petroleum Industry Act Implementation C’ttee

President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) to be a member of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) Implementation Steering Committee. The President’s approval is contained in a letter to the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva and the Executive Secretary of NEITI,  Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, by the SecretaryContinue reading “Buhari Approves NEITA, member Petroleum Industry Act Implementation C’ttee”

NCDC September Update

The nigeria centre for disease control has confirmed 387 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-114Rivers-91FCT-32Edo-31Delta-28Kwara-20Bayelsa-18Akwa Ibom-15Oyo-10Osun-8Gombe-5Plateau-5Ekiti-4Ogun-3Kano-2Kaduna-1 199,538 confirmed188,427 discharged2,619 deaths Today’s report includes: ✅Four states with zero cases report: Abia, Nasarawa, Ondo, and Sokoto ✅1,700 recoveries reported for Lagos State from 11th September 2021 including community discharges ✅A backlog of 9 deaths reported from Lagos State

Jail Break in Nigeria: 2 Officers Missing As Over 200 inmates Excape From Kogi Prison

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola says two officers of the Correctional Service are yet to be accounted for while four soldiers and a policeman lost their lives during the unfortunate attack on the Medium Security Custodial Centre, in Kabba, Kogi State, by yet to be identified gunmen. A statement Signed by the Media AdviserContinue reading “Jail Break in Nigeria: 2 Officers Missing As Over 200 inmates Excape From Kogi Prison”

NCDC Update September

The nigeria centre for disease control has confirmed 365 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-209Ondo-88FCT-31Rivers-16Ebonyi-11Kaduna-6Ekiti-3Plateau-1 199,151 confirmed186,418 discharged2,598 deaths

Telecomms Shutdown: SERAP Ask Buhari To suspend Action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse what it called the unjustified suspension of internet and telecommunication networks in Zamfara and Katsina states. The NCC recently ordered telecom operators to suspend all telecommunications networks in Zamfara State, and at least 13 local government areas of Katsina State to checkContinue reading “Telecomms Shutdown: SERAP Ask Buhari To suspend Action”

You Lied Over Buhari’s Comments in Imo,Presidency Tells Commentators

The Nigerian Preseident’s spokesman has cleared the air on the various interpretations drawn from the concluding remarks of the President, Muhammadu Buhari during his one day visit to Imo State last Thursday. Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina In a statement titled Presidency ‘What President Buhari said or didn’t say in Imo State issued by the SpecialContinue reading “You Lied Over Buhari’s Comments in Imo,Presidency Tells Commentators”

GORY PICTURES: Nigerian Military Reacts To Mass Grave

The Defence Headquarters says a trending picture with caption “Alhamdulillah. ZamfaraMustSecure” and several other viral gory pictures and videos of dumping into mass grave of persons purportedly to have been killed in the ongoing military operations in the North West and North Central geographical zones of the country is false. The Defense headquatres says theContinue reading “GORY PICTURES: Nigerian Military Reacts To Mass Grave”

International Day Clean Air And Blue Skies: Search For cleaner Planet

Air pollution is a multifaceted problem – representing the world’s leading environmental risk to health and costing the globe an estimated $8.1 trillion in 2019 , 6.1 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP).   Air pollution is also deadly, causing or contributing to heart attacks, strokes, lung cancer, and respiratory diseases and killing an estimatedContinue reading “International Day Clean Air And Blue Skies: Search For cleaner Planet”