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Nigeria’s Lower Parliament Differs Constitution Review, Petroleum Bill to Next Year  

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• Nigeria’s lower legislature, the House of Representatives said it would commence work on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill...

OPEC Gives Nod to Slash Oil Output Target By 500,000b/d

World oil body, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria gave affirmation to reduce its output target by 500,000 barrels a day. The...

Kagame, Shobanjo, Oramah, Others to Be Honoured By OAU

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Some eminent Africans have been pencilled down for honour and recognition by the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,...

No Respite for Okorocha as Court Orders Forfeiture of N1.5bn Hospital Connected to Aide

•BY NDIDI OLEHI in Abuja• The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recorded another legal victory at the weekend as a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri...

Mixed Feeling As Another Batch of 168 Nigerians Return from Libya 

It was a mixed feeling of excitement and gloom at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday   received another batch of no fewer than...

Why Cultism Thrives in University Campuses, Says Police Chief

The Sango-Ota Area Commander, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mr Monday Agbonika, has explained that cultism and cultists continue to thrive in higher...

Single Currency for ECOWAS Not Coming Soon, Says Nigeria’s Finance Minister

•BY ADINDU OLEHI in Abuja• The implementation deadline set for the adoption of the single currency by ECOWAS member states may not be realised soon due to...

Youths Warned to Stay Clear of Cultism, Other Crime

Nigerian youths have been warned to desist from cultism and other crimes that could take them to prison or destroy their future. A prison advocate, Pastor,...

Sowore’s Re-Arrest: Call Your ‘Wild Dogs of Disobedience’ to Order, Soyinka Writes Buhari

Berates DSS for invading courtroom• Miffed by what played out in a Federal High Court Abuja on Friday, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has denounced the invasion...

AfDB President Wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has received the African of the Year Award from the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™). The...