The Senate President Ahmad Lawan has confirmed the defection of three senators from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi of Delta North who had earlier announced his defection to the APC is among the new lawmakers in the
The Zamfara State Deputy Governor Muhammad Gusau has refused to move to the All Progressives Congress (APC) after his principal Governor Bello Matawalle defected to the ruling party from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Governor Matawalle officially joined the APC on Tuesday and was welcomed to the party in
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he was opposed to mandatory coronavirus vaccinations for Russians but urged the jab-sceptic population to get inoculated, as his country battles a deadly third wave.
His comments came as Russia earlier Wednesday reported 669 coronavirus deaths over the past 24
Iran’s use of the death penalty for crimes committed as minors does not mean it violates human rights, a senior Iranian official has insisted in response to UN criticism.
The Islamic republic executes convicts for crimes they committed while under-age “three to four times” a year,
The Kaduna State Government and the United Kingdom have signed a six-month Mutual Accountability Framework (JiMAF), a blueprint for socio-economic development covering economic transformation, governance, health, education and social protection.
The British High Commission to Nigeria Development Director, Christopher Pycroft, and the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir
Leaders of the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday stormed the National Assembly in protest.
The leaders are demanding the immediate reversal of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Lauretta Onochie is
The World Igbo Congress (WIC) is calling on the Nigerian authorities to ensure the safety of the self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, saying the rights of the secessionist leader must be protected.
Kanu who jumped bail in 2017 was rearrested
The Senate has approved the sum of N74,773,601,916 billion as the 2021 budget for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund.
The approval followed the consideration of a report by the Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives on Police Affairs during plenary on Wednesday.