Friday, October 23, 2020

AGF Has No Power To Proscribe Any Organisation In Nigeria, Says Femi Falana

The Attorney General of the Federal Government has no powers to proscribe any group, this is according to Mr Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Mr Falana said, “The Attorney General of the Federal Government, Malami SAN, has no power whatsoever to proscribe any organisation in Nigeria.” The legal practitioner’s comment comes in reaction to a...

Buhari Govt Appoints Segun Arinze, Ali Baba, Charles Novia, 2face’s Manager, Efe Omoregbe, Others

The Federal Government on Wednesday set up a committee of industry stakeholders to advise it on the best way to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on the creative industry. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known on Wednesday during a meeting with the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON. Mohammed also...

COVID-19: CAN Hails Kaduna Govt Over Reopening Of Worship Centres

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Kaduna State chapter, has expressed appreciation to Governor Mallam Nasir Elrufai, for allowing places of worship to reopen from Sunday this week (14th June). In a statement on Wednesday, Chairman CAN, Kaduna State, Rev John Joseph Hayab said, “We know that people have stayed under restrictions for about 75 days. “During...

Why I Have Not Won Numerous Awards – Brymo

Nigerian songwriter and singer, Olawale Ashimi (popularly known as Brymo), has attributed his failure to win numerous musical awards to his refusal to play at award shows or pay for the trophies. “I’m their daddy though. And if you are judging all these by awards, local or foreign, I’ll have you know that I refused...

US Threatens To Withdraw $380 Abacha Loot

The United States Government has warned that it will recover the over $308million looted and stashed abroad by former Head of State, the late Gen Sani Abacha, if it is re-stolen in Nigeria. The threat followed a February 4 repatriation pact the Federal Government signed with the Americans and the government of Jersey to return...

I Look Forward To When Hard Work Will Be Rewarded In Nigeria, Says Nigeria-Born Canadian Minister

Nigeria-born Kaycee Madu who was recently appointed as Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General of Alberta in Canada is looking forward to a day when hard work and merit are rewarded in Nigeria and Africa.  In a tweet on his handle on Sunday evening, Madu who studied Law at the University of Lagos before moving to...

What Chinese Experts Came To Do In Nigeria – Interior Minister Reveals

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday revealed the mission and activities so far carried out by 15 Chinese experts who came into Nigeria to support the fight against COVID-19. Aregbesola while responding to journalists at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 said the experts are in Nigeria on the bill of...

Remain Cautious and Take Personal Responsibility in Adhering COVID-19 protocols – Primate Ndukuba

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba has cautioned members against disregarding necessary protocols on COVID-19, due to the relaxed lockdown. This came as a result of the rising number of COVID-19 patients in the country. In a statement made available by the Church’s General Secretary, the Ven. Dr. Gershinen Paul...

Alleged Extortion: CJN Disowns Senator Shehu Sani

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Muhammad has distanced himself from Senator Shehu Sani, currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged extortion. Sani, who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 8th National Assembly, was alleged to have...

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