Telecom Executives Allegedly Attempting to “Kill” House Probe of Tax Evasions

Hon Ahmad Abu, Chairman Ad-hoc committee on Telecommunication was forced to take to his twitter handle where he vowed to seek redress for Nigeria artistes who toiled day and night to create intellectual properties which telecom companies failed to pay royalties due them. The scenario is made more interesting with attempts by some persons to…

Senate Worried Of The Rate Of Unemployment; Holds Public Hearing on Job Creation Monday

As part of its efforts to stimulate economic growth and create abundant employment opportunities in the country, the Senate will on Monday hold a Special Public Hearing on Youth Job Creation and Entrepreneurship. The purpose of the hearing, according to a statement, from the Media Office of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola…

Human rights are essential to our military operations – Army chief

The Nigerian Army says it firmly believes that human rights are an essential component of its military operations. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai,  made the assertion on Sunday on the occasion of the 2017 International Human Rights Day. The day is commemorated on December 10 every year. Buratai reaffirmed the commitment of…

Uche Secondus Elected As PDP National Chairman

PDP governors-backed Uche Secundus has emerged the new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) following an overwhelming defeat of two other opponents at the Eagle Square venue of the party’s convention on Saturday. The former deputy national chairman of the party garnered 2000 votes, with a former Minister of Education, Prof. Adeniran coming…

Nutrition: Pediatric Association to partner with Health Ministry

The Nigerian Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole says adequate attention to children’s health through provision of proper nutrition would automatically improve the health indices of Nigeria. The Minister stated this when officials of the Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) led by their President, Dr. Ngozi Ibezioko paid him a courtesy call, in Abuja. Adewole…

Defiant Haley chides fuming Security Council members: ‘Change is hard’

At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Friday, the US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said President Donald Trump knew his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would raise “questions and concerns,” but that he took it to advance peace between Israel and the Palestinians. “I understand the concerns…