By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja The House of Representatives said yesterday that the National Assembly would likely not consider the establishment of state police in the ongoing constitution amendment process. This may frustrate efforts of governors of the 36 states of the federation who had on thursday set up a committee to...
By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja and Francis Okoye, Maiduguri Seven months after over 126 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed when a military fighter jet mistakenly bombed a camp of the displaced persons near Rann, Borno State, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday released its report on the remote cause of the...
By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja Governors of the North-western states in the country yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation and integration within the region in terms of agriculture At a meeting which also considered and adopted the legal framework within which the process will function, the governors also...

E-PAPER JULY 22,2017

E-PAPER JULY 22,2017
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR A LIFE IN BRIEF Ngohile Jiki is 30-year-old beautician from Vandeikya local government area, of Gboko, Benue State. She attended Gboko International Nursery and Primary School, and Federal Government Girls College Gboko for her secondary school. She is a political science graduate of Benue State University and graduated...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah and Paul Uwadima, Abuja,  George Okojie, Lagos and Msue Aza, Kaduna Governors of the 36 states of the federation yesterday set up a six-man committee to explore the option of actualising state police in the country. Coming at a time when the call for restructuring of the...
By HENRY TYOHEMBA, Federal Government has ordered the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to separate Christian Religious Knowledge and Islamic Religious Knowledge in the basic education curriculum. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave the order yesterday in Abuja, at the meeting of Ministers of Education with education stakeholders...
B ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has requested the House of Representatives to approve an addition of N135.6 billion by virement for the 2017 Budget. Osinbajo in a letter titled “Request for Virement of Funds from Various Budget Lines to Fund Federal Governments Priority Projects and Programmes,” noted that the...
By OLUSHOLA BELLO, Banking stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) have continued to experience growth as investors renewed buy sentiment in the sector on interim dividend expectation. Market analysts have predicted that about five banks might pay interim cash dividends to shareholders as investors await the half-year corporate earnings of...
By PAUL UWADIMA, In reaction to the ongoing constitution amendment by the National Assembly, the national chairman of Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Rev Olusegun Peters, has called for proportional representation as the solution to the problems created by winner-takes-all system that is presently in operation in the country. Speaking exclusively to...