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How Nigeria Senate passed Bill to protect whistleblowers

Following its third reading on the floor, the Nigerian Senate has passed into law the Whistleblower Protection Bill, alias “An Act to Protect Persons Making Disclosures for the Public Interest and Others from Reprisals, to Provide for the Matters Disclosed to be Properly Investigated and Dealt wi

Trinity Chorale, Cornel sing for terror-hit churches

The Trinity Chorale, a Lagos-based independent choral group, will on Sunday, July 23, stage a musical concert in Lagos with the theme “Here I am Lord”, to be accompanied by a 12-piece orchestra conducted by Nnamdi Amadi.

Breaking: TSA: Court orders remittance of $793.2m hidden in seven banks

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim order for seven commercial banks in Nigeria to remit a total of $793,200,000, allegedly hidden with them in violation of the Constitution and the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy of the Federal Government.

El-Rufai heads APC’s committee on restructuring

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday in Abuja, constituted a committee to articulate its position on restructuring of the country as agitations increase.

Okorocha to clear pensions arrears with N7b Paris Club Fund

Imo State Govrnor, Rochas Okorocha, has confirmed the state’s own share of the latest Paris Club Fund of Seven Billion Naira (N7 billion).
He also said that the fund would be use to clear 2017 outstanding pensions.

Breaking: Governors Forum sets up C’ttee for state police

The Governors Forum last night set up a six-man committee to explore the option of actualising state police in the country.
This appears to be a tacit support for the restructuring of the country.

Gunmen kill 37 people in fresh Kaduna attack

Tragedy struck again in Kaduna State on Tuesday as 37 people were reported killed in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

The incident came barely three days after four herdsmen were said to have been killed by gunmen in the same place.

Gaidam, Army assure of peace in Yobe

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

NUJ cautions journalists against bias reportage

By Patience Michael,
Bauchi

National Assembly to shed Federal Government’s powers

The National Assembly has observed that the 1999 Constitution needs some reforms that would enhance the development of the country, assuring that some of the contentious issues would be reviewed to meet the yearning of the people.

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