Nigeria’s Senate, last week, repackaged and reintroduced the Hate Speech Bill seeking to penalise persons found guilty of stirring up violence or spreading falsehood that leads to the death of others.
Too often, tales from Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Seat of Power, are mired in risky power plays, intrigues and sinister ploys, giving rise to speculations and reasons for the public to believe anything. [...]
On November 1, 2019, the Nigerian Army commenced what it tags ‘Operation Positive Identification’. The exercise, according to the military high command, is to flush out ‘undesirable’ elements in the face of daunting security challenges.
Right from when the matter became [...]
The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, recently announced plans to introduce charges for the replacement and renewal of national ID cards, thereby adding to the pecuniary burden on Nigerians.
After series of stalled negotiations and horse trading, organized labour and the federal government finally reached a compromise on percentage increase and payment of the new minimum wage, last Friday.
Both parties shifted grounds and settled for [...]
The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has pledged the commitment of his government towards the creation of an improved business environment for investments to thrive.
The governor explained this while wading into the crisis between the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, and Ubogo c [...]
Barely 7 months after assumption of office President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2015, the Federal Government announced that the country had “techni [...]
Nigeria's struggle for statehood climaxed on October 1, 1960 with independence from British rule. After 3 years, the country became a republic but relapsed into military dictatorship following a bloody coup d’état in 1966, which spiralled into a brutal civil war in 1967 that decimated [...]
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