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Senate Sets up conference Committee on Electoral Act Amendment Bill

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has set up a seven-member conference committee to harmonize positions on the Electoral Act Amendments Bill. Lawan who announced...

Tokyo Olympics: Reps summon Sunday Dare over doping crisis

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare to appear before it as it commences an investigation into the...

Oil prices rise over $1 after report of big draw in U.S. crude stocks

Oil prices climbed more than $1 on Wednesday, extending overnight gains after industry data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected last week in the wake of two...

FG Writes OPEC, Seeks Higher Oil Production Quota

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva says Nigeria has officially written the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC requesting a...

Okonjo-Iweala: Unequal access to COVID vaccines not acceptable

Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the inequity in accessing COVID-19 vaccines is unacceptable. Okonjo-Iweala spoke after...

COVID 19: Nigeria records 513 infections

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded an additional 513 cases of Covid 19. The new positive samples raise the country’s infection ally to 202,704. According to the Nigeria...

NDLEA seeks assets confiscation to weaken operation of drug cartels

The chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa, has said confiscating the assets of members of drug cartels will weaken their operation....

Buhari Appoints New EFCC Board Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members into the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a letter read by Senate President Ahmad...

Oil prices rise 1% as US storm aftermath tightens supply

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as analysts pointed to signs of U.S. supply tightness, ending days of losses as global markets remain haunted by the potential impact on...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 393 infections, six new deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 393 people tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. The latest positive samples were recorded in 14 states and the...