Sunday, June 25, 2017

Quit notice: CSOs demand ultimatum for ethnic jingoists

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - A coalition of civil society groups comprising the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and the Protest to Power (P2P) movement has urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to issue ultimatum...

Dogara urges politicians to play by the rules

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has enjoined Nigerian political players and stakeholders to study the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in order to operate under...

Senate to introduce bill to curbs drug menace by youths

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- Senator Gbenga Ashafa has expressed worry over the increasing rate of drug abuse in youths especially females which he described as a national concern. Ashafa (APC, Lagos) in an interview published on...

Senate to legislate on rights of albinos

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has pledged that the legislature to fight all forms of discrimination against people with albinism, known as Albinos.  Saraki, in a statement by his Special...

‘600,000 die from second-hand tobacco smoke’

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - In a recent campaign against tobacco, the Federal Ministry of Health has launched a publicity campaign which says that about 10% of the 6 million annual tobacco-related deaths are those of...

Saraki: EFCC disowns lawyer, witness

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has renounced claims of having anything to do with the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Jacobs at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) trial of Senate...

Reps celebrates Nigerians who won elections into UK parliament

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - The House of Representatives on Thursday adopted a motion to celebrate and congratulate notable Nigerians who have worked for various government departments in the United Kingdom and won elections into the Parliament. The House...

Saraki: Judiciary has de monstrated impartiality, independence- Ahmad

OrderPaperToday - The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly,Ali Ahmad,  has described the Senate President's acquittal as victory for rule of law in Nigeria. Ahmad made this reaction in a statement signed by himself...

Ethnic tensions: 105 senators move motion on national unity 

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- The Senate on Wednesday sent a very strong message in favour of the unity of Nigeria when 105 senators signed up on a motion denouncing the current wave of sectarian tensions...

Senate, ILO set to fight Child Labour

OrderPaperToday- The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has declared the commitment of the 8th Senate  to work with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to eliminate all forms of Child Labour in the country. Saraki gave...

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NCC Assures Subscribers of Network Integrity of Etisalat

The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a planned takeover of Etisalat by a consortium of banks.   As a result of...

Reps to grill PEF boss over irregularities on petrol claims

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has summoned the Executive Secretary of Petroleum...

How HMOs made away with N351bn health insurance funds

By Alex Okoro OrderPaperToday - Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) have reportedly made away with N351billion released by government to fund health insurance for citizens. This was revealed by...

NCC pushes for speedy passage of infrastructure protection bill

OrderPaperToday – The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said its push for a speedy passage of the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill by the...

EU announces €143 million support package for North East

The European Union (EU) Commission on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, announced a support package of €143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in...