Government of Kenya says it has recorded progress in malaria elimination due to the adoption of a vaccine, treated nets in households and improved management of the disease. The acting Director-General of the Ministry of Health, John Wekesa said the malaria vaccine known as RTS,S was launched in the western Kenyan county of Homa Bay […]

The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to provide for a single tenure of six years for president and governors. According to reports, the bill, sponsored by John Dyegh from Benue state, scaled second reading at today’s plenary session. However, during the debate on the floor of the house, many lawmakers kicked against […]

The former governor of Abia state, Orji Kalu has filed an application for bail pending his appeal against his jail sentence. Kalu through his counsel is making the application based on health grounds, which he says the medical facilities in the prison cannot handle. He also informed the court of his role as chief whip […]

The government plans to ask Member of Parlaiment to vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill on Friday. The Prime Mninister’s spokesman said the government planned to start the process in Parliament before Christmas in the “proper constitutional way”. The Withdrawal Agreement Bill is the legislation that will enable Brexit to happen – the UK is […]

Federal High Court Abuja has ruled on the disputed Soku Oil Wells/Fields located in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers state. Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court declared that after examining all the documents from relevant Government agencies and facts before the court, the Soku Oil Wells/fields belong to Rivers State. The Federal […]

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has urged Nigerians to use this period of the yuletide to pray for the peace and unity of the nation in order to overcome the myriads of socio-economic and political problems confronting the country. Senator Mark believed that with prayers, commitment and honesty of purpose, Nigeria could surmount […]

The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Chinedum Orji, has debunked rumors that he is nursing governorship ambition in 2023. The speaker attributed the rumour to the handiwork of his detractors who are deliberately spreading the falsehood just to distract him. Chinedum Orji is the son of a former Governor of Abia State and […]

Boris Johnson will return to Downing Street with a big majority after the Conservatives swept aside Labour in its traditional heartlands. The prime minister said it would give him a mandate to “get Brexit done” and take the United Kingdom out of the European Union next month. Jeremy Corbyn said Labour had a “very disappointing […]

Nigerian Immigration Service says the new e-passport is made with a water-resistant material and is secure. NIS Comptroller-General, Muhammed Babandede, said the new passport has the latest security features and biometrics that comply with International Civil Aviation Organisation standards. He said it has the Polycarbonate Data Page with laser printing as against the existing passport […]

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Egyptian counterpart, Abd elfattah el-Sisi, have considered a partnership to eradicate terrorism in parts of Africa. Speaking on the sidelines of the Aswan Forum on Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa held in Egypt, Buhari said West African nations are already in close collaboration towards combating the menace by setting […]

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