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Minister resigns over dual citizenship controversy

The resources minister Matt Canavan has quit the cabinet because he is a dual citizen of Italy. Canavan’s resignation on Tuesday night follows the recent resignation of two Greens senators, Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam, because of dual citizenships – a controversy that

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Naira still struggling to converge between NAFEX, official rates

Naira is still struggling to converge between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEX) trading market and the official rates, National Daily has gathered. The CBN had sold more than $4 billion from February to

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Benue Monarchs cut dowry expenses to N100,000

By Gaaden Puun, Abuja  Henceforth, all brides from Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue state would enjoy a huge cut off from multiple expenses on weddings courtesy of their traditional ruler. The traditional ruler of Otukpa,

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Release Luka unconditionally-Middle Belt Journalists

The leadership of the Middle Belt Journalists Forum, has demanded for the immediate and unconditional release of the Kaduna state Bureau Chief of the Vanguard newspaper, Comrade Luka Biniyat. The national president of the body, Jonathan IPAA, stated in a

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List of PDP governors to meet with President Buhari in London

A group of PDP governors have been selected to meet with Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari in London today. It was gathered that the visit was being organised by the office of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Munguno (retd.).

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Saraki calls for universal approach to address health challenges

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Senate President Bukola Saraki has called for universal approach to address health challenges across the globe. Saraki who made this call while unveiling the legislative network on Universal Health Coverage in Abuja identified the right of

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Group attack Fayose over Buhari

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja   The Buhari Friends Organization Network has threatened to fight Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state if he embarks on further insults and negative presentation regarding the health condition of President Muhammadu Buhari.   The National

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Suicide bomber kills 25, injures 40 in Pakistan

An explosion killed at least 25 people and injured dozens in a busy vegetable market in the Pakistani city of Lahore Monday, officials said, but the cause of the blast was not immediately clear. The powerful explosion hit a bustling

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Fashola to face Reps’ panel on Friday over budget row

The panel of the House of Representatives to investigate the altercation between the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and the National Assembly will engage the former Lagos State governor on Friday this week. The minister,

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Group restates resolve to begin protest August 7 over Buhari’s continued absence

A pressure group, Concerned Nigerians, on Monday said it was prepared to carry out its earlier threat to embark on a nationwide protest and occupy the National Assembly as from August 7, if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to resume work

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