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Convert N37bn earmarked for NASS complex renovation to repair bad roads, Falana to Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 23, 2019
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the approval of N37 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly Complex by President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2020 budget. Falana, who expressed his displeasure at the development in a statement on Sunday, asked the Federal Government to instead spend the money on the rehabilitation of […]

RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION LIST: US decision confirmed true position of Christians in Nigeria ~ CAN

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 23, 2019
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed satisfaction with the United States government’s decision to place Nigeria on its list of nations where religious intolerance holds sway. CAN made its position on the development known in a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Assistant on Media and Communications to its president, Pastor Adebayo […]

N37bn earmarked by govt for NASS complex renovation a rip-off ~ PDP

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 18, 2019
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration on the “over-bloated” budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex. Nigeria’s Ruler had earlier approved N37 billion for the renovation of the National Assembly complex, asides the N128 billion allocated for the National Assembly for 2020. The PDP in […]

Nigerian Ruler, Buhari Signs 2020 Budget Into Law

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 18, 2019
Nigeria’s Ruler, Buhari has signed the N10.59 trillion 2020 appropriation bill into law. The Nigerian ruler signed the budget document into law today December 17th in the presence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmad Lawan, the senate president, Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, amongst other principal officers. “It is my pleasant duty, […]

UN, AU, ECOWAS urged to monitor Buhari’s activities in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
A human rights lawyer, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has petitioned the United Nations (UN) over the alleged persistent disobedience to court orders by President MuhammaduBuhari’s government. Ajibola, a former Chairman of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilesa, Osun State branch, in the letter addressed to the UN Secretary-General, urged the international body to put pressure on Buhari […]

CAN calls for CJN’s removal over comment on Sharia law

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 15, 2019
The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has called for the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed, over his alleged religious bias. Ayokunle made the call in his reaction to the CJN’s call for the integration of Sharia law in the country’s penal code through a constitutional […]