Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has given more insights into his arrest and detention at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport when contacted by our correspondent on the telephone. He said, “‎My self and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and others were to be on an official trip to Morocco but while […]

The Nigerian Police have arrested the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye.Senator Melaye was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja on his way to Morocco.His arrest may not be unconnected to his refusal to report at the Force Headquarters in Kogi for questioning.Melaye took to Twitter […]

The Senate has directed security agencies to prevent the suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from further gaining entrance into its chamber, Midland News learnt on Friday. Omo-Agege, who was last week suspended by the Senate for dragging the upper legislative chamber to court on the amendment to the Electoral Act 2010, had attended plenary on Wednesday. […]

The Senate, yesterday, summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, to appear and brief it on investigations into the invasion of its hallowed chambers on Wednesday. It also vowed that the culprits will not go unpunished. The Senate resolution nonetheless, the man at the […]

Environment Secretary Michael Gove – who floated the idea earlier this year – will launch a consultation in the coming months on outlawing the products which he branded “lethal” to the environment. The move is a major step in the Government drive to stop plastic waste filling the world’s oceans devastating marine life. Some 8.5bn […]

The Nigeria Police Force said it had recovered the Mace stolen from the chambers of the Senate by unidentified persons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on Wednesday ,suspected thugs invaded the senate chambers during plenary and carted away the mace. A statement by the Deputy Force Spokesman, SP Aremu Adeniran, said that […]

The Senate has described as a treaonable felony, the action of suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who led unknown men to the chamber of the senate to snatch the mace which is its symbol of authority. In a statemnet by the spokes person of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, he described the action as an […]

Unidentified persons on Wednesday invaded the Senate Chambers and disrupted the ongoing proceedings. The invaders snatched the mace and took it away. Reports say the men are supporters of Senator Ovie Omo- Agege who was suspended last week. However, there is heightened security at the National Assembly and the Senate has gone into a closed-door […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping is preparing to visit the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, an official with knowledge of the discussions said Wednesday. It would be the Chinese leader’s first official visit to North Korea since he came to power as head of the Chinese Communist Party in November 2012. The official, who didn’t want […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the Director, Strategic Communications his 2019 Presidential Campaigns. Mr Keyamo took to his Twitter handle on Tuesday to announce his appointment. He said, “I have just been appointed the Director, Strategic (Official Spokesman) Communications for the President’s 2019 Presidential Campaigns. “I will be making a formal […]

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