Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday swore in Senator Smart Adeyemi to represent Kogi West. Adeyemi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), won the recent by-election conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He defeated Senator Dino Melaye, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), whoContinue Reading

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reassured Nigerians of their safety under his administration, promising that he remained committed to fighting insecurity, especially insurgency. He spoke in Kaduna where he unveiled additional Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles for the Nigerian Army. The vehicles, code-named Ezugwu MRAP, will be used forContinue Reading

Hon Ahmed Idris Wase(Wase federal constituency, Plateau) has been elected unopposed as Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. He was nominated for the post by Hon Sade Sole from Kastina state. The nomination was seconded by Hon Onifioke Luke, a member-elect from Akwa-Ibom. Wase emerged a few minutes afterContinue Reading

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms.  Militants are targeting five locations and planned to attack on either Sunday or Monday, police chiefs said in a letter sent to officials that wasContinue Reading