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EFCC must probe 8th NASS over legislative aides’ pay — Group

EFCC must probe 8th NASS over legislative aides’ pay — Group Some National Assembly Legislative Aides have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe the leadership of the 8th Assembly over payments due to the aides.  In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the aides under the aegis of Concerned Legislative Aides of 8th National Assembly, urged...... more

Osun Polls: Rights group kicks against inclusion of Justice Oyewole in Appeal Panel

Osun Polls: Rights group kicks against inclusion of Justice Oyewole in Appeal Panel The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has kicked against the alleged inclusion of Justice Joseph Oyewole as a member of Appeal Panel on Osun governorship petition, describing the judge as an interested party and a friend of the appellant.  In a petition sent to the President of the Appeal...... more

Gov Bello’s declaration for a 2nd term a timely call to serve Kogi people better — Hon. Mohammed

Gov Bello’s declaration for a 2nd term a timely call to serve Kogi people better — Hon. Mohammed The Deputy Majority Leader and member representing Ankpa 1 State Constituency, Hon. Ahmed Mohammed, has received the declaration of the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bell, to run for a second term with excitement, describing it as “a timely call to serve the people of Kogi State better.”  According...... more

NASS Leadership: Gender rights activist urges more positions for women

NASS Leadership: Gender rights activist urges more positions for women Gender rights activist and politician, Mrs. Ann Agom-Eze, has called for the inclusion of more women legislators in leadership positions in the 9th National Assembly.  Agom-Eze made the call in an interview with journalists in Abakaliki.  She said that apart from the positions of Senate President and House Speaker, other positions...... more

Kano Guber: Appeal Court affirms Abba Yusuf as PDP candidate

Kano Guber: Appeal Court affirms Abba Yusuf as PDP candidate An appeal court sitting in Kaduna has set aside the judgment of a Federal High Court in Kano which had invalidated the candidacy of Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for 2019 governorship election in Kano State.  The court led by Justice Tanko Hussaini agreed...... more

9th NASS Leadership: North-Central Governors, APC Chairmen endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila

9th NASS Leadership: North-Central Governors, APC Chairmen endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North Central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.  Plateau State Governor, Rt Hon. Simon Lalong, disclosed this to newsmen after a closed-door meeting of stakeholders from...... more

Wike writes Rivers Assembly, reports suspended LG Chairmen

Wike writes Rivers Assembly, reports suspended LG Chairmen The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has notified the State House of Assembly of his decision to suspend the 12 Local Government Area chairmen.  Governor Wike’s special assistant on electronic media, Simeon Nwakaudu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.  According to Nwakaudu, the governor notified the lawmakers in a letter...... more

Senate Presidency: Group throws weight behind Goje

Senate Presidency: Group throws weight behind Goje The North Central Alliance for Danjuma Goje has thrown its weight behind Senator Danjuma Goje for the Senate President in the 9th Assembly.  Chairman of the group, Comrade Nasiru Isiyaku in a press statement distributed to newsmen Thursday in Kaduna, maintained that the intimidating profile of the Gombe Central Senator kept...... more

Wike suspends 12 local government chairmen in Rivers

Wike suspends 12 local government chairmen in Rivers The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has suspended 12 Local Government Area chairmen in the state.  The special assistant to the governor on electronic media, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that Governor Wike took the decision following the failure of the local government chairmen...... more

Onnoghen: SERAP gives CCB 14 days to provide details of asset declarations of presidents, governors since 1999

Onnoghen: SERAP gives CCB 14 days to provide details of asset declarations of presidents, governors since 1999 The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents...... more

Buhari gives ministers deadline to render account of stewardship

Buhari gives ministers deadline to render account of stewardship President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes and projects” from ministers on their ministries, departments and agencies.  Buhari gave the order today as the countdown begins for the end of his first term on 28 May. The following day, he will be sworn in to...... more

Presidency: I’m far more qualified than Atiku, Buhari tells tribunal

Presidency: I’m far more qualified than Atiku, Buhari tells tribunal President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to produce his academic qualifications before the presidential election tribunal.  In his response to the allegations raised against him in the petition by Atiku faulted the claim by the former Vice President and the PDP...... more

2018 Appropriation Act: Reps condemn executive over ‘constitutional breaches’

2018 Appropriation Act: Reps condemn executive over ‘constitutional breaches’ The House of Representatives has condemned in the strongest terms, what it describes as breaches to the constitution and the laws of statutory transfers by the executive with regard to the 2018 appropriation act.  In a motion sponsored by Rep Edward Pwajok, the house observed that some agencies such as the...... more

Kogi Guber Election: PDP vows to win •Says it will retrieve presidential mandate at the tribunal

Kogi Guber Election: PDP vows to win •Says it will retrieve presidential mandate at the tribunal The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will win the November 2019 governorship election in Kogi State and salvage the state by enthroning a people-oriented government in the state.  This is just as the leadership of the party assures that the presidential mandate, which Nigerians freely gave to Atiku Abubakar...... more

Supreme Court Verdict: Oni not my enemy, says Fayemi

Supreme Court Verdict: Oni not my enemy, says Fayemi Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that the decision of Engr Segun Oni to seek redress in court after his defeat in the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) last year has not made the former governor his enemy.  Reacting to his victory at the Supreme...... more

NASS Leadership: Women groups drum support for Tinubu, Onyejeocha

NASS Leadership: Women groups drum support for Tinubu, Onyejeocha A group of concerned citizens of Nigeria under the auspices of a campaign platform called ‘More Women Campaign’, has submitted a letter of support to the chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomole, calling on the party leaders to do the needful by supporting the expression of interest...... more

Ekiti Guber: Fayemi wins at Supreme Court

Ekiti Guber: Fayemi wins at Supreme Court The Supreme Court, on Thursday affirmed Kayode Fayemi’s nomination as the Candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the July 14, 2018, governorship election in Ekiti State. Justice Amiru Sanusi held that the appeal had become status barred as the suit was caught up by Section 285 of the 1999 Constitution....... more

Senate passes Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

Senate passes Petroleum Industry Governance Bill The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) has again been passed by the Nigerian Senate nearly two decades after. The senate passed the bill on Wednesday in Abuja during its plenary. It is left to see if President Muhammadu Buhari will assent the bill, after he declined to sign the earlier one...... more

BREAKING: Fresh crisis hits APC over adoption of Gbajabiamila as Reps Speaker

BREAKING: Fresh crisis hits APC over adoption of Gbajabiamila as Reps Speaker A fresh crisis has hit the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) over the zoning of the speakership of the House of Representatives to the South West geopolitical zone of the country, and the announcement of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the adopted candidate of the party for the position. Addressing newsmen...... more

APC adopts Femi Gbajabiamila as candidate for House of Reps Speaker

APC adopts Femi Gbajabiamila as candidate for House of Reps Speaker  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. The Spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the decision was reached after an intensive deliberation with the APC’s House of...... more

Imo North Senatorial Election: Uwajumogu’s suit stops INEC

Imo North Senatorial Election: Uwajumogu’s suit stops INEC A Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from taking further steps on the Imo North Senatorial election. The electoral body disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday by its National Commissioner and member of Information and Voter Education Committee, Mohammed Haruna. Haruna noted that...... more

Presidential poll: Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website

Presidential poll: Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has insisted the result from the server of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, shows that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election. In his submission to the presidential election tribunal, the former vice president gave the “unique MAC address and...... more

Gov Dickson urges corps members to resist intimidation, inducement during guber poll

Gov Dickson urges corps members to resist intimidation, inducement during guber poll Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has charged Corp members serving in the state not to succumb to intimidation or inducement by any politician or political party during the gubernatorial election in the state scheduled for November 2, 2019.  Governor Dickson stated this at the closing ceremony of the...... more

El-Rufai gives political appointees till April 30 to resign

El-Rufai gives political appointees till April 30 to resign The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has given political appointees till April 30, 2019, to resign from office.  A statement issued by the spokesman for the governor, Samuel Aruwan, says this to enable the governor to commence the selection of his new cabinet team for his second term in the office...... more

Ekiti Government appoints new Head of Service

Ekiti Government appoints new Head of Service Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of Mr Ayodeji Ajayi as the new Head of Service following the recommendation of the Civil Service Transformation Strategy Committee after a rigorous selection process. Ajayi, who is Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, is to take over from...... more

Omo-Agege is the real cancer in Delta APC — Emerhor

Omo-Agege is the real cancer in Delta APC — Emerhor The leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, has described one of the chieftains of the party in the state, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as “a drowning man grabbing at straws to hang on to his political life.” He said that Omo-Agege is the real cancer...... more

Wike dedicates certificate of return to Rivers people, citizens killed by military

Wike dedicates certificate of return to Rivers people, citizens killed by military Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has dedicated the certificate of return issued to him by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to the good people of the state who overwhelmingly voted for him.  Wike also dedicated the victory to Rivers people allegedly killed by the Nigerian Army in defence of their...... more

Shehu Sani kicks against INEC’s decision to hire El-Rufai’s lawyer for tribunal

Shehu Sani kicks against INEC’s decision to hire El-Rufai’s lawyer for tribunal The Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Senator Shehu Sani, has faulted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hire A.U. Mustapha and Co to serve as its counsel in the ongoing election petition tribunal in Kaduna state.  Sani, who contested the 2019 general elections under the platform...... more

El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet

El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has reshuffled his cabinet in order to meet up with the challenges of governance.  It will be recalled that since the Commissioner of Finance, Suleiman Abdu Kwari, now Senator-elect resigned as Finance Commissioner on January 7. 2019, there hasn’t been a substantive commissioner in the...... more

Zamfara to conduct LG elections on April 27

Zamfara to conduct LG elections on April 27 Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission (ZASIEC) has fixed April 27, 2019 for the conduct local government councils election in the state. The Executive Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, disclosed this in Gusau on Monday at a stakeholders meeting on the election. The state is currently facing serious security challenges...... more

 

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