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Nigerian Senators on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to immortalise former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, by renaming the Ibadan Airport after him.
Moves to make it mandatory for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to organise public debates for all candidates to the Offices of Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President, President, yesterday got a boost as a Bill to such effect scaled second reading in the Senate.
The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
The federal government has trained another batch of 70 graduate youths in poultry production, processing and marketing in Oyo north senatorial district to enhance production skills and engage more youths in poultry farming. Apart from the training, the beneficiaries were also given starter parks; 100 birds, cages, 10 bags of feeds and other materials including cash worth over N200, 000, to assist them in starting and improving their businesses.
Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.
The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Tuesday upheld the election of the Chairman of Senate Committee on Land Transport, Abdulfatai Buhari.
Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the Vice-President, on Friday extolled the virtues of Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of Oyo State Governor as she clocked 60.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated Dr Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defeated him in the senatorial election.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has conceded defeat to an opposition candidate he lost to in a senatorial election.
The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, who is contesting on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), on Saturday, declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to sit up and focus on its responsibility so that they would not constantly subject Nigerians to unwarranted discomfort.
The Senate has constituted a six-member conference committee to review the condition of service for national assembly staff members.
The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) Senatorial primaries for the three districts in the state on Tuesday suffered a setback due to logistics problems that affected the conduct of the elections in the designated centres across the state.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on members of his cabinet aspiring to contest elective positions in the 2019 general elections to resign immediately.
Less than twelve hours after some of their colleagues renounced their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and joined other political parties, two Senators from Oyo State, Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South), and Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North), have visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state to pledge their loyalty to the ruling APC.
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Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB), Uchenna Madu, has countered the utterance made by the leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Abdullahi Bodejo, that their vigilante outfit is already existing in the 36 States of the federation.
The U.N. human rights office calls the decision to close Jordan’s Teachers Syndicate another blow to the union’s freedom of association and to its ability to operate without governmental interference.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Saturday, said it has signed an agreement with its partners in Oil Mining Lease, OML, 130, China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) and South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO), to settle all outstanding fiscal issues surrounding the development of the oil assets which had lingered since 2006.
A two-time Katsina State governorship candidate of All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), Engr. Nura Khalil, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the decision to overhaul Nigeria’s security apparatus.
The National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, says All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is behind the political instability rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has once again lamented the loss of the late publisher and businessman, Mallam Isma’ila Isa Funtua, describing his demise as a major national loss.
Some members of the association, who gathered at the Michael Okpara square for the Annual General Meeting and the election of new executive of the association for the next two years, were seriously injured by thugs who invaded the venue.
The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled the new amendment to the 6th Edition of the Broadcasting Code, stressing that it will not yield to blackmail by a segment of the stakeholders opposed to the new code.
There is disagreement in Aggah community, Egbema Clan in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, between the Paramount ruler of the community and flood-affected individuals in the area over Nigeria Agip Oil Company’s, NAOC’s, contract.
Liverpool star Alisson Becker revealed the reason for the team's success this season.