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House of Reps denies plot to impeach Yemi Osinbajo

The House of Representatives has denied allegation by a member, Hon. Ehiozuma Johnson Agbonayinma, that there is plot to impeach Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

House of Reps may query Yusuf Usman’s suspension by NHIS council

The governing council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) yesterday announced the indefinite suspension of the executive secretary, Prof. Yusuf Usman.

Federal lawmakers: We’ve resolved to work in unity

Contrary to widespread premonition of a likely rancour between members of the two major leading political parties in the House of Representatives — the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) — the lawmakers have noted that they have resolved to work in unity.

2019: APC caucus in National Assembly backs indirect primaries

Ahead of the 2019 elections in Adamawa, members of the All Progressive Congress caucus in the National Assembly representing the state have supported the decision to conduct indirect primaries in the state.

Rep Namdas: I will advise President Buhari to sign the Electoral Act

The spokesman of the Federal House of Representatives, Abdulrazak Namdas, says that were he in a position to advise President Muhammadu Buhari on the amended Electoral Act, he would ask him to sign the bill into law.
National Assembly

Report: National Assembly members wants resumption extended to October

The some lawmakers were quoted as saying the resumption date would not be feasible because the two major political parties – the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – have their primary election in September and October.
National Assembly

2019 Election budget: National Assembly panel suspends deliberations indefinitely

The Joint Committee of the National Assembly on the Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday suspended indefinitely, deliberations on the N189bn budget submitted by the commission for the conduct of 2019 elections.
Senator Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara call off planned sitting of lawmakers over growing suspicion

Plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a hitch-free election next year may be jeopardised, with the National Assembly calling off yesterday its sitting to endorse the electoral umpire’s budget.
National Assembly

National Assembly not reconvening Tuesday – House of Reps spokesman

The National Assembly will not reconvene on Tuesday (tomorrow), contrary to public expectation.
National Assembly

National Assembly recess may affect President Buhari’s election funding request

The National Assembly will on Thursday embark on its two-month annual recess but the lawmakers have yet to act on the virement and supplementary budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

House of Reps urges IGP Ibrahim Idris to beef up security in Adamawa

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to beef up security in 16 communities in Adamawa Southern Senatorial district.

House of Reps to question ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Kemi Adeosun, others over Abacha loot

A panel of the House of Representatives will question former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan over the recovery of money stolen by a former military Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: President Buhari assents to bills on merit, not sentiment

TheVice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday told the National Assembly that President Muhammadu Buhari assented to bills sent to him based on merit irrespective of where they emanated from.
National Assembly

National Assembly sends Electoral Act Amendment Bill to President Buhari for assent

The national assembly has sent the new amendment to the electoral act to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.

National Assembly: Why we adjusted 2018 Budget

The two chambers of the National Assembly have said the decision to adjust the 2018 Budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari was to correct lopsidedness and imbalance in the estimates.
National Assembly

2018 Budget: Your aides didn’t brief you properly – National Assembly tells President Buhari

Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari expressed reservations over some alterations in the 2018 budget, both chambers of the national assembly have sent a response to the president.

June 12: Arewa CF hails President Buhari’s declaration

The Arewa Consultative Forum has said the conferment of national awards by President Muhammadu Buhari on the late Chief MKO Abiola; his running mate, Alhaji Babagana Kingibe; and the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, will heal the wound of the annulment of June 12. 1993 presidential election by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.

National Assembly keeps budget details secret

The National Assembly is keeping the details of the 2018 budget top secret, despite jacking it up by more than 10 per cent.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.