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Federal lawmakers move to avert workers’ strike

The National Assembly leadership has said it is making frantic efforts to avert the proposed industrial action by workers under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which is likely to affect the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.

Johnson Agbonayinma: Signatures being collated to impeach Yemi Osinbajo

The dust from the purported indictment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over funds for National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) intervention in the North East is yet to settle.

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.

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2023: Governor El-Rufai backs return of presidency to southern region

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday said the 2023 presidency should go to Nigeria’s southern region.
Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted by the return of top striker Israel Abia for Wednesday league clash with Nasarawa United.

Rangers welcome Isreal Abia for battle with Nasarawa United

Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted by the return of top striker Israel Abia for Wednesday league clash with Nasarawa United.
Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.

Funke Oshonaike reveals her next move after quitting table tennis

Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Why governors are against local council autonomy – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Asiwaju Rotimi Ajanaku, has explained the rationale behind the opposition of local government autonomy by some state governors.
Adams Oshiomhole

Edo APC chieftains accuses Adams Oshiomhole of instigating violence

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have condemned the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s inclination to violence, which has resulted in the undermining of public peace and safety in Edo, Bayelsa and Rivers States as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.