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The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.

Ondo guber: Zenith Labour Party adopts deputy governor as candidate

The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.

Ondo guber: INEC releases names of all 17 candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a provisional list of candidates for the Ondo governorship election.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: 35 parties endorsed Governor Obaseki in exchange for N5 million each – APC

Edo State Media Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the news conference in Benin by 35 fringe parties, with Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) endorsed as their sole governorship candidate, was allegedly done in exchange for N5 million each and a promise of N65million.
Governor Willie Obiano

Group writes Anambra governor over sack of 161 WWF traffic officers

A Coalition of five Civil Society Groups in Southeast, yesterday, wrote to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, appealing to him to reverse and rescind the disbandment of a state traffic agency, the Willies Work Force, WWF.

Benue council conducts councils election in 276 wards

Local government election was Saturday held peacefully across the 276 council wards of Benue state with a large turn out of voters in the urban and rural areas.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

IPAC rates Niger governor high on rule of law

The Niger State Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has rated Governor Abubakar Sani Bello high for respecting the rule of law by swearing in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate as chairman of Magama Local Government Area.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps urges use of locally made herbs for coronavirus treatment

In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.
Kingsley Chinda, a member of the House of Representatives from Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the tardy and insincere response of the government to the current state of insecurity in the land.

PDP caucus leader calls for rejig of infectious diseases bill

The Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kingsley Chinda, has called for a rejig of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila’s controversial infectious diseases Bill, saying that the contents of the Bill are draconian in nature, with various sections grossly abusing the constitution and rights of citizens.
A former Minister of Transportation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has pleaded with Nigerians to close ranks to tame the novel coronavirus, saying “it is wrong to play politics with the disease’’.

Ebenezer Babatope: Don’t play politics with coronavirus

A former Minister of Transportation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has pleaded with Nigerians to close ranks to tame the novel coronavirus, saying “it is wrong to play politics with the disease’’.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Anambra APC urges governor to set up coronavirus test centres

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Governor Willie Obiano to expedite action and set up COVID-19 test centres across Anambra state to enable citizens to access the facilities to ascertain their status.

Easter: APGA harps on togetherness to end challenges facing Nigeria

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has sent warm regards to Nigerians, urging all and sundry to bury political differences and come together in tackling the myriads of problems bedevilling the country at the moment.

Senator Ohuabunwa, David Ogba disagree over move to declare convicted Senator Kalu’s seat vacant

As the incarceration of Orji Uzor Kalu, the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial district continues to generate passions and emotion, as two principal political actors in the district, ex-Senator Moa Ohuabunwa of PDP and businessman, Chief David Ogba Onuoha of APC have disagreed over the call in some quarters to declare the seat vacant and conduct a bye-election for the zone.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo gets specialist hospital for global pandemic

The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, said his government has completed the arrangement to have a specialist hospital to tackle covid-19 virus among other diseases.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

Forest guard bill gets second reading in House of Reps

A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila: $22.7 billion loan approval suspended over South-East protest

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari

PDP wins Sokoto by-election

Mr. Abubakar Adamu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged winner of by-election for Kebbe constituency in Sokoto State House of Assembly.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Why Adams Oshiomhole must resign now – APC chieftain

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, appears to be getting messier by the day following the call for the resignation of its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole by a chieftain of the party, Mr Jackson Ojo.

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