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Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has re-ordered the 2019 Budget of the state with a letter to the state Assembly seeking a loan of N250bn.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, has been embroiled in fresh crisis barely one month before the November 16th Governorship elections in the State, with the suspension and counter suspension of state officers by the state party leadership and a faction loyal to Senator Heineken Lokpobiri.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki, has faulted the reported suspension of three council chairmen in the state, describing the development as amounting to lawlessness, unconstitutional and a violation of the protected duties of the Local Governments to independently administer their affairs.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday advised the 9th Assembly to adopt electronic voting for effective monitoring of bills and motions.
A former aide to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Maiyaki, has urged the governor to forget the idea of selling 50 per cent stake in the state-owned Azura Power project, saying such sale will have negative legal implications on the state.
The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Tonye Isenah has finally bowed to pressures mounted by the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for him to resign for a new Speaker to emerge from Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Thursday presented a budget proposal of N137.1 billion for 2020 to the State House of Assembly for approval.
The Senate has urged the National Planning Commission to develop a policy framework that creates mechanism for development cooperation and aid effectiveness in Nigeria.
The United Nations Children Fund has called on Zamfara State House of Assembly to pass two bills aimed at increasing access to quality and equitable education in the state.
The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended the leader of the South African Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, for condemning xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.
The Kebbi State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Alhaji Habubu Gwandu, a member of State House Assembly from the party for alleged anti party activities.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, has written the the state House of Assembly seeking approval to access a concessionary loan of N1.5billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme with a single-digit interest rate.
The member-elect for Egor Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Crosby Eribo, has said that the Federal High Court ruling in Port Harcourt would not resolve the crisis in the Assembly.
Senator Orji Kalu has vowed to reclaim his mandate at the Court of Appeal.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, sacked the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet.
The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto on Friday dismissed the petition of Sen. Ahmad Maccido challenging the election of Sen. Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Ekiti State chapters of the All Progressives Congress and that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have traded words over the alleged attack on former Governor Ayodele Fayose.
Hong Kong police arrested 65 people over an intense weekend of anti-government protests.
A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.
Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, Wednesday re-launched the social security Scheme for elderly citizens in the state with, with a pledge to commit more resources to social investments and human capital development.
The federal government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years.
Victor Osimhen is thrilled to win the French Ligue 1 player of the month award for September.
A caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the house of representatives says Mary Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour and three other senior justices of the supreme court must be appointed to hear the appeal of Atiku Abubakar.
The bank said this in the 2018 Annual Report on the National Financial Inclusion Strategy Implementation posted on its website.
A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for £1.1m (1.3m euros, $1.4m) after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
“The Ekiti State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy considered 50 applications for clemency at its third sitting. The applications of these beneficiaries were granted because they have individually demonstrated the potential to turn their lives around.”
The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria has called on Nigerians to embrace good music, which is described as a critical tool in tackling terrorism, engendering peace and promoting development.
Two women, Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have emerged the joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize.