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Snake chases lawmakers from Ondo assembly

"When we were about to enter into plenary, a big snake just ran out of the chamber which disrupted our sitting and we had to hurriedly leave the chamber," said Olugbenga Omole, a spokesman for lawmakers from Ondo State.

Ministerial screening: I will unbundle Supreme Court – Festus Keyamo

Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), the ministerial nominee for Delta has says he will unbundle the Supreme Court if made the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Edo Assembly inaugurated behind closed doors

The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

House of Reps holds valedictory session Thursday

The eighth House of Representatives will on Thursday round off its activities with a special valedictory session, in the House Chamber.

Abuja chamber wants federal government to adopt global best practice to support SMEs

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has called on the Federal Government to adopt the global best practice of funding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m supporting Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Sunday that his interest in the leadership of the ninth National Assembly had nothing to do with any personal or presidential ambition in 2023 as being speculated in some quarters.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River first open defecation free state in Nigeria

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, programme, just as he promised to make the state first in Nigeria to attain the Open Defecation Free status.
Namadi Sambo and Muhammadu Buhari

Ex-VP Sambo drums support for economic diversification

Alhaji Namadi Sambo, former Vice-President, has urged Nigerians to support the government’s effort aimed at diversifying the nation’s economy.

DSS operatives take over National Assembly complex

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), have taken over the National Assembly complex in anticipation of a possible reopening of the Senate Chamber by lawmakers loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Mace theft: Senate asks IGP, DSS to beef up security at National Assembly

The upper legislative chamber has resolved to put in place measures aimed at beefing up security at the national assembly.

Senate postpones planned national security summit

The Senate has announced the postponement of the planned national security summit at Thursday’s plenary.

Three Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian troops at Kashmir border

Tensions were high along a de facto border in the disputed Kashmir region on Tuesday after Pakistan said Indian troops killed three soldiers with unprovoked gunfire – an act described by Indian Army sources as retaliation for weekend violence.

NGO Bill, a move to gag advocacy – LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has described the draft non-governmental organisation, NGO Bill presently under consideration in the National Assembly, as a move to gag agencies promoting the cause of inclusion and participation in the democratic process.

Security forces surround plane in Pakistan after cat sneaks into cockpit

Security forces surrounded a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aeroplane on Friday after a cat sneaked into the cockpit.

Pakistan Supreme Court to decide opposition leader Khan’s future

Pakistan’s Supreme Court is on Friday expected to decide whether to ban opposition leader Imran Khan for concealing assets, the same charge on which the country’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was removed in July.

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed at least six people and wounded eight others on Tuesday in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Bodies of five illegal migrants found in South-West Pakistan

The bullet-riddled bodies of five Pakistani migrants believed headed for Europe via Iran were found on Saturday in southwest Pakistan, in the same area where 15 bodies were discovered three days earlier, officials said.

Pakistan’s ousted premier Nawaz Sharif in court on corruption charges

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has appeared in court charged with corruption after the Panama Papers leak.

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