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Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon (middle); Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo (Left), Deputy Governorship Candidate and Hon. Jothan Amos (Right), State Chairman of APC Bayelsa in Ekeremor Town on Saturday during the APC Governorship Campaign Rally.

Bayelsa elections: Senator Kalu salutes Governor-elect David Lyon for victory at poll

The Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Kalu, has congratulated the newly-elected Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his victory in the November 16 election.

Senator Kalu: Appeal court ruling has vindicated me

Following the affirmation of the victory of the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election in Abia North Senatorial District, by the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the former Governor has re-assured Nigerians of his unwavering and determined efforts in advancing the cause of the people.
Human Rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has dismissed the demand for an apology and N3 billion in damages from him by a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over some of his tweets.

Segun Awosanya dismisses Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin’s demand for apology, N3 billion damage

Human Rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has dismissed the demand for an apology and N3 billion in damages from him by a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over some of his tweets.

700 constituents benefit from Ekiti lawmaker’s free health service

No fewer than 700 residents of Emure-Ekiti and other communities in Emure council areas of Ekiti State have benefitted from a community-based health project organised by the a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Reps member seeks separation of ecological fund from states’ allocation

Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (Isuikwuato/Umunneochi constituency), has called for the separation of ecological fund from federal allocations accruable to states.
Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin

Oyo Assembly grants governor access to N1.5 billion UBEC fund

Oyo State Assembly on Thursday granted the request of Governor Seyi Makinde to access the over N3billion 2019 FGN UBEC/Oyo SUBEB Intervention counterpart funding.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: Two councillors suspended in Owan West

The legislative arm of Owan West local council has suspended two Councillors for breaching certain aspects of the Legislative Rules and Proceedings.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari may sign Peace Corps Bill – aide

President Muhammadu Buhari will assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill if passed by the National Assembly, a presidential aide has said.
As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.

Flood ravages Rivers state, lawmakers angry with governor

As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.

Lagos speaker inaugurates 36 standing committees

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday inaugurated 36 standing committees for effective operation of the oversight function of the House.

House of Reps: INEC cannot deregister political parties

The house of representatives has rejected a motion seeking to call on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register political parties seen to be weak.
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UNICEF urges Zamfara assembly to pass anti-begging, women appointment bills

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.

Reps members bicker over Boko Haram takeover of Borno councils

The House of Representatives has begun a move to create a special fund for Nigerian Armed Forces to tackle the rising security crises across the country.
Tunde Olatunji

Osun lawmaker teaches primary school pupils

The Chief Whip of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Tunde Olatunji, has volunteered to teach mathematics and civic education in public middle schools in his constituency.

Tribunal: Senator Kalu warns supporters, associates on their utterances

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has called on politicians to be cautious of their utterances for the sake of nation building.

Senator Ohuabunwa: Orji Kalu’s sack a triumph of justice

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has hailed the judgment of the National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, which annulled the election of the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu.

Abia North: Senator Kalu vows to reclaim mandate at Appeal Court

Senator Orji Kalu has vowed to reclaim his mandate at the Court of Appeal.

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