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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday forwarded the names of eight nominees for appointment as Commissioners to the State Assembly for screening and confirmation.
The rift between National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki appeared deepened as the lawmakers-elect for the Edo State House of Assembly rejected nomination for the House leadership by the State Executive Committee of the APC.
Drama in Minna as the Niger State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended the Standing Order of the House to allow a first timer, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Niger State, Barrister Bala Wuse, to emerge as the speaker of the state 9th Assembly.
Former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly Kunle Taiwo Oluomo has been elected the Speaker of the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC)-dominated Ninth Legislative Assembly.
The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
The Chief Whip of the outgoing 8th Senate, Sen Sola Adeyeye, has revealed that the act of extorting government agencies by senators became common in the last four years.
Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Thursday reelected Prince Matthew Kolawole as the new speaker of the 7th Assembly.
Mr. Timothy Owoeye, representing Ilesha East State Constituency, has emerged as the new Speaker of Osun seventh House of Assembly, during the inauguration of the new Assembly on Thursday.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has proclaimed the state’s 6th House of Assembly, urging the new legislators to discharge their duties in the interest of the people.
A former Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Roland Owie, has warned warring factions of the Edo State All Progressives Congress not to drag the Benin Elders into its internal crisis.
The 8th Senate on Thursday concluded its business session and adjourned till June 6 for valedictory, to mark the end of the session.
Senator-elect and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has endorsed the candidature of the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, for the position of the Senate President of the 9th Senate.
An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 21-year-old man, Samson Obinna, who allegedly used a toy gun to rob another man of a cell phone worth 40,o00.
Brazilian star Neymar will miss three Champions League matches next season, UEFA confirmed Wednesday, as punishment for insulting a referee following Paris Saint-Germain’s collapse against Manchester United.
Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.
Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that his future at the club remains uncertain.
The court, the EU’s second-highest tribunal, upheld a 2016 ruling by the bloc’s intellectual property regulator cancelling the registration of the three-stripe design as a trademark following a challenge by a Belgian shoe company.
Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital, on Sunday, upheld the judgement of the Federal High Court which had earlier dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), in the primary election held on October 1, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja restated Nigeria’s support for the people of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and her quest for self-determination and independence.
Texas Tech coach Wes Kittley believes that Nigeria sprint sensation Divine Oduduru can earn as much as N180m ($500K) a year as a professional athlete and expects the 22-year-old Delta state-born sprinter to join the professional ranks very soon.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother.
Borno State Government has announced its resolve to lead the process in monitoring and management of all interventions and activities of United Nations humanitarian bodies and non-governmental organisations in the state.