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The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Court stops INEC, Senate from executing judgement sacking Senator Ifeanyi Ubah

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Clerk of the National Assembly and Clerk of the Senate, from giving effect to the judgment that sacked Ifeanyi Ubah from the Senate.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger governor seeks approval of N25 billion Sukuk bond

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello has written to the House of Assembly, requesting legislative approval to secure a N25billion Sukuk bond.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Benue Assembly clerk’s wife, daughters ‘assault EFCC officials’

The wife of the clerk of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mrs Terngu Agena, and her two daughters allegedly assaulted officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at their Makurdi Zonal Office on Friday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC detains Benue assembly clerk for ‘N220 million fraud’

Torese Agena, clerk of Benue state house of assembly, is currently in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N220 million fraud.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto governor assents executive bills into law, fiscal responsibility, revenue integration

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has assented to the Fiscal Responsibility Agency and for other Connected Purposes (FRAC) bill into law.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Report: National Assembly bars auditors from verifying N1.36 billion capital spending

The verification of ₦1.36 billion worth of capital spending by the National Assembly was unsuccessful as auditors were reportedly denied access to financial records, an audit report has revealed.

Abia governor signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law after the State House of Assembly had on Tuesday passed into law the sum of N137, 419, 617, 116 (One Hundred and Thirty Seven Billion, Four Hundred and Nineteen Million, Six Hundred and Seventeen Thousand, One Hundred and Sixteen Naira) as next year’s budget for the State.
national assembly abuja

National Assembly leadership called out over unpaid severance allowance

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Mohammed Sani-Omolori, have been asked to resolve the payment of severance allowances of legislative aides of the 8th National Assembly (NASS).

Jigawa governor appoints new head of civil service

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has confirmed the appointment of Mr Hussaini Kila as substantive State’s Head of the Civil Service.

Kwara Assembly ‘bars’ lone PDP member after Appeal Court ruling

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday locked out a lawmaker elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon Abdulraheem Agboola.
Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.

Smart Adeyemi sworn in as senator

Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.
The Rivers State House of Assembly has sworn in Tekenari Wellington Granville of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after he won the Appeal Court Judgment that upheld his election as the rightful winner to represent Asari-Toru Constituency 1 as against Dr George Ipalibo, of the Social Democratic Party, SDP.

Rivers Assembly swears in 31st PDP lawmaker

The Rivers State House of Assembly has sworn in Tekenari Wellington Granville of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after he won the Appeal Court Judgment that upheld his election as the rightful winner to represent Asari-Toru Constituency 1 as against Dr George Ipalibo, of the Social Democratic Party, SDP.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos 2020 budget will be passed before December ending – assemblyman

Barring any unforeseen circumstance, the year 2020 budget of Lagos state presented to the State House of Assembly about two weeks ago by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will be passed before the end of the year by the lawmakers.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 3

Lagos Assembly issues fresh directive to Governor Sanwo-Olu over refuse

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to fully enforce relevant environmental laws against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the state.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (left); President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Ikanade Agba, and Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, during the meeting by the leadership of the National Assembly with key government officials over the severance pay of ex-legislative aides on Monday, November 4, 2019

Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila intervene in ex-legislative aides’ severance pay delay

The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives on Monday waded into the non-payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who served in the Eighth National Assembly between 2015 and 2019.
L-R: Ajibola Ponle, Commissioner of Establishments, Training and Pensions; Mrs. Folashade Jaji, Secretary to Lagos State Government; Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, Head of Service, presenting Long Service Merit Award to Dr. Salaam Taiwo, Permanent Secretary, Local Government and Community Affairs, during the Lagos State Government 2019 Long Service Merit Award Celebrations, at Adeyemi- Bero, Auditorium, Alausa, Lagos.

Lagos governor honours 1,000 workers with Long Service Award

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday honoured 1,000 civil servants who have spent over 30 years in the employ of the state.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly approves reordering of 2019 budget

The Lagos State House of Assembly, Tuesday, approved the re-ordering of N93,742,530 billion from the 2019 budget size.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos governor seeks re-ordering of 2019 budget, laments inadequate revenue

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has written to the state House of Assembly, seeking for the re-ordering of the 2019 budget.

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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.