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A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, into law.

House of Reps member hail President Buhari for signing Nigeria Police Act, 2020

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, into law.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the unveiling of the theme and Logo for Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration

President Buhari assents to Nigeria Police Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020, his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said in a statement Thursday.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio meets House of Reps committee on NDDC behind closed-door

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), on Tuesday, hosted the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, to a closed-door meeting for over three hours.

Lagos Assembly clerk retires from public service

The Clerk of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Azeez Sanni has retired from the State public service.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Prince Abdulkadir named new Kwara chief of staff

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has appointed Prince Mahee Abdulkadir, son of the late 10th Emir of Ilorin, Mallam Aliyu Abdulkadir, as the new Chief of Staff.

Court invalidates suspension of four Ondo lawmakers

A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday invalidated the suspension of four lawmakers who refused to sign the impeachment notice of the state Deputy Governor, Hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi.

Anambra Assembly passes legislative fund management bill

Anambra House of Assembly has passed the state legislative funds management bill to ensure accountability, transparency, effectiveness and efficiency in the utilisation of funds.
The Anambra State House of Assembly at the weekend renewed the tenure of 18 Local Government Transition Committee Chairmen out of the 21 local councils, and their members for another three months. The House renewed their tenure during the plenary.

Anambra assembly passes legislative fund management bill

Anambra House of Assembly has passed the state legislative funds management bill to ensure accountability, transparency, effectiveness and efficiency in the utilisation of funds.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 1

House of Reps suspend committee hearings till September

The House of Representatives has suspended all activities by its committees including public hearings till September when the National Assembly resumes.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos considers punishment for parents in amendment of anti-cultism law

The parents of people found guilty of cultism in Lagos State might be liable for punishment if a bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos and for connected purposes is passed into law.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

APC: Governor Obaseki behind siege to Edo Assembly complex

The All Progressives Congress has said the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, was responsible for numerous siege to the Edo Assembly complex.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole does not control police, Godwin Obaseki must explain Assembly tussle...

The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Thursday declared that Adams Oshiomhole, an ex-National Chairman of APC does not control the police.

Akwa Ibom lawmakers confirm eight commissioner nominees

The Akwa Ibom House of Assembly has confirmed eight commissioner nominees sent to the House for confirmation by Gov. Udom Emmanuel.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly holds valedictory session for deceased member

Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday eulogised one of their deceased colleagues, Tunde Braimoh, as they held a valedictory session in his honour.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Ibrahim El-Ladan assumes duty as acting Senate clerk

Mr Ibrahim El-Ladan on Tuesday assumed duty as acting Clerk of the Senate.
Mohammed Sani-Omolori

Massive sack in National Assembly contrary to 8th assembly resolution – ex-commissioner

A former Commissioner of Information in Kogi State, Dr. Tom Ohikere has said the ‘sack’ of National Assembly Clerk, Mohammed Sani Omolori and 150 other top officers by the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) is unjustifiable.
The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.

Ojo Olatunde replaces Ataba Omolori as National Assembly clerk

The chairman of the National Assembly Service Commission, Ahmed Kadi Amshi, who announced this Friday evening said the decision to appoint Olatunde as the acting clerk was taken at an emergency meeting of the Commission which held on Friday.
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.

New clerk, top management appointed for the National Assembly

The National Assembly Service Commission has appointed a new clerk for the National Assembly and other top management personnel after forcing the clerk and some management staff into retirement.

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Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
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 recovers N4.16 billion debt owed Nigerian government by lottery companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.
Mason Mount and Declan Rice played five-a-side in London on Sunday. Joe Toth-BPI-Shutterstock

Chelsea agree personal terms with Declan Rice

Chelsea are interested in signing the West Ham midfielder Declan Rice this summer.