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Olu Onemola

Senator Saraki’s former aide rejects Lawan’s appointment

Olu Onemola, who was appointed Special Assistant on New Media by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has rejected the appointment.

Bauchi government absolves self from house of assembly crisis

Bauchi State Government has absolved itself from the leadership crisis rocking the State House of Assembly following the emergence of two people as Speakers of the House after it was inaugurated on Thursday.

Thugs attack lands Edo lawmaker-elect in hospital

One of the Edo State House of Assembly lawmakers-elect, Hon. Crossby Eribo, has been hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Benin City, following thugs attack on the lawmakers-elect in a hotel.

INEC withdraws certificate of return from APC lawmaker

The Independent National Electoral Commission has withdrawn the Certificate of Return issued to Sina Akinwumi (APC), earlier sworn in to represent Okitipupa Constituency II in the Ondo State House of Assembly.
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

CCT to arraign ex-Bayelsa speaker, four others July 4

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Tuesday fixed July 4 for the arraignment of former Speaker of Bayelsa, Kombowei Benson, and four other serving and former staff of the assembly over alleged abuse of office.
Frank Okiye

Edo new speaker assumes duty

Mr Frank Okiye, the newly elected Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, assumed duty at the assembly complex on Tuesday.
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.

APC kicks as Bauchi government suspends inauguration of 9th Assembly

The Bauchi State Government has suspended the inauguration of the state 9th Assembly till June 20, the new Clerk of the Assembly, Umar Gital, has said.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo lawmakers-elect to face sanction

Edo State lawmakers-elect for the Edo State House of Assembly are to face sanctions if they failed to abide by the zoning arrangement spelt out by the state leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Rochas Okorocha: Why we are appealing against Court Ruling – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it decided to appeal the court ruling directing it to issue a certificate of return to embattled ex-governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senators react to emergence of Ahmed Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege as senate president, deputy

Reactions have trailed the emergence of senators Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday as President of the Senate and Deputy President of the Senate.

Eteng Jonas-Williams emerges as new speaker Cross River

The Cross River State House of Assembly has elected Eteng Jonas-Williams as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly and Joseph Bassey as the Deputy Speaker respectively.

Senator Lawan emerges 9th Senate President, polling 79 votes

The Senator-elect, Ahmad Lawan (APC-Yobe), has been declared the winner of the senate presidential election held at the Senate Chamber on Tuesday.

Six Imo lawmakers defect to PDP

Six members of the Imo House of Assembly on Monday dumped their parties for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
national assembly abuja

National Assembly elections: Court orders clerk, others to apply use of open ballot system

The court however ordered the senate to apply the senate standing Orders 2011 (as amended) by the senate on the 24th May, 2011 which prescribed the use of open ballot rather than secret ballot mode in the election of presiding officers of the senate.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court refuses to bar Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting Reps speakership over alleged conviction by...

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Thursday refused to bar Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a top contender of the Speakership of the 9th House of Representatives, from going ahead with his ambitions.
Timothy Owoeye

Timothy Owoeye emerges Osun seventh assembly speaker

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.

Rep Femi Gbajabiamila vows to sue CUPP for defamation

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character.

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Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.

Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.
Real Madrid signed Reyes Lopez the son of former their player Antonio Reyes who suffered a car accident this month, Lopez has agreed to join the Real Madrid prior to his father’s death.

Real Madrid complete another signing

Real Madrid has completed another signing this summer as the Los Blancos directors want to finalise all their transfer businesses before the start of their pre-season.
Tibor Nagy

US warns Africa countries not to expect debt relief

The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.
The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.

Soldiers rescue 95 hostages, kill 3 terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.