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In the photo: All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu; Deputy Speaker, Edo House of Assembly (EDHA), Yekini Idiaye, from Akoko Edo Constituency 1; Emmanuel Agbage (Akoko-Edo Constituency 2); Nosayaba Okunbor (Orhionmwon East Constituency); Dumez Ugiagbe, member-elect (Ovia North East Constituency 1); and Mr Vincent Uwadiae, member-elect (Ovia North East Constituency 2). [Twitter/@PastorIzeIyamu]

Edo guber: Edo deputy speaker, other members pledge support for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Deputy Speaker, Edo House of Assembly (EDHA), Yekini Idiaye, from Akoko Edo Constituency 1, has pledged his support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Addressing a news conference in Lagos on Wednesday, Setonji David, the lawmaker representing Badagry Constituency II in Lagos House of Assembly, said that the road had become a “national embarrassment.”

Lagos assemblyman raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

A Lagos Lawmaker, Mr David Setonji, has raised alarm over the total collapse of Lagos-Badagry expressway following the drowning of 14 persons en route to the coastal city last Wednesday.

Anambra Assembly urges FRSC to prosecute illegal use of NYCN number plate

Anambra State House of Assembly has called on the State Sector Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to prosecute defaulters over unauthorised use of number plate of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in the state.
The Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu, has insisted that he does not have interest to run for gubernatorial seat of Abia in 2023.

Abia deputy speaker dismisses 2023 governorship ambition

The Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu, has insisted that he does not have interest to run for gubernatorial seat of Abia in 2023.

Kwara PDP urges assembly speaker to swear-in candidate following appeal court judgment

The main opposition party in Kwara State, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday urged the Speaker of the state house of assembly, Hon. Yakubu Danladi, to urgently swear-in Hon. Raheem Agboola representing Ilorin South state constituency in the assembly in view of the Appeal court judgment of Wednesday.

Senator Urhoghide denies getting NDDC contracts

Senator Matthew Urhoghide has denied claims he was awarded contracts by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) describing it as untrue and a ploy to misinform the public and his constituency in particular.

NMA submits anti-quackery draft bill to Cross River Assembly

The Nigerian Medical Association in Cross River has submitted the anti-quackery draft bill to the Cross River House of Assembly for legislative scrutiny.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun reduces budget by 38 per cent, proposes N280 billion

Arising from the global COVID-19 pandemic with its attendant socio-economic impact on the national economies and its effects on human lives, the Ogun State government has revised its 2020 budget to N280B, to reflect the prevailing economic realities.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor, CAN disagree over cause of killings

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday disagreed over the cause of killings in Southern Kaduna.
Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed into law the bill to establish Bauchi State Public Procurement Bureau 2020.

Bauchi assemblyman donates land for cemetery extension

A member representing Kirfi constituency in the Bauchi House of Assembly, Abdulkadir Dewu (PDP), on Tuesday donated a piece of land to his constituents for the expansion of their graveyard.
Honourable Sikirat Ajibola

Assemblyman advocates life imprisonment for rapists

A lawmaker representing Ipokia-Idiroko constituency in the Ogun House of Assembly, Mrs Sikiratu Ajibola, has prescribed life imprisonment for rapists in the country.

PDP assembly caucus condemns Southern Kaduna attacks

The Kaduna State House of Assembly Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus, has condemned all attacks and killings in southern part of Kaduna state and called for stronger action to end the conflicts.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Health Services at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Akeem Sokunle, has said that Lagos State has been able to flatten the curve of the virus.

We have flattened coronavirus curve in Lagos – assemblyman

The Chairman of the House Committee on Health Services at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Akeem Sokunle, has said that Lagos State has been able to flatten the curve of the virus.
Jude Idimogu

Why Igbo in Lagos should support APC – lawmaker

Mr Jude Idimogu, Member, Lagos House of Assembly, has appealed to Igbo people resident in Lagos to join hands with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to make the state a better place for all.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Gunmen abduct Kano assemblyman’s daughter

Gunmen on Sunday stormed the residence of the lawmaker representing Dambatta Constituency in the Kano State House of Assembly, Murtala Musa, and abducted his daughter.
Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed into law the bill to establish Bauchi State Public Procurement Bureau 2020.

Bauchi assembly passes procurement bureau bill to law

Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed into law the bill to establish Bauchi State Public Procurement Bureau 2020.
Titus Uba

Benue speaker, son test positive for coronavirus

Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, his son, member representing Kwande East State constituency, Tertsea Gbisea, are among the 66 people, who tested positive for COVID-19 in the State.

Nigeria has 40 million adults non-literate population – assemblyman

It has been lamented that the rising number of people without formal education in the country is becoming frightening with the greater challenge being in the Non-formal education sector with over 40 million adults non-literate population.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA directs schools to re-open for graduating class students Tuesday

The Education Authority, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has directed all schools in Abuja to re-open academic activities for students in graduating classes on Tuesday.
Kayode Alabi

Kwara students to resume Wednesday

All Senior Secondary 3 students in Kwara would resume on Wednesday as the state government had distributed 65, 000 face masks to schools ahead of the resumption.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF expresses solidarity with Borno governor over Boko Haram attack

The Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, on Monday expressed solidarity with Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno and the people of the state over Wednesday’s attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Baga.

Ondo guber: PDP may suffer defeat over choice of running mate – chieftain

A PDP Chieftain in Ondo State, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, has raised the alarm that the party might be defeated in the Oct. 10 governorship polls over the choice of the running mate its governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE resumes trading for August with 0.30 per cent growth

The nation’s bourse commenced trading for August after Sallah break with a growth of 0.30 per cent on renewed bargain hunting.