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Food security: Oyo Reps member canvasses investment in agriculture

A member of the House of Representatives representing Irepo/Olorunsogo/Orelope federal constituency of Oyo State, Olumide Ojerinde, has canvassed a more aggressive investment in the nation’s agricultural sector to attain food security.

Kwara assembly urges government to implement child rights law

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to commence implementation of the State Child Rights Law to ensure proper protection of Child’s rights in the state.g

Edo ICPC chief reveals reason for average-performance of commission

The Edo State Commissioner for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), Mr. Yusuf Olatunji, has blamed acute shortage of manpower for the below-average performance of Nigeria’s anti graft agencies.

ICPC, NOA charge Akwa Ibom people to guard against embezzlement of constituency project funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, and National Orientation Agency, NOA, have advised Akwa Ibom indigenes to take active part in tracking constituency projects in order to avert embezzlement of funds released for the projects.

Edo Assembly crisis: Court ruling won’t make us go for inauguration – member-elect

The member-elect for Egor Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Crosby Eribo, has said that the Federal High Court ruling in Port Harcourt would not resolve the crisis in the Assembly.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC: 66,725 voters to participate in Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to prosecute Senators Akpabio, Misau for ‘diversion of constituency projects’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, Acting Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), urging them to “jointly and urgently invite senators Godswill Akpabio and Isa Misau for interrogation and further questioning over alleged diversion of constituency projects.”
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 66,725 voters to participate in Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly.

ICPC: We’re tracking execution of constituency projects in Nigeria

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has said that the Commission is tracking the execution of lawmakers’ constituency capital projects across the country so as to ensure proper execution.
DENNIS IDAHOSA

Reps member-elect tasks ninth National Assembly on need to enthrone good governance

Mr Dennis Idahosa, (APC) rep-elect says credible and selfless leaders remains the only precursor needed to enthrone good governance in the current political dispensation.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Full list: 35 Zamfara APC candidates swept off by Supreme Court ruling

Exactly five days to the swearing in of politicians who emerged victorious in the 2019 general election, the supreme court delivered a judgement that shook the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Abubakar Chika Adamu

Reps member expresses fear of insecurity, says he can’t go to his village

A lawmaker representing Niger State at the House of Representatives, Adamu Chika, has expressed worries about persistent cases of insecurity in the North West zone in Nigeria.

Insecurity: Analyst recommends community policing

A public affairs analyst, Dr Olatunde Amusat, has called on security agencies to adopt local solution to the myriads of security challenges facing the country.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki nominated as international human rights commission ambassador

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been nominated as an “Ambassador-at-Large” of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins House of Reps rerun, councillorship by-election in Lagos

Amid heavy deployment of military and other security personnel, the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal constituency, House of Representatives, Kolawole Taiwo, has been declared winner of the rerun election held on Saturday.

Hoodlums raze Ogun deputy speaker’s building, vehicles, others

Ogun State appears to have returned to a full blast violence reminiscent of the past on Easter Sunday as hoodlums suspected to be in the service of politicians opposed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its members in Ifo Local Government Area, attacked the Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Kunle Oluomo, burned his constituency office in Ifo town and also set ablaze, five vehicles on ground.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Ajeromi-Ifelodun supplementary poll: 43,660 voters registered in affected polling units – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Lagos State, says it will conduct supplementary election in 71 polling units across eight wards with 43,660 registered voters in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency.

Senator Lawan begins campaign for Senate Presidency

Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has flagged off his campaign to become the next Senate President.

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Institute: Ranches will address farmers-herders conflicts, insecurity

The Institute of Corporate Administration (ICA) on Monday advocated for the creation of ranches in states to permanently address farmers/herders conflicts and drive agricultural development in the country.

Fire engulfs Unity Bank’s head office in Lagos

The head office of Unity Bank on Victoria Island, Lagos State has been gutted by fire.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man jailed for robbing policeman

An Oredo Magistrate Court has sentenced an 18-year old boy, Chetamu Ominyi, to five months imprisonment for assaulting and stealing the cell phone of a policeman, Sergeant Danguma Abdul.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN skirts around Justice Onnoghen crisis in new legal year speech

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, made only a veiled reference to his predecessor, Justice Walter Onnoghen, whose career, came to an abrupt end under controversial circumstances earlier this year.
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Gold hits more than one-week high on Gulf tensions

Gold rose to its highest in more than a week on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks, while palladium hits an all-time high.