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Hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday destroyed and set ablaze some constituency projects embarked upon by senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district of the state.
The deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says one way to earn a living in Abuja, the country’s capital city, is to organise protests.
In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.
The Presidency on Friday insisted that members of the National Assembly deliberately distorted the 2018 Budget presented to them by President Muhammadu Buhari in order to increase their allocation for constituency projects.
Constituency projects have no place in Nigeria’s democratic or constitutional development, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has said.
Lawal gave the warning at the opening of the Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum on the Implementation of Zonal Intervention/Constituency Projects, in Abuja, on Thursday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Monday launched another tirade against members of the National Assembly when he described the constituency projects being embarked upon by the lawmakers as “corruption”.
Pep Guardiola fears his preparations for Manchester City’s Premier League title defence have been affected by the World Cup.
No fewer than 130 people were killed, while 439 sustained various degrees of injury in road accidents across Ogun in the first six months of 2018.
Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja were since Wednesday stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris.
Bayelsa State Government says it is putting finishing touches to its N90 billion Cargo International Airport project which has reached 95 per cent completion.
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.
The Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday in Abuja said he met with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa to thank him for dispatching a high profile delegation to the funeral of his mother penultimate weekend.
Voters including the elderly, pregnant women, nursing mothers, youths among others were at the poll forming a long queue and ready to exercise their civic duties.
In attendance at the meeting were Godday Smith, national chairman of Phase II, Ramsey Mukoro, Mr. Julius Joseph, Preye Ekpebide, Henry Gomerome, Lucky Willy, Peter Doloubiowei, Godday Couple, Alhaji Aletugbene, Odierin Agas, Ajuwa Johnson, Andrew Azazi, Solomon Ekelemi and Three Lion.
A former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Tuesday re-arraigned at a Federal High Court in Lagos on an amended 39-count bordering on fraud.
Another 450 migrants on board two military vessels were stranded at sea on Saturday as Italy and Malta locked horns over whose responsibility it was to offer them safe harbour.