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Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has advised Mrs. Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, to avoid listening to gossips from people that had no good intentions for Plateau.
The directive was raised as a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC), who quoted section of 188 (4) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to buttress his point.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has requested the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, to constitute a 7-man Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
The Ikare-Akoko Council of Chiefs, under the Owa-Ale of Ikare, Oba Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the last two-and-a-half years.
The Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Mrs Ummi El-Rufai, on Saturday assured people of the state that they would not regret electing the APC for another four year term.
The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji on Friday called on the Governors in the South West region to declare a state of emergency as a measure to restore peace and security in the zone.
Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.
He added that that is reflective of the general breakdown of infrastructure in the state, saying however that he has chosen to prioritise things that directly affect people’s welfare instead of embarking on rehabilitation of his own office when he assumed office on May 29.
Two groups – Bauchi Assembly of Youths Political Actors (BAYOPA) and Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience (BOBALAC) – have threatened to initiate a recall process against the former Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Kawuwa Damina and 16 other lawmakers after paying a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, his Deputy, Idris Wase, and the Leader of the House, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, have all, in separate messages, urged Muslim brethren to be prayerful during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
The Oyo State House of Assembly on Wednesday paased a bill to regulate the activities of herdsmen in the state.
A member of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Nosayaba Okunbor, has called on the state and local governments to strengthen vilgilante groups in the various communities with a view to curbing the worsening cases of insecurity.
The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to speedily send at least three additional competent names of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) as Ministerial nominees to enable them join other nominees for screening at the Senate.
Bayelsa State House Assembly has passed a three-point resolution ordering the suspension of Mr Walton Liverpool as the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board for illegal award of contracts.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Cross River, Mr. Eddy Megwa, has appealed to the state government to assist the scheme in the renovation of its permanent orientation camp in Obubura.
Nigeria U17 World Cup-winning defender Lukman Zakari joined La Liga side Real Betis from FS Metta of Latvia on a three-year deal.
Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin, has said the committee will ensure that every multinational company in Nigeria complies with 30 per cent involvement of Nigerians in the top management positions.
A Nigerian man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the United States government up to $8.3 million Medicare charges.
A young woman, whose identity is unknown has been discovered dead three days after she was allegedly gang-raped by some men in a hotel room in the Amukpe community, in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.