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Akwa Ibom PDP protests Imo supreme court judgement

Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday joined its counterparts across the country to protest what it called unjust and unfair ruling of the Apex court on the governorship of Imo state.

Cross River deputy speaker calls for more investment in agriculture

Mr Joseph Bassey, Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of Assembly has called on government at all levels to explore the agricultural sector with a view to improve on the nation’s economic.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Ahmed Idris Wase condemns Mangu attack, charges security agencies to be proactive

The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, has condemned the attack in Kulben village, Kombun District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini and Alh Hamman Adama Abdulahi as the new Speaker and deputy Speaker of the House respectively, following Sunday night resignation of Mr Abel Peter Diah and Mr Charles Maijankai from the said positions respectively.

UN honors Taraba speaker for humanitarian intervention, legislation

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has presented an honorary award to the Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Kunini, for is humanitarian work and commitment to the wellbeing of refugees and other displaced persons in the northeast.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto governor assents executive bills into law, fiscal responsibility, revenue integration

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has assented to the Fiscal Responsibility Agency and for other Connected Purposes (FRAC) bill into law.

Sokoto Assembly passes two executive bills into law

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed two executive bills into law to provide for the establishment of fiscal responsibility agency and to generate sufficient revenue for the state.
The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

2020 will be better for Nigerians – Reps speaker, deputy

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and the Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Wase, have felicitated Nigerians for witnessing the end of the year 2019 and marking the beginning of the New Year, 2020.

Sokoto assemblyman slumps, dies

Alhaji Isa Harisu, a member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, on Monday slumped and died when he arrived the office complex to attend the day’s plenary.
Barely one week after it was presented by Governor Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 Budget of N530,813,357,619.00 for the sustained development of the state.

Rivers Assembly passes N530 billion 2020 budget

Barely one week after it was presented by Governor Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 Budget of N530,813,357,619.00 for the sustained development of the state.

Abia governor signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill into Law after the State House of Assembly had on Tuesday passed into law the sum of N137, 419, 617, 116 (One Hundred and Thirty Seven Billion, Four Hundred and Nineteen Million, Six Hundred and Seventeen Thousand, One Hundred and Sixteen Naira) as next year’s budget for the State.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: I tried to reconcile Governor Obaseki, APC leaders

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday claimed he made numerous efforts to bring peace to the Edo State APC, describing as “bulls**t” the allegation that he was playing godfather in Edo State.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps urge President Buhari to declare emergency on snake bites in Gombe

The House of Representatives passed a motion urging the Executive to declare a State of Emergency on incessant snake-bite deaths, in Kaltungo and Shongom Local Government areas of Gombe State.
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Edo APC group rejects Senator Lawan-led reconciliation committee

The Obaseki/Shaibu Movement (OSM), a support group for the re-election of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, has rejected the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan-led All Progressives Congress (APC) National Reconciliation Committee, purportedly constituted by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), to resolve the lingering crisis in the APC and foster peace and unity among members.

APC names Senator Lawan, Bisi Akande, 8 others into national reconciliation committee

The National Working Committee, NWC, of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has named Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to head its 10-member National Reconciliation Committee.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan heads APC reconciliatory committee

The Nigerian Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has been appointed as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ten-member National Reconciliation Committee.

APC expresses shock, sadness over Senator Uwajumogu’s demise

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock and sadness over the death of senator representing Imo North Senatorial district, Benjamin Uwajumogu.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps to investigate ‘corruption’ in NUC in universities’ accreditation

The House of Representatives has directed the Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the alleged intimidation and extortion of money from universities for accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers governor discloses who will succeed him in 2023

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that he can only support the person who has the capacity to govern the State in the 2023 general elections.

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APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
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Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger donates $101,000 for free education in Sierra Leone

Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger has donated the sum of $101,000 to support free quality education in Sierra Leone.
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Supreme Court: Bauchi governor supporters storm Abuja

With the Supreme Court set to give verdict this afternoon (Monday) on the Election Appeal Petition on Bauchi State, supporters of the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have “invaded” the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in large numbers in solidarity with their Number One citizen.

FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

The protest action at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, over the controversial doctorate certificate of the acting Director-General, Chima Igwe, continued on Monday, with the workers shutting out all management staff of the institute.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard: Victor Moses will return to Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.