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Abia lawmakers commend President Buhari over assembly’s autonomy

President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been lauded on its quest to grant autonomy to State Houses of Assembly.

CJN: Court dismisses suit challenging Justice Tanko Muhammad’s confirmation

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the confirmation of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senator Lawan: Senate to get ministerial nominees list this week

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, disclosed Wednesday that the Senate will before the end of this week, receive the list of Ministerial Nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari.

NCC sets up committee on manufacturing, R&D in telecom sector

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has commissioned a Research steering committee to join in steering ICT innovations in the country.

Chekwas Okorie differs as Ohanaeze shows indifference to Senator Kalu’s emergence as Senate chief...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of Ndigbo, has expressed indifference to the emergence of former Abia State governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, as the Senate Chief Whip, saying it amounts to nothing for Ndigbo.
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Speaker Gbajabiamila receives rousing reception from APC members at Lagos airport

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday, received a rousing reception at the Lagos Airport, as joyous members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gathered to welcome him.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

South-East begs President Buhari for SGF, senate majority leader

Dr Vitalis Orikeze-Ajumbe, National Coordinator of South-East Equity Alliance (SEA), on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a South-Easterner as the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF).
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We’re working with executive to tackle problems

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said that the lower chamber is working with the executive arm of government to tackle the challenges facing the country.
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APC South Africa sets agenda for Ninth National Assembly

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South Africa Chapter, has congratulated Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila over their emergence as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: MDAs have only one month to defend budget henceforth

President of the Senate of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan, has said henceforth, heads of ministries, department and agencies will only have a one-month window to defend their budget, otherwise, the National Assembly would go ahead to work on such a budget appropriately.

Court fixes July 3 for ruling in suit challenging NAU ASUU election

A High Court sitting in Awka on Thursday fixed July 3 for ruling in a suit seeking the removal of the Executive of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian (ASUU), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) branch held in 2018.

NCC awards N65 million to 11 universities for technology research

The Nigerian Communications Commission has awarded N65m grant to 11 universities to carry out technology research that would lead to technology products.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senator Nnamani: Senate President Lawan will lead with listening ear

Former Enugu State governor and Senator representing Enugu East, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, Wednesday said that the expectation of majority of senators is that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, will steer the affairs of the Senate with listening ear.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Ninth National Assembly: Governor Inuwa congratulates Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila on their emergence as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari congratulates new National Assembly presiding officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.

Tasiu Maigari emerges Katsina speaker

Mr Tasiu Maigari from Zango constituency has been re-elected as Speaker, Katsina House of Assembly.
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Ninth National Assembly: It’ll be unfair to exclude South East from all arms of...

An advocacy group South East Equity Alliance (SEA) says people from the geopolitocal zone deserve to be in leadership positions in the 9th National Assembly.

NCC to ensure access to pervasive broadband

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will ensure access to pervasive broadband through an Open Access Model as a strategy to narrow the gap between existing and planned fibre infrastructure.

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The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.

James Hope College celebrates its first graduation ceremony

The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.
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Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
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PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.