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Osun community goes spiritual over proposed federal institution

The people of Gbongan, Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State, have gone spiritual in order to secure the favour of Federal Government to site the proposed institution.
Mike Igini

Akwa Ibom REC warns against rigging in rerun elections

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has warned parties against exhibiting vices that led to the cancellation of election in the Essein Udim Local Government Area of the state.
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 trains 200 personnel for Cross River by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Cross River State has started a training programme for the over 200 personnel for the reruns in Yakurr/Abi Federal Constituency and Abi State Constituency on January 25.

Kano rerun: No corps member will be deployed to Bebeji – INEC

Ahead of the January 25th, rerun election in some parts of Kano State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says no member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, would be deployed as ad-hoc staff to Bebeji LGA for the conduct of the election.

2023: Continuous voters registration to commence soon – INEC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo state, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, says the continuous voters’ registration would soon commence.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Plateau attack: National Assembly will give enhanced passage to vigilante bill – Reps member

A federal lawmaker representing Mangu-Bokkos Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Solomon Maren, has said that the National Assembly will give accelerated passage to the bill for establishment of Vigilante Group of Nigeria to secure various communities in the country.
DENNIS IDAHOSA

Lawmaker drums support for President Buhari

Rep. Dennis Idahosa (APC-Edo) says by successfully ending the perennial fuel scarcity during yuletide, Nigerians should trust President Muhammadu Buhari administration to address other challenges confronting the country.
A member representing Mangu-Bokkos Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Rep. Bulus Maren, has visited the mass grave of the 13 people killed by gunmen in Kulben Community, Kombun district of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Plateau attack: Reps member visits victims’ mass grave

A member representing Mangu/Bokkos Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Rep. Bulus Maren, has visited the mass grave of the 13 people killed by gunmen in Kulben Community, Kombun district of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Kolawole Taiwo

Appeal Court upholds ex-Lagos deputy speaker’s election into House of Reps

The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of the House of Representatives member, Hon. Taiwo Kolawole, representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos State.
The Plateau National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by the PDP, challenging the election of Sen. Hezekiah Dimka of the APC as Senator representing Plateau Central in the Feb. 23 election.

Plateau federal lawmakers condemn Mangu killings, appeal for calm

Two National Assembly members from Plateau State on Friday condemned Thursday’s killing of 13 persons in the state by gunmen and called for calm.

House of Reps move to enforce installation of CCTVs in 36 states

The House of Representatives is considering a bill to mandate the Federal and State governments to install Close Circuit Televisions (CCTVs), across the country, in order to check insecurity.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Three APC legislators spend N10 million to fix 300 boreholes in Taraba

Three Legislators from Taraba APC, have repaired about 300 dilapidated boreholes in Bali-Gassol Federal Constituency in the state.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly, FCDA may review N37 billion complex renovation project

The leadership of the National Assembly might initiate a meeting with the management of the Federal Capital Development Authority on the possibility of achieving a downward review of the N37bn earmarked in the 2020 budget for the renovation of the apex parliament.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

2020: House of Reps restates support for Air Force

The House of Representatives has said it will continue to support the Nigeria Air force in the discharge of its duties through robust oversight engagements in 2020 and beyond.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Jigawa APC Reps member dies in Dubai

The member of the House of Representatives from Garki/Babura Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Mr Muhammadu Gawo, has died.
Another member of the House of Representatives, Armaya’u Abdulkadir, has expressed his opposition to the N37 billion National Assembly Complex renovation project.

House of Reps member opposes N37 billion National Assembly renovation

Another member of the House of Representatives, Armaya’u Abdulkadir, has expressed his opposition to the N37 billion National Assembly Complex renovation project.

INEC takes voter education to Calabar Carnival

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River on Saturday joined the Carnival Calabar street party as part of measures to sensitise the electorate to its activities.

House of Reps member Shina Peller released on bail

The House of Reps member representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa/Kajola Federal Constituency, Shina Peller, has been released by the Police.

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Governor Uzodinma speaks on ‘plan to probe’ Emeka Ihedioha

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President Buhari sends message to Emir of Potiskum after bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB earmarks $250 million for water, sanitation projects in Abuja

The African Development Bank (AfDB), has revealed that the bank will invest $250 million in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) water and sanitation integrated project. The project is aimed at improving water supply and sanitation in the satellite towns.