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A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Shehu Koko representing Maiyama-Koko-Besse Federal Constituency of Kebbi State made the plea in a statement made available to journalists on Monday.

Reps member calls for suspension of utility bills

As part of efforts to ameliorate the socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, the federal government has been urged to extend her palliative to include suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for the ordinary Nigerians for two months.

Reps member urges Ibadan Disco to end over six months of blackout in constituency

The Member representing Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency of Osun State, Honourable Busayo Oluwole Oke, has appealed to the Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), to facilitate the immediate restoration of electricity supply to Esa Oke town in Obokun Local Government area of Osun State which had been in total darkness for six months.
Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.

Cross River senator Rose Oko passes on at 63

Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo: Christians participation in politics presents controversial viewpoints

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that participation of Christians in active politics has somehow become controversial with different viewpoints.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

Forest guard bill gets second reading in House of Reps

A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
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Kwara by-election: APC’s victory a confirmation of acceptance – Raheem Olawuyi

A member of the House of Representatives, Raheem Olawuyi, says the victory of the APC candidate in Saturday’s Kwara House Assembly by-election is a testimony of the party’s acceptance.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: My heart goes out to the people of Abule Ado

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sadness over the pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on Sunday.
Mr. Anthony Aziegbemi, a former member of the House of Representatives for Esan South East and Esan North East Federal Constituency of Edo State has been declared the new­ly elected chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State chapter.

Anthony Aziegbemi elected Edo PDP chairman

Mr. Anthony Aziegbemi, a former member of the House of Representatives for Esan South East and Esan North East Federal Constituency of Edo State has been declared the new­ly elected chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State chapter.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

APC candidate wins Niger bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Imo: What Emeka Ihedioha ought to have done

The recent reaction of the sacked governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, to the Supreme Court confirmation of Senator Hope Uzodimma as the duly elected governor of Imo state, was at best a self-deluding inglorious voyage totally blind to the truth, and at worst a hate speech.
A woman casts her vote in the rerun election into the Magama-Rijau Federal constituency of Niger State on March 14, 2020.

Niger rerun election witnesses large turnout, peaceful atmosphere

The rerun election into the Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency commenced in a peaceful atmosphere in the two local government areas of Niger State on Saturday.

Jigawa bye-election: INEC takes delivery of sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Jigawa says it has taken delivery of all sensitive and necessary materials for Saturday’s bye-election for Babura/Garki Federal Constituency in the state.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS to arraign INEC officials for alleged electoral fraud

The Department of State Services (DSS) has resolved to arraign Sulaiman Ikhuoriah, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Former council chief, SDP chieftain, supporters defect to APC in Jigawa

Former Chairman of Kaugama Local Council in Jigawa state, Malam Ibrahim Abega, has led hundreds of his supporters to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu has described the Saturday local government election in Enugu State as a seamless and credible exercise.

Rep Okechukwu: Enugu council polls confidence vote on PDP

The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu, has described the Saturday local government election in Enugu State as a seamless and credible exercise.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps alleges plot to divert $308 million Abacha loot

The House of Representatives has set up an enquiry into allegations that the recently recovered $308 million Abacha loot which the Presidency said will be used to expedite work on three major infrastructures i.e. Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, Abuja – Kano Expressway and the Second Niger bridge may be diverted into private accounts, using Julius Berger, as a conduit.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, inspecting projects at Bama Barracks on 31st Dec. 2019

Why Nigerian military needs special financing – lawmaker

A lawmaker representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State, Tajudeen Adefisoye, has drummed support for a bill seeking special financial support for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

INEC releases lists of contestants for March 14 by-elections in four constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission has published names of candidates of political parties who are qualified for the March 14,2020 state and federal constituency by-elections in Sokoto, Kwara, Jigawa and Niger States.

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Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

Nigeria records second death from coronavirus

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this on Monday at a press briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Lionel Messi reportedly held heated talks with Barcelona’s assistant manager after the latter’s behaviour during their El Clasico loss to Real Madrid on Sunday night.

Lionel Messi announces additional Barcelona pay cut to help employees

Barcelona players will make an extra contribution on top of the 70% pay cut they have agreed to take during the enforced La Liga break so that the club’s other employees can earn their full salaries during the coronavirus crisis, captain Lionel Messi said.
The Chairman and Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil LTD, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija, have donated N1 billion to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19.

Famfa Oil donates N1 billion to fight coronavirus

The Chairman and Vice Chairman of Famfa Oil LTD, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija, have donated N1 billion to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19.
The lady, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, who wrote of her experience on her twitter handle, @AyodejiOsowobi, said she contracted the disease during a post-Commonwealth event in the United Kindgom.

Discharged coronavirus patient narrates her experience at Lagos isolation centre

A lady who tested positive for coronavirus has narrated her experience inside the isolation centre in Lagos after she was discharged and was given a clean bill of health on Monday, March 30.
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UBA donates N28.5 million to fight coronavirus in Kwara

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Monday, boosted the fight against coronavirus in Kwara with a donation of N28.5 million.