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A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.

Oyo withdraws criminal case against ex-federal lawmaker

A criminal case instituted by the Oyo State Government against Mr Kamil Akinlabi, a former member of the House of Representatives and Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) has been discontinued and withdrawn by the state.
Newsmen report the Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), Senator Ignatius Longjan, is dead.

APC mourns Senator Longjan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed deep sadness by the death of Plateau South Senatorial District, Senator Ignatius Longjan.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: Another PDP chieftain endorses Governor Obaseki

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) federal lawmaker has endorsed the Edo governor, Godwin Obaseki, for a second term.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court dismisses Orji Kalu’s application for bail

Justice Mohammed Liman of the federal high court has dismissed Orji Uzor Kalu’s application for bail pending determination of his appeal against his fraud conviction.
A member of the House of Representatives representing Oyo Federal Constituency, Prince Akeem Adeniyi Adeyemi (Skimeh), disclosed this at the weekend at a town hall meeting held at Atiba Hall in Oyo town.

Lawmaker renders stewardship, donates equipment, cash to constituents

A member of the House of Representatives representing Oyo Federal Constituency, Prince Akeem Adeniyi Adeyemi (Skimeh), disclosed this at the weekend at a town hall meeting held at Atiba Hall in Oyo town.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Body of Benchers names Senator Bamidele as member

The Body of Benchers in Nigeria has named a member of the National Assembly, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, as its member.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Rivers governor did not demolish mosque – Reps member

A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo bags award, promises to support education

The Senator Representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Ishaku Abbo, has been presented with “Excellence in Leadership” Award by the Royalty Academy Numan.

ICPC seals off country home of lawmaker over ‘fraud’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Enugu State has sealed the premises of a federal lawmaker from Enugu North Senatorial Zone of the state.
President Buhari at the event

Female politicians fault Buhari’s ministerial list of seven women

The low representation of women in political office in Nigeria is set to continue with the next set of ministers.

Zamfara APC expels Senator Marafa, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state has expelled Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa for alleged anti-party activities.

UNILAG can make world’s best with adequate support – lawmaker

A federal lawmaker, Mr. Oluwole Oke, says the University of Lagos can be among the best tertiary institutions in the world if supported with adequate funding and other developmental tools.

Senate Presidency: PDP senator declares support for Ahmad Lawan

A federal lawmaker, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, has declared support for Sen. Ahamad Lawan’s Senate Presidency bid. Nwaoboshi (PDP-Delta) who made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Friday, said from his assessment of all...

Reps speakership: Court asked to declare Femi Gbajabiamila ex-convict

The legal moves to stop a federal lawmaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, from emerging the Speaker of the House of Representatives have taken another dimension before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Slain lawmaker’s family accuses Governor Ajimobi of facilitating release of suspects

Mr. Olajide Olatoye, an elder brother to the slain Oyo federal lawmaker, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), has accused Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state of facilitating the release of the suspected killers of the late politician.

Ex-lawmaker urges INEC to probe bribe allegations against its officials

A former Federal Lawmaker, Hon Bamidele Faparusi, has urged Prof. Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to take allegations of bribe against some of his officials serious.
Jide Jimoh

Jide Jimoh: We’re giving attention to basic amenities lacking in Lagos Mainland

A federal lawmaker, Jide Jimoh, has reassured the people of Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency that attention is being given to some basic amenities lacking in their area.

Rivers guber: Ex-Rep Dawari George joins fight for APC ticket

A former federal lawmaker who represented the Asari-Toru/Akuku-Toru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Dr. Dawari Ibietela George, has joined the governorship race in Rivers State.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.