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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
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Kogi Court: Governor Bello, assemblyman have no power to remove chief judge

The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Koton-Karfe, has ruled that the executive and state legislature, jointly or unilaterally, cannot remove the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC).

Akwa Ibom Assembly inaugurates ad-hoc committes

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on June 10, 2019 constituted ad-hoc committees on welfare and selection.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Protest in Edo over non-inauguration of new assembly

There was protest in Benin City, the Edo State capital on Wednesday over the non-inauguration of the State 7th House of Assembly.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: No more business as usual

The New Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the running of the House would no longer be business as usual, as he pledged to introduce drastic reforms.
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PSC chairman tells Ndigbo to join forces to produce speaker

Mr Chemberline Adiaso, the Chairman, Presidential Support Committee (PSC) South-East, has called on Ndigbo to join forces in their struggle to produce the Speaker of the ninth House of Representative.

Leo Ogor: PDP Reps yet to endorse Femi Gbajabiamila, others for Speaker

Peoples Democratic Party members elected to the 9th National Assembly have yet to endorse any of the All Progressives Congress members seeking to be elected the next Speaker of the House of Representatives.

House of Reps holds valedictory session Thursday

The eighth House of Representatives will on Thursday round off its activities with a special valedictory session, in the House Chamber.
Imo State House Of Assembly

Imo Assembly suspends Clerk, nullifies ex-Governor Okorocha’s post election appointments

Imo House of Assembly on Monday suspended the Clerk of the House, Mr Christian Duru.

Imo lawmakers asks Governor Ihedioha to set up probe panel

Imo State House of Assembly has directed Governor Emeka Ihedioha to immediately set up a panel of inquiry to probe the activities of the immediate past administration headed by Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Reps speakership: Borno’s support for Femi Gbajabiamila a done deal – Governor Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has declared that the state’s support to Femi Gbajabiamila’s aspiration to be the next Speaker of a House of Representatives was a long concluded deal. The governor stated this...

Nasarawa assembly approves 12 more chiefdoms

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, yesterday approved the request by the outgoing governor, Tanko Al-Makura for the creation of 12 additional Chiefdoms to accommodate the fourth class chiefs in the state.

Enugu Assembly passes 45 bills, 49 motions

Enugu State House of Assembly on Monday held a valedictory session to mark the end of the 6th assembly which began in June, 2015.

Senate investigates alleged financial misappropriations at University of Lagos

Worried by allegation of misappropriation of funds at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the Senate Committee on Public Procurement at the weekend summoned stakeholders in the institution to unravel the cause of the financial crisis rocking the university.

House of Reps approve establishment of forensic institute

The House of Representatives on Thursday, approved the establishment of Chattered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria.

Security agencies to strategise to end banditry in Katsina

Following the marching order given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the nation’s service chiefs, a team led by Maj.-Gen B. I. Ahanotu, has arrived in Katsina to assess damage caused by the rampaging armed bandits in the local government areas.

Ninth Assembly: Reps speakership aspirant formally withdraws from race for Femi Gbajabiamila

A member of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Buba (APC, Adamawa) has formally withdrawn from contesting the position of the 9th Speaker of the House.

Governor Shettima: Borno now safer than Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, other states

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said the state that had been under attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the last 10 years, was now safer for business compared to states like Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina including Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, where issues of kidnapping and other related crimes remain unabated

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Nigerian Army confirms IDPs returning to their villages in Zamfara

A major general, Jide Ogunlade, the Force Commander of Operation Hadarin Daji in Zamfara, has confirmed that several villagers displaced by bandits activities in the state are now returning home.

Dismissed policeman kills fiancée’s mother over aborted wedding

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested a fleeing dismissed policeman, Ogwu Christian, over the alleged killing his fiancée’s mother, Veronica Obiejieogo.

SCOAN: Collapsed building in good condition without deflections – witness

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere was yesterday told by a witness, Architect Dayo Olatunbosun Fabiyi that the building belonging to the Synagogue Church Of All National (SCOAN) was in general good conditions with no deflections before it collapsed.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated the Port Harcourt Dockyard Liquid Waste Treatment Plant in Rivers.

Governor Wike hails VP Osinbajo for commissioning dockyard liquid waste in Rivers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has called on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to prevail on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to work with the State Government to create the right environment for the development of the state.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF condemns alleged N19.8 billion National Assembly welcome package

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.