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Kebbi assembly confirms 16 commissioner nominees

Kebbi State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the 16 commissioner nominees sent to it by Gov. Atiku Bagudu.
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Edo assembly passes N179.2 billion budget for 2020

The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion.

Over 50 persons from our community in custody of kidnappers – Rigasa residents

Angry residents of Rigasa in Kaduna on Monday stormed the Kaduna State House of Assembly to seek the intervention of the lawmakers over high rate of kidnappings in the community.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President opens public hearing on 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday declared open a two-day public hearing on the 2020 budget which was presented to the National Assembly early this month.

Stop visiting MDAs for favour – Ex-Reps speaker tells lawmakers

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghali Umar Na’abba, on Wednesday warned against the conduct of lawmakers who go cap in hand to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government in search of favours, saying such action demean their status.

APC leaders seek Adams Oshiomole’s intervention in former lawmaker’s suspension

Some leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has faulted the suspension of former member of House of Representatives, Bimbo Daramola.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps probe alleged crude oil theft in Niger Delta

The House of Representatives on Thursday set up an ad-hoc committee to probe alleged theft of 22 million barrels of crude oil between January to June this year.

Kwara assembly urges government to implement child rights law

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to commence implementation of the State Child Rights Law to ensure proper protection of Child’s rights in the state.g

Tribunal orders supplementary election in six polling units in Sokoto

The Governorship, National and States Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal in Sokoto State has ordered for supplementary elections in six polling units of Sokoto North II Constituency in the State Assembly.

Education an agent of liberation – Lagos council chief

Chairman of Yaba Local Council Development Authority (LCDA), Kayode Adejare Omiyale, has reiterated that education remains the best agent for liberation which would help people serve as agent of development.

House of Reps to address grey areas in Electoral Act

House Leader, Alhassan Doguwa (APC, Kano), says the 9th House of Representatives will revisit the 2010 Electoral Act in order to address noticeable “grey areas” which affected the outcome of the 2019 general elections.
National Assembly

Nass officers: APC Senators, Reps await final zoning formula

As the horse-trading for principal officers of the National Assembly intensifies, All Progressives Congress (c) Senators and members of the House of Representatives are awaiting the final zoning formula from the ruling party.

Kwara Assembly recommends chairmen for suspension over alleged N33 billion fraud

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday recommended the suspension of 16 local government chairmen for alleged misappropriation of N33billion.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC in high level meeting with lawmakers elect

A meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governors of the party on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum and all its elected representatives in the National Assembly is ongoing in Abuja.
Kola Oluwawole

Ekiti Assembly pardons suspended ex-speaker, four others

More members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been pardoned by the Ekiti State House of Assembly about seven months after they were suspended.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Ninth National Assembly: Rep Nkeiruka Onyejeocha joins speakership race

A member of the House of Representatives, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, who represents Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State, has declared her intention to contest for the seat of the Speaker.

Speaker Dogara: Asiwaju Tinubu can’t impose leaders on 9th National Assembly

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, accused the National Leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, of “nurturing fascist agenda in his bid to impose leaders on the 9th Assembly.”

Rep Gbajabiamila endorsed for Speaker at meeting with President Buhari

House leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) was yesterday endorsed for the position of speaker, House of Representatives in the ninth assembly. The decision was taken at the Presidential Villa at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC Reps-elect and the party executives.

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The High Administrative Court turned down an appeal by 80 researchers who favour the veil against a 2015 decision by the president of Cairo University banning them from wearing the niqab at the university.

Egypt’s top court upholds ban on face veil at Cairo university

Female faculty members at a flagship university in Egypt will not be able to wear the niqab, or full face veil, ruled the country’s top administrative court as it upheld a ban, state media reported on Monday.
The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s administration declined to comment on the decision, while rights activists, civil society groups and social media users referred to the move as oppressive.

Pakistan school bans female students from using lipstick on campus

A university in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, on Monday, cried out on social media for banning female students from wearing lipstick on campus.
Rafael Nadal moved one step closer to a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Monday, overcoming home favourite Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(4) in front of a packed crowd at Rod Laver Arena.

Rafael Nadal sees off challenge of Nick Kyrgios to advance in Australian Open

Rafa Nadal tamed a spirited challenge from Nick Kyrgios with a superb performance to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the 12th time.
The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.