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A former leader of Rivers State House of Assembly, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, has dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party.

Rotimi Amaechi’s ally Chidi Lloyd dumps APC for PDP

A former leader of Rivers State House of Assembly, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, has dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party.

Edo Assembly confirms two commissioners-designate, three others

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday confirmed two civil commissioners and three others as commissioners for Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission (EDSOGPADEC).
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos considers punishment for parents in amendment of anti-cultism law

The parents of people found guilty of cultism in Lagos State might be liable for punishment if a bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos and for connected purposes is passed into law.

Fear grips workers as Edo assemblyman tests positive

The workers at the Edo State House of Assembly were on Tuesday told to go for compulsory COVID-19 test to ascertain their statuses.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

House of Reps summons health minister, NCDC chief, others over deaths in Kano

Members of the House of Representatives have summoned the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, to appear and brief it on the government’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its template for the intervention in all the states of the federation.

Kebbi Assembly suspends legislative activities

The Kebbi State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended some legislative activities as a precautionary measure against the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila administers oath on four new Reps members

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has administered the oath of office on four new members of the House of Representatives.

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.

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Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali has sought after the consent of the sports minister Sunday Dare to be a member of the Bureau of the united world wrestling.

Daniel Igali seeks minister’s consent to vie for International wrestling position

Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has sought after the consent of the sports minister Sunday Dare to be a member of the Bureau of the united world wrestling.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been ruled out of Leicester City’s Carabao Cup game against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Wilfred Ndidi ruled out of Leicester City’s clash with Arsenal

Ndidi featured in both Leicester City’s premier league game this season, but his injury is a big blow for Brenda Rodgers who drafted him to the defense for both games.
Court of Appeal Abuja

Appeal court hears police brutality on Nigerian journalist 11 years after

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned a hearing of a case of assault and enforcement of fundamental human rights filed against the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), and six others by a journalist, Desmond Utomwen to 5th November 2020.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo governor flags off N2.5 billion Ajoda Housing Estate project

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 units of houses at Ajoda New Town Housing Estate in Ibadan.
Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: US expresses concern over vote-buying, intimidation of voters

The United States Government Wednesday said it is concerned over recorded cases of vote-buying and intimidation of voters and observers during last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.