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Senator Lokpobiri: I have no problem with Timi Sylva

A frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has explained that he had no personal problem with a former Governor of the state, Chief Timipre Sylva.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: House of Reps decision on Edo Assembly illegal

Former Minister of Information Chief Edwin Clark has described as illegal and unconstitutional the House of Representatives’ directive to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a new proclamation within one week for the proper inauguration of the State House of Assembly.
Tunde Olatunji

Assemblyman urges youths to stop depending only on certificates

Mr Tunde Olatunji, the Chief Whip of Osun House of Assembly, has warned youths against depending on their certificates alone as guarantee to success in life.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Assembly members in Edo, Bauchi undemocratic

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Edo Assembly crisis: Senate, House of Reps plan joint panel on crisis

The leadership of the Senate and the House of Representatives may constitute a joint ad hoc committee to resolve the lingering crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC backs national assembly on Edo, Bauchi assemblies crisis, blames governors

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is in support of the decision taken by the National Assembly to resolve the crisis in Edo and Bauchi State Houses of Assembly.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Edo lawmakers abducted, forced to take part in controversial inauguration – lawmaker

A lawmaker-elect in the Edo House of Assembly, Vincent Uwadia, has alleged that some of the state lawmakers were “abducted” and “forced” to participate in the assembly’s inauguration.
ajulo kayode

You can’t shutdown Edo Assembly – Kayode Ajulo tells Reps

Lawyer and activist Dr Kayode Ajulo on Sunday said that the House of Representatives lacks the power to shut down of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Jigawa State House of Assembly

Jigawa lawmakers, health ministry at loggerheads over N5 million deductions

The Jigawa State Ministry for Health has demanded that the 30 members of the State House of Assembly facilitate the allocation of the sum of N5 million from each N100 million constituency project to support nutrition interventions in the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 66,725 voters to participate in Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly.
Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo has reiterated the State Government’s determination to totally terminate terror attacks on the state’s marine corridor.

Rivers government moves to end terror attacks on waterways

Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has reiterated the State Government’s determination to totally terminate terror attacks on the state’s marine corridor.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo crisis: I’m proud of my achievements even if I spend one-term – Governor...

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has said that if the current political crisis he is facing cost him the opportunity to govern the state for a second term, he would be glad of his achievements.

Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

Women in Adamawa State, rising as members of different political parties, civil society organisations and other interest groups, have condemned what they described as political marginalisation against them, which they blame for their poor showing in the last general elections.

JAADE backs House of Reps resolution on Edo Assembly crisis

The Joint Action for the Advancement of Democracy (JAADE) Friday backed the resolution of the House of Representatives mandating Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a fresh proclamation letter for the inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Senate committee to meet with Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the ongoing crisis at the Edo State House of Assembly has revealed it will meet with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Ogie

SSG: House of Reps lack powers to shut down Edo Assembly

The Edo State Government has said the House of Representatives lacks the Constitutional powers to shut down the Edo State House of Assembly.
Thousands of protesters under the aiges of Concerned Edo Youths took to major streets of Benin city, Edo State on Thursday, to protest the proposed take over of the Edo State House of Assembly by the House of Representatives.

Governor Obaseki urged to ignore House of Reps’​ threat to shut Edo Assembly

Thousands of protesters under the aiges of Concerned Edo Youths took to major streets of Benin city, Edo State on Thursday, to protest the proposed take over of the Edo State House of Assembly by the House of Representatives.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate begins investigation into Edo Assembly crisis

The Senate on Thursday commenced investigation into the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.