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The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.
The Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 election, Uche Nwosu, has assured that members of the party that won the House of Representatives seats will support the choice of President Muhammadu Buhari for the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Prof. Wunmi Iledare, outgoing President, Nigeria Association for Energy Economics (NAEE) says the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the senate was a welcome development for the industry.
Mr Jide Olatunbosun, a member of the House of Representatives, says he is under “intense pressure” to contest for the post of Speaker of the House.
This is coming as the upper chamber initiated the override of the president on the Fourth Alteration Bill No.28.
The North Central Caucus of the House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected the endorsement of Majority Leader of Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker of the incoming 9th National Assembly.
Another member of the House of Representatives, Mr John Dyegh, from Benue State, has declared his ambition to run for the speakership seat in the 9th National Assembly.
Ahead of the plan by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to zone the speaker of House of Representatives’ slot, Rep Chike Okafor (APC-Imo), on Tuesday, formally declared to run for the position.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has declared loss of confidence in the leadership of the House of Representative ad-hoc committee set up to investigate its activities.
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.
The House of Representatives is to investigate all licenses granted for fish importation within the last one year, it emerged on Tuesday.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Yekini Nabena, on Tuesday called on the leadership of the party to consider zoning the position of the Speaker of the Ninth House of Representatives to the North-Central.
Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday confirmed that Senator Ahmad Lawan is President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly.
Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
Beyonce, the queen of surprise and so much else, has again dropped a record with no warning: a live album to go with an upcoming Netflix documentary on her performance at Coachella last year.
The order of matches for the Champions League semi-finals was announced by UEFA on Thursday, with Tottenham and Ajax playing first in the first leg and second the following week.
Former Egypt international Ahmed "Mido" Hossam says his country are favourites to win this year's Africa Cup of Nations on home soil.
Nigeria midfielder John Mikel Obi says he’s only focused on helping Middlesbrough pick a playoff ticket and not thinking about his contract which is set to expire at the end of the season.
Greek Super League leaders PAOK are a victory away from securing their first domestic league title in 34 years and they could do it undefeated.