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Reps member commiserates with Ogun governor over aide’s demise

Rep. Wole Oke (PDP-Osun) has condoled Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun over the death of his Deputy Chief of Staff (Administration) Adebisi Adejare.
The approval was given soon after the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking for the approval to go for fresh loan of N850 Billion from the Domestic Capital Market.

Senator Lawan: Nigeria will overcome difficulties caused by dwindling revenue

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the country will overcome economic challenges facing the nation as a result of dwindling revenue from crude oil sale.
The lawmaker representing Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency, Mr. Olajide Jimoh, has urged Nigerians to continue maintaining social distance, as a way of curbing the spread of the Coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Reps member harps on maintenance of social distancing

The lawmaker representing Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency, Mr. Olajide Jimoh, has urged Nigerians to continue maintaining social distance, as a way of curbing the spread of the Coronavirus.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Lockdown: Senators Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu condemn alleged shooting, extra judicial killing of protesters

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have flayed the alleged shooting of a protester in Sapele, Delta state as well as extra judicial killings by security agents in some parts of the country in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Prominent Nigerians linked to 800 properties worth N164 billion in Dubai

The chairman of the forum of governors elected on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Bagudu, and a senator representing Enugu west senatorial district, Ike Ekweremadu, are among serving political office holders named to be part of 334 prominent Nigerians who are linked to 800 properties scattered around the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini and Alh Hamman Adama Abdulahi as the new Speaker and deputy Speaker of the House respectively, following Sunday night resignation of Mr Abel Peter Diah and Mr Charles Maijankai from the said positions respectively.

UN honors Taraba speaker for humanitarian intervention, legislation

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has presented an honorary award to the Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Kunini, for is humanitarian work and commitment to the wellbeing of refugees and other displaced persons in the northeast.
Nigerian-born Beroro Efekoro has been elected as an Albany County legislator in the state of New York. He goes to work from 1 January 2020.

Nigerian elected as New York Albany county legislator

Nigerian-born Beroro Efekoro has been elected as an Albany County legislator in the state of New York. He goes to work from 1 January 2020.
The new leader, who has reportedly been chosen as an heir by al-Baghdadi since August is Abdullah Qardash – nicknamed ‘The Professor’ for his reputation as a legislator.

ISIS gets new leader Abdullah Qardash

Hours after the confirmed death of ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the terror group has a new leader.
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

Power probe: APC, PDP Reps may clash over ex-President Obasanjo

There are indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may soon be on warpath over the decision of the lower house to probe the country’s power sector.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Okowa nominated for Niger Delta leadership awards

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta are to be given Niger Delta Leadership Awards 2018 by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, a multi-media organisation.

Monarchs, youths, others call for expulsion of Ebonyi lawmaker from PDP

Monarchs in Effium autonomous community in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state at the weekend called for expulsion of a lawmaker, Awo Chinedu representing Ohaukwu north constituency in Ebonyi state house of assembly from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for allegedly sponsoring cultism.

Bayelsa Assembly elects new speaker

Mr Isenah, member representing Kolokuma/Opokuma State Constituency 1, is a second-term legislator, and a former chief whip of the House.
Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo on Saturday said that the consistent absence of some members of parliament would not be tolerated anymore.

Speaker: Absence of ECOWAS MPs won’t be tolerated anymore

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo, on Saturday said that the consistent absence of some members of parliament would not be tolerated anymore.

Speaker Dogara, APC Caucus condemn electoral violence

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned some pockets of violence that trailed the last Governorship and state assembly elections in the country.
Tanzania police

Tanzanian police arrest 10 businessmen over killing of children

The speaker of the Tanzanian National Assembly, Job Ndugai, on Monday said that Tanzanian police had arrested 10 businessmen in connection with the recent killing of 10 children in the country.

NYCN leader tasks politicians on youth welfare

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ikorodu-West chapter, Lagos State, on Monday urged political leaders and office holders not to neglect the youth, only to remember them when elections were approaching.

Former councillor, five others killed in fresh attack in Plateau

At least six people including a former Council legislator identified as Mr Sunday Bulle were shot dead on Wednesday night by gunmen, who attacked Kwata Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State
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Sri Lanka reinstates ousted premier Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated on Sunday, a legislator said, ending a 51-day political crisis in the island nation.

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The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Rangers retires Number 15 jersey in tribute to late Ifeanyi George

Nigeria professional football league side Rangers International FC have retired the club’s jersey number 15 in honor of their late striker, Ifeanyi George.
Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will be on the sidelines for the next two weeks after getting injured in training for French Ligue 1 side, Monaco.

Henry Onyekuru wants future Premier League move

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru says he wants to play in the English Premier League at some point in his career.
The Enugu North Local Government Council of Enugu State has shut down the tomato section of Akwatta in Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, until further notice.

Agricultural economist laments astronomical rise in prices of food items

The Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE) has expressed concern over astronomical rise in prices of food items across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRSC enlightens NURTW on Coronavirus safety protocol in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has called on the executives of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Kwara to ensure that members of the union adhere to the safety guidelines of COVID-19.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps asks federal government to rescind decision on cancellation of WASSCE

Committee on Basic Education and Services, Hon. Julius Ihonvbere, has warned the Federal Government to rescind its decision on the cancellation of this year’s West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).