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Bauchi emir tasks legislators on good governance

The Emir of Dass in Bauchi state, Alhaji Billiyaminu Othman, has charged legislators to ensure good governance through effective grassroots representation.

Governor Buhari: We’ll move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years

President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government can move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within 10 years.

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate President: Senator Lawan’s emergence excites Yobe people

The people of Yobe, the home state of the new President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, have expressed excitement over his emergence as the head of the Red Chamber, saying “it is a reflection of national interest.”

PDP assemblyman nominates APC lawmaker Kano Assembly Speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat Congratulating the newly elected Speaker of the 9th assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Mudashiru Obasa at the Legislative Chamber of the House of Assembly Complex Alausa, Ikeja.

Governor Sanwo-Olu assures legislators of harmonious relationship

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured legislators of a harmonious working relationship to ensure the state remains the most prosperous in the nation.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi proclaims Ekiti 6th House of Assembly

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has proclaimed the state’s 6th House of Assembly, urging the new legislators to discharge their duties in the interest of the people.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
Mustapha Dawaki

Rep Dawaki: Why we jerked up budget by N90 billion

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Harmonised report of the 2019 Appropriation bill with an increase of N90,327,519,458.
Saudi Arabia is ranked among the top five executioners in the world and has executed at least 100 people this year [Sedat Suna-EPA-EFE]

Commission asks US to punish Saudi Arabia over Shia executions

The United States government commission on religious freedom has urged action against ally Saudi Arabia after its mass execution of 37 people, most of them Shia Muslims.

Rep Agbonayinma: Ex-President Obasanjo sold Apo Legislative Quarters for third term agenda

A member of the House of Representatives, Johnson Agbonayinma (APC, Edo), has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of selling the Apo Legislative Quarters because of his third term agenda.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

UNN ASUU chairman faults APC over National Assembly leadership

Dr. Ifeanyichukwu Abada, the Chairman of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has criticised move to impose leadership of the 9th National Assembly.
President Buhari hosts to Dinner APC House of Representatives Elect in State House on 16th April 2019

Women demand 50 percent positions from President Buhari, governors

Women under the auspices of the Coalition for the Inclusion of Women in Governance yesterday advocated for a 50 per cent women’s share in all appointive positions at both federal and state levels in the incoming administration.
Julian Assange gives a thumbs up to onlookers from inside a police van in London on Thursday.

Julian Assange used embassy for ‘spying’ – Ecuador president

The Ecuadoran president has defended his decision to withdraw Julian Assange's asylum status, saying that the WikiLeaks founder had tried to set up a "spying centre" from the diplomatic mission in London.

Ango Abdullahi-led NEF slam President Buhari, leaders over northern security crisis

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has attributed the current state of insecurity in the North to the failure of leadership at the three ties of government to address and arrest poverty and underdevelopment.

Speaker Dogara: Imposed National Assembly leadership will fail

Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said the leadership of the ninth National Assembly should be allowed to emerge from elected parliamentarians.

ICPC tasks National Assembly on transparency

Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has urged the National Assembly to remove the secrecy surrounding its budget for the sake of transparency.

Governor Ganduje: Election petition against me will consume PDP

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said he is ever ready to face the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which vowed to challenge his victory at the just concluded governorship election in court.

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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.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

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.