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Mr Onofiok Luke, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly says Gov. Udom Emmanuel needs another four years in office to complete the urbanisation of Eket town.

Governor Emmanuel challenges President Buhari to expose corrupt politicians running to APC

Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal government to prosecute all corrupt politicians running to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in to escape justice.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-5

Experts decry budget delays, seek quick passage of 2019 budget

Financial experts on Monday called for speedy passage of the 2019 budget saying incessant delay in the approval of budgets over the years contributed to the downturn in the economy.

CACOL urges Lagos lawmakers to soft-pedal on Governor Ambode

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) on Wednesday wrote to the Lagos State House of Assembly to soft-pedal on the alleged plot to impeach the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje opposes Governor Ambode’s impeachment

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, has asked members of the House of Assembly and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) not to plunge the state into chaos over moves to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
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Nicolas Maduro rallies military as Venezuela opposition plans protest

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit out Wednesday at military “mercenaries” he says are conspiring to divide the armed forces and plot a coup as the opposition planned a new protest to force the socialist leader from power.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari abusing instrument of state

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of abusing the instrument of state in his unilateral suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnogen.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike charges electorates to pull Nigeria back from the brink of extinction

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has called on Nigerians to pull the country from the brink of extinction by voting out President Muhammadu Buhari, who he said has failed the country.

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula over minimum wage

Indications emerged on Thursday that the Federal Government may have decided to review the revenue allocation sharing formula to enable states meet the new minimum wage proposal pegged at N30, 000.

Justice Onnoghen: Nigeria descending into a totalitarian, fascist state – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association, Cross River State chapter, has condemned the proposed arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, saying the country is descending into a totalitarian and fascist state.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-3

Elections: Why Nigeria’s masses are “crazy’’ about President Buhari – BCO chief

Mr Johnson Podar, Director (mobilisation), of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), has said that Nigeria’s masses were “crazy’’ about President Muhammadu Buhari because he was laying a solid foundation toward a glorious future for their children.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-3

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll end insecurity, hunger, impunity against judiciary

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar, says that he will work with the masses to end hunger, insecurity and impunity against the judiciary if elected President.
James Ogwu Onoja

James Onoja: Kogi executive-judiciary face-off most unfortunate

James Ogwu Onoja, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has described the protracted face-off between the Kogi State government and the Judiciary as most unfortunate.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode: Why Lagos is experiencing global recognition

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor, on Sunday attributed the global recognition of the state as a major capital to God’s grace, guidance and divine favour, saying the state should be thankful for the numerous achievements and growth so far recorded.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour meeting deadlocked again

The meeting, yesterday in Abuja, between the Federal Government and organised labour, aimed at averting a nationwide strike next Tuesday, has ended without agreement on the key issue of when to transmit the new minimum wage bill to the National Assembly.

Rotimi Akeredolu presents N190 billion 2019 budget to Ondo Assembly

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday presented an Appropriation Bill of N190 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for scrutiny and approval.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki insists 2019 budget is hopeless

Senate President Bukola Saraki has insisted that the 2019 budget proposal of N8.83 trillion presented to a joint session of the national assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari is “hopeless.”

Federal government mulls ban of maize importation

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, stated this recently, when the National Assembly Joint Committee on Agriculture visited the ministry for its constitutional oversight function, in Abuja.

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Elections: INEC lifts ban on political campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said political parties and candidates can resume political campaigns.

Yakubu Dogara: APC blackmailing INEC, planning to sack Mahmood Yakubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Election postponement: Ex-President Jonathan sues for peace

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday tasked Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence ahead of the rescheduled general elections.

Lagos government to open social register for poor, vulnerable

Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB), Mr. Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts geared towards creating a Single Social Register that would lead to fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the society in the state.

Police prosecute 600 electoral offenders in Kano

Over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes, Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated.