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President of the Senate of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan, has said henceforth, heads of ministries, department and agencies will only have a one-month window to defend their budget, otherwise, the National Assembly would go ahead to work on such a budget appropriately.
Governor Fayemi urges Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to be more committed to Nigerian...
Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, has called on Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to be more committed to the Nigerian project, having emerged Senate president and House of Representatives speaker respectively.
Former Enugu State governor and Senator representing Enugu East, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, Wednesday said that the expectation of majority of senators is that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, will steer the affairs of the Senate with listening ear.
Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly and urged them to guarantee the independence of the legislature in accordance with democratic ethos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.
Two members-elect of the House of Representatives, Sha’aban Sharada and Hafiz Ibrahim, have called on members to vote massively for Femi Gbajabiamila and Ahmad Wase for Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.
The 8th Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, adjourned its legislative activities indefinitely after four years on Thursday and will no longer hold legislative activities.
There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Mouthpiece of Northern Nigeria, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has tasked senators-elect and members-elect on the election of their leaders, especially the Senate president and speaker.
An aspirant for the position of Speaker in the Ninth House of Representatives, Olatunbosun Olajide, on Friday said he was not under pressure to drop his ambition.
Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.
Mr Dennis Idahosa, a Rep-elect, says Femi Gbajabiamila’s speakership of the 9th assembly will place the hope and aspiration of Nigerians for a better country in the front burner.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.
The Presidential Implementation Committee on autonomy of state legislature and judiciary has tasked state governors on full implementation of autonomy for the two arms of government.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has reviewed the relationship between the Executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed satisfaction with the level of support for its official candidates for the ninth Senate president and House of Representatives speaker, Senator Ahmad Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila respectively, revealing that the remaining leadership positions would soon be zoned.
Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says he will retire from the Senate in 2023.
The Proprietor of Legacy Nursery and Primary School, Ilorin, Mr David Olusegun has suggested Information Communication Technology (ICT) as important tools to improve teaching and learning in the educational system of Nigeria.
The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has alleged that the Delta State Judiciary has been infected with the virus of nepotism and sectionalism, stressing that the composition of the Bench in the state does not reflect the time tested Federal Character principles.
The headquarters of 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, says all units under its command will be conducting the 2019 Annual Range Classification Exercise from Saturday 15th of June to Sunday the 14th July 2019 at Elele Barracks Shooting Range.
Marco Giampaolo has moved a step closer to becoming AC Milan's new head coach after leaving Serie A rivals Sampdoria.
Kwara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Friday adjourned till ninth and 10th of July for further hearings in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s petition challenging the declaration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the allegation that the governor had presented a forged certificate.
Investigation has revealed that the state arrived at the decision following contemplation as to whether to merge the celebrations with the State reception of the new Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, the son of the soil to the state.
Paul Pogba is set to become one of the most talked-about characters in the ongoing transfer window, as not only Real Madrid is interested in his services.
Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has declared that the declaration of June 12 by President Muhammadu Buhari’s does not mark the end of the journey of the country’s advocacy and demand for true democracy in the country.
The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.
Concerned Diasporas, a group of Nigerian intellectuals in the United States of America (USA) and Canada, has blamed human rights group for the rising cases of violence across the world.