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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara

Revised budget: Gov. Ahmed seeks legislative approval for N156 billion

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Tuesday sought the approval of the State House of Assembly for the passage of N156 billion as 2018 revised budget estimates.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Aisha, his wife, over the N2.5 billion scandal

When will National Assembly ask Muhammadu Buhari to sack his wife?

The National Assembly (NASS) – Senate and House of Representatives – are persisting in their season of delusion. They continue to have an over bloated sense of the powers the Constitution confers on the legislature.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly removes speaker, deputy, appoints new leaders

Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly on Friday impeached the Speaker of the House, David Oloyelogun and his deputy Ogundeji Iroju.

Muhammadu Buhari sends 2019-2021 MTEF to Senate for approval

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the 2019-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper to the Senate for consideration and approval.

Zamfara emir laments disrespect for rule of law as threat to democracy

Emir of Gunmi, Zamfara State and former Chief Judge, Justice Hassan Lawal Gunmi, has highlighted the disrespect for rule of law and not non-obedience to court orders as some of the factors threatening Nigeria’s democratic stability.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: No frosty relationship with National Assembly

In spite of political differences, the presidency is happy with the good relationship with the National Assembly.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo reiterates federal government’s commitment to democratic process

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday restated that the Federal Government had achieved a lot in all sectors of human development and democratic process.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: No state in Nigeria without ongoing federal government project

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday restated that the Federal Government had achieved a lot in all sectors of human development and democratic process.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal: National Assembly needs more funding

Amid criticisms and call for slashing of its funds, the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has called for more funding for the National Assembly to enable it perform its duties.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Yakubu Dogara: Strong personalities threat to Nigeria’s democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said the imperative of building healthy and strong institutions, like the legislature, in place of strong personalities, has been the bane of our democratic experience in Nigeria.

Yakubu Dogara: National Assembly needs priority attention for effective governance

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says the National Assembly must receive priority attention in terms of capacity building in order to attain stable, strong and effective governance in Nigeria.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Refuse: Lagos Assembly asks PSP operators to resume

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday charged local government executives in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to resume picking up refuse.

Ifeanyi Okowa presents N367 billion 2019 budget proposal to Delta Assembly

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday presented a budget estimate of N367.09 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for approval.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Eight National Assembly remains most audacious despite challenges

The President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has declared that the legislature plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world.
Pat Asadu

Pat Asadu: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has no serious opponent

The member representing Nsukka/Igboeze South federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Dr. Pat Asadu, has declared that Governor Ifeanyi of Enugu State would have a smooth sail in his re-election bid.

Simon Lalong signs administration of criminal justice bill into law

The governor, in a brief remark after signing the bill into law, said that it would reinforce the framework for the effective prosecution of criminal cases in the state.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Donald Trump attacks credibility of Brett Kavanaugh sex accuser

Donald Trump on Friday ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

2019: Aminu Tambuwal promises to unite Nigeria, tackle insecurity, poverty

A leading presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has taken his campaign to the south west geo-political zone with a promise to provide purposeful and visionary leadership that will unite the country.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
Second Niger Bridge

Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.