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The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.
Determined to retain his seat, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, gave reasons why the Federal High Court in Abuja should not sack him from the National Assembly for joining the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
A Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has restrained Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje from appointing four new emirs for the newly created emirates in the state.
Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, has said Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, committed political suicide by dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) prior to the 2019 elections.
Chukwuemeka Eze: Chibuike Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio’s reconciliation will benefit Niger Delta, Nigeria
A chieftain of the APC in Rivers State and one-time spokesman of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed how the coming together of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, will benefit the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.
Stakeholders and elders from Borno State on Monday assured President Muhammadu Buhari that their kinsman, Senator Ali Ndume, will not sabotage the All Progressives Congress government if elected the President of the Ninth Senate.
The Peoples Democratic Party has said its elected senators and members of the House of Representatives are constitutionally eligible to lead the National Assembly.
The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said that its federal lawmakers elected into the Ninth National Assembly can contest for leadership positions in the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) will zone the position of Senate President of the 9th National Assembly to the North-East, while that of the Speaker of the House of Representatives will be zoned to the South-West, according to a report.
Leaders and Elders from Borno state under the auspices of Borno Concerned Citizen have charged the incoming members of the 9th Senate to consider the experience and ranking of Senator Ali Ndume, and elect him as the next Senate President.
The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections.
However, incontrovertible result sheets from Akwa Ibom INEC office showed different figures that had Akpabio securing 138,256 votes as against Ekpeyong’s 123,843.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared all the 26 House of Assembly seats in Ekiti State.
Celtic have confirmed that they have offered Neil Lennon the chance to be their permanent manager from next season.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
MTN Nigeria said on Saturday it is under investigation by the Nigerian financial crimes agency over its listing last week, although it “has not been accused of any wrongdoing” by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged wealthy individuals in the country to develop more confidence in the nation’s economy by massively investing in Nigeria’s critical sectors in order to boost job and wealth creation.
The Victim Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday commenced the distribution of farm inputs worth N600 million to 4,000 households who were affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in the state.
The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.