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Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after an impeachment case against the former president is transmitted by the House of Representatives on Monday, top lawmakers announced.
Some of the executive actions undo significant actions from Donald Trump’s administration, including halting the travel ban from Muslim-majority countries, and ending the declaration of a national emergency used to justify funding construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border.
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, has told associates that he believes President Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is pleased that Democrats are moving to impeach him, believing that it will make it easier to purge him from the party, according to people familiar with his thinking. The House is voting on Wednesday to formally charge Mr. Trump with inciting violence against the country.
The intervention by the Niger State house of Assembly on Tuesday saved the Chairman of Shiroro Local Government Area, Mallam Suleman Chukuba, from possible impeachment.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Monday, passed into law 2021 appropriation bill of one hundred and fifteen billion, seven hundred and twenty two million, eight hundred and fourteen thousand, six hundred and forty three naira, thirty one kobo. (N115, 722, 814, 643.31k).
The House of Representatives is set to investigate the N19.2 billion railway rehabilitation contract awarded to Eser Contracting Industry Company Incorporated in March 2011.
A Bill for an Act to alter the 1999 Constitution, to put an age limit on aspirants seeking political offices in the country, has been stepped down at the House of Representatives.
The House, at the plenary on Wednesday, described the two weeks given to SIM card users by the Nigerian Communications Commission to provide their NIN to service providers as grossly inadequate.
The Senate, on Wednesday, approved the extension of the capital aspect of the 2020 budget implementation to March 31, 2021.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said that the party had commenced moves to hand over its structure to Nigerian youths to provide effective leadership for the country.
General-Secretary of the party, John Boadu, said they will go to court over electoral malfeasance after the Electoral Commission (EC) has officially declared results.
A former Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Farouk Aliyu, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not an orator and as such should not address the National Assembly sitting today.
Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon Ben Kalu, has described the call by the caucus leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon Kingsley Chinda to commence impeachment process on President Muhammadu Buhari as illogical.
Indian and Chinese troops have fought a new brawl on their contested Himalayan border, leaving injuries on both sides, military officials said Monday.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has stated that his ministry was currently executing 43 road projects within tertiary institutions across the country with a view to enhancing the learning environment.
Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, was quick to defend Kepa Arrizabalaga after Sunday’s 3-1 win over Luton Town in the FA Cup.
Disturbed by the rising tension in the South-west region over the arrest order issued on a Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo Igboho, by the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, the Secretary of the National Consultative Front (NCFront), Olawale Okunniyi, has cautioned the police chief not to further exacerbate the building tension in the Southwest by arresting the Yoruba activist.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 964 cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the tally of infections in the country to 121,566.
Liverpool lost Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez to injury and, after scouring the market for a central defender, the Reds have ruled out all options and will finish the season with the squad they currently have.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, said yesterday that the National Assembly has no reason whatsoever to fight President Muhammadu Buhari in order to please anybody in the country.
There was a solidarity rally in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Thursday as commercial drivers, forest guards, farmers and traders stormed the streets to express support for Governor Rotimi Akeredolu order to herdsmen to vacate forest reserves in the state within seven days.
Francisco Trincão did come close twice late on to his first goal for the club only to be denied by some smart goalkeeping but they did get the second they needed when Riqui Puig came off the bench to head home after brilliant build-up play from De Jong.
Corriere dello Sport claimed on Friday that Inter are struggling financially and have yet to pay the first instalment, which Real Madrid have since denied.