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After 24 hours of impeachment of Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Sunday, urged the National Assembly and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to act fast and intervene.
The lawmaker reiterated that the National Assembly (NASS) had always been willing to come out with policies that would not be detrimental to the welfare of the Nigerian workers.
The Peoples Democratic Party, on Tuesday, urged the National Assembly to invoke its statutory powers and directly channel the N10.069bn requested by President Muhammadu Buhari for payment of salaries and pensions of Kogi State workers.
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.
Chief Osita Chidoka, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has canvassed one-chamber federal law making house as one of the practical steps toward reducing the cost of governance.
Leilana Fartha, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Adequate Housing, on Monday urged the federal government to impose vacant home taxes with a view to addressing housing challenges in the country.
The Chairman of the Community Constituency Project Tracking Committee, Mr Julius Azinkpali, said that the projects were attracted by the former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and Mr Toby Okechukwu, representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency.
Some Nigerians at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have commended the National Assembly (NASS) for recommending the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, for national award in recognition of his patriotism.
Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the Federal Government to propose a Money Bill to the National Assembly before the implementation of the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT).
A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Thursday restrained the National Assembly (NASS) from interfering in the affairs of Edo State House of Assembly.
Official: President Buhari directs FEC to review Steve Oronsaye report on streamlining government agencies
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Executive Council to deliberate on the Steve Oronsaye report on reform of government agencies to guide its public service reform.
Trans-Amadi Central Mosque in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 demolished by the Rivers State government. The demolition exercise has however been denounced by the Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC).
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, Thursday said less than half of the 2019 budget will be implemented this year.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
The Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has assured Nigerians that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp to the executive.
Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him and the value of assets recovered from the convicts has emerged.
The Chairman, Senate committee on National Security and Intelligence, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, on Saturday said the closure of Nigeria’s land borders by the Federal Government has had a tremendous impact on the security, especially in the northern region.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangements to formally commence its campaigns for the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
Brighton’s Leon Balogun has questioned the decision of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to chalk off Sadio Mane’s goal in Liverpool’s 1-all draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.
Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has said that the images, he has seen out of the Onitsha fire were heartbreaking.
An oil pipeline surveillance company, Darlon Security and Guards Limited (DSGL), operating in Bayelsa State has denied allegations that its staff allegedly killed some Bayelsa youths in Korokorosei community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
The Federal Government cannot meet the demand of Labour in the new minimum wage regime, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday.
Chioma, fiancee of popular singer, David Adeleke AKA Davido, has delivered a baby boy.