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Kogi impeachment: CDNDC urges NASS, CJN to act fast, intervene

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.
DENNIS IDAHOSA

Minimum wage: Reps member commends federal government, labour for averting strike

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.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP urges National Assembly to ensure Governor Bello uses requested N10bn for Kogi 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.

Boko Haram: National Assembly joint committee visits troops in Borno

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.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank: 2020 budget a big scam

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the 2020 Appropriations presented by President Muhammadu Buhari, to the National Assembly, as a big scam.

National Assembly budget: Former minister advocates unicameral federal legislature, one term exco

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.
Leilani Farha

UN official urges federal government to impose vacant home tax, tackle extreme housing shortage

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 ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu constituents raise concerns over abandoned constituency projects

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.
ALLEN ONYEMA

Nigerians applaud National Assembly for recommending Air Peace chief for national award

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.

Femi Falana: What federal government should do before implementing increase in VAT rate

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).
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Court stops National Assembly from taking over Edo Assembly

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.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

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.

Tribunal nullifies Bauchi Reps member’s election

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Bauchi State has nullified the election of Abdulkadir Umar Sarki, the member representing Katagum Federal Constituency.

MURIC kicks as Rivers governor demolishes mosque

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).
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: 60 percent of Nigeria’s 2019 budget to be rolled into 2020

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.

Minister: We need smart workers to realize Next level agenda

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 of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Reps speaker urges state assemblies to save local council system in Nigeria

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.

Senator Kalu: National Assembly‘ll not be rubber stamp

The Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has assured Nigerians that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp to the executive.

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EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

Report: Ibrahim Magu-led EFCC recovers N939.5 billion cash, sends 1636 to jail in four...

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.

Senator Gobir: Border closure has curtailed arms proliferation, improved security

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.
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Bayelsa guber: APC campaigns take-off Monday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangements to formally commence its campaigns for the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun questions VAR in Manchester United vs Liverpool tie

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.

French tourist recounts sleeping with 1,400 African girls, impregnating 600 in six countries

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”.