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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a fact-finding committee on the role played by some of its members at the election of the presiding officers of the National Assembly.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has challenged stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector on the need to expand local content in the sector.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as defeatist comments by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, to the effect that troops’ non-commitment to the counterinsurgency operations had been responsible for the inability of the military to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
As the horse-trading for principal officers of the National Assembly intensifies, All Progressives Congress (c) Senators and members of the House of Representatives are awaiting the final zoning formula from the ruling party.
Presidency: President Buhari to consult Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila about 2019 budget
The 2018 budget has lapsed, putting pressure on the Federal Government to begin the implementation of the 2019 budget, according to a report.
The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said Nigerians would not enjoy dividends of democracy with President Muhammadu Buhari as head of the executive arm of government; Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate; and Femi Gbajamiabila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Communities in Plateau North Senatorial District on Sunday honoured 188 of their kinsmen who were killed during an attack in Gashish District of the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen last year
Olu Onemola, who was appointed Special Assistant on New Media by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has rejected the appointment.
There was a mild drama at the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State when a witness, Mr. Godwin Afangideh, presented a document confirming that Senator Godswill Akpabio won the Akwa Ibom Northwest senatorial election.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a statement by Edo State Government over the inauguration of the state’s House of Assembly.
An expert, former President, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Mr Samuel Nzekwe, has said the private sector in Nigeria was yet to take its rightful place in the economy because, according to him, government still remained the biggest spender in the economy.
Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the roles played by its lawmakers in the June 11 National Assembly poll.
The senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has stressed the urgent need for the federal executive and legislative arms to avert late passage, signing and implementation of the federal budget.
Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, to order the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) to withhold payment of salaries and allowances to lawmaker representing Ekiti North federal constituency I, Hon. Kehinde Agboola.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.
Nigeria is planning to restructure and commercialise the operations of its postal service, NIPOST, an ex-minister has said.
Two masked gunmen on a motorbike fired shots on Monday at a mosque in the Spanish territory of Ceuta on the northern coast of Africa, local officials said.
Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has approved the appointment of Umar Babagoro Bello as the new Accountant-General of the state with immediate effect.
Guinea coach Paul Put has said they must avoid losing to Nigeria in Wednesday’s second match of group B at the Africa Cup of Nations if they must reach the round of 16.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he would discuss Iran with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.
After reviewing the security situation in Kona communities attacked recently by the Fulani militia, the Taraba State government has decided to review the curfew imposed on Jalingo, the state capital and the affected communities with immediate effect.
The Federal Government has notified its agencies including the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) amongst others of its planned total ban on the importation of some categories of vessels for cabotage trade from December 2020.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni insists the Copa America will only truly begin for the nation against Paraguay on Wednesday.
Cleaners found an abandoned foetus blocking the toilet of an plane in South Africa on Friday, the domestic FlySafair airline said, prompting the offloading of passengers and a police investigation.