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House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Ekiti guber: Governor Bagudu heads 77-member APC National Campaign Council

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday appointed the Governor of Kebbi State, H. E. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, to head the Party’s 77-member National Campaign Council to ensure victory for the Party’s governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the July 14 Ekiti Governorship Election.

Ex-INEC chief Jega to speak 2018 Democracy Day Lecture

The Federal Government has named former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, as the Guest Lecturer at this year’s Democracy Day Lecture slated for Monday, May 28, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

Senator Jang: I hold no grudges to those against me

Senator Representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Senator Jonah Jang, who was remanded at the Jos Prison for one week has expressed gratitude to all his supporters and Nigerians who have endured difficult conditions to stand with him through his ordeal.

Federal Polytechnics Act: ASUP commends passage of amendments

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Yaba College of Technology Chapter, Nureni Yekini, on Thursday commended the National Assembly for its passage of the amendments to the Federal Polytechnics Act.

House of Representatives faults President Buhari over comment

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, expressed misgivings over the comment on Tuesday by President Muhammad Buhari, where he portrayed the lawmakers in National Assembly as having been irresponsible.

PDP: President Buhari’s comments promoting violence in Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has attributed the spate of violence in the country to inflammatory and anti-democratic comments by President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari breaks fast with ministers, service chiefs, heads of security agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hosted members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), service chiefs and heads of security agencies to breaking of (Ramadan) fast at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Minister: President Buhari yet to receive passed 2018 Budget

One week after the 2018 budget was passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly, it is yet to be transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.

DSS chief Daura, CDS Olonisakin arrive Senate to address lawmakers on killings

The Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura; and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, ‎have arrived at the Senate to address the lawmakers on the security situation in the country.

President Buhari to take actions on IGP/Saraki issue, others – Senate Leader

President Muhammadu Buhari would soon take appropriate actions aimed at addressing the “not too cordial” relationship between the National Assembly and the Executive arm of government.

Saraki vs IGP Idris: Senate delegation meets President Buhari at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with 10-man senate delegation raised to address the ongoing impasse between the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Inspector-General of Police over a criminal case involving some suspected cultists.

2019: Governor Umahi throws Ebonyi assembly contests open

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would favour no candidate during the 2019 general elections’ for House of Assembly.

Senator Boroffice urges IGP Ibrahim Idris to investigate attack on Ondo journalists

The Senator representing Ondo North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to investigate last Saturday’s attack on some journalists in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

IMF: Nigeria, others to record 3.4% economic growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Monday said Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan countries would grow their economies by an average of 3.4 per cent in 2018, from 2.8 per cent in 2017.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo seeks six-year single term for president, governors

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural umbrella of Ndigbo, has called for the adoption of a six-year rotational single tenure for the president and governors of 36 states in the country.

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House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

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Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.