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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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.
Action Alliance (AA) party yesterday withdrew its petition against the election of Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, from the Tribunal.
Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for the re-organisation of the structure of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the south-south.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi on Wednesday urged the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to disqualify some identifiable aspirants seeking the governorship ticket for the November 16 poll on grounds of alleged anti-party activities.
In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West Senatorial district have endorsed the governorship aspiration of the former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jubril (retd).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has scheduled September 3 for a primary poll to elect its standard bearers for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced preparation for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The United Kingdom Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila have the required experience to move the country’s legislative arm forward.
Abia North Senator-elect, Orji Uzor Kalu, has shelved his ambition of contesting for the Deputy Senate President of the ninth Senate.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed support for Sen. Ali Ndume for the position of the President of the Senate of the 9th National Assembly (NASS).
National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu
“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.
The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.
The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the flurry of attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the last couple of weeks followed pressure mounted on them by foreign collaborators to establish caliphate.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released One Billion Two Hundred and Eighty Four Million Naira (N1.284 billion) for the payment of FCT retirees.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to pay more attention to the areas of security, health, education and agriculture so as to address the menace of poverty in the society.
Zimbabwe head coach Sunday Chidzambwa admitted that Egypt deserved to win their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash.
Guinea will take on Madagascar in their first match at the African Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Saturday.
The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens against traveling to some states in Nigeria.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday forwarded the names of eight nominees for appointment as Commissioners to the State Assembly for screening and confirmation.