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The Senate spokesperson, Godiya Akwashiki (APC, Nasarawa North), made this known to journalists on Friday. He said the probe ended as soon as the eighth Senate rounded off and that the present ninth Senate cannot restart it.
Angry teachers and government workers clashed with police in the tiny kingdom of eSwatini on Wednesday as they rallied to demand better pay and lower living costs in Africa’s last absolute monarchy.
The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the EU.
Opposition parties are regarded as an essential part in a democracy. Besides, fielding candidates and competing for elective positions, opposition parties are usually expected to hold government accountable and are seen as an alternative government which can help to checkmate the excesses of any ruling party.
Fresh round of protest Wednesday rocked Owerri, the Imo State capital as women activists across the country protested the continued ‘molestation of women’ by agents of the Imo State government.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial-nominees on Wednesday attracted further criticism from opposition parties and groups.
A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, and his Ghanaian counterpart, John Kufuor, have urged the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to act on the political situation in the West African country of Republic of Benin.
Ninth Assembly: Speaker Dogara’s loyalists negotiate for leadership positions, committee appointments
Members of the House of Representatives loyal to the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, have started negotiations with the Majority Leader and candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Speaker in the ninth National Assembly, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, for leadership positions and committee appointments.
A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), John Osamede Adun, also known as Bob Izua, has lauded Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s performance since assuming office.
United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has sued for peaceful resolution of the ongoing post-election crisis in the Republic of Benin, Nigeria’s next-door neighbour.
Benin votes for a new parliament on April 28, but a country that was once seen as a model of democracy in Africa is facing a worrying political crisis.
Opposition parties in Zambia said Wednesday they would report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals.
With less than four months to the end of his tenure as the governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode is being accused by some civil servants of deliberately withholding the deductions from their salaries to the accounts of necessary cooperative societies.
The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), on Tuesday, reacted to an allegation that its clampdown on some campaign billboards and posters of some political parties were targeted at opposition parties in order to favour the ruling party.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied an allegation that its operatives poisoned the Chairman of the defunct Skye Bank, Mr Tunde Ayeni.
As President Muhammadu Buhari plan to kick start his campaign in Ebonyi on Jan. 30, Governor David Umahi has said the people of the state would welcome the APC’s presidential candidate.
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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Odion Ighalo will deliver the goods for the side.
The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to establish the National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy
The Senate on Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of renowned Nigerian novelist and former Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Chukwuemeka Ike.
Rangers have been fined £15,000 by the Scottish FA for failing to act in an “orderly fashion” in games against Celtic and Hibernian in December.
The Delta State Police Command has arrested the Proprietor of Grace Life International School, Oghara-Efe, in Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state, Mr Michael Anigholor, who allegedly raped a corp member, (name withheld)
The Gunners want to tie the 18-year-old to a lucrative new long-term contract to replace his current deal, which finishes next year.
Ighalo made his first appearance for the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in their 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, the on-loan Shanghai Shenhua star replaced one of the goalscorers, Anthony Martial, with just finished minutes to the end of the game.
The Italian Post Office has delivered a swift response to Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri for suggesting their job is not scrutinised to the same extent as his own as a football manager.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it has paved the way for the swearing-in of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as governor of Bayelsa State after Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment that sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon, who won the November governorship election.