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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: My heart goes out to the people of Abule Ado

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sadness over the pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on Sunday.

Nigeria launches integrated medical outreach programme

Arrangements have been con­cluded for the flag off of the Integrated Medical Outreach Programme (I-MOP), an initia­tive of President Muhamma­du Buhari’s Federal Govern­ment, the Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said.

Imo: What Emeka Ihedioha ought to have done

The recent reaction of the sacked governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, to the Supreme Court confirmation of Senator Hope Uzodimma as the duly elected governor of Imo state, was at best a self-deluding inglorious voyage totally blind to the truth, and at worst a hate speech.
A woman casts her vote in the rerun election into the Magama-Rijau Federal constituency of Niger State on March 14, 2020.

Niger rerun election witnesses large turnout, peaceful atmosphere

The rerun election into the Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency commenced in a peaceful atmosphere in the two local government areas of Niger State on Saturday.
However minutes after the crucial votes the process was thrown into confusion when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to say when or whether she would send the articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial.

US Congress passes coronavirus stimulus package

The U.S. Congress passed a multi-billion dollar aid bill meant to blunt the economic fallout of the coronavirus late on Friday.
The Amotekun Corps Establishment Bill was signed into law on Friday by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun.

Osun governor signs Amotekun bill into law

The Amotekun Corps Establishment Bill was signed into law on Friday by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun.
At last, the Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the 2019 budget presented to it by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in February.

Lagos Assembly inaugurates committee to resolve crises over suspended lawmakers

The Lagos House of Assembly has inaugurated a committee headed by Ibrahim Layode to look into the crisis surrounding the suspension of four lawmakers by the House.

South-east senators protest ‘exclusion’ from $22.7 billion loan, others

The South-east caucus in the Senate, on Thursday, complained about the exclusion of the region in infrastructural projects for which the federal government has borrowed $22.7 billion.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday set up a committee to look into the recent removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two members.

Lagos Assembly sets up committee over suspended members

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday set up a committee to look into the recent removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two members.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

Lagos Assembly crisis: Asiwaju Tinubu’s political empire intact – Speaker Obasa

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has said “the political empire” of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in Lagos “is intact and strong.”
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

Speaker: Lawmakers’ suspension, measure to maintain house sanctity

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.
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Oyo governor to appoint new council caretaker members

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said on Wednesday that the names of members of the local government caretaker committee would soon be announced.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Lagos Speaker: Why we removed chief whip, deputy majority leader

Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has said that the removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two others was a measure to ensure that the legislature remains strengthened and its sanctity maintained.
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Kwara courts central bank on anchor borrowers scheme

Kwara state government says its in talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, over its Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme, ABS, stating that it hopes that the Apex bank could move its threshold borrowings for business in Kwara.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps orders probe of spills, remediation in oil-producing areas

House of Representatives yesterday ordered an immediate probe of the cleanup of spills and remediation in oil-producing areas of the country in the last five years.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps move to arrest operations of ‘baby factories’

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Ministry of Health to ensure that all maternity homes and orphanages are duly registered and issued licences to operate within their scope.
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Lagos Assembly seals offices of four suspended lawmakers

The Lagos State House of Assembly has sealed up the offices of four lawmakers, comprising two sacked principal officers and two members who were suspended indefinitely through voice votes at plenary on Monday.
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, signed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the establishment of Amotekun Corps into law.

Oyo governor signs Amotekun bill into law

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, signed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the establishment of Amotekun Corps into law.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.