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Crisis: Bauchi Assembly summons special session at night

The remaining 17 members of the Bauchi State House of Assembly were on Friday night, inaugurated, in what appears to signal a resolution of the leadership crisis bedeviling the House.

Fresh crisis rocks APGA over speakership, governorship positions in Anambra

Fresh crisis is rocking the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, following the choices of Speakership and Governorship positions.
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Edo APC lawmakers-elect reject party’s nomination

The rift between National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki appeared deepened as the lawmakers-elect for the Edo State House of Assembly rejected nomination for the House leadership by the State Executive Committee of the APC.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Ninth National Assembly: Rep Onyejeocha quits Speakership race

Only female candidate in the race for the Speakership position in the incoming National Assembly, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, has stepped down from the contest.

Ninth Assembly: APC lacks national consciousness – Charles Udeogaranya

A former presidential aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, who later defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Charles Udeogaranya, has called on Femi Gbajabiamila, to withdraw from the House of Representatives Speakership race, as according to him, APC lacks national consciousness.

AYAF: With Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker, three arms of government ‘Islamised’

A northern group under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Awareness Forum (AYAF) has noted that if the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is allowed to emerge as the Speaker of the House, it will amount to having all the top four positions: President, the Senate President and the Chief Justice of Nigeria as Muslims.

Abia group ditches Senator-elect Orji Kalu, demands speaker’s position

A group, Concerned Abia Leaders and Human Rights Lawyers, has asked a former governor of the state, Chief Orji Kalu, to forget his ambition to become the Deputy President of the Senate in the Ninth National Assembly, describing it (the ambition) as “dead on arrival.”
Femi Gbajabiamila

Reps speakership: APC breaks silence on allegations against Femi Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defended its candidate for the Speakership position of 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over reports making the rounds that he was convicted by a Court in the United States of America.
President Buhari with L-R- Senator Sani Uba, Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai and Senator Danjuma Goje after a meeting in State House on 6th June 2019.

APC thanks Senator Goje for withdrawing from Senate Presidency race

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Danjuma Goje over his decision to withdraw from the 9th Senate Presidency contest in support of the party’s endorsed candidate, Ahmad Lawan.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court refuses to bar Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting Reps speakership over alleged conviction by...

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Thursday refused to bar Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a top contender of the Speakership of the 9th House of Representatives, from going ahead with his ambitions.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speakership: 60 Reps-elect endorse Gbajabiamila/Wase ticket

The Gbajabiamila/Wase Speakership/Deputy Speakership ticket got a boost Thursday as a group of returning and newly elected House of Representatives members called the ‘9th Assembly Progressives’ adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker and Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase as Deputy Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives respectively.

Leo Ogor: PDP Reps yet to endorse Femi Gbajabiamila, others for Speaker

Peoples Democratic Party members elected to the 9th National Assembly have yet to endorse any of the All Progressives Congress members seeking to be elected the next Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Ninth National Assembly: PDP caucus asks members to support any APC candidates of their...

The caucus of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) may have jettisoned its reported interest in contesting for the position of the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives, it emerged Tuesday.

Ninth National Assembly: Femi Gbajabiamila will deliver inclusive, quality leadership – Reps member-elect

Ganiyu Johnson, House of Representatives member-elect for Osodi/Isolo Constituency 2, has said that Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader in the House of Representatives and a top contender to the Speakership position in the Ninth Assembly, will deliver an inclusive and quality leadership going by the way he has been canvassing, carrying everyone along to ensure that he gets the support of everybody across party line.
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Ninth National Assembly urged to elect corrupt-free leadership

Amaechi Nwoha, former Speaker of Imo House of Assembly on Thursday urged members-elect of the House of Representatives to elect persons with proven integrity into leadership positions.
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Abia APC reiterates support for Rep Onyejeocha, Senator-elect Orji Kalu

All Progressives Congress, APC, Abia State chapter, has said it will not withdraw its support for Nkeiruka Onyejeocha for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Reps speakership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Idris Wase join forces

The campaign organisations of the House of Representatives Leader Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed Idris Wase collapsed into one last night.

National Assembly leadership: APC stakeholders endorse Senator-elect Orji Kalu, Rep Onyejeocha

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia on Sunday met and formally endorsed former Gov. Orji Kalu, the Senator-elect for Abia North Senatorial District, for the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly (NASS).

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’