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Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congresses of the party slated for March 6.
A constitutional crisis might be brewing between the Senate and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over a directive to it by the upper chamber to restore two state constituencies in Delta State in what appeared to be new boundary delineations.
As the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC, commence the membership registration, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said millions of Nigerians were waiting to join the party.
The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and foundation member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting to destroy Nigeria by pushing for the restructuring of the country via unconstitutional means.
The Garkida Town in Adamawa has called for the State and Federal Governments’ urgent measures to ameliorate the people’s plight, following alleged Boko Haram’s repeated attacks.
The perennial constitution amendment exercise by the National Assembly is characterised by proposals that keep resurfacing despite gulping billions of naira yearly, an analysis has shown.
The current effort at the restructuring of the country can only succeed if it is routed through the National Assembly, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has affirmed.
Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, a body of staff working in the National and State Assemblies has expressed disappointment over non-implementation of financial autonomy for State legislative houses.
Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to completing the on going reconstruction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano dual carriageway.
The Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajia Rabiatu Muhammad-Daura, who announced this in a chat with newsmen on Thursday in Katsina, decried the current situation whereby the state had no female representative in either the National or State assemblies.
As part of the ongoing stabilisation efforts of the Federal and State Governments, following the #EndSARS protest across the country, the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada met on Saturday with stakeholders in Minna, the Niger State Capital.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye-Ogunwusi Enitan, has called on the Federal, state governments and law makers to provide legislation, policy and funding to promote African Traditional Medicine (ATM).
Former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the choice political party of the people of Imo State, expressing hope that the party will win subsequent elections in the State.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says the house will provide funds for the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the 2021 budget to be presented to the National Assembly in September.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has lauded the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring autonomy of other arms of government at sub-national levels.
The decision was reached as part of their determination to put the issue of child nutrition on the front burner and develop an enduring framework that would not only address the challenge of child nutrition within the shortest time possible, but also ensure that access to food by all vulnerable households is reasonably guaranteed at all times.
The Senate on Wednesday at the plenary mandated its Committee on Local Content to investigate reasons for the dominance of foreign vessels above locally owned and registered vessels in the domestic carriage of petroleum products within coastal inland waterways of Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has called for the active involvement of citizens in the process of governance.
The National and State Assemblies Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by the defeated candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Salihu Maidaji, against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Sokoto East, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa has cancelled the Annual Justices vacation for the Court of appeal.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has attacked a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu, saying that the former Lagos Governor was pursuing facist agenda to control all levels of power in Nigeria.
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U.S. President Joe Biden, in a call with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, discussed the crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the White House said.
Emmanuel Nwude, a businessman, who was convicted of defrauding a Brazilian bank of $242 million, has denied knowing the source of the funds while testifying on Thursday before an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos State.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday assured Nigerians that the Petroleum Industry Bill, which is before the National Assembly, will change the fortune of the country by the time it becomes law.
Former Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas says Bukayo Saka is too mature and intelligent for his young age, following his impact in the Gunners’ dramatic win against Benfica in Thursday night Europa League clash.
Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara has expressed displeasure and unhappiness over her existing record as Nigeria’s only individual Olympics gold medalist, a medal she won two and a half decades ago.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has called for peace among all ethnic, tribal and religious groups in Nigeria.
The internal crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the southwest took another dimension, weekend, as a chieftain of the party in Oyo State, Alhaji Bisi Olopoeyan, lambasted Governor Seyi Makinde’s ally, Senator Hosea Agboola, popularly called ‘Alleluyah’ for describing former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State as more of a liability than an asset to the umbrella party.
The National President, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Engr. Sanusi Fari, on Thursday called on Federal Government to clampdown on private depot owners who are selling above approved ex-depot price to avoid petrol scarcity.
The Gunners had to settle for a 1-1 draw away from home against Benfica in the first leg of their round of 32 Europa League tie.
Mr Adamu Mustapha, National Auditor of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied accusing the National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, of financial impropriety.