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Governor Akeredolu: How Nigeria can earn $145 billion through legal marijuana

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has reviewed the relationship between the Executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more.

President Buhari hosts National Assembly leadership to breaking of fast, says Nigeria deserves more

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has reviewed the relationship between the Executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more.

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.

Speaker Dogara: Nigeria’s problem is leadership, not corruption

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives, said in Abuja on Tuesday that Nigeria’s real problem was lack of leadership and not corruption as was widely claimed.
Jide Olatunbosun

Oyo APC Reps member joins race for speaker

A member of the House of Representatives representing Saki West/Saki East/Atisbo Federal Constituency in Oyo State, Jide Olatunbosun, has joined the race for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

PDP: Our lawmakers-elect free to contest National Assembly leadership

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has restated its earlier stance that despite being a minority in the incoming National Assembly, its members could seek to lead the legislative chambers.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.
Dupe Atoki

Judge charges Nigerian officials to seek legal redress instead of harassing journalists

A judge of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dupe Atoki, has charged Nigerian public officials to seek legal redress when they feel offended by a news report, instead of harassing and intimidating the journalist.

Speaker Dogara: Press freedom not negotiable in Nigeria

Press freedom in Nigeria is not negotiable in spite all the direct violence and other challenges facing journalists, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said.

House of Reps consider report on sports bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday, considered the report of its Committee on Sports on a bill for an act to Provide for Administration and Management of Sports in Nigeria.

House of Reps to revisit Electoral Amendment Act, other bill rejected by President Buhari

The House of Representatives has resolved to revisit the Electoral Amendment Act bill and Nigerian Aeronautical Search and Rescue bill for passage.

2019 Budget: National Assembly approves N160 billion for new minimum wage

The National Assembly on Tuesday approved N160 billion for the new minimum wage for federal workers and payment of severance benefits to civil servants, in the 2019 budget.
Mustapha Dawaki

Rep Dawaki: Why we jerked up budget by N90 billion

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Harmonised report of the 2019 Appropriation bill with an increase of N90,327,519,458.

Defection: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, 52 other lawmakers know fate May 17

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit seeking the removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and 52 other lawmakers.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speakership: Open ballot system won’t work – lawmakers

Amidst calls for the adoption of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly, two Lawmakers say the lower chamber’s laid down rules could not be disregarded.

PDP plots Danjuma Goje-Ike Ekweremadu Senate leadership ticket

The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara sponsors free medical treatment of 10,000 people in Bauchi

No fewer than 10,000 residents in Bauchi local government have benefitted from free medical treatment on various ailments sponsored by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara decries high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has decried the high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians, even as he called for total overhaul of the health sector to engender efficiency.

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Presidential panel grills four EFCC sectional heads

The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.

Lagos assemblymen go for coronavirus tests, fumigate complex

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
CHRIS OKOTIE

Chris Okotie: Online church service unbiblical

Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.