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House of Reps adjourn plenary for two weeks

Members of the House of Representatives have adjourned their plenary till November 6.
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National Assembly legislative aides vow to continue protest over N5.8 billion unpaid allowances

Legislative aides in the National Assembly have vowed to continue with their protest until their entitlements amounting to over N5.8 billion are paid.

The election result they want in Osun

If the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had its way, its candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, would have been declared governor that day.

Yusuf Lasun: I won’t leave APC

Yusuf Lasun, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, says he will not leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) inspite of losing the party’s governorship primary in Osun.

2019: House of Representatives reject electronic voting

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, rejected the use of electronic voting system in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Ekiti guber: Governor Bagudu heads 77-member APC National Campaign Council

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday appointed the Governor of Kebbi State, H. E. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, to head the Party’s 77-member National Campaign Council to ensure victory for the Party’s governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the July 14 Ekiti Governorship Election.

Speaker Dogara, House of Reps leaders visit Senator Melaye in hospital

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Tuesday led other leaders and members of the House to visit embattled senator, Dino Melaye, at the National Hospital Abuja.

Senate resumes sitting with ‘spare’ mace, says ‘we’re not going to be intimidated’

The senate has resumed sitting, shortly after the mace, its symbol of authority, was stolen.

Labour Party Reps member defects to APC

A member of the House of Representatives from Oyo state, Segun Ogunwuyi, who represents Ogbomosho/North/South/Orire federal constituency of Oyo state, has defected from the Labour Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

President Buhari asks Asiwaju Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC members

President Muhammadu Buhari has saddled a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, with the responsibility of reconciling all aggrieved party members across the country.

Life outside Nigeria not necessarily better than life in Nigeria – House of Reps

In a bid to halt a brewing crisis in the Niger Delta region arising from an alleged tenure elongation of the current members of the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, the House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to adhere to the provisions of the Act establishing the body.

House of Reps wants federal polytechnic named after ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

The House of Representative has urged the federal government to immortalize late Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, by renaming the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, after him

House of Reps deputy speaker begs lawmakers over MTEF

Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, on Tuesday appealed to members of the House over the inability of the House to pass the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) before scheduling the 2018 Appropriation Bill for debate.

National Assembly will re-visit devolution of power in constitution amendment – Yusuf Lasun

The Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, has assured that the National Assembly will re-visit the issue of devolution of power in the Constitution Amendment process.

2019: No automatic ticket for President Buhari – Southwest APC

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south-west say the party’s 2019 presidential ticket is open to all members.

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
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David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.