Politics Slider 

Senate Condemns Boki Killings, Urges FG To Implement Disabilities Persons Act

The Senate, on Wednesday, condemned the incessant spate of killings as a result of militancy, cult activities, boundary disputes and kidnappings in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. The Upper Legislative Chamber urged the Inspector-General of Police to ensure better security of lives and properties in the area. These formed part of resolutions reached by the Senate sequel to the consideration of a motion sponsored by Senator Sandy Onor (PDP, Cross River Central). Onor, in his motion, lamented that “Boki Local Government Area has been plagued by incessant…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Senate Swears In Smart Adeyemi, Replaces Dino Melaye For Kogi West

Senate on Wednesday swore in Smart Adeyemi as a Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly. The lawmaker was sworn-in immediately after the adoption of the votes and proceedings for Tuesday, December 3, 2019, moved by Jibrin Isah (APC, Kogi East) and seconded by Obinna Ogba (PDP, Ebonyi Central). The oath was administered by the Clerk of Senate, Nelson Ayewoh. Adeyemi was early this week declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial election, having defeated Senator Dino Melaye after the court annulled an earlier victory awarded Melaye.…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Senate President Mourns Death Of Lawmaker Illiyasu Auna

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Jafaru Illiyasu Auna. Hon. Jafaru, who represented Rijau/Magama Federal Constituency of Niger State in the ninth National Assembly, died on Monday morning at an Abuja Hospital after a brief illness. Lawan commiserated with the family of the deceased lawmaker and the government and people of Niger State and pray Almighty Allah to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. The Senate President also condoled…

Read More
Politics Slider 

PDP Tackles ALGON, Says Sacked LG Bosses Products Of Illegal Polls

The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described members of the sacked local government chairmen under the aegis of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) as mere noise makers who want to keep benefiting from illegal conducts. The PDP in a statement by its State Publicity Secretary, Engineer Akeem Olatunji said that the ALGON members who were raising issues about Governor Seyi Mankinde’s proposed composition of the Local Governments leadership as swimming against the tide of public opinion in the state. According to the PDP,…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Seven LG Chairmen Dump PDP For APC In Ekiti

…..Says Fayemi’s Inclusive Politics, Good Governance Attracted Them The ranks of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State was depleted on Friday as seven serving local government chairmen elected on the party’s platform  joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). They swapped the umbrella for the broom at a rally held at the Fajuyi Pavilion where they were received into the APC by Governor Kayode Fayemi. The local government chairmen who defected to APC along with their supporters,  described Fayemi as a true leader who plays inclusive politics and never…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Taraba Gov Denies Funding Impeachment Move Against House Speaker

The social media was on Friday November 29, 2019 inundated with reactions to a certain unsigned fake news story containing essentially rumours of a purported impeachment plot against principal officers of the Taraba State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Abel Peter Diah. In a statement, Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu said; “The article made spurious claims to the effect that Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku was the sponsor of that so-called impeachment plot and that he had committed N200 million Naira public…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Senate Receives Buhari’s External Borrowing Plan Rejected By Saraki

…….Request For Approval Of 2016 – 2018 Projects The Senate on Thursday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of the Federal Government’s 2016 – 2018 borrowing plan. The letter, which was dated November 26, 2019, was read on the floor by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary. President Buhari, in the letter, said the Eighth National Assembly approved only a part of the External Borrowing request forwarded to it in September 2016. This, according to him, stalled the Federal Government’s implementation of critical…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Appeal Court Ruling: Afenifere Warns Against Anarchy In Oyo

…Condemns Third Term Agenda The Pan-Yoruba Socio-Political Organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday warned against any situation that could foist anarchy on Oyo State in respect of the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the Governorship election in Oyo State. Afenifere, in a communique made public after its meeting in Akure, Ondo state, condemned what it called “jurisprudential anarchy” daily unfolding in the country. The communique, signed by Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin indicated that Afenifere at its meeting reviewed the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the Governorship…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Senate Receives Buhari’s Request For Passage Of NDDC Budget

………Wants confirmed board members sworn-in The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and passage of the 2019/2020 budget estimates for the Nigerian Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The request was contained in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and read on the floor during plenary. The letter reads: “Pursuant to Section 18(1) of the Nigerian Delta Development Commission Establishment Act, I forward herewith 2019/2020 budget estimates of the Niger Delta Development Commission for the kind consideration and passage…

Read More
Politics Slider 

Appeal Court Ruling: APC Afraid Of Its Shadows, Says Oyo PDP

…Says Petition Against Makinde’s Victory A Wasted Effort Oyo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the opposition All Progressives Congress(APC) in the state as a bunch of desperate politicians who are afraid of their shadows. The PDP, which spoke through the State Publicity Secretary of the Party. Engineer Akeem Olatunji, said that the election petition filed against the resounding victory of Governor Seyi Makinde at the March 9, 2019 governorship election was doomed to fail, being a bad case ab initio. He further stated that the APC…

Read More
Open

All-In-One Solution Pack: Hosting, Domain Registration, Web Design / Dev and Content Management. Contact : 09054605145