Kogi assembly condemns attacks on bank, police station

June 17, 2020 Oyibo Salihu 0

  The Kogi state House of Assembly has condemned the attack on a first generation bank and a police station in Isanlu, Yagba East local government area of the state. This followed a motion of urgent public importance moved by the member representing Yagba East constituency, Alhaji Jimoh Musa Omiata, and seconded by Mr. Aderonke Aro of Yagba West state Read More

Inuwa commiserates with Karu over mother’s death

June 8, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

   Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has expressed grief over the death of Mrs  Ladu Elisha Karu, mother of the member representing Kaltungo/Shongom federal constituency, Simon E. Karu.  In a condolence message made available to newsmen by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Mr.  Samaila Uba Misilli, Governor Inuwa described the late Mrs. Karu as a great mother, Read More

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Updated: Kano assembly removes majority leader

February 5, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Kano state House of Assembly, Wednesday, removed its Majority Leader, Alhaji Labaran Abdul-Madari, and replaced him with his deputy, Alhaji Kabiru Hassan-Dashi.Abdul-Madari, an APC member representing Warawa constituency was removed following a motion of urgent public importance presented by Alhaji Muhammad Uba-Gurjiya, also an APC member, representing Bunkure constituency. The motion was seconded by Mr Ali Ibrahim-Shanono, representing Bagwai/Shanono.Uba-Gurjiya was Read More

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Jigawa lawmaker empowers 300 women, youth

February 4, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A member of the Jigawa state House of Assembly (JGHA),Alhaji Yusif Ahmed-Soja, has distributed strengthening equipment worth N5 million to 300 women and youth in his constituency. Ahmed-Soja, representing Bulugu state constituency, stated this  at the distribution exercise  Monday in Kafinhausa, Jigawa. He stated that N500, 000 would be disbursed to 50 women to enable them  start their businesses while Read More

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Crack in Ogun ADC as party lawmakers reject impromptu meeting

February 2, 2020 Editorial IV 0

All may not be well with the Ogun state chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) as two state House of Assembly members boycotted a meeting convened by the lawmaker representing Yewa North and Imeko-Afon federal constituency, Hon Jimoh Olaifa. The meeting, which held at Ayetoro, Yewa North local government area of the state, on Saturday, was shunned by the Read More

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APC’s Shadalafiya wins Kaduna Assembly re-run, PDP pulls surprise in Sanga

January 26, 2020 Editorial IV 0

A former Deputy Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Honourable Nuhu Goro Shadalafiya, and candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has won the re-run election into the State Assembly, representing Kagarko local government constituency which held on Saturday. Nuhu Goro polled 24,658 votes defeating Tanko Morondia of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who’s bid to retain his seat Read More

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Attention, Hon. Kakale

January 15, 2020 Editorial IV 0

My advice to you is that you should know that Bodinga, Dange-Shuni and Tureta federal constituency has been hurtling in reverse gear instead of moving forward since the inception of this fourth Republic. Our voice is not heard on the floor of the green chamber. You should make a difference by representing the interest of this constituency through robust legislative Read More

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Nasarawa lawmaker pays N33.9m WAEC fees for 2,428 students 

January 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Emir of Nasarawa, Ibrahim Usman-Jibril, has lauded  a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Ari, for paying WAEC fees for 2,428 indigent public secondary school students in his constituency, totalling N33.9 million. Mr Usman-Jibril gave the commendation on Tuesday while Mr Ari, representing Nasarawa/Toto federal constituency and his entourage paid a courtesy visit to his palace in Nasarawa, Nasarawa Read More

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Anambra: Lawmaker empowers constituents with relief materials

December 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

In the spirit of the season, the member representing Awka South II constituency in Anambra state House of Assembly, Dr Godwin Okafor, on Tuesday, distributed empowerment materials to over 1000 of his constituents. Okafor, while distributing the items which included sewing machines, dryers, desktop computers, shoe-making machines, bags of rice, others, said it was aimed at engaging them to become Read More

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Kwara Assembly loses member

December 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The death has been announced, of the the lawmaker representing Patigi constituency at the 9th Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Saidu Rufai. According to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi, announced the death of the lawmaker Tuesday in a statement made available to Journalists by his special assistant, media Ibrahim Sheriff. “it is Read More

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Commission to verify 84 FG projects in 6 geo-political zones

November 30, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has stated that it had concluded plan to inspect and verify 84 selected federal government projects across the country. Its acting chairman, Mr. Victor Muruako, disclosed this in Abuja Friday at a news conference on the proposed 2019 capital projects verification which will begin on December2. Muruako said the projects were situated in the six Read More

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Breaking: Another top politician dumps PDP in Edo

November 21, 2019 Editor 0

Former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has exited the opposition party alongside his supportters. Agbomhere, in his letter of resignation, said politics was a serious business that requires serious minded individuals with the commitment and passion to win, and continue to win for the people. He Read More

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Tribunal upholds Taiwo’s election

November 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The House of Representatives Election Petitions Tribunal in Lagos state has upheld the election and re-run election of Kolawole Taiwo of the APC as the representative of  Ajeromi Ifelodun federal constituency. The chairman of the three-man tribunal, Justice Hamidu Kunasa, dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the constituency, Rita Orji, challenging Taiwo’s election. Justice Read More

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Kwara: Appeal Court sacks APC lawmaker

November 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, Wednesday declared that the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Jimoh Raheem Agboola, was the winner of the March 9 poll. It sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) member representing Ilorin South Constituency, Hassan Azeez Oluwanilo, from the House of Assembly. Justice Hamman Barkar Hkawu, who delivered the judgement, hinged the Read More

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Tribunal validates Ogun Speaker’s election, three others

September 22, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal weekend upheld the election of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Taiwo Olakunle Oluomo, as the winner of the Ifo 1 state constituency election held on Saturday, March 9. The three-member tribunal, led by Justice Adenike Josephine Coker, dismissed the petition filed by Hon Oluwawemimo Olutobi of the Read More

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100 days of Uba Sani’s potent motions at the Senate

September 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

There is no whiff of doubt that the senator, representing Kaduna Central, Kaduna state, Uba Sani, has confounded his critics and dazed his admirers. With two earth-shattering motions that dominated the Nigerian democratic space for weeks, the man has shamed his critics and excited his constituents. It all happened within his first 100 days as lawmaker representing Kaduna Central. It Read More

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Tribunal upholds elections of 2 PDP assembly candidates in Oyo State

September 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan Sunday upheld the elections of two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) assembly members in Oyo state. The three-man tribunal led by Justice D.M Igyuse upheld the elections of Hon Olasunkanmi Babalola (PDP-Egbeda state constituency) and Hon Akeem Adeshina (PDP- Iwajowa state constituency). The duo were dragged before the tribunal by their Read More

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Plateau: Maren remains Mangu/Bokkos Reps member – Tribunal

September 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National and State Assembly election petition tribunal in Plateau, Monday, upheld the election of Representative Mr Solomon Maren of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as member representing Mangu/Bokkos federal constituency. The All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Danjuma Haruna challenged INEC for declaring Maren as winner of the February 23, 2018, national Assembly election for Mangu/Bokkos federal constituency. The petitioners had asked the Read More

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Kaduna: Ex-Rep advocates peaceful society

August 26, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Former member of House of Representatives, Hon. Usman Shehu Bawa (ABG), has urged for a better and peaceful where everybody will have sense of belonging. Shehu, who represented Kaduna North Federal Constituency in the 8th Assembly, assured all Nigerians that he will continue to contribute towards ensuring a better and peaceful society. Speaking on Monday, shortly after receiving an award of Excellence/Humanitarian Services Read More

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Lagos Assembly resumes Sanwo-Olu’s second batch of nominees’ screening

August 16, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Lagos state Assembly’s 16-man ad-hoc committee on screening of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commissioners and special advisers, Thursday resumed screening of the second batch of the nominees. The committee, headed by Rotimi Abiru, representing Somolu Constituency II, made this known in a statement in Lagos. The committee had on August 1 commenced the screening of the first batch of the cabinet Read More

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On N2trn constituency projects

August 15, 2019 Editorial III 0

The chairman Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Olasanoye, said “the country had spent N2t trillion on constituency projects in the last 19 years without commensurate results. He said this during the induction of members of Institute of Quantity Surveyors in Abuja. He further said, ICPC is tracking these projects in 12 states of the Read More

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Jos North/Bassa: Tribunal orders APC, Maitalla to open defence

August 15, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau Thursday ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Mr Haruna Maitalla, to open and close their defence today. The PDP and its candidate Mr Jonathan Dabo are challenging the victory of Maitalla at the March 9 re-run for Jos North/Bassa federal constituency of Plateau. The tribunal, which gave the order Read More

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PDP to conduct primary for Pengana constituency by-election Wednesday

July 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Plateau state chapter will on July 10 conduct its  primary election to select candidate for the Pengana constituency by-election in the state. The party’s Publicity Secretary in the state, Mr John Akans, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Jos. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed August 3 for the conduct of the Read More

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Jigawa assembly elects speaker, deputy

June 13, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Members of the Jigawa state House of Assembly have re-elected Hon Idrith Garba Kareka as speaker of the state’s 7th assembly. The new speaker emerged as the winner of the position unopposed as the members nominated him alone. Member representing Kanya Babba constituency, Hon Haladu Usman nominated Kareka for speaker of the 7th assembly and was seconded by Hon Abubakar Read More

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Maigari emerges Katsina speaker

June 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Mr Tasiu Maigari from Zango constituency has been re-elected as speaker, Katsina House of Assembly. Maigari emergence followed his nomination by Mr Aliyu Sabiu representing Mani constituency and was seconded by Ibrahim Dikko from Matazu constituency. The secret ballot system was adopted during the election conducted Monday with all the 34 members participating in the exercise. Maigari scored 18 votes Read More