Okoba death: Autopsy gives Police clean bill of health

April 22, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Bayelsa State Government has received the report of the panel set up last month to unravel the cause of the death of one Mr Samuel Okoba from Ovom community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state. The report was presented to the Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo in Government House, Yenagoa on Thursday by the Vice Chancellor of Read More

Lawan mourns Haruna Maitala

April 3, 2021 Taiye Odewale, 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,  has sent his condolences to the family and friends of Hon. Haruna Maitala who died on Friday in an auto crash. Lawan in the condolence message, said he  was saddened by the tragic news of the demise of Hon. Maitala who until his death represented Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency at the Federal House Read More

Jigawa lawmaker empowers 600 constituents

March 30, 2021 Muhammad Aliyu. 0

To justify his resolve to boost education and make his constituent self-reliant, the member representing Y’ankwashi constituency at the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abduraham Alkassim, has donated 300 bycles to 600 hundred junior and senior secondary school students and primary school pupils to facilitate their educational pursuit. The lawmaker at the handing over of the bicycles to the Read More

Policewoman shot during Ekiti bye-election dead

March 23, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Police sergeant, Bukola Olawoye, shot during the House of Assembly bye-election for Ekiti East Constituency 1 has passed on. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the death of the officer to Channels Television. The officer died on Monday evening at Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti. Abutu added that the officer was shot by a group Read More

Revealed! How Armed Forces Commission caused commotion in Senate 

March 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Amid commotion over a bill seeking for the establishment of Armed Forces Service Commission (AFSC), the Senate in avoiding division, hurriedly went into closed door session last week Wednesday. TAIYE  ODEWALE reports . The hope of the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe ( PDP Abia South ), to get his bill seeking for establishment of Armed Forces Service Commission (AFSC) pass for Read More

Medical tourism to end soon – House Committee Chair

March 18, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Chairman House Committee on Health Institutions at the 9th National Assembly and Member Representing Ideato North and Ideato South federal constituency, Hon. Dr. Paschal Chigozie Obi, has assured that medical tourism will soon be a thing of the past  in the country.  Hon. Obi gave the assurance in Abuja when he led the committee members on an oversight visit Read More

Updated: FEC approves $1.5bn for rehabilitation of Port Harcourt refinery

March 17, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved $1.5 billion for the rehabilitation of the largest refining company in the country, Port Harcourt Refinery.Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting in Abuja. He said rehabilitation would be done in Read More

Niger Assembly investigates withheld 30,000 NECO candidates’ results

March 16, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Niger state House of Assembly has mandated its Committee on education and that of Legislative Compliance to investigate the withholding of results of 30,000 candidates from public schools in the state who sat for the National Examination Council (NECO) Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) in 2019 and 2020. The resolution to institute the probe was taken at the plenary Read More

I’ll continue to address constituency needs – Magaji

March 16, 2021 Abubakar Labaran 0

The member representing Zango Kataf/Jaba Federal Constituency, Mr. Amos Gwamna Magaji, says he will continue to address identified basic needs undermining the development of the area in addition to his primary duty of law making. Magaji said this while handing over various completed constituency projects to different communities. He observed that priority is often misplaced when projects that do not Read More

INEC to engage NASS on electoral constituencies- Yakubu

March 16, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained that it is preparing to engage with the leadership of the National Assembly on the issue of division, revision and alteration of electoral constituencies in Nigeria. Chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, who stated this Tuesday, at the consultative meeting with labour unions and professional associations, said the commission’s discussion paper Read More

2023: Give presidential ticket to Wike, Reps member tells PDP

March 15, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

A member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf, has expressed desire to see Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike fly presidential flag of the leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections. According to the lawmaker representing Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency of Kogi State, in spite of prevailing challenges across the federation, Wike has continue to impact positively Read More

Bawa: Sentiments on youth participation and anti-corruption in Nigeria

March 11, 2021 Ibrahim Faruk 0

The appointment, nomination and confirmation of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) makes history as Mr. Bawa, born 40 years ago, is the youngest person to ever lead the organization which has been without a substantive head since November 2015. The news of his appointment, however, was largely overshadowed by his age Read More

Dogara resigned officially from PDP – Spokesperson

January 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi state has stated that the former speaker of the house of representatives and member representing Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro local governments Yakubu Dogara has officially resigned from the party. State PDP publicity secretary Yayanuwa Zainabari stated this while reacting to the pronouncement by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the former Read More

Ajaokuta/NIOMCO ‘ll revolutionise Nigeria’s industrial activity – Gov. Bello

August 11, 2020 Oyibo Salihu 0

Kogi state Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello has said that the revitalization of Ajaokuta Steel Company and National Iron Ore Mining Company (NIOMCO) in Itakpe would revolutionize the country’s industrial activities The Governor stated this on Monday in Lokoja while receiving a delegation of the House of Representative Committee on steel development led by its chairman and member representing Ankpa Federal Read More

Breaking: APC’s Danbaba wins Nasarawa constituency bye election

August 8, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Ismail Danbaba, has been declared winner of the bye election into Nasarawa central state constituency in Nasarawa sate held August ,8 2020. The returning officer, Mr. Iiyasu Umar, who announced the results on Saturday night in Nasarawa local government area said the APC candidate scored 7,475 to defeat Mr. Bage Nuhu of Peoples Read More

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