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Lagos Assembly confirms Ambode’s Commissioner, Special Adviser-nominees, Steve Ayorinde, Deji Tinubu, Jide Idris, Durosinmi-Etti, Dabiri, Bamgbetan, others ready to go

Lagos State House of Assembly, on Thursday, confirmed the 37 nominees of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers. The confirmation followed the presentation of the report of the Assembly’s Ad-hoc Screening Committee led by Mr Wasiu Esinlokun-Sanni, (APC-Lagos Island 2), and its adoption. Esinlokun-Sanni, who read …

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Bayelsa polls: APC stockpiling weapons, recruiting cultists – Ijaw Youths

A socio-political organisation, Ijaw Youths Democratic Association (IYDI), has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State is allegedly stockpiling weapons and recruiting cultists with a view to unleashing mayhem on innocent citizens to rig the forthcoming governorship election in its favour. The group also claimed …

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Gov. Dickson constitutes Burial Committee for late Alamieyeseigha

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has constituted a burial planning committee for the late first civilian governor of the state, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who died, penultimate Saturday, at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH). The committee, according to a statement, Wednesday, by Dickson’s Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, will …

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NASS to re-transmit constitution amendment bill for presidential assent – Dogara; as Reps approve independent candidates for future elections

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that the fourth constitution amendment bill would be re-transmitted to the president for assent. A statement issued by the Speaker’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, said the Speaker revealed this when he received report of …

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