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Anambra massacre: Saraki condoles with families of victims – Says “Perpetrators must be brought to justice”

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed deep sadness over the massacre that occurred at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Anambra State on Sunday. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu,  Saraki stated that the killing of worshippers represents the purest …

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Enugu to conduct council poll Nov 4

From; Madu Ezenoha, Enugu The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has fixed November , 2017 for the conduct of local government election in the 17 councils in the state . Chairman of the Commission, Dr Mike Ajogwu (SAN) announced the date when the Commission hosted major stakeholders including leaders …

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We have overwhelming evidence of Amaechi’s corrupt acts says Gov. Wike; Vows to shut hotels used for electoral fraud

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the evidence of corruption  against  the immediate past Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is  so overwhelming that the Minister of Transportation  admitted to  them publicly. Addressing the 106th Quarterly Meeting of the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers in …

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Dogara seeks overhaul of architecture of policing in Nigeria….Insists on demilitarisation, proper equipping of Police… Says House to amend Constitution to limit Presidential powers

Worried about the spate of insecurity; rampant kidnappings, terrorism, civil strife and threats to Nigeria’s corporate existence, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for proper equipping, staffing and training of men of the Nigeria Police. Speaking while opening a public hearing organised by the House …

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SERAP drags Dogara to UN over ‘repressive bill to regulate, crackdown on civil society’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs urging them to “put meaningful pressure on the leadership of the National Assembly in Nigeria particularly the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, to immediately withdraw the repressive bill to establish …

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LG polls: Ambode votes in Epe, says Nigeria must deepen democratic values …Commends Lagosians for peaceful conduct

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday cast his vote in the local government elections in the State, saying that it was only through such process that Nigeria can make meaningful progress and deepen its democratic values.  The Governor, who arrived his polling unit at Ogunmodede Junior and Senior …

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Senate to partner Refugee Commission on IDPs, Migrants

The Senate has expressed its total commitment to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) to ensure effective coordination of intervention efforts geared  towards protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of migrants and IDPs in the country. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, made the remarks …

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PDP reconciliation c’ttee holds valedictory session, Dickson visits Makarfi …Gov gets encomiums from Makarfi for service to the PDP

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Reconciliation Committee and Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday held a valedictory session with the members of the committee. The session, which was sequel to the dissolution of the committee, was held at his Maitama Lodge in Abuja and attended by almost …

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