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APC leadership on “Thank you” visit to Speaker Dogara ..Oyegun commends Dogara for standing behind FG, APC

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for his unflinching support and loyalty to the APC-led Federal Government. Chief Oyegun made the commendation Thursday evening when he led members of the party’s National …

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Release Nnamdi Kanu, other Biafra activists — Peter Obi •Says force not solution to agitation Release Nnamdi Kanu, other Biafra activists — Peter Obi •Says force not solution to agitation

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the release of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained Biafra activists.   Mr. Obi, while fielding questions from newsmen in Enugu on Thursday, emphasised that the use of force …

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N/Assembly ready to domesticate Kampala Convention on IDPs, Dogara assures

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has assured that the National Assembly will domesticate  the Kampala Convention Treaty on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The Speaker,  gave the assurance on Tuesday while receiving a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nigeria led …

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Recession: Ambode tasks APC Govs on meeting expectations of Nigerians …As Lagos hosts inaugural meeting of APC Secretaries to State Governments

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday charged his counterparts in the All Progressives Congress (APC) fold to devise ingenious ways and means of meeting the expectations of the people they govern. The Governor, who spoke through his Deputy, Dr (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule at the opening ceremony of the …

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86 political associations have applied for registration; 40 parties in existence today – INEC Chairman

    Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that as at  March 13, 2017, the number of political associations that have applied to be registered as political parties was put at eighty six (86).   Professor Yakubu made the disclosure during the Commission’s …

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Gombe PDP loses stalwart to APC

The Peoples  Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State has lost one of their bigwigs who joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) with thousands of his followers. Alhaji Farouk Bamusa, a founding member of the party in the state who contested the PDP Governorship Primaries in 2011, while declaring for the …

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Edo State House of Assembly: INEC issues Certificate of Return to Adenomo

AGENE GODWIN, Benin   Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Friday issued certificate of return to Mr Godwin  Ogbemudia  Adenomo as the duly elected member representing  Ovia South West Constituency, Edo State House of Assembly The Court of Appeal in its judgment last week  sacked the member representing the constituency, Hon Sunday …

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INEC: 2019 general elections hold Saturday February 16, Saturday March 2, 2019; 23 Electoral Officers on trial over Rivers re-run election suspended, placed on half pay

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, February 16, while the Governorship and State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council elections have been scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019.  This was disclosed by the Chairman of the Information and …

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House passes Federal Competition Commission Bill sponsored by Speaker Dogara …Bill To Strengthen Business Environment ….Proposes 5 year jail term/ N50m/10% turnover for violators of Competition Law ….10 years jail term/N10m for violators of Consumer Rights/10% turnover for violators of Competition Law

As part of efforts to ease the Nigerian business environment for investors and grow the economy, the House of Representatives has passed a Bill that seeks to, among other things, establish the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal to promote healthy business competition and strengthen consumer rights. The House adopted the …

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“I did not say Amaechi is corrupt and should be prosecuted” – PFN VP, Bishop Okah

The Vice President of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Bishop Simeon Okah has denounced the news ascribed to him calling on the President Muhammadu Buhari Federal Government to prosecute the former governor of Rivers State and present Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi for corruption. In a reaction signed …

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