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National Assembly, NESG, NBA to mark NASSBER

The National Assembly will Monday June 5, commemorate the first year anniversary of the National Assembly Business Environment Roundtable (NASSBER), with activities that include an interactive session to explore and discuss legislative interventions to actualise the theme: “Creating Opportunity through Legislation” for local businesses. The Special Assistant (New Media) to the Senate President, Bamikole …

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Wike accuses former Governor Amaechi of forming new cult group; Governor Wike goes mad again – Amaechi

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the immediate past governor of the state has formed a new cult group with the motive of creating security crisis in the state.  Speaking  during the commissioning of the Kpopie-Bodo Road  in Gokana Local Government Area on Monday  as part of activities to …

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House Considering Bills on Electronic, Diaspora Voting ahead of 2019 – Speaker Dogara ….Says effective legal framework key to credible elections

  Nigerians in Diaspora may be able to vote in the next election cycle, Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives, has said. The revelation came on Monday during a public hearing by the House committee on electoral and political parties’ matters. The committee, headed by Hon. Aishatu Jibril …

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Re-elect performing legislators to improve quality of representation, development, Dogara tells electorates … N/Assembly supports constitutional role for traditional rulers …why we introduced Zonal intervention initiatives

For the Nigerian legislature to be able to deliver more quality representation and live up to the expectation of its constituents, Nigerians must make concious efforts to stop the high turnover rate of lawmakers, Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said. Dogara said this during a courtesy visit …

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Crisis looms in Cameroon as Southerners demand independence status

  Fresh trouble appears imminent in the Republic of Cameroon as Southern Cameroon, an English-speaking people on Friday demanded restoration of their sovereignty.    They also raised the alarm over alleged planned genocide against their people by citizens of the Republic of Cameroon.  Speaking in Abuja at a press conference, representatives of …

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Stop behaving like a baby, N’ Delta Group tells Wike …Says he’s an agent of destabilisation

 A group, Niger Delta Advocacy and Good Governance Watch (NDAGGW) on Friday blamed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for fanning the embers of disunity in the Niger Delta region through his reckless and unguarded statements.  The NDAGGW in a statement by its President, Kinikan Charles Worgu and Secretary, Akpobome Gibson, …

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30 year olds will soon be eligible to run for president – Dogara; Says: Youth unemployment gives us nightmares

Hon Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has  assured that the House is committed to passing the #NotTooYoungToRun# bill in order to lower the age requirements for electives offices to ensure youth inclusion in politics and leadership. Addressing the plenary session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament in Abuja …

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Desist from flimsy excuses, Gov. Wike tells APC ▪Flags off dredging/sand filling, land reclamation in Abalama and Bakana towns

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) to assume the responsibility of performance conferred on them by their victory during the 2015 Presidential election and desist from giving flimsy excuses. Governor Wike spoke on Friday while flagging off the dredging/sand filling and reclamation of …

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