Reps laments FG’s lopsided appointments

House of Representatives. Photo/FACEBOOK/SPEAKERGBAJA By Msugh Ityokura, Abuja The House of Representatives, yesterday, lamented lopsided appointment of people from a particular zone of the country into leadership positions, saying the development is a clear violation of the nation’s constitution. The House drew the Federal Government’s attention to what it described as “unfair, unjust and inequitable contravention […]

Ohanaeze Ndigbo demands apology, restitution from Bulkachuwa over alleged attack on Igbo

Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa By Lawrence Njoku (Enugu) and Nnamdi Akpa (Abakaliki) Canvasses extension of SULHU programme to IPOB Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has demanded an unreserved apology and restitution from theSenate Committee Chairman on Foreign Affairs, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, over alleged inflammatory remarks against Ndigbo. Ohanaeze Ndigboalso called on President of the Senate, Ahmed […]

Senator Mantu dies of COVID-19, buried with COVID protocol

Ibrahim Mantu dies at 74 of COVID-19 “Another friend and colleague dies of COVID. Please let’s continue to stay safe” Mantu’s death shocked many of his political acquaintances, colleagues and friends. Condolence messages and tributes have been pouring in to mourn him and celebrate his political contributions to Nigeria. One of his colleagues in the […]

Picture: Spineless Nigerian Senator from Delta, James Manager, kneels before treasury looter, convicted felon and criminal, James Ibori, ex Delta gov

The Senator representing Delta South Senatorial District in the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator James Manager, has been captured in a picture on his knees before a former Delta State Governor, Chief Onanefe James Ibori, most likely in his Oghara residence. The 61-year-old senator who has been representing his constituency since 2003, in […]

Senate okay 20-year jail sentence for those caught ballot-snatching

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan Kayode Oyero 13 July 2021 The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill seeking to establish the Electoral Offences Commission and okayed 20-year jail term for candidates caught snatching ballot materials. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission. […]

Reps move to strip President of powers over ministries, agencies of govt

By Tordue Salem – Abuja A Bill for an Act to delete section 315 of the 1999 Constitution that gives the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Governors the powers to “modify” laws relating to the administration of ministries and agencies of government, is before the House of Representatives. The Bill entitled: Constitution […]

Onochie is a British citizen, cannot be INEC commissioner in Nigeria, CSOs tells NASS

Onochie is a British citizen, cannot be INEC commissioner in Nigeria, CSOs tells NASS By Matthew Ogune, Abuja A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) Wednesday asked the National Assembly to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) commissioner because she is a British citizen. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja […]

It is unconstitutional for NASS to fix its salaries, court declares

By Silver Nwokoro Delivering judgment in a suit filed by the chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section of Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Monday Ubani and John Nwoku, Justice Chuka Obiozor held that National Assembly Service Commission lacks the power to so do. The plaintiffs had prayed the court through an originating summon to […]

Court sentences Ex-Federal Lawmaker, Farouk Lawan to 7 years in prison over $3 million bribe

  Farouk Lawan in court thecable A High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced Farouk Lawan, former chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, to seven years imprisonment over the $3 million bribery charges preferred against him by the Nigerian government. Lawan, as the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad […]

Unease in Senate as Senators Plot to Remove Lawan

North-west may clinch top post By Adedayo Akinwale In an impending major realignment in the Senate, senators have started consultations on a possible leadership change that could see President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, shoved out of office, THISDAY learnt last night. A member of the House of Representatives, representing Esan North-east/Esan South-east Federal […]

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