Governors to raise team to interface with NASS on state police

— 15th February 2018 Juliana  Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to nominate a team to interface with National Assembly over the creation of State Police. The governors took the decision during their meeting yesterday at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja. At the close of a two-day summit on national security organised […]

Benue killings by the infidels: Senate summons IGP

ULTIMATUM ON BENUE KILLINGS : Senate summons IGP — 1st February 2018 •Buhari faults lawmakers’ position Fred Itua, Abuja Twenty-four hours after the expiration of an ultimatum given to Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to arrest perpetrators of recent killings in Benue State, the Senate yesterday ordered its Committee on Police Affairs to summon […]

Ekweremadu opens can of worms, indicts Buhari, APC

Ekweremadu opens can of worms, indicts Buhari, APC — 27th January 2018 Fred Itua, Abuja The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, at the weekend, descended heavily on President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government aand the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of going after key opposition figures, shortly after it took over powers in 2015. […]

Plot to sack Saraki thickens

A grand plot to remove Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, is in the works and is being allegedly championed by a former governor and a serving senator.

This is even as meetings are said to have been held to actualise the removal.

The plot was said to have been weaved around the former governor and other key players, especially on the roles they are expected to play.

End fuel queues in one week –Senate tells FG, NNPC

— 26th January 2018 •NASS is broke, says Saraki Fred Itua, Abuja Senate has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to, within one week, end long queues in fuel stations across the country. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of an interim report of its Joint Committee […]

Bauchi youths accost Dogara, demand ‘Christmas money’

— 31st December 2017 (By Paul Orude – BAUCHI) Some youth, in Bauchi, on Sunday, accosted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, along the Bauchi-Tafawa Balewa Road to demand for money from the number four citizen. The violent-looking youths  mounted roadblocks around Kagadama area of Yelwa at about 3:00 pm as Dogara’s convoy, […]

Mrs Jonathan: Reps insist on list of accounts under litigation

THE House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to make available the list of accounts belonging to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan that are not under litigation. House of Representatives The lawmakers made the request following allegation by the petitioner that the EFCC has repeatedly […]

Group tasks House of Reps on people-oriented laws

— 20th December 2017 A non-governmental group, the Global Youth Scheme Acquisition and Poverty Eradication Organisation (GYSAPEO), has called on the House of Representatives to focus more on enacting people oriented laws rather than those that would cut off the people at the grassroots from governance. Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization, […]

At 55, Saraki’s a distinguished Nigerian – Buhari

— 20th December 2017 President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki as he celebrated his 55th birthday. In a birthday message, President Buhari described Saraki as a distinguished Nigerian who had made his mark in the political scene of Nigeria. President Buhari wrote on his twitter handle @MBuhari: […]

Opposition lawmakers stage walkout, as PDP Rep joins APC

— 20th December 2017 From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja House of Representatives members  elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) staged a walkout from the plenary yesterday  following the defection of Nnanna Igbokwe to the All Progressives Congress (APC). They were joined by their colleagues elected on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) […]

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