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Sokoto Assembly promises speedy passage of 2016 budget

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and an APC chieftain

The Chairman, Sokoto State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Alhaji Bello Yabo, on Friday said the legislature would ensure speedy passage of the state’s 2016 budget proposal of N174.39 billion. Yabo made the pledge in an interview with NAN in Sokoto shortly after the conclusion of the 2016 budget defence by ministries, […]

Amosun gets approval to unveil new state logo

The new logo for Ogun State

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Ogun State House of Assembly has granted approval to the Governor IBikunle Amosun’s request to change the state logo in celebration of the state’s 40th anniversary. In a letter sent to the House by the governor on 4 January 2016, he stated that, “our beloved state will be 40 years on 3rd February, […]

Aregbesola restructures ministries into 12, notifies House of Assembly

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State

The Governor Of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, has notified the State House of Assembly of the restructuring of the state’s machinery of government reducing the state’s ministries to 12 in the process. He has also announced the creation of a new ministry while merging some existing ones. In a letter of notification forwarded to the Speaker […]

Kogi embattled Speaker, Lawal, sues for peace

Momoh-Jimoh Lawal

Embattled Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Alhaji Momoh-Jimoh Lawal, on Tuesday appealed to members to sheath their swords and close ranks to move the state forward. Lawal made the call in his speech during the presentation of the 2016 Budget by Governor Idris Wada on the floor of the house in Lokoja. He described […]

Rivers Speaker resigns after passing Wike’s budget

Rivers State House of Assembly

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Speaker of Rivers House, Ikunyi Owaji-Ibani, representing Andoni Constituency resign a moment ago shortly after presiding over the 2016 budget presentation by Governor Nyesom Wike at about 5:30pm today. The Speaker made the surprise announcement after presiding over the hurried presentation of the 2016 citing “personal reasons”. Immediately after the resignation […]

Adamawa assembly members get N1bn for constituency projects

Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State

Adamawa Government has approved N1 billion for the state House of Assembly for the execution of constituency projects in 2016, says the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Ahmad Sajoh. Sajoh made this known on Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the outcome the State Executive Council meeting. He said that the money had been captured in […]

Speaker Kogi House of Assembly impeached

Momoh Jimoh-Lawal

Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Momoh Jimoh-Lawal has been impeached. He was removed after 17 out of the 25 members removed him. But he has denied his impeachment. He said the signatures of lawmakers that reportedly supported his impeachment were forged, saying the police will be invited to investigate the matter. “I remain […]



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