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Lagos assembly ponders health insurance scheme

Adeyemi Ikuforiji: House speaker

Suru Avoseh, the chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Health, said on Friday the committee was proposing a bill for the state’s health insurance scheme. He made this known to NAN in Lagos on the sideline of the ongoing Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association’s 54th Annual General Meeting (AGM). NAN […]

Impeachment: Buhari Blasts Jonathan


Former military Head of State and leader of opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan over the gale of impeachments ostensibly masterminded by his government across the country. Buhari was reacting to the impeachment of APC  Governor, Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and the impending impeachment of another […]

Edo PDP led assembly directs release of LG allocations

Deputy Speaker, Festus Ebea

The PDP legislators in Edo Assembly, have passed a resolution directing Lucky James, Commissioner for Local Government to release allocations meant for local government councils to pay workers salaries. NAN reports that Festus Ebea, deputy speaker, is the leader of the PDP led faction in the House. The minority PDP legislators hold their plenary in […]

Money Laundering: Ikuforiji Knows Fate 26 Sept.

Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly

Akin Kuponiyi Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji and his personal assistant Oyebode Atoyebi standing trial before a Federal High Court in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, on money laundering related offences, will know their fate on 26 September as the court has fixed that day for ruling on whether they have a case […]

Nyako’s Impeachment: Muslim Council, traditional rulers want dialogue

Governor Murtala Nyako

The Muslim Council of Nigeria in Adamawa has called for dialogue in resolving the dispute between the state legislature and executive arms in the interest of peace, unity and development in the state. The call came after the state House of Assembly constituted a seven-man panel led by the state Acting Chief Judge, Justice Ambrose […]

Nyako’s Impending Impeachment


After weeks of shoving, the Adamawa State House of Assembly last week mandated the state’s Chief Judge, Justice  Ambrose Mamadi, to institute a panel to look into allegations of gross misconduct levelled against Governor Murtala Nyako and his deputy, James Bala Ngilari. The action, they said, is based on the constitutional provision which empowers the […]

Flood Renders 50 Families Homeless

•a flooded area in a Nigerian town

Flood waters that overflowed a drainage system have displaced more than 50 families in Orihionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, a legislator has said. Mr. Friday Ogierhiakhi (PDP-Oriohiomwon) made this known on Tuesday in Benin, during plenary held by PDP legislators at the state House of Assembly. He said that the flood sacked the […]

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