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PDP Lied Over Alleged Interference With Election Tribunals —APC

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, APC, National Publicity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of engaging in brazen lies by alleging interference by the security agencies with cases before election petition tribunals, calling the allegation a futile attempt by the PDP to pull the wool over the eyes of Nigerians. In a statement issued in Lagos on […]

Lawmakers, Agency Seek Budget Transparency

John Gaul Lebo

Reuben Bojor/Calabar The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon John Gaul Lebo, has pledged the preparedness of the state Assembly to partner with the Budget Transparency & Accountability Initiative – Nigeria (BTAN) and other related bodies in the fiscal scrutiny of the state’s budgets. Lebo made the pledge recently in […]

Tension In Rivers Over Council Dissolution

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Tension has gripped local government councils of Rivers State, southern Nigeria, as 22 Caretaker Committee chairmen cleared by the Rivers House of Assembly and inaugurated by Governor Nyesom Wike last night at Government House attempt to takeover from their counterparts that were sacked by a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt. Our […]

Obasa Congratulates Ambode, APC On Tribunal’s Verdict

Mudashiru Obasa

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has described the victory of the Governor of the state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the state Elections Petitions Tribunal as well deserved. Speaking with journalists in Lagos after the tribunal’s verdict, Obasa stated that the tribunal […]

Wike To Go After Cult Gangs, Their Properties

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

After 30 days in the saddle as the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has vowed to make the state uncomfortable for members of secret cults with an executive bill to be forwarded to the House of Assembly. The proposed bill which, seeks to amend the  Rivers State Secret Cults and Similar Activities Prohibition Law […]

Obasa Condoles With Senator Mamora Over Mom’s Death

Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has sent a message of condolence to the former Speaker of the Assembly, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, over the death of Mamora’s mother. Senator Mamora’s mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Mamora, died on Wednesday, 17 June, 2015 at the age of 93. Rt. Hon. Obasa, […]

Lagos Assembly introduces Yoruba language in schools

Lagos House of Assembly

Eromosele Ebhomele The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday asked the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to begin a compulsory teaching of Yoruba language in all primary and secondary schools in the state. This is in a bid to save the language from going into extinction. The House urged that the language should be introduced […]

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