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Court bars cross-carpeting lawmakers from leadership change

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Nnamdi Felix/Abuja A Nigerian Federal High Court siting in Abuja on Monday held that lawmakers who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the opposition party, All Progressive Congress, APC, cannot lawfully alter the composition or leadership of the House of Representatives which is dominated by the PDP. The PDP which was rattled by […]

Verdict on defected PDP lawmakers strange, says Gbajabiamila

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Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila of the All Progressives Congress has described Monday’s ruling by the Federal High Court, Abuja as a strange judgment that turned law on its head. In reflecting on the judgment he said the judgment is a product of error of court the lawmakers would be willing […]

The Odds Against Polytechnic Education


By Tayo Ogunbiyi Universally, polytechnic education is meant to provide technical learning that could assist a society in meeting its industrial aspirations. One distinctive mark of polytechnic education is the strong emphasis on practice-based learning. Work attachment is included as part of the practical curriculum and this can vary from the usual 6 – 8 […]

CBN submits 2014 budget to National Assembly

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday submitted and defended its 2014 budget proposal before the House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Finance. It was the first time that the CBN would do so. The budget was presented to the house by Mr Suleiman Barau, Deputy Governor in charge of Corporate Services, who […]

Nigeria French Neighbours Are Giving Cover To Boko Haram


Senator Zanna Ahmed Khalifa, represent Borno Central in the National Assembly. In this interview with SOLA ADEOLA, he speaks about the effects of the Boko Haram insurgency on the people of Borno State, why it has been difficult to tackle the insurgents and other issues.  Very recently, there were reports that you cried after you […]

Time To Halt Mudslinging In The National Assembly


In the last couple of weeks, defections and counter-defections in the National Assembly have hogged the news headlines non-stop. The most prominent being that of a group of 11 senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who have indicated interest to cross-carpet to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC,  through a […]

2015 Elections: 5,000 Thugs Train In Lagos

•Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko

Kazeem Ugbodaga & Eromosele Ebhomele It has been revealed that at least 5,000 youths are currently being trained in Lagos State, southwest Nigeria as political thugs in preparation for the 2015 general elections. P.M.NEWS investigation revealed that the youths were being recruited and trained under the name of FERMA Federal Task Force at the Old […]

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