Saraki Condemns Killing of Aid Worker in Borno …Calls for Rescue of Leah Sharibu President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condemned the killing of Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa – the humanitarian worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – by Boko Haram terrorists. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, Saraki stated that the killing of aid workers represents a new low by Boko Haram insurgents, while calling for immediate action by the military toRead More
Dogara Dumps APC, To Contest Under PDP Looks like APC national chairman Adams Oshiomole will be battling both Senate president Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara when the national assembly resumes from its long vacation. It will be epic.
PRESIDENT Muhammadu that were passed by the National Assembly and forwarded to him to sign into law. Other bills that he refused to sign into law were the Courts and Tribunals (Standard Scale of Fines) Bill of 2017; National Child Protection and Enforcement Agency, NCPEA Bill of 2018 and Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund (Amendment) Bill of 2018. These were contained in separate letters to the Senate and dated July 9, 2018. The letters were read, yesterday, during plenary by the President of the Senate, Dr. BukolaRead More
IGP sends high powered delegation of a DIG and other Senior Police Officers to apologize to the Elder statesman
Further to the earlier Press Statement from the Nigeria Police Force on the directives of the Inspector General of Police for immediate detention and Investigation of the Four(4) Police Personnel (including a Senior Police Officer) and an informant involved in the unauthorized, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the Search of Chief Edwin Clark’s Residence in Asokoro, Abuja, today 4th September, 2018. 2. The IGP as stated in the Press Statement was not aware and did not authorize the search and has therefore sent a delegation of Senior Police Officers,Read More
The joint committee on INEC on Thursday in quest to harmonize inec 2019 budget, suggested to the leadership of the National Assembly and committee on appropriation to source the funding of INEC budget for 2019 general election through virement from other service-wide votes under the special intervention programme (Recurrent) to ease consideration and avoid increase in the size of the 2018 expenditure frame work. The joint committee considered the request by Mr President for the first component of the election budget of #143,512,529.00 to be vired under the 2018Read More
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 27 chairmanship seats in the just concluded local government elections in Imo State. Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (ISIEC), Mr Ethelbert Ebebuchi, revealed this on Sunday in Owerri. Mr Ebebuchi made the disclosure while announcing the results of the elections at the ISIEC Headquarters along Orlu Road in the state capital. The polls conducted by the electoral body on Saturday were the first in the state in the last seven years.
The fortunes of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have swelled in Abia State with the defection of Nkeiru Onyejeocha, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the party. Also, about six other lawmakers in the House of Representatives and Abia State House of Assembly are discussing with leaders of the APC in Abia State for their possible defection to the party. Hon. Onyejeocha, representing Isuikwuato/Ummunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State, formally registered for the APC in her ward on Wednesday after being convinced byRead More
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country from his 10-day vacation in London. The presidential aircraft touched down on Saturday evening at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Ahead of his arrival, a Guard of Honor was mounted at the airport to receive the President who departed Nigeria for the United Kingdom on August 3. Prior to his trip, President Buhari had handed over power to the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, in acting capacity while he was away.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara was on Tuesday absent as the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) met with the caucus of the National Assembly members to discuss issues rocking the Red Chambers. The development came just as Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, argued that the National Assembly must reconvene immediately for the sake of national interest. The meeting attended by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuff Lasun, Gbajabiamila, Majority Leader in the Senate, SenatorRead More
nassneews confirmed that some of those sponsored by Senator Saraki are already in Saudi Arabia, awaiting the arrival of their sponsor. Among the pilgrims is a female politician, who spoke with one of our correspondents from Saudi Arabia, explaining that they were shocked to learn that the man who facilitated their trip could no longer join them as expected. “Oloye is supposed to be with us but from the news we are hearing from home, it is certain that he is not coming here again. Saudi authorities are closing theRead More