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December 9, 2018 11:36 AM Senator Ahmed Aruwa is dead

Former Senator who represented Kaduna Central from 1999 – 2007, Ahmed Aruwa is dead. According to Daily Trust, the former Senator died around 4:30 am at a private hospital in Barnawa Kaduna State. Confirming the death, a brother to the deceased, Suleiman Kuta said his funeral prayer would take place at Sultan Bello Mosque Kaduna. Kuta said the deceased 14

December 9, 2018 6:42 AM 2019: Ben Bruce reacts as Peter Obi’s account gets frozen, attacks EFCC

Ben Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East has condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for freezing the account belonging to Atiku Abubakar’s running mate, Peter Obi. The Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) had on Saturday in a statement cried out over the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to its Vice presidential 13

December 8, 2018 5:54 PM Shehu Sani reacts as Nuhu Ribadu bags international award on anti-corruption

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has congratulated the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, for his Global Anti-Corruption award. Ribadu bagged the outstanding award on anti-corruption campaign, which was administered by Doha, Qatar-based think tank, Rule of Law and Anti-corruption 20

December 8, 2018 6:24 AM Buhari approves NYSC, Law school for National Open University graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. With the assent, graduates of the NOUN can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School. Presidential Assistant on National Assembly 21

December 7, 2018 8:25 PM Why Buhari should not be taken seriously- Atiku reacts to refusal to assent Electoral Amendment Bill

This was disclosed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang. Addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Enang refused to state Buhari’s reasons for his action. Atiku on his Twitter page, urged Nigerians not to take President Buhari assurance of a free and fair 2019 election 19

December 5, 2018 9:27 AM 2019: Why Igbo in Lagos should vote massively for APC – Ex-PDP member

A member representing Oshodi-Isolo Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Jude Chukwuemeka Idimogu, has given reasons the Igbo living and doing business or raising their children in Lagos should cast their votes for the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the 2019 election. According to Idimogu, it is only in so doing that members 21

December 4, 2018 11:08 AM National Assembly staff boo Ekweremadu, stop sitting

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu was Tuesday booed by protesting members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, in the National Assembly. Immediately the DSP entered the lobby through the back entrance, protesters encircled him and his security details as they shouted: “no sitting, no plenary, go and bring 21

December 4, 2018 7:14 AM Imo APC crisis: Why I will never recognize Madumere as my deputy – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has vowed not to recognize Prince Eze Madumere as his Deputy. Both men had earlier clashed at a burial ceremony of the mother to Senator Osita Izunaso, Florence, at Ohuba in Oru West Local Government Area in the state over the governor’s failure to recognize his deputy. At that event, the governor refused to recognize 27

December 3, 2018 4:29 PM Senator Jang declines EFCC invitation, gives reasons

The immediate past governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North, Jonah Jang, on Monday said he will not honour an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), instructing him to report to its Kano office on December 5, 2018. The senator’s decision to turn down the invitation was said to be on the strength of an ongoing 21

November 29, 2018 9:19 AM JAMB now ‘free of pythons, anacondas’ – Shehu Sani reacts to reduction of NECO fees

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Thursday reacted to Federal Government’s reduction of the cost of application forms for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. Recall that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had yesterday announced the reduction of fee after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting 20