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January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 655

January 14, 2019 3:38 PM BREAKING: PDP appoints Ekweremadu, others as Technical Advisers to Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, appointed the deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu as Technical Adviser to its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondinya, the party also named the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Mallam Sule Lamido 127

January 14, 2019 12:31 PM 2019: Bauchi lawmaker speaks on consequences of relocating collation centre

Tukur said this in a petition addressed to Bauchi INEC office obtained by DAILY POST on Monday. The lawmaker added that it’s a gross violation of the Nigerian constitution for INEC to relocate collation centre away from Zwall with the allege tacit support of the All Progressives Congress. “As a representative of my people in Tafawa Balewa, I should be officially 124

January 10, 2019 8:27 PM 2019 budget: What Ambode must do – Lagos Assembly

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday insisted that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode must appear before it and properly present the 2019 Appropriation Bill in line with legislative procedure and constitution. This resolution followed observations raised at its sitting, after the Clerk of the House, Mr Azeez Sanni, read a correspondence from Ambode on the presentation 117

January 4, 2019 7:55 PM 2019: Enugu PDP strategizes to sweep polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Enugu State has resolved to make a clean sweep of the 2019 polls in the State. To this end, the party has decided to embark on mass mobilsation and fundraising at all levels in the State to ensure robust campaign. The Director-General of the Enugu State Campaign Organisation, Dr. Charles Egumgbe, made this known after 113

December 29, 2018 3:37 PM Adamawa Deputy Speaker, Majority Leader sacked

The Speaker Adamawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa said the deputy speaker and majority leader have all been sacked. Mijinyawa in a telephone interview told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, in Yola said that the Deputy Majority Leader of the House was equally removed. “The Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Emmanuel 105

December 27, 2018 6:01 PM Tears of joy as Gov. Ugwuanyi visits victims of fire outbreak, donates N6m, relief materials

Tears of joy flowed on the faces of the devastated victims of the recent fire outbreak at Ugboezeji and Ugboye in Abakpa Nike, Enugu, when Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi visited them to sympathize and offer assistance to overcome their challenges. The fire burnt down widows of an apartment, those of two other families and shops belonging to four furniture makers 82

December 26, 2018 2:12 PM Dogara at 51: What Saraki told House of Reps Speaker

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has hailed the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on the occasion of his 51st birthday. The Senate President commended Dogara’s leadership qualities and statesmanship. Saraki tweeted, “Happy 51st Birthday to Speaker of the House of Representives, Rt. Hon. @YakubDogara. “As you mark another 75

December 25, 2018 7:18 AM Gov. Lalong presents 2019 appropriation bill of N148.7bn to Plateau Assembly

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, on Monday presented the 2019 appropriation bill of over N148.7 billion to the State House of Assembly. Presenting the budget before the State Assembly, Lalong said the appropriation bill is christened “Budget of Rescue and Infrastructural Growth”. According to the Governor, the 2019 budget has increased by over N2.4 billion 82

December 24, 2018 1:26 PM Christmas: Dogara preaches love, peace to Nigerians

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerians in this Christmas celebration to imbibe the spirit of the season, which is the love of God for humanity. In a Christmas message to Nigerians through his Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker noted that it was because of the love of God for humanity 73