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    Southwest governor, Oshinowo working against Ambode’s second term, alleges Oki – The Guardian Ng

    Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Fouad Oki, yesterday, alleged a Southwest governor and the lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Bayo Oshinowo, … Read more via...
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    Niger Assembly approves governor’s N3.2 billion loan request – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Niger State House of Assembly on Thursday approved Governor Abubakar Bello’s request to access a loan of N3.2 billion from Zenith bank. The House passed the resolution through a voice vote following a letter read in plenary by the Speaker, Ahmed Marafa. According to … Read more via...
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    Ayade reacts to death of Cross River lawmaker, Ukpukpen – Daily Post Newspaper

    The Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade has expressed sadness over the death of Mr Steven Ukpukpen, lawmaker representing Obudu.... Read more via Daily Post Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Mace Stolen from Gombe Assembly – Thisdaylive

    In what looked like a repeat of the April 18 incident at the Senate, the mace of the Gombe State House of Assembly was yesterday stolen during plenary. The legislative symbol of authority was snatched during a sitting to remove the Minority Leader of the assembly, Ahmed Haruna, who … Read...
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    Ondo Assembly reverses Impeachment of Deputy Speaker after Governor Akeredolu intervenes– Bellanaija

    The Ondo State House of Assembly has reinstated Iroju Ogundeji barely 24 hours after he was impeached from the post, Punch reports. Ogundeji had on Tuesday been impeached after allegations of … Read more via BellaNaija – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Police Arraign Ebonyi Lawmaker for Alleged Certificate Forgery – Thisdaylive

    Chief Whip of Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Hon. Chike Imo Ogiji was yesterday arraigned before Abakaliki Magistrate court for alleged an certificate forgery. Ogiji was arrested and detained by the police before he was arraigned yesterday. He faced a four count charge of … Read more via...
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    Senate Declares IGP Enemy Of Democracy, Unfit To Hold Office • Channels Television –...

    The Senate has declared the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, as an ‘enemy of democracy’ and that he is unfit to hold a public office. Senate President Bukola Saraki announced this on Wednesday during plenary at the Upper Chamber of … Read more via Channels Television –...
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    2019: As Lawmakers Jitter Over Death Wave In NASS – Leadership Newspaper

    Recently, several sudden deaths have occurred in the 8th National Assembly and the lawmakers – Senators and members of the House of Representatives, are jittery especially now that the 2019 election year is approaching. Solomon Ayado writes It is a reality that nobody wishes to die and...
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    Politics Governor Ajimobi Proposes N267.4Bn For Oyo 2018 Fiscal Year

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Thursday, presented a budget proposal of N267.4billion to the state House of Assembly for 2018 fiscal year. The appropriation bill tagged: Budget of Stabilisation, is N60.4billion higher than the N207billion 2017 budget proposal. For 2018, the total...
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    Politics Oshiomhole Gets N200m Mansion As Pension

    The Edo State House of Assembly has amended the bill for a Law for Pension Rights of the Governor and Deputy Governor. With the amendment, the immediate past governor, Adams Oshiomhole, and his former deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu, will get some mouthwatering benefits. The House approved the...
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    Politics 'Our Lawmakers Have Gone Mad Again' by Vincent Akanmode [OPINION]

    To admit it right away, I deserve no credit for the above headline. It is simply an adaptation of the title of Ola Rotimi’s hilarious play wherein a soldier named Lejoka-Brown took three wives. The first he married while fighting in the Congo, the second he inherited from his late elder brother...
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    Politics ‘2016 Budget Will Pay Your Salaries’ – Osun Assembly

    Civil Servants in Osun state have been assured that the 2016 Budget would ensure full payment of their salaries. The Speaker of the House, Mr Najeem Salaam, gave the assurance in Osogbo during an interactive session on the appropriation bill. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that civil...
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    Metro Drama as Thugs Invade Edo Assembly After Speaker's Impeachment

    The Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Mr Victor Edoro and his deputy was impeached by 16 of the 24 members of the assembly on Tuesday. Shotrtly after his impeachment, a mild drama ensued when the assembly’s chamber was invaded by some suspected thugs. The situation made security operatives to...
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    Politics Bayelsa Assembly Re-Elects Konbowei Benson as Speaker

    The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has unanimously re-elected Mr. Konbowei Benson as the Speaker of the House. This followed his re-election as member of the state House of Assembly representing Southern Ijaw Constituency IV in the recent re-run poll. Benson and Michael Ogbere for Ekeremor...
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    Politics PDP Clears All Seats in Taraba Supplementary Elections

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won the three legislative positions contested at Saturday’s re-run in Taraba. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Habu Zarma, announced the results at a press briefing on Sunday in Jalingo. Mr. Zarma said that the PDP candidate, Dan-Asabe...
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    Politics Lagos Assembly Reverses Femi Pedro's Impeachment As Deputy Gov After 8years

    The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday invalidated the 2007 impeachment of a former deputy governor of the state, Mr Femi Pedro, Guardian reports. The resolution followed the adoption of the recommendation of an eight-member Ad Hoc Committee constituted on July 2, to review the...
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    Metro Enugu Assembly Declares State of Emergency On South-East Roads

    Enugu State House of Assembly on Wednesday decried over the deplorable state of all the federal roads in the South-east geo-political zone and asked the federal government to immediate commence their rehabilitation, ThisDaylive reports. The Enugu lawmakers expressed worries that because of the...