NDLEA Serves Kashamu Notice Of Extradition

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has served a notice of application for extradition of the Ogun East Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu to the United States. According to a press statement by the Head, Public Affairs of the Agency, Ofoyeju Mitchell, the application for the extradition was contained

READ What Governor-elect Has Vowed To Do In Buhari’s Home State

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The swearing in of Katsina Governor-elect, Aminu Masari marks a new era in the state. For the first time, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate will be at the rein of affairs as former member of the House of Representatives, Aminu Bello Masari will be inaugurated on May 29.

Group canvasses House of Reps Speakership for Dogara

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Yakubu Dogara A Bauchi–based Pressure Group, Advocate for Justice and Good Governance on Saturday declared its support for the candidature of Mr Yakubu Dogara as Speaker of the House of Representative.

Petroleum Industry Bill Suffers Setback In House Of Reps

The consideration of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in the House of Representatives suffered a setback on Wednesday due to some conflicting overlapping clauses. Federal lawmakers in the House of Representatives were divided during plenary over how much should accrue to the country from exploratory licenses issued to prospective companies in the

Let The Best Men Get The Job

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Nigerians have been waiting anxiously to know how the All Progressives Congress, APC, would handle the issue of picking the principal officers of the Eighth National Assembly that would be inaugurated in a  few weeks from now.  Soon after APC swept the National Assembly election on Saturday, 11 April, with a

PHOTOS: Lawmakers Begin To Move Belongings Out Of Offices

House of Representatives members have started moving their personal items out of their various offices in the Federal Parliament at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja. The evacuation preceded the statement issued by the National Assembly management to the lawmakers to remove their personal belongings in order to prepare the

Race For Reps Speaker Intensifies

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Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The battle for the leadership of the new House of Representatives expected to be inaugurated on 4 June, 2015 has gathered momentum with members divided in their support for the two leading candidates – Femi Gbajabiamila (South West) and Abdulmumin Jibrin (North West).

House Mandates Joint Committee To Investigate Plateau Killings

The House of Representatives has mandated a Joint Committee to investigate the alleged killing of over 53 people in Plateau State by men said to be officers of the Nigerian Army. In a plenary session that was marked with periods of power outages, the House also urged the National Emergency

Reps Ready To Discuss Petroleum Industry Bill

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 The House of Representatives has revealed that it will commence consideration of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) on Tuesday next week.  According toLeadership Newspaper, deputy speaker, Hon Emeka Ihedioha disclosed this during yesterday’s plenary adding that clean copies of the PIB report has been circulated to lawmakers.

House Retains Fuel Subsidy

Members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a motion calling on the incoming administration to abolish fuel subsidy. The motion was moved by Mr Karimi Sunday, who argued that the subsidy should be removed, as it has not been able to fulfill the reason why the funds were set

Reps Summon Okonjo-Iweala Over N21billion Scam

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Minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of agriculture, Dr Akinwumi Adesina and others have been summoned by the House of Representatives over alleged N21billion rice importation tax evasion scam.

Okorocha Receives Certificate of Return, Promises More Dividends of Democracy

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has received his Certificate of Return as the winner of the just concluded governorship elections in the state. The Governor, while receiving the certificate at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office along Port Harcourt road in Owerri, the Imo State capital, said that

Rochas Okorocha Lobbies Buhari For South East

Speculations about the zoning arrangement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not over yet as stakeholders continue to appeal to party leadership to reflect their zones in key positions in the coming administration. The latest is a delegation of party faithful from the south east who visited the President-elect

Senate Meets Foreign Minister Over South Africa Xenophobic Attacks

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, to discuss issues of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. At the meeting held on Tuesday, the Minister told the Senate that recalling Nigeria’s envoy to South Africa was a wrong action to take, as they

Senate President, Speaker Urge New Lawmakers To Put Nigeria First

The Senate President, David Mark and the Speaker of the House of Representatives have urged newly elected members of the House of Representatives and Senate to put the country first, as they prepare to join the 8th Assembly in the law making processes. At the opening of the induction course for