Boko Haram insurgents on August 2, Sunday, stormed Kobalchwa village of Adamawa state killing, according to some sources, eight people. Vanguard reports about eight victims, while Premium Times says that five people were murdered in the attack.
A lawmaker in the House of Representatives on the platform of the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of interference in the affairs of the lower legislative chamber. Hon.
Several cases of extra judicial and unsolved killings in the country include the murder of Dele Giwa, Alfred Rewane. The post Expose Killers of Bola Ige, Dele Giwa, others, Reps tell Buhari appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The house resolved to constitute an Adhoc Committee to urgently intervene in the alleged debt crisis. The post Reps want WAEC-debtor states to redeem their debts appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
A Federal High Court in Abuja is set to decide if it would grant an interim injunction filed by Senator Kabir Marafa seeking to restrict the Senate President from appointing any standing committees of the Senate. In the suit filed before Justice Gabriel Kolawole, Senator Marafa claims that if the
The All Progressives Congress chieftains yesterday, July 27, met over the lingering National Assembly crisis, which started as a result of the chambers leadership elections. The meeting was said to have ended in a deadlock, with President Muhammadu Buhari ordering the lawmakers to quickly resolve the crisis, ahead of the Tuesday
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives, expressed his position on the lingering National Assembly crisis after the July 27 resolution meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. It should be noted that the Monday encounter aimed at solving the problem, reportedly ended in a deadlock.
Yusuf Lasun says by his election his community is benefiting from the votes it gave APC during the general election. The post House Deputy Speaker vows not to resign for Gbajabiamila appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday hold a meeting with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, confirmed the proposed meeting to reporters on Sunday.
"The purpose of this strategic deployment is to enable the PDP to indirectly dictate the pace and activities of the National Assembly.." The post APC lawmakers accuse Speaker Dogara of planning to bar them from Assembly Complex appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Hon Femi Gbajabiamila and Speaker Yakubu Dogara as other legislators look on The disagreement in the House of Representatives over sharing of position of principal officers, has been resolved, Rep. Pally Iriase (Edo-APC) has said.
The House of Representatives has remained stuck in crisis since its inauguration over the appointment of other principal officers after Mr. Dogara emerged speaker The post Dogara group says House crisis over, Gbajabiamila camp insists no truce yet appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, July 24, met with the House of Representatives lawmaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, in Aso Rock, Abuja. It should be recalled that Gbajabiamila was the candidate preferred by the All Progressives Congress for the green chamber leadership.
Two aggrieved lawmakers of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have asked a federal high court to restrain the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara from refusing to accept nominees sent by the party leadership as majority leader and deputy; and majority whip and deputy. The APC loyalists in
The group says their inexperience should not prevent them from clinching principal positions. The post South East APC Reps counter Gbajabiamila group over principal positions appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Residents of Yobe State, north-east Nigeria, have praised the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai, for his three-day working visit to the state. They pointed out the civil-military relationship being strengthened to enhance partnership against terrorism, as one of the reasons for their gratitude.
A lawyer and member of the legal and security directorate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, says the party has the right to choose the principal officers of the House of Representatives. Mr Okoi Obono-Obla made the statement on Tuesday on a Channels Television’s programme, Sunrise Daily.
Former Senate President David Mark has dismissed claims that the budgets and salaries of senators and members of the House of Representatives were furtive. This follows an investigation by Premium Times revealing Mark’s role in increasing the budget of the National Assembly and bringing the culture of secrecy to the federal legislative