Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Atiku Abubakar Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the peaceful resolution of the House of Representatives leadership crisis, which until now, had bogged down the activities of the House.
The national chairman of the ruling party says PDP should not determine what happens in the upper house. The post APC welcomes Gbajabiamila’s choice as House leader; indifferent on Saraki, Ekweremadu appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The lawmaker warns the president that he may face the same treatment accorded former President Jonathan. The post Buhari taking credit for Jonathan’s achievements – Rep appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The attempt by the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, to stop the state’s election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has proved abortive. The tribunal in its ruling, dismissed the petition for lack of merit, saying it was misconceived and misplaced.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has assured journalists that his administration would uphold the freedom of the press, in order to deepen the nation’s democracy. President Buhari made the promise through his Senior Special Adviser on Media, Mr Femi Adesina, at the triennial National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalists
European football’s governing body, UEFA, has fined Barcelona 30,000 Euros after fans displayed pro-Catalan independence flags at June’s Champions League final in Berlin. UEFA says the European champions, Barca, had breached Article 16 of its regulations which prohibits religious, political or racial sentiments.
Rangers Football Club of Enugu State have qualified for the quarter finals of the 2015 Federation Cup. Rangers secured a 3-2 victory over Kwara United also known as the Harmony Boys of Kwara on Thursday.
A campaign group, Global Witness, has raised an alarm over the forceful acquisition of land from owners in Liberia. According to Reuters, the group, which has called for a government investigation, says communities in Liberia are being pressured to sign away their land to make way for palm oil plantations
As the US Congress begins its two-month review of the nuclear agreement with Iran, lawmakers skeptical about the deal are mounting pressure on President Obama’s administration to make more information public. U.
The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has demanded a special security status for the state in line with its peculiarity as a gateway to many parts of the country, saying that the state should be given preferential treatment in terms of security arrangements from the Federal Government. He made the
Following the dissolution of the Plateau Local Government Council (LGC) Executives by the state governor, Simon Lalong, the sacked Chairmen have been directed to hand over to directors of personnel in the various Local Government Councils. The affected officers have been contesting the termination of their tenure which is just
Labour leaders in Osun State, South-west Nigeria, have resolved to continue with the on-going industrial action until the state government fulfills all the points raised in the agreement reached in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed with the workers on payment of the two months salaries. Speaking on the position
Manchester United (Man Utd) boss, Louis van Gaal, has admitted that he was both pleased and disappointed by aspects of Manchester United’s performance during Tuesday night’s 3-1 International Champions Cup victory over San Jose Earthquakes at the picturesque Avaya Stadium. Man Utd took the lead in California with Juan Mata’s
The Imo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Honourable Emeka Ihedioha, challenging the victory of Governor Rochas Okorocha in the last Governorship election. Delivering the judgment at the tribunal sitting in Owerri, the capital of the state, the Chairman
A Group of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Anambra State, led by the governorship candidate of the party in 2013, Comrade Tony Nwoye, have boycotted the Ward Congress of the party, alleging its non-conformity with the party’s constitution. The congress witnessed a large turnout of party faithful who still
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has vowed that his administration would trace the accounts of individuals who stashed away ill-gotten oil money, freeze, recover the loot and prosecute the culprits. Buhari made this statement on the third day of his visit to the US while reacting to questions from members of Nigerians
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the House of Representatives have warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership in the National Assembly against postponement of the resumption date which has been fixed for July 28. Addressing a news conference after a caucus meeting in the House of Representatives, the