The presidency has filed a lawsuit at the Supreme Court against the House of Representatives and Senate, to nullify proposed amendments to the 1999 constitution. According to Premium Times, the suit was filed because President Goodluck Jonathan did not approve of some of the amendments to some sections of the
The incumbent governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam has thrown his weight behind the Senate Minority Leader, George Akume in his bid to lead the 8th National Assembly when inaugurated in June. According to Governor Suswam, since there was nobody from the state vying for the position, he was supporting
Fresh intrigues are beclouding the contest for the office of the President of the Senate in the 8th National Assembly following the reported split of the North-Central caucus of the Senate between two groups. Senators George Akume and Bukola Saraki have emerged as front runners on the basis of the
The Senate has asked the Executive arm of government to recall Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa following the spate of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African nationals. The Senate also asked the Executive to file a suit at the International Criminal Court against the Zulu King, Goodwill Zwethilini,
David Mark, Senate President of Nigeria Below is a table of the latest available results from constituencies declared in Nigeria’s March 28 national assembly elections, according to data released by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday.
South East APC leaders recount how Igbo leaders was rigged the March 28 National Assembly and Presidential elections. The post How “unholy acts’ by Igbo PDP leaders robbed South East of Senate President, House Speaker slots – APC leaders appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Ahead of the April 11 Governorship and House of Assembly elections, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has promised to address the hiccups experienced during the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Professor Jega, who made the promise at a meeting with the
Following the announcement of last Saturday’s results, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday, the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, now has the majority status in the 109 membership Senate. Previously, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, enjoyed the majority status in the Senate with 64 members while the
Eromosele Ebhomele, Kazeem Ugbodaga & Jamiu Yisa The All Progressives Congress, APC, apart from winning the presidential election conducted last Saturday, seems to be coasting home to victory as the various results for the election into the National Assembly are being announced.
Governor Isa Yuguda The candidate for All People’s Congress (APC) vying for the Bauchi South Senatorial seat, Malam Ali Wakili, has defeated Governor Isa Yuguda of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to represent the District in the National Assembly.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is optimistic that the party would emerge victorious in Saturday’s presidential elections. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Olisa Metuh, told a news conference in Abuja that the PDP has mobilized enough grassroots support to guarantee the party’s