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Lagos Assembly Removes, Suspends Two Principal Officers

The Lagos State House of Assembly has suspended two of its principal officers – the Chief Whip of the House, Rotimi Abiru, and the Deputy House Majority Leader, Olumuyiwa Jimoh. The lawmakers also suspended two other members of the House – Moshood Oshun (Lagos Mainland Constituency II) and Kazeem Adewale (Ibeji Lekki Constituency II) –...

Insecurity: Lawan Advocates Constitutional Role For Traditional Rulers

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Monday advocated for a constitutional role for traditional rulers in the fight against insurgency and other security challenges. Lawan made the call when a delegation of traditional and political leaders from Taraba state paid him a visit in his office. The delegation was at the National Assembly to participate...

Buhari, Oshiomhole Meet Amid Suspension Drama

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. This comes 24 hours after an FCT court in Abuja restrained Oshiomhole from parading himself as the party’s national chairman, a move which was set aside by a Federal...

Court Nullifies PDP Governorship Primary In Kogi

A State High Court in Lokoja has nullified the governorship primary conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State. In a ruling on Thursday, Justice John Olorunfemi faulted the exercise held on September 3 and stated the party had no candidate in the governorship election. According to him, the party conducted the primary in...

Senator Adeola Appointed APC NEC Member

Sen. Solomon Adeola, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance has been appointed into the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Chief Kayode Odunaro, Adeola’s Media Adviser, said that Senate President Ahmad Lawan, conveyed the appointment through a letter dated Feb. 26, 2020. Lwan in the letter said that Sen. Adeola...

Judgement Review: APC Asks ‘Jobless’ PDP Leaders To Engage In Rice Farming

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to take up rice farming to get busy and productive. The statement which was signed by the APC spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, claimed that there is a lot “idleness at the Wadata House Secretariat of PDP.” APC said this in reaction to PDP’s...

Appeal Court Fixes April 1 To Hear Suit On Oyo LG Leadership Tussle

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan has fixed April 1 for the hearing of the appeal filed by the Oyo State government challenging a court order not to dissolve the 33 local government chairmen and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) in the state. The adjournment followed withdrawal and striking out of three different...

We Will Hold Sylva, Oshiomhole Responsible If Anything Happens To Odili – Rivers Govt

The Rivers State Executive Council says it will hold Timipre Sylva and Adams Oshiomhole responsible if anything happens to Dr Peter Odili and members of his family. At its meeting on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the Council reviewed the recent attacks on the residence of the former Governor of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili as...

Bayelsa Governorship: APC Seeks Review Of Supreme Court Judgement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed an application at the Supreme Court, asking it to reverse a judgement that sacked David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa State. A five-member panel of the apex court led by Mary Odili, had on February 13, nullified the election of Mr Lyon on the grounds that his deputy,...

Two Imo AA Rep Members Defect To APC

Two members of the House of Representatives on Thursday defected from the Action Alliance (AA) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila during plenary read the letter from the Imo rep members – Uju Kingsley Chuma and Paschal Chigozie Obi announcing their detection. The defectors were received by Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma who...

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