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Here is Kwankwaso’s advice to APC leaders on zoning policy||Reveals shocking details why zoning should be completed as soon as possible

Sanusi Will Make Kano Great, Says Kwankwaso

Kano State governor and Senator-elect, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has cautioned the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against further delays in the zoning of federal elected offices. He said that was the mistake made by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2011 which resulted in the obstruction of the zoning arrangement and the crisis […]

#LagosSpeakership: The race gathers momentum as 20 returning member vie for the seat…but one seems to be….

lagos state house of assembly

THE race for the speakership of the Eight House of Assembly in Lagos State has began. All the 20 returning members are eminently qualified to vie for the position as ranking members. But, providence seems to have paved the way for the current Deputy Whip of the House, Hon. Rotimi Abiru to emerge as the […]

#NigeriaDecides2015: APC NEC ratifies zoning of N’Assembly posts….see zoning details

NASS

The National Executive Committee of the All Peoples Congress will meet this week to ratify the zoning of key posts in the National Assembly. The National Working Committee of the party , which rose from a meeting in the early hours of Saturday, had zoned key offices like the Senate President and the Speaker of […]

SHOCKING REVELATIONS: How NASS Leaders will emerge

NASS

After its victory at the general elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC), which will produce the leadership of the incoming eighth National Assembly is presently leaving the public in the dark about how its leaders will emerge in the the Senate and the House of Representatives. MUYIWA OYINLOLA writes The All Progressives Congress (APC) changed […]

Haa! EXPOSED!! The main reason why Senate asked Jonathan to return original copy of Constitution Amendment Bill….this will shock you

Senate President David Mark

Contrary to the content of the letter that President Goodluck Jonathan refused to sign the Constitution Amendment Bill because of alleged usurpation of executive powers by the National Assembly in the bill, among other reasons, there is an allegation that Jonathan signed the original amendment bill. Read: IMPEACHMENT: Battle NOT over yet! Fayose still in […]

D-E-F-E-C-T-I-O-N: S-Court Sacks House of Reps Member From Ondo State

Dr. Olusegun Mimiko,

It was end of the road for the lawmaker representing Akure South/North Federal Constituency of Ondo State, Ifedayo Abegunde, as the Supreme Court, yesterday, ordered him to immediately vacate his seat following his defection from the Labour Party, LP, which sponsored his election A Seven-man panel of Justices of the apex court, in a unanimous […]

Constitution Amendment Bill: Senate urges Jonathan to return rejected Bill

Senate President, David Mark,

The Senate yesterday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to return to it the rejected Constitution Amendment Bill complete with the signature page. The call followed the Senate’s resolution on the matter which mandated the Senate President to formally write a letter to Jonathan to demand the immediate return the rejected Bill. Dr. Jonathan wrote a letter […]

Bell of War! Expect tough opposition- Orji threatens APC

Theodore-Orji

Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has told the incoming All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to brace up for “tough opposition” from the National Assembly members of the Peoples Democratic Party. Read: Money Wahala! Senators in BIG war over missing PDP campaign funds Orji gave the warning on Thursday in Umuahia while fielding questions from […]

Jonathan shocks senate with his letter on Constitution amendment

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan’s letter to the National Assembly, rejecting amendments to the 1999 Constitution, which was read on the floor of Senate on Wednesday by Senate President, David Mark, was received with shock by some members, who openly expressed surprise at the reasons why the President vetoed the bill. Chairman, Senate Committee on the Review […]

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Supreme Court affirms Fayose’s victory

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed Ayodele Fayose as the duly elected governor of Ekiti State in the June 21, 2014 election. ‎In a unanimous decision by the seven-man panel led by Justice John Fabiyi, the apex court upheld the earlier decisions of the Court of Appeal and the Ekiti State Governorship Election Tribunal, which […]

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