Category archives for: LEGISLATURE

Impeachment: Why We Refused To Honour Al-Makura’s Peace And Security Meeting – Nasarawa Lawmakers Give Reasons

Gov. Al-Makura of Nasarawa state

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly said they will not attend the peace and security meeting initiated by Gov. Umaru Al-Makura. The governor is convoking the meeting to find lasting solution to the security challenges bedevilling the state. Mr Mohammed Baba-Ibaku, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Security and Special Duties, stated this […]

Al-Makura AGAIN!!! Nasarawa Assembly sets to serve Al-Makura fresh impeachment notice


LAFIA— INDICATIONS, weekend, emerged that members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly were set to re-issue Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura another impeachment notice any moment from today. This followed alleged constitutional breach by Chief Judge of the state, Justice Suleiman Dikko, in the composition of the probe panel that earlier cleared the governor of […]

NASARAWA: How I have been vindicated – Al-Makura


Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura yesterday said he had been vindicated by the verdict of the seven- man panel, which investigated allegations of misconduct against him. The allegations were brought by the House of Assembly. Speaking with reporters at the Government House, Lafia, Al-Makura said the dismissal of the charges proved that he did […]

Asiri tu! How PDP Plans To Unseat Aregbesola Comes 2015 – Source reveals

APC again uncovers PDP's Plot to rig

Still suffering from the pains of losing to Governor Rauf Aregbesola in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in the State of Osun, some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Iyiola Omisore have devised a new political strategy to unseat Aregbesola. The new plan, tagged: “Aregbesola’s 2015 Exit” was aimed at impeaching […]

UPDATE: Enugu Assembly impeaches dep gov

Deputy Governor of Enugu State, Sunday Onyebuchi

Members of the Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached the deputy governor of the state, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi. Onyebuchi’s impeachment followed his indictment by a seven-man panel of inquiry, which investigated allegations levelled against him by members of the Enugu State House of Assembly. The panel, in its report, held that Onyebuchi was […]

Reps tell Nigeria Medical Association to Apologise to Nigerians: Long strike “unpatriotic”


As the members of the Nigeria Medical Association resumed duty after calling off their 55-day strike, the House of Representatives has asked them to apologise to millions of Nigerians who suffered due to their action which caused avoidable loss of lives. The House Committee on Health, which said this during a briefing at the National […]

NASS to give accelerated hearing to PIB – Ekweremadu

Ekweremadu under threat of prosecution

The long expected Petroleum Industry Bill will soon be passed into law if the assurances coming from the National Assembly are anything to go by. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu gave the hint Sunday evening in an interview with journalists in Umuahia where he attended the emergency meeting of South East leaders of the ruling […]

YOBE: APC Hails Dismissal Of Impeachment Plot Against Gaidam


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe State on Sunday stated that the dismissal of an alleged impeachment plot against Governor Ibrahim Gaidam by the state lawmakers has diffused tension among the citizenry. Yobe state Secretary of the party, Alhaji Abubakar Bakabe, made the submission in a statement made available to journalists. “The party commended […]

Adamawa Latest: Nyako Finally Reacts To Reports Of Panel Set Up To Probe His Administration

Former Gov. Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state

A former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, has alleged that reports from the Judicial Panel of Enquiry set up to probe his administration are being falsified and exaggerated by “government propagandists”. He debunked some of the reports in a statement by his spokesman, Ahmad Sajoh, on Sunday. Nyako, who was impeached by the state […]

APC Reacts To Gov. Gaidam Impeachment Dismissal By Lawmakers

Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe on Sunday said that the dismissal of alleged impeachment plot against Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam by the state lawmakers has diffused tension among the citizenry. This is contained in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Damaturu by the state Secretary of the party, Alhaji […]

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