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Enugu governorship primaries: Court stops PDP from submitting name of candidate to INEC

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday stopped the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] from submitting the nomination list and name of any governorship candidate for Enugu State to the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] pending the determination of a suit challenging the party’s governorship primaries. Although Justice Stephen Evoh Chukwu did not make an […]

It is a lie! My security details did not teargas Tambuwal —Mark

NASS chaos

Senate President David Mark said on Wednesday that his security details were not responsible for the tear gas fired at the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal and other lawmakers on November 20. Mark, in a statement in Abuja, on Thursday, denied reports credited to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge […]

Again! Another PDP Rep defects to APC

PDP members defect to APC in Osun

Another member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Ina Usman, defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress on the floor of the House on Wednesday. Usman, who is from Kogi State, blamed alleged “crisis” in the state chapter of the party for his action. But, findings showed that he failed to […]

Ararume’s loses bid to stop PDP from submitting Ihedioha’s name to INEC

Senator Ifeanyi Ararume

An attempt by Senator Ifeanyi Ararume to stop the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from submitting the name of Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Chukwuemeka Ikenna Ihedioha, as its Imo State governorship candidate suffered a setback in Abuja yesterday. Ararume is asking a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to restrain PDP from submitting Ihedioha’s […]

SHOCKING DETAILS: It was Mark’s security details tear-gassed Tambuwal, others – DPO

Tambuwal blocked out of NASS

There was a mild drama at the Senate probe of the November 20 National Assembly invasion by the police when the Divisional Police Officer attached to the federal parliament, Mr. James Ndachaba, said the police officers from the FCT command, were not responsible for the tear gas canister thrown at the Speaker of the House […]

2015: Okonjo-Iweala presents N4.357trn budget to NASS today

Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

MINISTER of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr (Mrs) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will today lay the 2015 budget estimates before the two chambers of the National Assembly. According to the revised Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, which was re-presented to the Senate on Tuesday, the minister would be presenting a budget […]

Asiri tu p! Mark’s security details tear-gassed Tambuwal others – DPO confesses

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There was a mild drama at the Senate probe of the November 20 National Assembly invasion by the police when the Divisional Police Officer attached to the federal parliament, Mr. James Ndachaba, said the police officers from the FCT command, were not responsible for the tear gas canister thrown at the Speaker of the House […]

2015 budget: Reps overrule bid to stop Jonathan

House-of-Representatives

The House of Representatives on Tuesday overruled moves to stall the 2015 budget by giving a nod to President Goodluck Jonathan to delegate any official of government to present the estimates to lawmakers. Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is set to present the estimates to the National Assembly on Wednesday. But, his decision to […]

Fayose @his lawlessness AGAIN! You need to know what he did with 2015 budget

Fayose

Ado Ekiti—Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose has presented N80.774 billion budget estimate to seven Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, members of the House of Assembly for the 2015 fiscal year. However, the Chamber was parked full of non-legislators. Christened “budget of reality” yesterday’s presentation represents 77.7 per cent of the 2014 budget of N103.8 billion […]

Police invasion of N’Assembly: Senate finally begins probe

NASS chaos

The Senate on Monday began investigation into the November 20 Police invasion of the National Assembly. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, and some federal lawmakers were locked out of the complex on that day after a futile attempt to stop Tambuwal from entering the National Assembly complex, by firing tear gas […]


TUESDAY, 16TH DECEMBER 2014 EDITION

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TUESDAY, 16TH DECEMBER 2014 EDITION

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