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With more lawmakers defecting, APC takes over House of Reps | 260 lawmakers may not return

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, has become the majority party in the House of Representatives in place of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with 13 more members crossing carpet among the various parties in the House. Also, Vanguard findings has revealed that over 260 lawmakers may not return to the House by June this year […]

More Defections As Reps Resume Plenary, Tambuwal read out separate letters from affected members

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As members of the House of Representatives resumed from a three-week break on Tuesday, five of them officially notified the House of their decision to defect from their parties. At the resumed plenary, Speaker Aminu Tambuwal read out separate letters from the affected members to that effect. The members, who have changed their political parties […]

Give us information on $1bn loan for weapons, else…- Fanala threatens FG


A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has asked the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to supply him with information on the $1bn loan approved by the National Assembly for the purchase of military hardware to prosecute the war against terrorism. Falana made the request in a letter dated January 9, 2015 on […]

Jonathan should release $20bn NNPC audit if he’s not corrupt—Gen. Ishola Williams


A former Chairman of the Nigerian chapter of Transparency International, Maj. Gen. Ishola Williams (retd), tells GBENGA ADENIJI and BAYO AKINLOYE that Goodluck Jonathan is used to the country’s corrupt system and that hosting the recent campaign fundraiser in the Presidential Villa was ill-conceived Ahead of the presidential election, there is a clamour for change […]

Ekiti Crisis deepens as APC lawmakers take the case to N’Assembly

Fayose and Omirin

The All Progressives Congress lawmakers in the Ekiti State House of Assembly have threatened to report the crisis in the Assembly to the National Assembly. The impeached Speaker, Dr. Adewale Omirin, said this on Wednesday during a chat with journalists in Aisegba-Ekiti. “We have contacted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, […]

SHOCKER! Goodluck Met Face To Face With Yar’Adua And Yar’Adua Died, Mbaka Reveals – A MUST READ

president Goodluck Jonathan

Fresh facts has revealed that Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, founder of Adoration Ministries, Enugu condemned pastors having breakfast meetings with president Jonathan at Aso Rock. The controversial preacher lamented that pastors have become vultures and hawks around Jonathan, eating the porridge of Jacob and selling their prophetic rights, adding that some are turning Naira into […]

O pari! Another PDP Lawmaker leaves party in Ogun


Hon. Joseph Adegbesan, a member of the Ogun House of Assembly, has defected to the Labour Party. The lawmaker told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Monday that he had picked the Labour Party’s ticket to contest the House of Representatives election for Ijebu North, East and Ogun Waterside Constituency. Adegbesan said […]

Why Senate couldn’t perform well in the year 2014…say its a year of unfinished business

The Senate

The Nigerian Senate was characterised by unusual happenings and many holidays, which left the red chamber with unfinished legislative business in 2014, reports SUNDAY ABORISADE Without doubts, the Senate was full of normal and unusual events in 2014, culminating in frequent breaks either caused by crises, political activities or events considered very strange to the […]

How fayose turned Ekiti state House of Assembly to a safari park —Omirin reveals

Fayose and Omirin

ADO EKITI—The Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin, has reacted to the purported passage of the state budget by the suspended seven members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the House of Assembly, dismissing it as illegal and exercise in futility. He explained that the seven PDP lawmakers were lawfully […]

Another “Legislative Coup” In Ekiti: How Seven PDP lawmakers ‘sit in camera’ and pass 2015 budget


The seven Peoples Democratic Party members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly staged another “legislative coup” on Wednesday when they “sat in camera” and passed the 2015 Appropriation Bill into law. They passed into law a sum of N80.94 billion as budgetary provision for the 2015 fiscal year which was about N160 million higher […]


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