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Fresh intrigues cloud zoning of principal offices : Buhari, Oyegun in a crucial meeting …see Buhari stand

BUHARI, OYEGUN

The President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) and National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, are to meet today to resolve simmering issues on the zoning of principal offices in the National Assembly and the incoming government, sources close to the party have said. The meeting is in the wake of fresh intrigues […]

Why FG wants court to stop N’ Assembly on propose constitution amendment

NASS

Determined to sideline the proposed amendments to the 1999 constitution, the Federal Government, yesterday, prayed the Supreme Court to issue an order of interlocutory injunction against both chambers of the National Assembly. The government urged the court to stop the federal lawmakers from taking any further step towards passing the Constitution of the Federal Republic […]

#SenatePresidency: A case for equity and competence….critical issues to note

Danjuma Goje, Bukola Saraki, Abdullahi Adamu and George Akume

AS Nigeria awaits the inauguration of the eighth National Assembly, the political space has understandably become awash with speculation about who will be Senate president and, therefore, chairman of the National Assembly. The speculation is understandable. The Senate president will not only be the number three man in the country, he will play a pivotal […]

SHOCKER: Ondo deputy gov’s impeachment, expensive joke of the week

Ondo State Deputy Governor Alhaji Ali Olanusi

Alhaji Ali Olanusi on Monday described his removal by the Ondo State House of Assembly as deputy governor as a huge joke. Olanusi spoke through his lawyer, Oluwole Kayode, hours after the Commissioner for Agriculture, Lasisi Oluboyo, was sworn in as the state’s new deputy governor. Olanusi’s travails began a month ago when he dumped […]

BREAKING NEWS: Ondo Deputy governor impeached

Ondo State Deputy governor, Alhaji Ali Olanusi was impeached Monday morning by the members of the state House of Assembly. The motion for his impeachment was moved by the majority leader Ifedayo Akinsoyinu from Ondo West 11 and seconded by Olatunji Dauro from Owo 11. In all, 22 of the 26 members of the Assembly […]

Playing Opposition After May 29: How PDP can survive the harship — Mamora advises…..please don’t laugh

APC to sue PDP, Metuh

ERstwhile speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, former deputy minority leader of the Senate, Senator Olorunimbe Mamora was the deputy director general of the successful All Progressives Congress, APC Presidential Campaign Organisation. In this interview, Senator Mamora bares his mind on the person of the president-elect, the challenges of the campaign and developments […]

#Legislature: Senators-elect, House of Rep.-elect begin inaugural induction

The House of Representatives

Ahead of the inauguration of the 8th assembly by June, Senators-elect and House of Representatives-elect yesterday night started their inaugural induction on the skills for legislative works. Read: Shocking Confession! Why Christian leaders prefer Buhari to Jonathan – Prophet opens up The induction which was the first time co-sponsored by the National Institutes for Legislative […]

This is Ekiti APC lawmakers’ message, advice to Fayose for the week

Ayodele Fayose

The 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly yesterday alleged misrepresentation of the proceeding in the ex-parte motion filed by their seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) colleagues at the Federal High Court, Abuja. But they vowed that the “impunity and manipulation of facts of his impeachment case in the […]

ZONING: After the war, APC struggles to manage the peace

APC Manages Peace

Considering how difficult it has been for them to come up with a zoning formula to share the spoils of war, the still exulting All Progressives Congress (APC) is beginning to discover that the easiest part of what they achieved a few weeks ago is fighting the electoral war that castrated the Peoples Democratic Party […]

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 […]

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