Chairman of Senate joint committees on petroleum resources, Senator Kabir Marafa has said that the Federal Government has vindicated him on the failure of Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara to stop banditry in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads of federal agencies and renewed others. Information on the appointments are in a statement signed by Olusegun Adekunle, the Permanent Secretary.
Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Abuja, on Friday, June 22, has assured that the 2019 general elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, June 22, in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, decried the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe by the Directorate of Security Services (DSS).
Over 10,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have on Thursday, June 21, defected from their parties to the African Democratic Congress (ADC), adopted by Olusegun Obasanjo.
Following the criticisms that have trailed the slashing of the 2018 budget by the NASS, the lawmakers have explained that allocations for some projects were slashed to correct the alleged imbalance in the appropriation bill.
Senator Iyiola Omisore today, Friday, June 21, picked his expression of interest/nomination form for the forthcoming Osun state governorship election at the national secretariat of the SDP in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
A Nigerian senator, Abdullahi Adamu, has advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) of the party at this stage. He said the faction is trying to ambush Buhari.
Maritime stakeholders on Friday, June 22 said that the National Assembly’s reduction of the take-off fund for the Maritime University in Delta would constitute a setback to plans put in place for the university.
In a more elaboration detail, Tracka.ng in an infograph titled, '2017 unspecified projects in Kaduna state', listed various projects which funds have been released for execution in Kaduna Central - Sani's constituency.
Speaking while addressing traditional rulers from Ekiti state at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, on Wednesday, June 20, Yemi Osinbajo said Nigeria needed peace more than any other thing at this time.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the arrest and detention of the former governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam, by the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja, stating that the move was politically motivated.
The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has faulted the National Assembly committees for slashing budget for the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu. He said that the affected committees would make the necessary explanations soon.
The PDP has said former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, would bury the APC if he emerges as the party’s national chairman of the party. The opposition also called on Oshiomhole to submit himself to the EFCC.
The governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, and his deputy Eze Madumere are said to be at the verge of their final battle before the All Progressives Congress' national convention for the control of the soul of the state.
The leadership and members of the National Assembly were on Thursday, June 21, accused by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) of “apparently engaging in crimes against humanity against millions of Nigerians.
The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) on Thursday, June 21, described the content of the 2018 budget as a “rip off”,adding that the action of the legislators is a sign of deliberate attempt to sabotage government’s effort.
In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, June 22.
Contrary to rumours making the rounds, aggrieved members of the APC in nPDP fold, led by Alhaji Kawu Baraje, say they would attend and participate fully in the party’s convention slated for Saturday, June 23, in Abuja.
The Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Youths and Elders Forum has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office. The coalition also passed a vote of confidence on Speaker of the House of Reps Yakubu Dogara.
Members of the National Assembly have been described as the most corrupt people in Nigeria, by a former member of the Assembly, Senator Femi Okurounmu. The former lawmaker made the assertion in a chat with newsmen in Abeokuta.
Senator Dino Melaye says if President Muhammadu Buhari was displeased with the 2018 budget, he should have returned it to the National Assembly. He made the comment in response to allegations of budget padding by NASS.