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.
Olamilekan Adeola, a member of the Senate committee on appropriation and finance and representing Lagos West, has explained that the alteration of the 2018 budget by the lawmakers was in the interest of Nigerians.
Some ministers in the Muhammadu Buhari government including Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, June 21, declared in Abuja that the president deserves to be re-elected to build on the development foundation he laid in the first term.
Baring any last minute changes, a former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, will emerge national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the party’s national convention which has been slated for June 23.
The youth group called on the screening committee of the party to immediately make public the list of disqualified candidates in order to guide youth delegates to the convention on their voting patterns and choices.
Nwogu is a former member of the House of Representatives, recently joined the APC in his Nkwerre ward in Imo state. However, some elements in the party have linked him to some big wigs in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.
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