The Nigerian House of Representatives on Wednesday, June 20, said it expects the executive to implement the 2018 budget to the letter. the chief whip of the House, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, stated this while responding to questions.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, dismissed a suit instituted by state coordinators of the Subsidy Reinvestment Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) against the federal government asking for compensation for the loss of their jobs.
A motion seeking to restrain the APC and Independent National Electoral Commission from recognising Lagos state’s delegates for the June 23 national convention of the party has been dismissed by the Federal High Court in Abuja.
A presidential aspirant under the PDP and immediate past chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said he would not publicly disgrace the party after using the platform to attain great positions in the country.
A chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo state, Oserimhen Osunbor, has withdrawn from the race, and endorsed his opponent, Adams Oshiomhole, for the chairmanship.
The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has insisted that the APC administration will win the 2019 elections based on performance. Mohammed said the ruling party will spend less in the coming general elections.
The death of a policeman, Inspector Gabriel Kayode, has created controversy in Ekiti state after an aide of Governor Ayo Fayose, Lere Olayinka, claimed the officer was knocked down by a vehicle in the convoy of Kayode Fayemi.
The APC’s governorship candidate in Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi, has been described by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the one God sent to deliver the state from poverty. Osinbajo made the statement on Tuesday, June 19, at a rally.
Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, June 19, lead a Senate delegation on a three day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relations.
A media aide to former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state, has counselled the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on the need to exercise decency and the requisite caution in speaking about other politicians.
Hundreds of women from the Niger Delta area of the country marched on streets in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state, on Tuesday, June 20, alleging harassment of former first lady, Patience Jonathan by the EFCC.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has indicated that a total of 563, 051 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) have been collected by registered voters in Ekiti State, 27 days to the governorship election.
The presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have both denied reports that claim President Muhammadu Buhari had shunned the aggrieved members of the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc of the ruling party.
A former member of the House of Representatives, Chidi Nwogu, has declared his interest to contest the position of the APC national organising secretary at the party's national convention scheduled for Saturday, June 23.
Ahead of the national convention of the ruling APC, a member of the publicity sub-committee of the convention organising committee, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said there will be no ‘unity list,’ as speculated in several media reports
Protesters on Tuesday, June 19, gathered at the national office of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) carting placards and demanding the removal of the John Odigie-Oyegun-led national working committee.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined to meet with members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) who have threatened to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged marginalization.
Olisa Agbakoba, former president of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and human rights lawyer, said declaring June 12 as the new date for the celebration of Democracy Day in Nigeria was illegal but he would not challenge it.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership has decried the remarks recently attributed to Babachir Lawal, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), who is facing a alleged corruption probe.
Also, some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and National Orientation Agency (NOA) in the state were on ground to enlighten the citizens on what to do concerning their registration and PVC.
According to Femi Adesina, the special assistant to the presidency on media and publicity, the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting which is supposed to be held on Wednesday, June 20 has been cancelled.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state has said that within the last three years of the All Progressives Congress-led administration, the party has achieved more than enough to be re-elected into power in the 2019 general elections.