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Court halts Senate, Rep’s plan to take over Edo Assembly

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered both the Senate and the House of Representatives to halt their plan to take over the legislative duties of the Edo State House of Assembly.

Anti-Party Activities: APC suspends Abdulmuminu Jibrin for 12 months

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended a member of the House of Representatives, Abdul Muminu Jibrin Kofar, representing Bebeji /Kiru Federal Constituency for 12 months.

Senate endorses June 12 as new Democracy Day

The Senate, on Thursday, endorsed June 12 as Democracy Day in the country. According to The Nation Report, The upper chamber unanimously concurred with...

House of Reps pass bill prohibiting and criminalising estimated power billing

The Electricity Power Reform Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 passed by the House of Representatives last Tuesday prohibiting and criminalising estimated billing has proposed a one-year jail term and a fine of N1m for defaulters.

Nigeria Decides: Banky W leads in Eti-Osa

Nollywood actor turned politician Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W is leading his other counterparts in the just concluded House of Representatives seat in the...

Trump lashes out at top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal

US President Donald Trump bitterly attacked top Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Sunday after she rejected a deal on immigration and the Mexico border wall that would end a 30-day-old government shutdown.

Yoruba group warns Dogara against insulting Osinbajo

The Yoruba Progressive Youth Congress (YPYC) has warned the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to respect the limits...

APC crisis deepens as 100 aggrieved aspirants drag Oshiomhole to court

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that aspired for House of Representatives and House of Assembly on the party’s platform, in Ondo State...

Reps call on Buhari to stop Kaduna killings NOW!

Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday condemned the resurgence of killings and destruction of valuable property in Kaduna State, calling for tighter security by security agencies to quell the attacks.

APC makes N12.6bn from sale of forms to aspirants

The All Progressives Congress realised N12.635bn from the sale of its Presidential, Senate and House of Representatives expression of interest and nomination...

Reps plead with NYSC to lift ban on Benue University

The House of Representatives has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to rescind the ban placed on Benue State University, as a result of alleged falsification of documents by some graduands in the school.

Osinbajo mocks Melaye, Adeleke at independence dinner

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday evening took a jibe at a member of the House of Representatives representing Kogi West Senatorial district...

I will play high if they are playing low – Sanwo-Olu responds...

Following comments by the governor of Lagos state that his only opponent is unfit to fill his position, Babajide Sanwo-Olu refused to respond, stating that he wouldn't stoop low.

National assembly to reconvene on Tuesday

The national assembly has cut short its recess to reconvene on Tuesday. Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker of the house of representatives, disclosed this on Thursday.

2019 poll: Jibrin claims four PDP governors are working for APC

Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the house of representatives from Kano state, says at least four governors in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are working with the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 election.

Bode George tells Saraki, Dogara what to do as he warns...

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George has warned that Nigeria could be heading into another civil...

Reps to question Obasanjo, Jonathan, Adeosun, others over Abacha loot

A panel of the House of Representatives will question former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan over the recovery of money stolen by a former military Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha.

We thought cattle ranching had solved the problem – Lalong on...

The governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong, says he thought his state’s adoption of the cattle ranching policy would bring an end to killings caused by farmers-herders clashes.

Dogara pushes for youths to be appointed as ministers of state...

The speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has advocated for the setting aside ministers of state positions for the youth.

Just In: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara meet to discuss Plateau killings

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.