Politics

Infractions: Lagos Assembly insists Ambode must appear before it

Lagos State House of Assembly has insisted that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and some of his commissioners must appear before it to explain infractions on this year’s budget.
The position of the Assembly is that, should the infractions continue, it would apply constitutional provisions for punitive measure - impeachment.

PDP lampoons APC, Buhari over poor Owerri rally

PDP lampoons APC, Buhari over poor Owerri rally

2019: Muslim group campaigns against violence, thuggery, bigotry

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Muslim group, Dass Muslim Volunteers Mobilizers (D995), has appealed to the electorate to shun violence, thuggery and bigotry throughout the general election period.
Islamic Cleric, Sheik Ahmad Jajah, while delivering a lecture at the sensitization meeting in Dass on Wednesday, called on voters not to allow politicians to instigate them to kill, maim others or vote on religious or ethic grounds.
According to him, politics is all about relationships and not dichotomy.

Threat to polls: Hold Buhari, APC responsible, says PDP

By Valentine Amanze

Umahi: Behind Ebonyi’s success story

By Valentine Amanze

Edo: PDP seeks court to disqualify Patrick Obahiagbon

By Valentine Amanze
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, to disqualify Mr Patrick Obahiagbon, who is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate from contesting the Edo South senatorial election scheduled for February 16, 2019.
The opposition party's prayer is contained in suit No. FHC/B/CS/5/19, brought before the court and dated January 23, 2019, with Obahiagbon and the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) as first and second defendants.

Hold Nigerian govt responsible if I die – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has raised the alarm that there had been a threat to his life since he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) about 10 months ago.
Ortom, who spoke to journalists, said that the Federal Government should be held responsible if something untoward happens to him.
His words:
“If I die today, the Federal Government should be held responsible because they are planning to even eliminate me. I am not going to stop. I will continue to defend my people.”

How gunmen abducted Abia APC chairman few hours to Buhari’s Visit

Abia State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Donatus Nwamkpa, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen few hours to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari in Aba.

Breaking: Reps pass Minimum Wage Bill at N30,000

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has passed the National Minimum Wage Bill at N30,000 for workers in the country.
The lawmakers passed the bill during Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara.
They approved the figure after the bill was read and passed for the third time on the floor of the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.
Prior to the passage of the bill, the House adopted the report of the ad-hoc committee set up to look into the bill presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Why Lagos Assembly wants to impeach Ambode

By Valentine Amanze
All may not be going well npw with the Lagos State Governor,
Akinwunmi Ambode.
He has been summoned by the Lagos State House of Assembly on alleged misappropriation of funds.
Already, the Assembly has summoned the governor to appear before it within one week.
The governor is to answer questions regarding the 2019 budget.
The summon came on the heels of moves to impeach the Governor.

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