The National Assembly says it cannot be intimidated into abandoning its duty of providing platform for Nigerians to agree or disagree on any proposed legislative measure.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yakubu Dogara, said this on Tuesday in Abuja in his remarks at the resumption of plenary after Read More
Former Vice President and All Progressives Congress, (APC) chieftain Atiku Abubakar, has said that he was ready to sacrifice his ambition for the restructuring of the polity.
Atiku made the declaration at the weekend in Abuja while delivering a keynote address at a youth forum organised by a coalition of civil Read More
ANIETIE UDOBIT,NASS ABUJA
The National Assembly (NASS) resumed from its two-month annual vacation today.
The two legislative chambers – Senate and House of Representatives – are expected to work on several bills and other matters of national importance when plenary resumes.
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, have arrived at the Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world leaders in congratulating German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory at the polls.
Mr. Buhari felicitated with the German Chancellor’s party for producing leadership for the country for over 12 years, and winning another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work.
According to Femi Adesina, Read More
The Japanese Prime Minster, Shinzo Abe, has announced for snap elections, a year before elections were expected.
Mr. Abe, at a press conference on Monday, also announced he will dissolve parliament on Thursday.
“I will dissolve the House of Representatives on the 28th,” he said.
His decision comes amid rebounding approval ratings Read More
Exit polls for the German election have revealed Angela Merkel will remain Chancellor for her fourth term but her victory has been overshadowed by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party winning its first seats in the Bundestag.
Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party gained 33 per cent of Read More
Akwa Ibom state known as the Land of promise was created on 23rd September 1987 by the military administration of General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida. The state is the tenth largest State in the country in terms of landmass.
lts 129 km coastline is not only the longest in the country, Read More
Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe has warned against the return of biblical Goliath who only seeks extinction of other nations.
Mugabe said this while speaking at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, calling on Trump to embrace peace and dialogue which are the tenets of the United Nations.
He said, Read More
By JAMES EZEMA
A civil society group, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has joined other civil society organisations (CSOs) in condemning alleged attempts being made by the Federal Government to curb free speech in the country.
At a day workshop in Lagos on Friday the CHRSJ joined 150 others to Read More
By JAMES EZEMA
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) and Nigerian ethnic nationalities have set date to for a National Unity Summit of all ethnic nationalities as part of efforts to build a united country.
The CNG, which reiterated the group’s commitment to a united, peaceful and prosperous Nigeria where the rights Read More