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Buhari can hold opinion on NASS, says Namdas

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari could hold opinion regarding the performance of National Assembly members. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas, stated this while briefing news men on Wednesday in Abuja. Namdas was reacting to Buhari’s comment about the National Assembly members at a…

Dogara charges on political will to increase women’s participation in politics

The Speaker, House of Representatives,Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the political will of stakeholders is critical to achieving women’s inclusiveness in political participation in the country. Dogara said this during a roundtable meeting organised by House of Representatives Committee on Women in Parliament in collaboration with Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC) supported by…

PDP to Buhari: Respond to issues raised by APC chieftain, Timi Frank

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, told President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly respond to issues contained in the Open Letter addressed to him by a chieftain of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank.  The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, made the call in a statement in Abuja. He said…

Democracy walk: Buhari to lead 1m Nigerians

The National Democracy Stakeholders Group (NSDG), a pro-democracy and non-profit organisation, says President Muhammadu Buhari will lead the 2018 edition of Democracy Solidarity Walk. NSDG’s Convener, Mr Kletsaint Akor, told newsmen on Sunday in Abuja that Buhari would lead the walk scheduled for May 29 at the Eagles Square, Abuja. He said the walk, organised…

Real price of’Changing the Change,’ by Garba Shehu (1)

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means. As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the Buhari government in the…

Chairmanship: Oshiomhole meets Dogara, APC House caucus

Former Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, met members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House of Representatives over his plan to contest for the chairman of the party. Oshiomhole had, last week, declared for the chairmanship of APC, ahead of the party’s National Convention on June 23. He told the…

Aisha Buhari seeks increased women participation in politics

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called for increase in the participation of women in active politics, to improve national development. Mrs Buhari made the call on Tuesday when she received members of the Jam’iyyar Matan Arewa at the State House, Abuja. Indeed, “Jam’Iyyar Matan Arewa’’ was founded in 1963 by a group…

Our position on the Omo-Agege’s suspension, by Senate

The Senate leadership has been briefed by our lawyers on last Thursday’s judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on whether the Senate has the legal authority to suspend a member for certain misconduct or not. A statement by Sen. Sabi Aliyu Abdullahi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, said: “We have equally filed…

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