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Reps discharge 16  committees of 25 referral bills

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, discharged 16 committees from referrals on 25 bills pursuant to Order 17, Rule 3 (1) (g) of the Standing Orders of the Green Chamber. The rule states that: “Any matter referred to any Committee shall be treated within 30 days otherwise the Committee shall stand discharged after 60 days…

Oshiomhole inaugurates National Peace and Reconciliation Committees to reconcile aggrieved APC members

Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, has inaugurated a National Peace and Reconciliation Committee for each of the six geo-political zones of the country to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. Oshiomhole, while inaugurating the committees on Wednesday in Abuja, said its members were…

APC loses 2 House of Reps members

Two All Progressive Congress (APC) members of the House of Representatives have resigned their membership of the ruling party with one defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers announced their resignations in two separate letters to the green chambers, which were read on the floor of the house on Wednesday by the Speaker,…

It is too risky for power to return to PDP – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu says it is “too risky and dangerous” for power to return to the Peoples Democratic Power (PDP) in 2019. Garba said this at an event organised by Buhari Media Organisation in commencement of campaigns for the Feb. 16, 2019 Presidential Election….

PDP’s chances of winning Presidential Election high — Sen. Bwacha

Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP-Taraba South), has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the forthcoming 2019 Presidential election. Bwacha, in an interview on Sunday in Abuja, said PDP had 70 per cent chances of winning elections in most part of the country. “The PDP has a greater chance…

INEC releases details of how APC defeats PDP, others in Kwara Federal Constituency bye-election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Raheem Olawuyi, on Saturday won the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara State. The Chief Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Abimbola Adesoji, while declaring the result at the Irepodun Local Government Secretariat in Omu-Aran, said Olawuyi polled 21, 236 to emerge…

Atiku group accuses Buhari of vote buying with N10,000 tradermoni loan

The Atiku-Agbaje Media Engagement Network (AAMEN) has accused the APC-led Federal Government of playing politics and insulting Nigerians by the ongoing disbursement of N10,000 TraderMoni loans to petty businesses. Describing the gesture as tokenism from a government that has budgeted N86 million for the President’s haircut and N3.5 million for feeding a VIP detainee, AAMEN…

Atiku  to kick-start campaign on Monday  with ‘People’s Policy Launch’ 

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is to kick-start his campaign for 2019 general election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday. A statement issued by Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, on Saturday in Abuja, said that Abubakar would use the address to launch his policy document. “In his address,…

YIAGA observers deployed to Katsina, Bauchi, Kwara bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission will conduct bye elections in Katsina State for Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa Federal Constituency, Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara State and Ikom II State Constituency of Cross-River State. This is the last set of elections to be conducted by INEC before the 2019 general elections and will…

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