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State Assemblies Begin Debate On Constitution Amendment

State Assemblies Begin Debate On Constitution Amendment

Three months after the National Assembly transmitted drafts of the 1999 Constitution Amendment to State Houses of Assembly, some houses have commenced debate on the bills. Indication emerged yesterday that the National Assembly sent only 15 bills to State Houses of Assembly for adoption out of the 21 bills adopted by the National Assembly. LEADERSHIP

LP ready for APC in Ogun — National chair

The Labour Party (LP) in Ogun State is determined to take over power from Governor Ibikunle Amosun come 2019 gubernatorial election, national chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdulkareem Abdulsalam, has said. He disclosed that LP was the only political party that could take over from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State come

Respite For Kaduna Teachers As Industrial Court Stops Sack

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Kaduna judicial division, yesterday, granted an order of interlocutory injunction restraining Kaduna State governor , Nasiru el-Rufai, from the planned sack of 21,780 primary school teachers who reportedly failed a competency test meant for primary four pupils. Dakun Rindi Esq and Augustina Joshua (Miss) Esq had, on

Wife of The President-Aisha Buhari Empowers 1,000 Bauchi Women, Youths

Wife of the president, Hajiya Aisha Buhari has empowered 1,000 women and youths who were trained in various skills in Bauchi state. The trainings, which were organised through her pet project, ‘Future Assured’, provide various interventions to the less-privileged in the country. Speaking at the graduation of the 1,000 trainees in Bauchi on Thursday, Mrs. 

Parties now 67 as INEC registers 21 associations

Nigeria now has 67 political parties. This followed  yesterday’s registration of 21 parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The electoral agency took the decision at its weekly meeting, according to its National Commissioner and member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mrs. May Agbmuche-Mbu. The meeting also ratified the dismissal of two of its

President Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Paris Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after attending the One Planet Summit in Paris, the capital of France. He was received on Thursday evening by some state governors, including Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The President, who departed Nigeria on Monday, joined more than 60 Heads

PDP remains one big family – Ologbondiyan

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, says the party remains one big family committed to credible processes that guarantee internal democracy. Ologbondiyan, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said that the PDP had since revved its internal conflict resolution mechanisms and consultations in that direction. According