Kwara: Tribunal nullifies youngest lawmaker’s election, orders re-run

October 2, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, weekend nullified the election of Miss Rukayat Shittu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and ordered a re- run into five polling units of Owode-Onire constituency of Asa local government area. The 26-year-old Shittu was declared winner of the Owode-Onire constituency of Asa local government area in the March Read More

Lawmaker’s house set ablaze in Anambra

August 8, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Hoodlums suspected to be unknown gunmen, Tuesday, burnt down the house of member representing Ihiala Federal Constituency, Hon. Paschal Agbodike. According to sources, the attack which was carried out around 1am at Mbosi, the country home of the lawmaker, completely raised down fully furnished duplex, another bungalow and other properties worth millions of naira. Agbodike, who is the immediate past Read More

Unknown gunmen kills Enugu lawmaker

July 18, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

A councilor, Nelson Sylvester, popularly known as Ofunwa, representing Eha-Ulo ward, in Nsukka Local Government Area Legislative Council, Enugu state, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the lawmaker was murdered on Sunday night at his residence in Eha-Alumonah. It was also gathered that the lawmaker has been in the forefront of fighting insecurity, mostly cultism Read More

Top female lawmakers exchange blows inside parliament

May 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Rival Bolivian lawmakers engaged in a brawl and threw punches at one another on the floor of parliament during a debate over the fate of a jailed governor described as a political prisoner by the opposition. Chamber of Deputies leader Jerges Mercado, said the brawl, which happened Tuesday, was “regrettable” and “an embarrassment.” The lawmakers, all women, threw punches and Read More

2023: South-east ‘ll benefit from Tinubu’s victory – Lawmaker

A member of the National Assembly representing Ikwo/Ezza South federal constituency, Ebonyi state, in the House of Representatives, Chinedu Ogah, weekend stated that South- east will benefit if Bola Ahmed Tinubu becomes the president of the country in 2023. Ogah is advocating for Tinubu/Shettima ticket (Muslim-Muslim ticket) saying it is the right choice for the zone and that it is Read More

Ortom dismisses lawmaker as any threat to his senatorial bid

October 2, 2022 Joshua Egbodo, Abuja 0

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has dismissed embattled House of Representatives member, Mark Gbillah as lacking the capacity to pose threat to his senatorial ambition. Gbillah and Ortom emerged candidates of the Labour Party, and Peoples Democratic Party for the Benue North West Senatorial District in the 2023 election, with the former having issues over being listed as candidates Read More

In Yobe, Lawmaker launches constituency youth empowerment campaign

March 30, 2022 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

As part of efforts to make members of her constituency self-reliant, the member representing Damaturu, Gujba, Gulani and Tarmuwa in Federal Constituency in Yobe state, Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Tuesday, launched strategic constituency youth empowerment and poverty alleviation assistance phase III. Speaking at the event, Khadija said, she was able to do this through continued financial assistance and constituency projects. Read More

Lawmaker justifies need for fairness to achieve sustainable development

February 2, 2022 Abubakar Labaran Kafanchan 0

A member of Kaduna state House of Assembly representing Kaura constituency, Hon. Yusuf Mugu has said that sustainable development can only be achieved if justification of fairness is put in place. He stated this Saturday at Kaura local government secretariat during a book presentation and retreat organised by Yashimma Innovations in an attempt to preserve the history and profile of Read More

Kogi lawmaker empowers over 5000 persons

December 29, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Over 5000 persons have benefitted from a mega empowerment programme organised and funded by Hon. Leke Abejide, the member representing Mopa-Muro, Yagba East and Yagba West federal constituency at the National Assembly. Speaking during the distribution of the numerous items, the lawmaker said the mega empowerment was part of his electioneering campaign two years ago to ensure that his constituents Read More

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Ebonyi: Lawmaker empowers 5,000 widows, others with stomach infrastructure

December 27, 2021 Admin III 0

The federal lawmaker representing Ikwo/Ezza South constituency, Chinedu Ogah, has empowered over 5,000 widows and other members of his constituency. The celebration, which is a yearly rituals and 26th edition of it with different kinds of empowerments was tagged “Stomach Infrastructure,” concentrating on feeding and clothing of widows and other members of his constituency. Celebrating with the people in his Read More

Lawmaker constructs school, road, drills 10 boreholes for constituents

November 4, 2021 Sidi A. Umar 0

As part of his effort to support the Sokoto state governmemt on rural urban water supply, a PDP federal lawmaker, representing Sokoto North/South federal constituency, Hon. Abubakar Abdullahi Ahmad, has awarded contract for the drilling of five solar powered boreholes with overhead tanks in 5 communities under his constituency. This was contained in a press statement issued and made available Read More

Kogi lawmaker trains, empowers 100 poultry farmers

November 2, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

A lawmaker representing Okene/ Ogori-Magongo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Ahmed Tijani Damisa, has trained and empowered 100 poultry farmers to boost their sources of livelihood. The 3-day empowerment programme/skill acquisition training which commenced Monday at Ebira Muslim Community College, Okengwe, in Okene local government area of Kogi state was organised by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Read More

Zamfara lawmaker empowers over 300 constituents with cash

October 31, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A lawmaker representing Zamfara west senatorial zone, Senator Lawal Hassan , has Sunday, empowered over 300 vulnerable men and women in Gummi local government in his constituency with cash grants. Senator Hassan who was represented by the permanent commissioner Zamfara state Hajj commission, Alhaji Shuaibu Isah Mafara, explained that the gesture was aimed at boosting the morales of his constituents. Read More

Umeoji, 2 lawmakers dump APGA for APC, declare support for Andy Uba

October 30, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6, the former frontline governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current member of the House of Representatives, representing Aguata Federal Constituency in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with two House of Assembly members and several party supporters. Umeoji defection Read More

Breaking: Another Cross River Lawmaker is dead

October 27, 2021 Joseph Obung, Calabar 0

A member representing Akpabuyo State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly and a staunch member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Elizabeth Ironbar, has died. Report says Mrs Ironbar died of protracted illness on Wednesday morning at the Assembly Village, Ekot Inim in Calabar metropolis. Mrs Ironbar was the brain behind the Cross River State Disability Read More

Breaking: FG reveals Sunday Igboho’s major sponsor, exposes Nnamdi Kanu

October 22, 2021 Admin III 0

The federal government on Friday said it has uncovered major financier of the Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho. Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami who disclosed this revealed that a member of the National Assembly is capable. Malami, who was silent on the identity of the federal lawmaker, said a Read More

Kaduna: I’m committed to effective representation – Monrovia

October 20, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Mukhtar Ahmed Monrovia has assured the entire people of Kaduna South federal constituency that he will continue to render good representation at the National Assembly. Hon Monrovia gave the assurance at the weekend in Kaduna while receiving an award from an NGO, Kaduna Exclusive Stars. “Let me use this opportunity to assure Read More

No plan to impeach Oyo dep gov – Assembly

October 20, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state House of Assembly Wednesday stated that there was no plan to impeach the state deputy governor, Rauf Olaniyan. The lawmakers through the chairman of the House Committee on Information, Communication and Technology, Kazeem Olayanju, condemned the rumoured plan to impeach the deputy governor. He described it “as baseless, misleading and absolutely condemnable.” Olayanju said the fallacious story which Read More

Kogi lawmaker trains women, youth in rice, seed production

October 20, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

To create jobs for the teeming unemployed youth, the member representing Okene/Ogori-Magongo federal constituency , Hon. Tijani Ahmed Damisa, has trained and empowered 50 youths and women in rice and beniseed production. The two day capacity building programme was held at Ebira Muslims Community College, Okengwen (EMMCO), in Okene local government area of the state. It was organised by the Read More

Breaking: Long-serving Lawmaker stabbed to death

October 15, 2021 Admin III 0

Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed at his constituency surgery in Essex. Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack at a church in Leigh-on-Sea. They said they recovered a knife and were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said “our hearts Read More

2023 presidency: APC national secretariat approves Osinbajo mobilisation group

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ongoing mobilization towards ensuring that Vice President Yemi succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari has received further boost with the APC National Headquarters formal recognition of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG). An October 4, 2021 letter issued by the APC and titled ‘Letter of Recognition as Support Group’ formally makes the pro-Osinbajo PCG the first 2023 presidential mobilization group to be granted Read More

Pandemonium as lawmaker shoots self dead

October 1, 2021 Admin III 0

Clement Chiwaya, a former deputy speaker in Malawi, on Thursday shot himself in the head inside parliament over alleged frustrations with the implementation of his benefits at the National Assembly. According to AFP, Chiwaya, 50, who served as a member of parliament from 2004, had gone to parliament to discuss vehicle benefits entitled to him when he left office in 2019. Read More

Lawmaker decries continuous devaluation of Naira

September 22, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Bamidele Salam, the legislator representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has decried the continuous fall of the value of Naira against dollar. Salam, in an interview on Tuesday in Abuja decried the continuous devaluation of the Naira, saying that the Nigerian currency was doing badly when compared to other currencies of Read More

Senator Bamidele donates Coaster bus to Oluyin-in-Council

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) has donated a Toyota coaster bus for the operational use of the Oluyin-in-Council.  The council comprises of all the traditional chiefs and title holders in Iyin-Ekiti, hometown of the senator, is headed by HRM Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye, the Oyinyosaye Uyin III.  The senator, Read More