Ministerial Screening: Akpabio Mocks Dino Melaye

Former lawmaker representing Akwa Ibom North at the red chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has responded to the jibe thrown at him by Senator Dino Melaye when he (Akpabio) lost his election to return to the Senate. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that lawmaker, representing Kogi West senatorial district had mocked Akpabio, saying […]

Shi’ites, Armed Security Operatives Clash Again In Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and the police had another faceoff at the federal secretariat on Thursday morning. The police have now cordoned off the road in front of the secretariat while the protesters chant “Death to Buhari, death to America. “I will never surrender, I will never support injustice…I will never surrender […]

Just In: 2 Killed As Shiites Members Storm National Assembly

Hundreds of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria also known as Shiites, on Tuesday shot two security operatives dead during a protest at the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the protesters shot their victims dead at the National Assembly complex in Nigeria’s capital territory, while three officers are currently in […]

Oba Akiolu Leads Call For Recovery Of Properties Seized From Lagos Govt

Use Your Position To Better Lagos- Sanwo-Olu Advises Speaker The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, wants all properties belonging to the State, which were forcefully taken over by the Federal Government to be returned. The monarch urged the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, to use his position as the […]

See Why Code of Conduct Bureau Refused Public Declaration Of PMB’s Asset

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has said it would not reveal details of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s asset to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP). This is coming after the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) requested for public disclosure of  Buhar’s asset following the Freedom of Information (FOI) act. In response, the Code […]

Tribunal Dismisses Suit Challenging Dogara’s Re-election

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Bauchi State, northern Nigeria, has dismissed a suit filed March 15 challenging the re-election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the tribunal dismissed the petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

NASS Journalists Guidelines: Online Publishers Threaten National Assembly

The network of Nigerian On-Line Publishers, NENOP, has rejected in totality, the new accreditation guidelines released by the National Assembly, NASS, management on Monday, May 20 and threatened a media blackout. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, through his aide on Social Media, Olu Onemola, had vowed that the Senate will […]

National Assembly Imposes Restrictions On Media

The National Assembly yesterday issued stringent requirements the media organizations must comply with before they can cover its activities. The conditions will further deepen intrigues in the lead-up to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly in about three weeks. The Guardian had on Monday reported that a crisis was brewing over how members of […]

9th N’Assembly: Senate Leadership Tussle Gets Dangerous

Few weeks to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, lawmakers loyal to the incumbent Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Mohammed Ali Ndume, are flexing muscles and spoiling for war following a disagreement over the voting pattern to be adopted in the election of presiding officers. Lawan and Ndume are the frontline contenders […]

See Options Gov. Ganduje Gave Sanusi After Dangote’s Appeal

Power and influence can never and must not be under estimated in this country Nigeria as Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has played a crucial role in saving the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II from being dethroned. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I (1905-1990 ), the grandfather of the present Emir […]

Aftermath Of National Assembly’s Threat To Shutdown Bet9ja

Nigerians have expressed their dissatisfaction against the Senate‘s threat to shut down football betting company, Bet9ja for failing to honor an invitation. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the lawmakers had issued the threat on Tuesday in Abuja during the verification of Loto companies with a license to operate in Nigeria. Chairman, Senate Committee on Youth […]

Dankwambo Stops PDP Govs’ Dubai Retreat

The Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has asked the promoters of a week-long retreat scheduled to hold in Dubai for governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party to shelve the idea. Dankwambo, who is the acting Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum, gave the directive at a meeting he had in […]