Why I can’t inaugurate 14 Edo lawmakers -Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said he lacked the power to bring back 14 state House of Assembly lawmakers yet to be inaugurated. A statement quoted Obaseki as stating this in an interview with newsmen when he paid a thank-you visit to the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja onContinue reading “Why I can’t inaugurate 14 Edo lawmakers -Obaseki”

How Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh, Died of COVID-19

Almost two Months to his 60th Birthday, the popular lawmaker representing Kosofe constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Barrister Taofeek Olatunde Braimoh is dead. He died early Friday, 10 July, 2020. He was aged 59, two months shy of his 60th birthday celebration, on September 30.  A close family source confirmed hisContinue reading “How Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh, Died of COVID-19”

NDDC Budget padded with over 500 fake projects, NASS trying to frustrate forensic audit – Pondei

Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), revealed on Tuesday that the commission’s 2019 budget was inflated with over 500 non-existing projects. Pondei made the disclosure on Tuesday while addressing newsmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers State while making clarifications on allegations of corruption levelled against the Interim Management Committee (IMC). TheContinue reading “NDDC Budget padded with over 500 fake projects, NASS trying to frustrate forensic audit – Pondei”

Between Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa And SaharaReporters

The last one month has been an interesting one at the Lagos State House of Assembly. It started with the suspension of some erring members, which escalated into barrage of attacks on the office of the speaker of the house, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa. Eight libelous stories in quick succession were aimed at the speakerContinue reading “Between Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa And SaharaReporters”

Discos offer customers two-month free electricity

Power distribution companies on Wednesday announced that they were in support of the proposal by the National Assembly and the Federal Executive arm of government that Nigerians should get two months of free electricity. Speaking through their umbrella body, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, the Discos stated that modalities for the free power wouldContinue reading “Discos offer customers two-month free electricity”

Gov Ganduje dethrones Emir Sanusi

Kano State Government said it has removed Muhammad Sanusi II as emir of Kano and will announce a new emir to replace him. It is a case of history repeating itself as his grandfather was also determined as an Emir in 1963. Details shortly…

Saraki’s Name Removed From Kwara State University

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday amended the Kwara State University Law and changed the name of the institution from Abubakar Olusola Saraki University to Kwara State University. The Kwara State University (Amendment) Bill 2020 was one of the four amendment bills passed by the Assembly on Tuesday which it said would driveContinue reading “Saraki’s Name Removed From Kwara State University”

CORONA-VIRUS: WHY LAGOSIANS NEED NOT FEAR – OBASA

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, called for calm among residents of the state following the detection of the first case of Coronavirus brought in by an Italian. Obasa said the need by Lagos residents not to panic over the incident stems from the fact that the stateContinue reading “CORONA-VIRUS: WHY LAGOSIANS NEED NOT FEAR – OBASA”

AMBODE HEADS TO APPEAL COURT TO STOP PROBE OF 820 BUSES

Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed the ruling of a Lagos High Court which struck out a suit seeking to stop the State House of Assembly from probing him over the procurement of 820 buses meant to revolutionize public transportation in the State. The Lawmakers suspended the probe after Ambode securedContinue reading “AMBODE HEADS TO APPEAL COURT TO STOP PROBE OF 820 BUSES”

Governor, 7 others in trouble over alleged N6.5bn fraud

Alleged N220m fraud: EFCC arrests, detains Benue Assembly clerk From: Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern OperationEFCC probes Wada, Ayeni, AVM Atawodi over arms dealFunds traced to foreign car dealership, offshore accounts A serving governor is topping the list of suspects being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for an alleged N6,549,942, 637.14Continue reading “Governor, 7 others in trouble over alleged N6.5bn fraud”