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President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the National Stadium as Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja. He made the pronouncement during his maiden democracy day speech in commemoration of June 12 held at the Eagle Square in Abuja. President Buhari promised to intensify efforts to boost the nation’s economy and ensure equality and fight insecurity. He also pledged […]

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila on their victories as President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives. Governor Sanwo-Olu described Lawan’s and Gbajabiamila’s victories as results of focus, hard work, resilience and team spirit, saying that the keenly contested elections in both […]

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Ninth Assembly. Mr Gbajabiamila who is a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his close contender Mohammed Bago with 283 votes. He assumed office in 2003, representing Surelere 1 Federal Constituency.

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has emerged as the Deputy Senate President of the Ninth Assembly. The Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his closest opponent Ike Ekweremadu a former Deputy Senate President and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Omo-Agege got 69 votes while Ekweremadu pulled 38 votes […]

The senator-elect representing Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State, Senator Ahmed Lawan has been elected as the President of the ninth National Assembly. Senator Lawan, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC garnered seventy-nine votes to defeat Senator Ali Ndume who polled twenty-eight votes in the election involving one hundred and Seven senators. […]

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate the nation’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, of the ministry, in Abuja. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed June 12 bill into law. Presidential aide on National Assembly matters, Senator Ita Enang told state house correspondents that with the assent to the amendment, May 29 is no more a public holiday. President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Public Holiday Amendment Act, declaring June 12 of every year a […]

The lawmaker representing Agege Constituency one and Speaker of the eighth Lagos State Assembly, Chief Mudashiru Obasa has been elected unopposed as Speaker of the ninth Assembly. During the inauguration, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was represented by his Deputy,  Dr Obafemi Hamzat solicited the support of the Assembly in confirmation of key appointments […]

The Eighth Lagos State Assembly would be remembered for holding two hundred and sixteen sittings, passage of forty-three bills and over two hundred resolutions geared to improve governance in the state. This came to the fore at the valedictory plenary to wind down the eighth Assembly which began in June 2015, held in Alausa-Ikeja. Each […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has pronounced the dissolution of the eighth session of the National Assembly and announced the proclamation of the ninth session of the Federal parliament billed to commence on Tuesday, June 11th. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani Omolori, confirmed this while addressing journalists in his office “He said,The proclamation of […]


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