Election postponement: INEC’s reasons not convincing, says Wadada…

A former member, House of Representatives, Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, says the reasons tendered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections are not convincing. Wadada, who is the Chairman, Nasarawa State All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign Directorate, made the assertion in an interview with the News…

The Late 5: Biafra referendum will hold same day as...

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday has announced that it would be holding a referendum on February 16, same day as the presidential election. In a statement released by the group on its Facebook page,…

INEC releases names of House of Reps candidates nationwide [Full...

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the final list for the House of Representatives candidates ahead of the general elections. Their election will hold on February 16, same days as the presidential election. The list was signed by INEC Secretary, Rose Oriaran-Anthony. Meanwhile, INEC says it is ready for the conduct of the…

APC in grief as House of Reps member dies in...

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the death of Mr Abayomi Ayeola, a member of the House of Representatives, as sad and shocking. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Aiyeola (APC-Ibeju Lekki Federal Constituency) died on Sunday at a private hospital in Lagos, after a brief illness….

Katsina’s APC Rep joins PDP…

House of Representatives member from Katsina State, Ibrahim Murtala, defects from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The post Katsina’s APC Rep joins PDP appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Atiku’s Spokesman, Segun Sowunmi to contest for House of Reps...

Spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organization, Segun Sowunmi has announced his intentions to contest for the Abeokuta South Federal Constituency Seat in the House of Representatives in 2019. In a statement on his Social Media page, Sowunmi wrote; “Dear Friends I cannot continue to sit on the fringes nudging them in the right directions,agonising at…

The Late 5: Ngige dissatisfied with level of progress, takes...

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Thursday said that the misrule of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has led the country to lose over 12 million jobs, stressing that the best prosperity, peace, educational advancement in the history of the…

House of Reps swears in three new members…

PHOTO: Twitter/HouseNGR The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, swore in three new members to formally join the House on Wednesday. The three new members of the House of Representatives were elected to fill the vacancy in their respective federal constituencies. The new members were Tunji Olawuyi representing Kwara, Irepodun/Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti Federal Constituency, Yusuf…

Reps member defects as Dogara swears in 3…

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Gabriel Onyieawife, has defected from All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The defection announcement was contained in a letter read at the floor of the hallow chambers by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, at the plenary on Wednesday. Onyieawife, who represents Ayamelum/Oyi…

4 more Reps members resign from APC, PDP…

Four  House of Representatives members on Thursday resigned their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers announced their resignations in separate letters to the green chamber, which were read on the floor of the house in Abuja by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. Three members…

The Big 5: Drama in Edo as Governor walks out...

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Two vital prosecution witnesses have died mysteriously after providing evidence in the trial of former Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako, alongside his son, Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako, Abubakar Aliyu and Zulkifikk Abba, on a 37-count charge of criminal conspiracy, stealing, abuse of office and money laundering to the tune of…

BREAKING: Again, 2 Reps members resign from APC…

Two members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives on Thursday resigned their membership of the ruling party. The lawmakers announced their resignation in two separate letters to the green chambers which were read on the floor of the House by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. This came less than 24 hours after another…