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Sanwo-Olu Sends 25 Names Of Commissioners, Special Advisers To State Assembly For Screening

In fulfillment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners and Special Advisers upon ratification by the legislature. A statement by the Governor’s Deputy Chief Press

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Senate President Lawan, Announces That They Would Receive The Cabinet List This Week

Nigeria’s have been expecting the ministerial list and subsequent announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet members. All this could happen today, if the Senate President, Lawan is to be believed. As he announced that they would be receiving the list from the president. If this happens then Buhari, who was re-elected four months ago, will now have people to work

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INEC; “Only One Party & One Presidential Candidate Has Submitted 2019 Election Expenses

The 2019 elections have come and gone, but are parties keeping up with the post-election requirements given by the law? Not yet. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has revealed that only one political party has so far submitted its audited report on 2019 general elections expenses, three months after the poll. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this while speaking

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President Buhari Set To Submit Ministerial List Next Month

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may send the list of his ministerial list to the Senate next month being July. A minister who served in President Buhari’s first term, revealed that Buhari would send the list earlier than he did in the past administration. Also, according to the source, the President was aware that the senate would resume

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Rocha’s Okorocha Receives Certificate Of Return From INEC, As Same INEC Vows To Challenge The Move In Court

Embattled former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha is in the news again, as he received his Certificate of Return from INEC, yesterday after the inauguration of the NASS members. INEC acting in compliance with the ruling of an Abuja High Court, which directed it to issue the certificate to Okorocha, has however vowed to appeal the judgement as soon

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Ahmad Lawan Becomes New Senate President, Beats Ndume, While Omo-Agege Defeats Ekweremadu At The House Of Reps + Ned Nwoko Denied Access To Accreditation

It has been a long and exhaustive process in the selection of the new senate president and speaker House of Reps, which held amongst the NASS members. Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North – APC), who keenly contested with Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South-APC), eventually became the winner by a ratio of 79/28 votes. And with that victory, Lawan is now the

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Dr Saraki Donates His Severance Pay To The Families Of Leah Sharibu & Other Victims Of Insurgency

Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who was always in the eye of the storm during his reign has once again made news, but this time, very good news. Saraki magnanimously donated his entire severance allowance to some victims of insurgency and also opened a trust fund for the children of late senators. Severance allowance, which runs into millions

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Outgoing Minister Of Power, Fashola Apologizes To Ministry Workers

Outgoing Minister for Power, Works & Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola, gave a very emotional speech during his valedictory service. Fashola, who would not be returning as a minister, used the opportunity to apologize to his staff, team and entire civil servants who worked under the ministries affiliated to him. Fashola who was dropped alongside his Minister of State, Mustapha Baba

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