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Meet the 10th National Assembly members from Adamawa State

Eleven lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Adamawa State – three in the Senate and eight in the House of Representatives. This article by Catherine Onyeka tells you about them and the constituencies they represent. Adamawa State, also known as the Land of Beauty was created on 27th August 1991 from the defunct Gongola State with Yola as its Capital. It is located in the North-East of Nigeria. It sits on a land...

Corruption, politics, litigations, root cause of Nigeria’s abandoned projects – Senator Sani

Sani reiterated that abandoned projects have been one of the problems of governance in Nigeria as successive governments leave behind projects that ought to have been completed within their tenure for one reason or another. Senator Shehu Sani has identified corruption, political motives, and legal disputes as the primary culprits behind the prevalence of abandoned projects in Nigeria. The former lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Assembly, articulated his views on Tuesday during the...

Rivers Assembly overrides Fubara, passes amended LG Bill Into law

Rivers State House of Assembly passed the LG Bill into law overriding the assent of Governor Siminalayi Fubara. The Rivers State House of Assembly at the 159th legislative sitting passed the Rivers State Local Government (Amendment) Bill into law on Monday by overriding the assent of Governor Siminalayi Fubara. Political commentators see this as a move by supporters of former Governor Nyesome Wike to checkmate his successor, Fubara, as both men have been in a...

State Police : Security challenges gave rise to the decentralisation of NPF – Speaker Abbas

Abbas has underscored that the evolving challenges have rendered the existing unitary policing system within the Nigeria Police Force ineffective, thus prompting the demand for the establishment of state police forces. Rep. Tajudeen Abbas, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has stated that the emerging challenges in the country have rendered the current unitary policing system under the Nigeria Police Force ineffective, leading to calls for its decentralization by way of having state police....

State Police: President Jonathan in, lGP Egbetokun out

IGP Egbetokun’s views on the creation of State Police contradict the views of former President Jonathan.  The Inspector of General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun has proposed integrating the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) as a Department under the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) rather than establishing a State Police structure. Egbetokun made these comments during his address at the National Dialogue on State Policing, hosted by...

Akpabio nominated into Committee to prepare grounds for World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

IPU has nominated Akpabio to the Committee to prepare grounds for the Sixth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has named President of the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio as a member of the Preparatory Committee for the Sixth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament 2025. A statement by the Special Assistant on Media to the Senate President, Jackson Udom, said that Akpabio’s nomination was contained in a letter signed by the...

Akpabio pledges NASS cooperation, support for better policing of Nigeria 

Akpabio has pledged the full cooperation and support of NASS for the better policing of Nigeria. The President of the Senate, Godswill  Akpabio has pledged the full cooperation and support of the National Assembly for better policing of Nigeria. Akpabio made the pledge at the maiden edition of the Nigeria Police Awards and Commendations Ceremony which was held on Monday at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hotel, Abuja. Speaking at the inaugural Nigeria Police...

Ex-Kwara Senator, Rafiu Ibrahim is dead

Former lawmaker, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim who represented Kwara South is dead. Rafiu Ibrahim, a former Senator who represented Kwara South at the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019 is dead. The former lawmaker died in the early hours of Wednesday after a brief illness at age 57. Ibrahim’s  passage was confirmed by his family through a statement signed by his aide, Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir. The statement reads “It is with a heavy heart that we announce...

Meet members of the 10th National Assembly from Abuja 

Three lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) – one in the Senate and two in the House of Representatives. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), known as the “Center of Unity,” has Abuja serving as both the capital of the FCT and Nigeria. Located in the north-central region of Nigeria, it is the first city meticulously planned in the 1980s by International Planning Associates (IPA). Noteworthy features include...

Debt: Kaduna Assembly setup Committee to probe El-Rufai’s administration 

The committee is set to investigate all financial transactions, loans, grants, and project executions of Kaduna between 2015 and 2023 of the past administration of former Governor El-Rufai. The Kaduna State House of Assembly has established a fact-finding committee to investigate the finances, loans, and contract projects granted during the tenure of former Governor Nasiru El-Rufai. OrderPaper recalls that on March 30, at a town hall meeting Governor Uba Sani who was OrderPaper’s Most Valuable...

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