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Kebbi assembly suspends member over ‘unguarded utterances’

Umar, member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency, has been suspended by the Kebbi State House of Assembly. Hon. Hassan Umar, the member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency, has been suspended by the Kebbi State House of Assembly for allegedly making unguarded utterances. This information was revealed in a statement signed by the Clerk of the House, Suleiman Shamaki, and made available to journalists on Monday. According to the statement, Umar’s suspension was as a result...

Just In: Edo State Assembly impeaches Deputy Governor, Shaibu

Philip Shaibu was impeached based on allegations of perjury and disclosing official secrets. The Edo State House of Assembly has impeached the Deputy Governor of the state Philip Shaibu. Shaibu‘s impeachment followed the conclusion of a panel instituted by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Daniel Okungbowa on Monday on allegations of perjury and disclosing official secrets. The seven-member team began its investigation into Shaibu’s alleged misdeeds last Wednesday and concluded it last Friday....

How Lagos Assembly celebrateed Tinubu at 72

“When Asiwaju Tinubu became governor, we all knew how much Lagos was earning. He successfully moved the revenue of the state from N600 million to over N8 billion in 2007.” Lawmakers at the Lagos State House of Assembly expressed their admiration for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday as he marked his 72nd birthday praising him for his decision to not celebrate his birthday, citing it as a display of true leadership amid the nation’s...

Drama in LP over leadership, defection in Enugu state Assembly

Leadership tussle in the Labour Party amidst party defection of it’s members to PDP in Enugu state assembly. New alliances have occurred at the Enugu State House of Assembly as six members of Labour Party (LP) on Thursday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during plenary. Following this development, the PDP now holds the majority with 18 house members, while the LP finds itself in the minority with six members. The lawmakers made their...

Oyo Assembly holds plenary in Yoruba language

How impactful would it be for State Assemblies to hold plenary sessions in indigenous languages like Yoruba to enhance citizens’ comprehension? In a bold embrace of cultural heritage, Thursday’s plenary session at the Oyo State assembly was conducted entirely in the Yoruba language, adhering to the House’s policy. The session was presided over by the Speaker of the Oyo State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin who made this known via his Twitter (X) handle saying...

Otti signs Bill stopping Pension for Ex-Governors, Deputies

Former President Obasanjo has described the payment of pension to former governors and their deputies as “daylight robbery.” Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has signed into law the bill prohibiting former governors of the state and their deputies from receiving pensions and allowances. The bill titled HAB 11, the “Abia State Governor’s and Deputy Governor’s Pensions Law Repeal Bill 2024,” was passed by the State House of Assembly on Tuesday Otti’s signature on the Bill...

Abia assembly stops pension for Uzor Kalu, Ikpeazu, other ex-governors, deputies

Former Abia state governors like Okezie Ikpeazu, Theodore Orji and Orji Uzor Kalu and their deputies will no longer be entitled to earn their pensions and other entitlements from the State. The Abia State House of Assembly has passed a bill to stop the payment of pensions to former governors and their deputies in the state. The bill, entitled: “A bill (H.A.B 11:) for a law to repeal the Abia state governors and deputy governors...

Obaseki vs Shaibu again as Edo Assembly begins impeachment process

The petition for impeachment was based on two grounds of perjury and revealing of government secrets. The Edo State House of Assembly has initiated impeachment proceedings against Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu. The Majority leader, Charity Aiguobarueghian, who announced the impeachment notice during plenary, said the petition dated March 5, was signed by 21 out of the 24 members of the House. Aiguobarueghian said, “The petition against the deputy governor came in on March 5 and...

Sanwo-Olu assents to N2.2trn 2024 Lagos budget

Sanwo-Olu assured Lagosians that technology, education, infrastructure, and environment will all receive greater priority in the 2024 budget The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday, signed the N2.267 trillion 2024 Appropriation Bill for Lagos State into law, assuring Lagosians of effective implementation. Recall that the budget estimate for the 2024 fiscal year tagged ‘Budget of Renewal’ was presented to the Lagos State House of Assembly for consideration on December 13, 2023. Sanwo-Olu however,...

Lagos Speaker Congratulates Sanwo-Olu Over Supreme Court Judgement

Lagos Speaker Obasa has sent congratulatory messages to the Governor of the state, Sanwo-Olu, on his victory at the Supreme Court which affirmed his election as Governor. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, has congratulated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over Friday’s judgement of the Supreme Court which affirmed his victory at the 2023 Governorship Election polls. In his congratulatory message, issued by his chief press secretary, Eromosele Ebhomele, the Speaker...

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