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#RoadTo2023: In Nasarawa, who blinks first? Governor Sule or Hon. Ombugadu?

A battle of familiar foes in the North Central will be reignited next February. Check out this analysis by OrderPaper’s Ibrahim Gaddafi Tanko to see who is likely to blink first between the former private sector giant and ex-lawmaker As the tussle over who occupies the Nasarawa State Government House come 2023 gathers steam, the race appears to be taking the shape of a two-horse contest. As in 2019, two familiar arch-rivals, incumbent Governor Abdullahi Sule, of the...

#NewsRoundup: INEC moves deadline for PVC registration, Omo-Agege picks Delta lawmaker as running mate

OrderPaperToday- Across the length and breadth of Nigeria, here are the biggest stories around Nigeria’s legislators and the institution of parliament you mustn’t miss this Friday: INEC moves deadline for PVC registration –Sponsored Content — The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced a shift in the deadline for the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR); directed all Electoral Commissioners to continue the exercise pending further directives. The electoral management body made the disclosure in a statement issued...

OPINION: “Federal legislators are too important to engage in frivolities”

Dr. Ekpe in this opinion piece captures the public perception of the Ninth National Assembly; urging it to take the concept of legacy seriously in this final legislative year “THE EXISTENTIAL THREATS FACING THE NATION CAN ONLY BE CHECKMATED IF YOU ASSUME YOUR DUTY OF BEING ON THE NECK OF THE EXECUTIVE AND INSISTING ON GETTING THE RIGHT THINGS DONE. YOU OUGHT TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE LEVELS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF YOUR NUMEROUS COMMITTEES.” By Monday...

PİA: Rep Dekor urges Host Communities to hold leaders accountable

Ahead of the first year anniversary of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), Stakeholders at Colloquium for Host Communities speak on critical issues, as Rivers lawmaker urges them to hold leaders accountable Chairman of the Committee on Host Communities in the House of Representatives, Dumnamene Dekor, has called for a dismantling of the hiccups surrounding the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). The lawmaker made the remark at a Colloquium for Host Communities hosted by the Growth Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT) Nigeria in Port Harcourt,...

Senator clears the air on sponsorship of bill renaming Kaduna State

Following speculations about President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to a Bill renaming  Nigeria’s Northwest State, Kaduna as Zazzau State, one of the alleged co-sponsors of the Senate reacts The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Uba Sani has refuted reports about him sponsoring a bill to rename Kaduna State or for the creation of Zazzau State. As contained in a statement he issued on Monday. he described the reports as concocted, subversive, malicious, and false information. “My...

GIFT Nigeria Hackathon: Stakeholders chart ways to enhance youth participation

Stakeholders converge at Port Harcourt Hackathon to discuss ways of achieving youth participation in the Growth Initiative For Fiscal Transparency (GIFT) Nigeria Project In a bid to foster sustainable prosperity within Host Communities, stakeholders in the extractive sector have charted ways to encourage the participation of young people in the Growth Initiative For Fiscal Transparency (GIFT) Nigeria Project. This came to the fore at a Hackathon recently held in Port Harcourt, spearheaded by OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative (OAI), Nigeria’s...

Subsidy Probe: Again, Finance Minister absent; Reps summon Sahara Energy

House of Representatives Investigative Panel on Subsidy Regime summons Sahara Energy to appear at hearing, as Finance Minister fails to appear a second time The House of Representatives Special Ad-hoc Committee investigating the Petrol Subsidy Regime (2017-2021) at the resumed hearing on Tuesday, has summoned the Managing Director of Sahara Energy Limited to appear before it. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and the management of Sahara Energy Limited were expected to appear Tuesday following a fresh...

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