Zamfara: PDP insist Supreme Court can not reverse self

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday vehemently insisted that the Supreme Court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgment on the Zamfara Governorship election matter. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this as the firm position of the party after a crucial meeting with critical stakeholders from Zamfara state, in Abuja, on Saturday. Ologbondiyan said the PDP stands by its earlier statement in which it raised alarms that the APC was behind the insupportable agitation that…

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Coronavirus: House Of Reps Wants Ban On Religious, Public Gathering

The house of Representatives wants the federal government to as a matter of urgency ban religious and public gatherings across the country The house took the decision in a motion moved under matters of urgent public importance by Representative Zakari Chawai of Kaduna state National assembly correspondent Charity Tanko reports. Spread the love

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Social Media Control Bill Suffers Total Rejection At Senate’s Public Hearing

The Proposed Social Media regulation bill suffered setback Monday as 90% of stakeholders submissions called for a withdrawal of the PROPOSED legislation which according to them would infringe on the right of Nigerian Citizens. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe Reports the Executive Director of NCC Umar Danbatta as saying provisions of the bill gives too much power to the police and other law enforcement agencies. Spread the love

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Bayelsa Guber Review Suit: Supreme Court Dismisses Lyon APC’S Application For Lacking In Merit •

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismisses the application to review the Bayelsa guber election judgment filed by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, David Lyon The panel of justices of the Apex court led by Justice Amina Augie took the decision while delivering judgment on the suit. Joseph Kadiri who covered the proceedings reports that the court maintains that it cannot sit on appeal over its own judgment  as it orders the Lawyers to APC and its candidate Lyon to pay to pay 30 million naira for filing  frivolous application.…

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Bill Seeking Immunity For Legislature’s Leadership Passes 2nd Reading At House Of Reps

The house of Representatives passes for second reading a bill seeking immunity for presiding officers of legislative institutions. The bill which was sponsored by Representative Odebunmi Olusegun scaled second reading despite several arguments against it National assembly correspondent Charity Tanko reports Spread the love

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Senate Asks President Buhari To Reconstitute Federal Character Commission Management

The Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the Federal Character Commission management as failure to do so will amount to a breach of the 1999 Constitution and the act of the Commission. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe Reports that the resolution followed a motion moved by senate Minority leader Enyinnayan Abaribe At Tuesday’s Plenary session. Spread the love

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PDP Heads To Supreme Court For Review Of Presidential Election Verdict

The opposition people’s Democratic Party PDP has said it will tender it’s application for the review of the presidential election judgement and give other states. The PDP spokesman Kola Ologbodiyan stated this Monday during a press conference on Abuja. He noted that as the APC seek review of Zamfara and Bayelsa. It has no option then to seek review of the Supreme Court judgment on the presidential election. Spread the love

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Legislative Integrity: Lawmakers Tasked To Be Honourable At All Times

igeria legislators have been tasked on being honourable at all times in the discharge of their Legislative duties Professor Lumumba gave the charge Wednesday gave the charge during the unveiling of the house of Representatives green chamber magazine National assembly correspondent Charity Tanko reports the speaker of the house Femi Gbajabiamila as saying the magazine will serve as a catalyst for Nigerians to appreciate the legislature. Spread the love

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Senate Commences Hearing Of Sexual Harassment Bill, Want Tougher Punishment Against Offenders

  The Senate has assured of its commitment to building a society free of harassment and intimidation of any kind.   Senate President Ahmad Lawan Made this known at a public hearing on the Sexual Harassment In tertiary institutions prohibition bill 2019.   National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe Reports that the bill has since its introduction generated comments from the public space. Spread the love

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