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Nigeria: Imo State: Where There Is No Legislature

Nigeria: Imo State: Where There Is No Legislature

By Walter Duru, Ph.D In modern democratic societies, the legislature performs three conventional functions of representation, law-making and oversight responsibilities. The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) has provided the legislature in different sections, the powers to perform these functions at both the central and state levels. The legislature controls through […]

Local Government Election In Akwa Ibom South South Of Nigeria, Police Deploys 15,000 Men, Calls For Orderliness

By Amos Tauna, Kaduna (Nigeria) — As the electorate prepare  for Saturday local government election in Akwa Ibom State, Southern part of the country, the state Police command has deployed fifteen thousand Policemen to  to ensure peaceful conduct before, during and after the election. A statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Assembly Okays N216.6bn for 2018 Budget

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria) — Kaduna State House of Assembly, northern Nigeria on Wednesday approved the sum of  N216.6 billion as the 2018 budget . This shows a slight increase over the 216.5 submitted to the Assembly by Governor Nasir  El-Rufai. The passage came after the House of Assembly adopted a report on the […]

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2019 Elections: Get Your Voter Cards Ready, Nigerians In Diaspora Told

By Amos Tauna Kaduna ( Nigerian) – A Nigerian youth in Malaysia, Iheanacho Ezeakor who has been preaching the gospel of  peace and unity in Nigeria, has  enjoined his counterparts in the diaspora  to make sure they get their voter cards ready for the 2019 elections. He advised them to go home and get their […]

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Returning PDP To Power In Nigeria Amounts To Double Tragedy — Lai Mohammed

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Information Lai Mohammed has said  it will be a tragedy if the PDP is ever allowed to come back to power. The Minister who stated this while addressing a news conference in Lagos on Sunday said the present Administration has been working round the clock since […]

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Nigeria: Lack Of Potable Water Worries Rohogi Community In Kaduna, Fears Possible Outbreak Of Waterborne Diseases

By Ibahima Yakubu, Kaduna (Nigeria) — Residents of Rohogi community in Igabi local Government area of Kaduna state, North-west Nigeria, have appealed to the state government to assist them by constructing a borehole or other means of accessing potable water to avert possible outbreak of waterborne diseases. A resident, Adamu Sani told news men, that […]

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Nigeria: National Assembly, Executive Not Rivals, Speaker Dogara

By, Joseph Edegbo Kaduna, (Nigeria)– Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that contrary to beliefs in some quarters, the Legislature and the Executive are not rivals but partners in progress. Dogara, who spoke when he received in audience the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Boss Mustapha, in his office on […]

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Nigeria: Restore Full Payment of Salaries, Allowances of  LG. Health Workers, Council Tells Govt.

By Auwal Umar Gombe (Nigeria)– Gombe state Council on Health has asked the state government to resume payment of full monthly salaries and allowances of local government health workers which was suspended since 2012. The Council on Health made the call in a communique issued at the end of its 4th meeting held in Gombe, […]

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