Gunmen Kill 12, Injure 15 In Shiroro LG Niger

BY ABU NMODU, Minna Twelve persons have been confirmed dead in gunmen’s invasion of Ajapayi village in Kwaki area of Shiroro local government area of Niger State. LEADERSHIP gathered that 15 others who were injured by the hoodlums are receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital It was gathered that the gunmen laid siege to the […]


By: Muhammad muhammad The first and second Assembly in the State was inaugurated by the first civilian Governor, Alhaji Awwal Ibrahim, now His Royal Highness the Emir of Suleja in 1979 and 1983, the third Assembly was inaugurated by the second civilian Governor late Alhaji Musa Inuwa in 1991, while the fourth and fifth Assembly […]

Ministry attracts $139.36bn investment through reforms – Official

By Oluwafunke Ishola The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI) says it attracted 139.36 billion dollars investment commitment from 2017 to September 2018 through its various reforms. The ministry made the disclosure on its official Twitter handle @TradeInvestNG, saying the amount was the highest on record. It said that in its efforts to […]

Gbajabiamila, Ahmed Idris emerge Speaker, Deputy

By Abiemwense Moru The House of Representatives on Tuesday elected Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), as the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives. Gbajabiamila was declared speaker after an election following his nomination by the former Appropriations Committee Chairman, Rep. Jibrin Abdulmumin (APC-Kano). Omolori announced that 358 members voted, saying Gbajabiamila scored 281 votes out of […]

Oshiomhole, Fayemi, APC governors in NASS for Inauguration

By Taiye Agbaje Ahead of today’s 9th National Assembly’s election of its principal officers, the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has arrived the assembly complex. Oshiomhole, who arrived at about 9:27am, was led into the Senate chamber where majority of the senators-elect were already seated. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) observed […]

Breaking: Ekweremadu joins race for DSP

By Ifeanyi Nwoko Senator-Elect Ike Ekweremadu has joined joined the race to be the Deputy President of the Senate with his shocking nomination to stand for election. Ekweremadu who never spoke of his intentions in the rundown to the elections was however nominated by senator-elect Chukwuka Utazi, a nomination which he (Ekwerenmadu) accepted. His nomination […]

Inauguration: NASS management denies Okorocha entry

Former governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha arrived National Assembly premises at on Tuesday ahead of the inauguration but was denied accreditation. Okorocha, who was declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial District, was not issued certificate of return by INEC. However, a federal high court in Abuja last week ordered that he be […]