Nigerian politics is male-dominated.For instance, a report published by London School of Economics and Political Science indicates that women in Nigeria make up 49 per cent of the population, but only four per cent of lawmakers.
Tonight Headlines: Governor Ortom Reveals Those Who Attacked His Convoy, Senator Escapes Death After Violence-Marred By-Election
Governor Samuel Ortom on Saturday has disclosed that he was attacked by some herdsmen on his farm near Tyo-mu, along Makurdi-Gboko Highway.
From kehinde Adewole Immediate past members of the House of Representatives who are members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) from Ekiti State have told the Senator representing Ekiti South, Biodun Olujimi to rather defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) instead of going about threatening to decamp, saying; "we have already taken samba and tambourine, popping champagne to celebrate her defection." The former Rep members, Segun Adekola, Thaddeus Aina, Ayo Oladimeji and Kehinde Agboola, said it
As the Ekiti 2022 Governorship Election draw nearer, Prominent Politicians from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) are eyeing the Number One Seat in the State, Although some of these Political Stalwarts are working underground to Succeed the Incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress who 'll be completing his Two-term tenure in 2022. Notable among these politicians are 1. Senator Babafemi Ojudu (APC) A trained Journalist turned
Nigeria targets fuel exportation to neighbouring countries, says Buhari The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said the realisation of the refinery roadmap that was rolled out two years ago will enable Nigeria to export petroleum products to neighbouring countries and other markets. Buhari said this on Tuesday at the inauguration of the 5,000 barrels-per-day Waltersmith Modular Refinery and the groundbreaking for a 45,000-bpd plant in Imo State. Senate to FG: Rebuild destroyed infrastructure
Here are today's trending news GUNMEN OPEN FIRE ON ORTOM'S CONVOY Benue State Governor have narrated how Gunmen attacked his convoy of Benue state on his way to Makurdi.
Headlines News: Three Feared Dead In Ekiti Bye-election; Herders Threatened To capture Me Alive - Ortom
Three feared dead in Ekiti Bye-election.The House of Assembly by-election in Ekiti State turned bloody as suspected political thugs unleashed mayhem on voters and security agents.
Nigerian senators has said that the cause of the protest which was held Nation wide was as a result of joblessness in the country. They restated that Nigerians, most likely the youths are very angry with them the leader because, there was no job creation in Nigeria. Recall, in October there was a huge protest Nationwide which resulted to the destruction of private and public properties after many protesters were allegedly killed in various part of the country, most especially Lekki toll gate, Lagos State which
1) JUST IN: Buhari must address Nigerians now over #EndSARS protests – Senate The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address Nigerians on #EndSARS protest which has been hijacked by hoodlums. The senate resolved that Buhari should address the nation after Senator Biodun Olujimi cited Order 42 and 52 to seek the leave of the Senate to present a motion on the #EndSARS and the need for comprehensive police reforms. The motion was supported by the senators, which many of them
The Nigerian Senate today, has added their voices on the looming crisis in the country as the EndSARS protest gathers momentum across the country. At plenary today, the house called on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately address the country as it concerns the current agitations by the youths on the SARS menace and police brutality across the country. The senate came to this decision following a point of order by Senator representing Ekiti south, Senator Biodun Olujimi, titled, “#EndSARS: The need
Three persons have been reportedly killed while several others sustained gun shots as political thugs attacked voters and police officers on Saturday's by -election into Ekiti State House of Assembly.
A faction of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) who is very loyal to the lawmaker representing Ekiti South, Senator Biodun Olujimi, rejected the verdict of the Court of Appeal, which recognized the trustees to the former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose. Based on the reports, Olujimi's loyalists vowed to approach the Supreme Court to determine whether the conduct of PDP Ward Congress in Ekiti by the National Working Committee (NWC) was in line with the PDP Constitution. The factional Publicity Secretary,
The Senate has finally urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately address the nation on the current nationwide #EndSARS protests, by the Nigerian youths against police brutality and bad governance. Furthermore, the Senate also directed the police to offer protection to the #EndSARS protesters to prevent hoodlums from hijacking their genuine action. The Nigerian Senate This came up as a result of the point of order raised by Senator Biodun Olujimi, titled, “#EndSARS: The need for a comprehensive reform”
In the Bye-election held on Saturday at Omuo Ekiti, midway in to the election to fill the vacancy of Ekiti East constituency 1 of the Ekiti house of Assembly.
The Senate on Tuesday asked the President Muhammadu Buhari, to address the nation immediately on the current nationwide protests by youths against police brutality and bad governance. The Senate also directed the police to offer protection to the #EndSARS protesters to prevent hoodlums from hijacking their genuine action. The Senate decision was sequel to a point of order by Senator Biodun Olujimi, titled, “#EndSARS: The need for a comprehensive reform”. The EndSARS protest have been going on for weeks now
Nigeria has been put in a state of dilemma with the recent banditry and kidnappings which has claimed lives and properties. The situation has made many to ask "how much is the government doing to curb this menace?". Although, the military and police have made some arrests, but there are not significantly on top of the situation as we have seen in recent weeks how the activities of bandits and kidnappers still persists. To this effect, a senator came up with a bill seeking the legalization of local Hunters to
1. #ENDSARS Protests: Address the Nation now — Senate to Buhari The Senate, Today, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately address the nation on the current nationwide protests by youths against the notorious Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and bad governance. According to the Senate, addressing the nation would douse the tension the seemingly unending protests are causing in the country. The Senate has also directed the police to offer protection to the #EndSARS protesters to prevent hoodlums
The legislators in the Upper Chambers of the National Assembly has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately address Nigerians on the present EndSARS protests. According to Daily Post Nigeria, the Senators said a speech from the President would drive a sense of trust into Nigerians, and also give them an insight about the government’s actions and efforts. The request was made after a point of order was made by Senator Biodun Olujimi. The title of the order was, “#EndSARS: The need for a comprehensive
Cryptocurrency ban has caused a lot of comments by the Nigerians after Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) placed ban on the currency. Some many people didn't support the ban because of the usefulness of the cryptocurrrency while a few people are in support of CBN. Today on Nigerian Senate twitter page, Senator Biodun Olujimi made it known that they cannot kill the cryptocurrency because they were not the one who created it. He said further that Nigerian youths are doing great business with bitcoin and they are getting
At the National Assembly on Thursday, Senator Ayo Akinyelure said, casualisation of Nigerian graduates in the Nigerian labour market had become a subject of great concern, as more workers continued to groan under this immoral strategy of cutting cost by employers, rendering them inferior to their counterpart in other countries