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Northern Lawmaker Explains Why Bola Tinubu Was Called 'Mr President' in Viral Video

The representative of Jada/Ganye/MayoBelwa/Toungo Federal Constituency, Abdulrazak Namdas, has addressed rumours claiming that the Northern lawmakers visited Bola Tinubu in the United Kingdom to endorse him for president in 2023. Namdas is the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the Army, and he made some revelations during his interview with Leke Baiyewu.

  3 months ago ago
Northern Lawmaker Explains Why Bola Tinubu Was Called 'Mr President' in Viral Video

JUSTICE

Yoruba nation agitators suffering in DSS custody - lawyer cries out

The detainee’s lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, stated that the Department of State Service (DSS) fed 12 aides to the Yoruba national agitator Sunday Adeyemo (also known as Sunday Igboho), a soup called “engine oil”. The attorney said that today at the DSS headquarters in Abuja after being denied access to his clients for more than four weeks.

  6 months ago ago
Yoruba nation agitators suffering in DSS custody - lawyer cries out

POLITICS

Night BREAKING: Hot 15 Breaking News Headlines This Night, Tuesday July 7, 2020

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged illegal withdrawal of funds from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited amounting to $1.05bn by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion moved by the Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, at the plenary on Tuesday, entitled Need Source: Punch Newspaper Makinde Constitutes Governing Councils Of Tertiary Institutions, Waste Management Agency- Nigerian Independent …as AFIT

  1 year ago ago
Night BREAKING: Hot 15 Breaking News Headlines This Night, Tuesday July 7, 2020

OTHERS-TERRORISM

Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Should Be Jailed, Not Rewarded

Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Should Be Jailed, Not Rewarded. Adejoro Adeogun, the Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence has said that repentant Boko Haram insurgents should be jailed and not rewarded or given amnesty. Adeogun disclosed this during an interview with Leke Baiyewu regarding the proposed amnesty for repentant Boko Haram insurgents, special fund for armed forces, state police and Operation Amotekun which was reported by The PUNCH on Su

  1 year ago ago
Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Should Be Jailed, Not Rewarded

POLITICS

What Niger Delta Should do Now that North Controls Gold, According to a House of Reps member

Punch has reported how Hon Farah Dagogo, a member representing Degema/Bonny Federal Constituency of Rivers State has criticised the Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, (PAGMDI) and policies of Federal Government relating to natural resources. From the interview which the Hon member granted Leke Baiyewu, and reported by Punch newspaper, some striking points were revealed. Dagogo applauded the Federal Government's idea of establishing PAGMDI, believing that it would create employment and

  1 year ago ago
What Niger Delta Should do Now that North Controls Gold, According to a House of Reps member

POLITICS

Thursday Major News Headlines This Morning, 6th August, 2020

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has threatened to petition the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over heads of ministries, departments, and agencies of the Federal Government who shun its summons. The House Committee on Public Accounts, at its investigative hearing on Wednesday, expressed its displeasure with the top government officials who allegedly Click here to read full news.. Source: Punch Newspaper Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria is a five-year, USAID-funded project. The

  1 year ago ago
Thursday Major News Headlines This Morning, 6th August, 2020

BUSINESS

Finally, National Assembly transmits Finance Bill to Buhari

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The National Assembly has finally transmitted the Tax and Fiscal Law (Amendment) Bill, also known as the Finance Bill, to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for assent. The bill, presented by the President to the National Assembly as part of the measures to shore up revenue to finance the 2020 budget, seeks to amend the Petroleum Profit Tax Act, Customs and Excise Tariff Act, Company Income Tax Act, Personal Income Tax Act, Value Added Tax, Stamp Duties Act and the Ca

  2 years ago ago
Finally, National Assembly transmits Finance Bill to Buhari

BUSINESS

Reps approve N278bn budget for FCT, N238bn for Customs

…probe telecom firms’ alleged tax evasion Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has approved the budget of the Federal Capital Territory for 2020, totalling N278,355,365,947. Out of the figure, N55,878,241,095 is set aside for personnel cost and N62,343,723,435 for overhead cost, while the balance of N160,133,401,417 is for capital expenditure. The approval followed the adoption of the report by the Committee on FCT and FCT Area Council and Ancillary Matters. The report was considered by the

  2 years ago ago
Reps approve N278bn budget for FCT, N238bn for Customs

POLITICS

Wenesday Morning News Headline For Today October 21st 2020

Edo Reps tackle Obaseki, demand 14 Assembly members’ inauguration Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives from Edo State, has criticised Governor Godwin Obaseki’s role in the continued delay in inaugurating 14 members of the state House of Assembly. The Deputy Majority Leader of the House, Peter Akpatason, along with other All Progressives Congress members from the state, hosted principal officers of … October 21st, 2020 APC, PDP bicker over governance in Osun Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo

  1 year ago ago
Wenesday Morning News Headline For Today October 21st 2020

POLITICS

Thursdsy Morning News Headlines For Today 5th Of November 2020

Design new revenue sharing formula, Reps tell RMAFC Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has asked the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission to come up with a new revenue sharing formula that will put more resources at the disposal of state and local governments. The House Committee on Finance, which grilled Chairman of the RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, at a budget … November 5th, 2020 INEC tackling 1,700 suits over 2019 elections – Yakubu Sunday Aborisade and Leke Baiyewu The Chairman

  1 year ago ago
Thursdsy Morning News Headlines For Today 5th Of November 2020