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President Tinubu To Present 2024 Budget Wednesday


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will on Wednesday present the 2024 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Secretary of the Research and Information Department of the National Assembly, Ali Barde, disclosed this to the press on Monday. The Appropriation Bill will contain budget proposals for the 2024 fiscal year.

Kogi Election: Police Deploy 40,000 personnel


The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG in charge of the Kogi governorship election, Ahmed Habu Sani, has said that they have deployed enough security men to man each of the 3,508 polling units and 239 wards in the 21 local government areas of Kogi state. This he said is to match the threat level in the state. According to Sani about 40,000 officers have been deployed to douse fears of possible violence and disruptions during the exercise. Speaking during the press conference on Thursday, held at the headquarters of Kogi state police Command in Lokoja, Sani warned individuals or groups of people who have the intention of causing mayhem before, during and after the forthcoming election to rethink or face the full wrath of the law.

Appeal Court Nullifies Victory Of Senate Minority Leader 


The court of appeal in Abuja has nullified the election of Simon Mwadkwon, Senator representing Plateau north Senatorial district in the national assembly. This was as the appeal court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct a fresh election within 90 days. In a unanimous judgement, the three-member panel led by Justice Dauda Williams held that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) did not validly nominate Mwadkwon who presently is the Senate minority leader. The panel held that it is their view that court orders were not fully complied with by the PDP as 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) did not participate in the congress.

Edo 2024: Shaibu Eyes Obaseki Seat

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Deputy governor of Edo state, Philip Shaibu has declared his interest in running for office of the Governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Shaibu, after enduring reprisal for months from His boss, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is now determined to succeed him next year.

Senate Moves To Stop Gender-Base Violence

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The Senate has pledged to battle violence against women through the passage of about five bills that are currently before the National Assembly. This is coming following awareness programmes organized by women under the umbrella of vigil society organizations conducted yesterday at the Unity Fountain, Eagle Square, and other parts of Abuja. The Senate Committee Chairman on Women Affairs, Senator Ireti Kingibe, said it is the responsibility of everyone to join hands together and support the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV). Kingibe, who is also representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the red chamber, said the ugly trend of violence against women must stop.

Ondo Leadership Crisis: Tinubu Invites Stakeholders To Abuja

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The leadership crisis in Ondo State between the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and his Deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa is taking another direction, as President Bola Tinubu is said to have waded into the political dispute in the State.

FG Plans Review Of Four Housing Laws


The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, has constituted a Housing Reform Team of experts and stakeholders to develop a robust framework of the housing sector and ensure that housing agencies under the supervision of the Ministry are enhanced to provide affordable homes for Nigerians.

Presidency Cabal Planning To Overthrow Democracy, PDP Chair Damagum Alleged


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that a cabal in the Presidency was planning to overthrow the democratic rights of Nigerians to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC). 

Appeal Court Sacks Yusuf, Kwankwaso, Upholds Gawuna, Datti As Gov And Senator


The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal by the Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, challenging his removal by the state Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.

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