Kogi Assembly declares seat of former Speaker vacant

Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday declared vacant the seat of the immediate past Speaker of the Assembly, Umar Ahmed Imam, who represents Lokoja I constituency. The decision to declare Imam’s seat vacant was sequel to a letter sent to the House by the state chairman of the All …

NASS siege: Nigerian Police break silence on involvement

Nigerian Police Force has denied involvement in the siege at the National Assembly [NASS] complex. Operatives of the Department of State Services [DSS] on Tuesday blocked the entrance of the NASS complex preventing lawmakers and staff access to the complex. A statement by the Force Spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, …

Kayode reacts to Osinbajo’s sack of DSS DG, DSS, Lawal Daura

The former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode, had reacted to the sack of the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) Lawal Daura. The Acting President, on Tuesday, fired Daura after a meeting with him and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, FCT. …

Six lawmakers from APC ready to join PDP

Six pro-Kwankwasiyya All Progressives Congress [APC] lawmakers in the Kano State House of Assembly are expected to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], following the resignation of the Kano State Deputy Governor, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar. A former special adviser attached to the Deputy Governor’s Office at the state Government …