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APC lawmakers to block budget, ministers’ approval

APC lawmakers to block budget, ministers’ approval

Party insists on end to Rivers crisis It’s an onslaught on Nigeria, says PDP BY YUSUF ALLI AND JOHN OFIKHENUA Disturbed by the lawlessness and impunity in Rivers State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) directed its members in the National Assembly to block all proposals by the Presidency, until the rule of law is restored

Presidency asks INEC and Speaker to declare seats of 37 lawmakers vacant

The Presidency has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, to declare the seats of 37 lawmakers vacant. It has also asked the electoral body to begin the process of conducting fresh election in the affected lawmakers’ constituencies with a view to replacing them since there is

Plateau, the Media and 10 Years of Harvest of Blood

By ALIYU MUSA, Phd Following the orgy of violence in Jos in September 2001 various explanations were pondered for the cold-hearted bloodletting that disrobed the city of the garment of innocence it once wore. Of all those, two in my opinion, stood out: politicians were blamed for abdicating their duty and for inciting the people