Category Archives: Politics and Government

Senate chides Buhari for calling VP ‘coordinator’

The Senate yesterday declared that Professor Yemi Osinbajo should function as Acting President pending the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation. The upper legislative chamber insisted that it would fully adopt and apply Section 145 of the constitution, which clearly spells out what should happen when the president proceeds on vacation. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/senate-chides-buhari-for-calling-vp-coordinator/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7fc3bbd07e-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-7fc3bbd07e-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali May 10, 2017

NASS may invoke constitution over Buhari’s health status

Some National Assembly members may attempt to call for the invocation of section 144 (1) of the 1999 Constitution aimed at ascertaining the health status of president Muhammadu Buhari. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/politics/nass-may-invoke-constitution-over-buharis-health-status/?utm_source=Guardian%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=ed6da7e0e2-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-ed6da7e0e2-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali May 8, 2017

Buhari appoints 24 new heads of government agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed 24 persons to head federal government agencies. A statement announcing the appointments which are to take immediate effect was signed by the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Bolaji Adebiyi. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/news/buhari-appoints-24-new-heads-of-government-agencies/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=c641f65692-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-c641f65692-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali April 14, 2017

Aggrieved youths beat lawmaker into coma in Minna

The representative of Bosso and Paiko federal constituencies of Niger state in the House of Representatives, Salihu Adamu, has been beaten into a coma by aggrieved youths in his constituency. Full story

Source: https://www.naij.com/1097915-aggrieved-youths-beat-lawmaker-coma-minna.html?utm_source=mailfire&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=reaction_pusher

Posted by Hussaini Ali April 6, 2017

Again, Jonathan summons Sheriff, Makarfi to peace meeting

Again, former President Goodluck Jonathan has summoned the factions of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Senator Ahmed Makarfi of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to a meeting in Abuja. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/again-jonathan-summons-sheriff-makarfi-to-peace-meeting/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=1b32771a1e-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-1b32771a1e-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali April 6, 2017

Akeredolu: I’ll respect rule of law

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has vowed to respect the rule of law and abide by the Constitution. Full story

Source: http://thenationonlineng.net/akeredolu-ill-respect-rule-law/

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 28, 2017

Buhari’s extended vacation: How long is too long?

For the opposition, the National Assembly must not allow the health of President Muhammadu Buhari to hold the nation to ransom, if indeed he is found to be incapable of discharging the functions of his office. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/buharis-extended-vacation-how-long-is-too-long/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=c6423095a1-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-c6423095a1-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 26, 2017