State legislatures now financially independent

State legislature State legislatures now financially independent. Abubakar Suleiman, Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, has claimed that houses of assembly in Nigeria have achieved financial autonomy. He revealed that the country’s constitution had been effectively changed to give houses of assembly financial autonomy. Suleiman who is also the speaker […]

INEC chairman’s prosecution demanded

INEC chairman INEC chairman’s prosecution demanded. The opposition parties demanded the resignation of Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, on Thursday, citing the European Union Election Observer Mission report, which rated INEC poorly in its handling of the general elections. The Labour Party and the Peoples Democratic Party stated the EU election […]

Oluwo says chieftaincy affairs ministry should be looked into

Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi Oluwo says chieftaincy affairs ministry should be looked into. Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, has urged President Bola Tinubu to consider establishing the Federal Ministry of Chieftaincy Affairs and appointing a first-class royal father as the ministry’s minister in charge. Oba Akanbi stated that by establishing such a ministry, royal […]

Two injured in Lagos accident

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Two injured in Lagos accident. Ten passengers were killed and two others were injured in a multiple road collision on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday morning in the Otedola section near Berger. PUNCH According to Metro, the accident involving three Mac trucks and a bus carrying passengers occurred on the freeway at 10 […]

Power tariff hike

Electricity Power tariff hike. The Federal government stated on Thursday that 11 Nigerian power distribution companies have requested for a review of their respective electricity prices in order to integrate changes in the country’s macroeconomic fundamentals. This was revealed in a notice issued by the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission. It was also noted that the […]