Deadlock in APC Peace Deal

THE peace initiative being brokered by the governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, appears to be heading to nowhere. While members loyal to Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives, ceded the position of majority leader in the House to the aggrieved lawmakers loyal to …

APC’s House of Discord

The elections of Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara as president of the Senate and speaker of the House of Representatives, is threatening to tear the ruling All Progressives Congress apart, even as Nigerians wait for positive change promised by the party …

National Assembly Leadership Race: Who Wins?

As the seventh National Assembly wounds down its activities on June 6, there is need for the incoming legislators to elect leaders who will shepherd the affairs of the legislature for another four years. Many candidates are already scheming to get the posts but they all have to test their popularity in …

Ihedioha Steps in As Acting Speaker

EMEKA Ihedioha was formally sworn-in as speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 27. He took over from Aminu Tambuwal, who stepped down from the post on Tuesday, May 26, and handed over to Ihedioha. Tambuwal relinquished his post because he has been elected as …