TENSION as Benue Assembly lawmakers jump fence, suspend impeached speaker
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The political crisis in the Benue State House of Assembly assumed another dimension on Friday when the Nigerian police barred the 22 lawmakers who impeached Mr Terkimbi Ikyange as Speaker of the Assembly from gaining access to the legislative chamber for plenary.
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Nigerian Police force yet to produce female IGP - Senator James Manager
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The polls went ahead despite the unfolding COVID-19 crisis and the kidnapping of opposition leader Soumalia Cisse. A climate of fear and uncertainty meant many would-be voters chose to stay home.
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We haven't received Obaseki's resignation letter, says Edo House of Assembly Speaker
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12 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Police Force has dispersed Abuja #EndSARS protesters with live bullets, water cannons, and tear gas. Ilemona Onoja narrates how the police onslaught on citizens happened on Sunday.
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Wife of slain vendor denies knowledge of N500m compensation demanded from Speaker Gbajabiamila
4 Jan 2021
Nancy Pelosi, the only woman to serve as US Speaker of the House, was narrowly reelected to the position Sunday in a new and deeply divided Congress that convened in the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.
11 Mar 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the approval in Congress of a $1.9 trillion relief package, as the floor erupts into cheer and applause. The bill, which cleared the Senate last weekend, now heads to the White House, where Biden -- who made the American Rescue Plan his top legislative priority -- said he plans to sign the measure into law on Friday.
14 Apr 2021
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has warned against drawing the country into one party system.
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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has pledged that the demands of the resident doctors will be included in the supplementary budget.
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The two German vaccine competitors are heading to court over a legal dispute concerning BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine. CureVac has called for "fair compensation."
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The Norwegian government has intervened to halt a strike by oil and gas workers. The move came amid concerns that the strike could have worsened Europe's energy crisis, which is already aggravated by the war in Ukraine.
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Nigeria says out of the 141 million barrels of oil produced in the first quarter of 2022, only about 132 million barrels of oil were received at export terminals, putting a daily average loss of 108 thousand barrels in the first quarter of this year. Oliver Onyekweli, an Associate Partner at McKinsey and Company, joins CNBC Africa to discuss this issue.
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Around 300 inmates remained at large on Wednesday (July 6) after a suspected raid by Islamist Boko Haram militants on a prison in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Tuesday (July 5) night, an interior ministry official said. Shuaib Belgore, permanent secretary at the interior ministry, told journalists outside the 900-inmate prison that a security officer was killed during the raid and three others were injured.