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New residences for House Speaker and Senate President: Contractor gets May 2015 deadline

New residences for House Speaker and Senate President: Contractor gets May 2015 deadline

The construction firm handling the construction of new residences for presiding officers of the National Assembly, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, has been given May 2015 deadline to complete the houses. Minister of the Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Bala Mohammed, who gave the ultimatum during the inspection tour of the national houses, said that the completion would

APC Presidential ticket: Is Tambuwal the beautiful bride?

The battle for the presidential ticket of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) may have taken a rather unexpected turn with the reported entrance of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and fresh member of the party, Aminu Tambuwal. Tambuwal, who is yet to make public the purchase of his declaration of interest and

NBA condemns FG’s withdrawal of Tambuwal’s security details

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the withdrawal by the federal government of the security details attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal. Explaining his order redeploying police personnel who formed part of Tambuwal’s security details, acting Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, said on Wednesday that his action

Breaking: Tambuwal formally announces defection to APC, PDP kicks

Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal on Tuesday formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Tambuwal In a short speech at plenary, said he was defecting to the APC for political reasons claiming that the yearning of his people in Sokoto State was responsible

Tambuwal’s picture missing from House website

It has become a matter of public interest that the official website of the House of Representatives has for several days been without the picture of the Speaker, Hon Aminu Tambuwal. When The Nigerian Times got through to the Speaker’s Chief Press Secretary, James Ojo, he confirmed the absence of the picture from the site,

Tambuwal defects to APC *He’s still consulting – Media Aide

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal today attended a meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto. The speaker, who was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not however make an explicit pronouncement announcing his defection. Premium Times quotes a source at the meeting as saying that the

Jonathan given Benin’s highest royal attire, Tambuwal, three others turbaned in Sokoto

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Erediauwa, on Saturday presented Red Egbeigbe, the highest Benin traditional attire to President Goodluck Jonathan. The Red Egbeigbe is the royal attire wore only by Benin prince and princess on rare occasion like marriages. Erediauwa presented the royal attire to Jonathan when he paid a courtesy visit to the