Tag Archives: National Assembly

No Sensible Person Will Say 2019 Election Was Credible – Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has claimed that the 2019 general elections is the worst the country has conducted claiming it was marred by irregularities. The Guardian reports that the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Zone in the National Assembly said the election was a disappointment. Sani spoke on Sunday, March 31 saying although there were no perfect…

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Protest: FG, Labour Sign Pact, National Assembly To Get Minimum Wage Bill Jan 23

The Federal Government and organised labour in the country on Tuesday finally reached an agreement that the Presidency would send the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly after three days of meetings. The agreement came on a day that labour unions staged a nationwide protest over the non-transmission of the bill to…

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Breaking: National Assembly Postpones Its Resumption Date By Two Weeks

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption from Wednesday, September 25th, to resume Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. According to a statement released by the clerk of the assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, the postponement is due to the forthcoming primary elections of some of the major political parties. The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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National Assembly Panel Suspends Budget Deliberations Indefinitely

The Joint Committee of the National Assembly, on the Independent National Electoral Commission has indefinitely suspended deliberations on the N189bn budget submitted by the commission for the conduct of 2019 elections on the 17th of August. The Committee Chairman, who announced the indefinite suspension at the end of the panel’s meeting, assured Nigerians that members…

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Video: “Shame! Shame! Shame!” Honorable EJ Agbonayinma Booed As He Enters National Assembly

Honourable Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma, representing Egor/Ikpobaoka constituency, Edo State, was booed by a group of youths at the national assembly gate on his way to a sitting of the lawmakers. The honorable, who gained his seat in the house under the banner of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), but later on defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC), was booed by…

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Buhari, Oshiomhole Respond to Defection Drama at the National Assembly

  President Muhammadu Buhari and The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole have responded to the dramatic event that occurred at the National Assembly yesterday, the 24th of July 2018 whereby 37 Representatives and 14 senators abandoned the APC for other parties. In a statement by the president’s Special Assistant on Media…

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Saraki, Dogara, Okorocha For Oshiomhole’s APC Chairmanship Bid Declaration

There are indications that the leadership of the National Assembly has backed the candidacy of former Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, as he declares his bid for the national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Thursday. Oshiomhole told newsmen in Benin on Wednesday that President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki and…

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Court Rules Against Election Reordering By National Assembly

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ruled that the National Assembly does not have the power to amend the election timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Federal Legislators had adopted a reordered sequence of the 2019 general election, putting the presidential election last in a bill that was transmitted to…

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