Why NASS can’t resume now –Saraki, Dogara

Why NASS can’t resume now  –Saraki, Dogara

No resumption date has been decided for the National Assembly, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have said. This position contradicts an earlier one given last week by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun. Lasun had told reporters that the House would reconvene […]

Misau lambasts Presidency, accuses it of conspiracy against NASS

Misau lambasts Presidency, accuses it of conspiracy against NASS

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isa Hamma Misau, has lambasted the Presidency, accussing it of engaging in a conspiracy that top officials of the nation’s security apparatus are working for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Misau was, according to a statement he issued on Monday, reacting to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]

JUST IN: Saraki explodes: A million tactless, garrulous, reckless Oshiomhole cannot remove me

JUST IN: Saraki explodes:  A million tactless, garrulous, reckless Oshiomhole cannot remove me

A million garrulous, tactless and reckless Adams Oshiomhole cannot remove me from office, Senate President Bukola Saraki, has declared. Saraki made the declaration on Friday in reaction to the threat by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, that “definitely” Saraki would be removed from the post of Senate President. Oshiomhole […]

National Assembly ends recess, reconvenes Tuesday

National Assembly ends recess, reconvenes Tuesday

The National Assembly has resolved to end its recess scheduled to last till September 25. It will now resume on Tuesday, August 14. The recess was taken following alleged attacks on the leadership of the National Assembly by security forces. The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, on Thursday, announced the resolve […]

APC lambasts Saraki, says he’s unfit for Senate Presidency

APC lambasts Saraki, says he’s unfit for Senate Presidency

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has lambasted Senate President Bukola Saraki, describing him as unfit for the post he is occupying at the National Assembly. The declaration is in obvious reaction to Saraki’s statement during a press conference he addressed on Wednesday over the siege laid to the National Assembly by operatives of the State […]

NASS siege, attempt to subvert the will of the people -SPN

NASS siege, attempt to subvert the will of the people -SPN

The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, has condemned the Tuesday siege laid to the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). It described the action as the use of state security to  subvert the will of the people and suppress the opposition including democratic institutions. It called on Nigerians to be […]

NASS may pass budget for 2019 election next week –INEC

NASS may pass budget for 2019 election next week –INEC

INEC boss, Mahmood, said there was hope that the 2019 election budget would be passed by the National Assembly next week. The National Assembly may reconvene to consider the N242 billion budget for the 2019 general election. The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Yakubu Mahmood, made this known in Abuja on […]

Siege to NASS is coup against democracy –IYC

Siege to NASS is coup against democracy –IYC

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC), Worldwide, has condemned the Tuesday’s siege laid to the National Assembly by men of the Directorate of State Services (DSS), describing it as the height of political brigandage. IYC, in a statement by Oweilaemi Pereotubo, its president general, said the siege was a coup against democracy. According to him, “Perpetrators […]

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