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    The suspense continues as the National Assembly will no longer reconvene on Tuesday as earlier advertised, spokesman of the House of Representatives, Mr. Abdulrazak Namdas has said. He did not announce a new reconvening date. The Nigerian parliament was billed to reconvene Tuesday to consider the virement on INEC N242 billion bill among other issues. ...
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    Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has fired the Director-General of the Department of State Service, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura for acting with impunity and without authorisation by the Presidency. Prof Osinbajo’s spokesman, Mr. Laolu Akande, said this in a tweet via his verified Twitter handle, @akandeoj. The tweet read: “AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the ...
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    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Director-General of the Department of State Security, Malam Lawan Daura at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the two security chiefs, who arrived Aso Rock at different times, were to update the acting president ...
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    The Management of  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Sunday said its Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, was not funding any plot to impeach the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki. Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, said in a statement in Abuja that the Corporation was not ...
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    July 26, 2018 The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has thanked APC members and supporters in Kwara for their unflinching support to the party despite gale of defection in the National Assembly. In a statement signed by the minister and made available to newsmen on Thursday, the minister expressed gratitude to the ...
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    July 24, 2018 Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in House of Representatives celebrated on Tuesday as news of the defection of 15 senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to PDP was announced. Earlier, the PDP lawmakers, who converged on the lobby of the National Assembly, vowed not to allow a leadership change ...
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    July 3, 2018 A group identified as Citizens Actions to Take Back Nigeria on Tuesday thronged the entrance of the National Assembly (NASS) Complex to protest against adjustments made in the 2018 Appropriation Act by the legislature. The protesters arrived in 11 luxury busses, popularly known as “El-rufai bus”, played music and sang. They called ...
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    June 22, 2018 A physically challenged lawyer, Mr Daniel Onwe, on Friday in Lagos appealed the judgment of a Federal High Court which struck out a suit challenging the non-enactment of a disability law in Nigeria. Onwe had commenced the suit against the National Assembly in 2014 over alleged failure to enact a law protecting ...
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    June 4, 2018 The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday reported the grilling of  two nominees, Mr Festus Okoye and Mr Garba Attahiru, for the positions of National Commissioner and Resident Electoral Commissioner. President Muhammadu Buhari on March 27 sent to the Senate for confirmation,  the names of Festus Okoye  from ...
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    June 1, 2018 Former Senate Leader Ali Ndume, has urged Nigerian youths to take full advantage of the “Not too Young to Run Act’’ to strengthen democracy in the country. Ndume gave the advice in Abuja on Friday, while addressing State House Correspondents. According to him, the Act  is an achievement for the young population ...