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BREAKING NEWS: Six Kano Assembly Members Defect From APC To PDP

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Six members of Kano state house of assembly this Wednesday defected from APC to PDP. The Speaker of the house, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, while reading the defection letter to the members at plenary today said the members said it became imperative for them to leave the APC based on the premise that the party has failed to meet the aspiration and yearnings of the people they represent.

INEC, Security Express Readiness For Cross River Assembly By-Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says all is ready for the conduct of a free, fair and credible election for Obudu state constituency in the Cross River State house of assembly on Saturday.

Wike Says Nigeria’s Democracy Is At Verge Of Collapse

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the nation’s democracy is on the verge of collapse with the way security agencies are going about harrassing perceived political opponents of the ruling party and seizure of government institutions with constitutional backings.

Saraki Arrives To Rousing Welcome At NASS

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki arrived at the national assembly complex on Tuesday afternoon to a rousing welcome by colleagues and national assembly staff.

NASS Leadership Meeting Postponed

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The National Assembly’s Leadership meeting scheduled for Tuesday to consider President Buhari’s request on virement and other pressing issues was put on hold following the siege at the national assembly, by security operatives.

NASS Siege: Situation Room Calls For Sanctions

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The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room has asked the presidency to sanction all security operatives involved in the blockade of the national assembly on Tuesday.

NBA Condemns National Assembly Siege

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The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned the siege by security personnel on the premises of the National assembly on Tuesday morning.

CUPP, PDP Condemn National Assembly Invasion

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The Coalition of United Political Parties and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have urged lawmakers to remain focused in the face of attempts to derail Nigeria’s democracy.

National Assembly Blockage Christian Council Calls For Caution

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The Nigerian Christian Council has cautioned politicians in Nigeria not to throw the country into anarchy as a result of their selfish interest.

Kano Former Deputy Governor Defects To PDP

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The former deputy governor of Kano state, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, has announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

APC Denies Involvement In Nass Invasion

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The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC says it has nothing to do with Tuesday’s drama at the national; assembly where security operatives prevented senators from gaining access to the red chambers.

Akpabio Explains His Move To APC

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Ahead of his formal declaration for the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Wednesday former senate minority leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio arrived Uyo to the welcoming arms of APC faithful.

Southern Borno Indigenes Seek Power Shift

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The people of southern Borno descent are calling for rotation of power in the state.

Daura's Sack, A Welcome Development- Ortom

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Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has described the sack of the director general of the Department for State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura as a step in the right direction.

Adamawa Govt. Debunks Reports Of Planned Sack Of Deputy Gov.

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The Adamawa state government has debunked rumors that Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow is under pressure to drop his deputy Martins Babale for a Muslim candidate.

Kwara Gov. Ahmed Explains Exit From Apc

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The Kwara state governor,  Abdulfatah Ahmed says the decision to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not for selfish reasons but to secure a better platform with abundant opportunities for the people of the state.

Rivers APC Excited By Exit Of Defectors

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The recent defections of members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the People’s Democratic  Party PDP, on the floor of the National Assembly was long expected by some APC faithful in Rivers state, who said most of the defected law makers, did so because they have lost the party’s machinery in their states and are irrelevant in their constituencies.

National Assembly Developments A Legislative Matter - APC

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Our attention has been drawn to mischievous attempts in some partisan quarters to link Tuesday’s developments in the National Assembly to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

DSS Operatives Lay Siege To Nass, Senators Loyal To Saraki Block Chamber

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An atmosphere of tension currently envelopes the premises of the national assembly particularly the senate wing as operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) lay siege to the lobby.

Senator Godswill Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

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The senator representing Akwa-Ibom North West senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position as minority leader of the People’s Democratic Party.