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Buhari Writes National Assembly On His Resumption

22 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to the two Chambers of the National Assembly informing them that he has resumed his duties as President and Commander-in- Chief, upon the completion of his 10-day working leave.

APC Asks Saraki To Reconvene National Assembly Now

2 days ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is hiding under the yet-to-be assented Electoral Act Amendment Bill to draw attention away from what it described as the treasonable actions of the senate president, Bukola Saraki who has refused to convene the National Assembly to consider at plenary the crucial 2019 election budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Court Restrains Saraki From Declaring Akpabio’s Seat Vacant

3 days ago /
Politics 

An FCT high court, has restrained the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from declaring the seat of the senator, representing Akwa Ibom North West, Godswill Akpabio, vacant, pending the hearing and determination of a suit before it.

Presidency Denies Rejecting Electoral Amendment Bill

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has denied reports in some sections of the media that President Muhammdu Buhari has rejected the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, 2018.

Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

3 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

Saraki Appoints Onaiwu As Liaison Officer On State Matters

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appointed Earl Osaro Onaiwu as liaison officer to the senate president on state matters.              

University Of Agriculture Makurdi Shut Down Indefinitely

3 days ago /
Education  Nation 

The Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Benue state was closed down indefinitely on Wednesday following protests and vandalization by students as a result of an accident that claimed the of life of a student and injured several others within the campus.

Suit Seeks Removal Of Saraki As Senate President

4 days ago /
Politics 

Barely two days after two pro-Saraki senators approached the court to stop any move to impeach the senate president Bukola Saraki, another suit seeking the removal of Saraki has been received by the registry of the federal high court in Abuja.

NASS Siege: Saraki Calls For Judicial Inquiry

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for an independent judicial panel of inquiry into the siege to the national assembly by masked security operatives last Tuesday.

NASS Committee Meets INEC

5 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The national assembly joint committee on electoral matters has scheduled a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for Tuesday evening.

APC Describes Failure Of Saraki To Reconvene Senate As Treason

5 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress says the failure of the senate president to reconvene the red chamber to consider matters of national interest on Tuesday amounts to treason.

APC Accuses PDP Of Plot To Attack APC Senators

5 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has alleged plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to attack some All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators as part of the PDP's desperate bid to ensure that Bukola Saraki clings to the position of senate president.

No Date for National Assembly Reconvening On INEC Budget- NASS

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, have directed that we inform all Senators, Honorable members and the public that a date has not been set for the reconvening of the Senate and the House of Representatives to consider the Independent...

NASS May Not Reconvene

5 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

There are indications that the national assembly may not reconvene on Tuesday as originally planned.

Senate Sued Over Alleged Impeachment Plot Against Saraki

5 days ago /
Politics 

Two pro-Saraki senators, Rafiu Adebayo and Issa Missau have gone to court to stop any planned impeachment of the senate president.

Akwa Ibom Gov. Emmanuel Blasts SGF Boss Mustapha Over Comments

6 days ago /
Politics 

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has expressed disappointment at comments made by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha during the reception rally for Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio.

Dogara Commends INEC

1 week ago /
Politics 

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives ,Yakubu Dogora has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting a successful and peaceful Election Process in Bauchi South Senatorial District of Bauchi State.

Saraki, Ekweremadu Accuse Fed. Govt Of Twisting Facts To Indict Them

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have raised the alarm that the federal government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last Tuesday’s invasion of the premises of the national assembly by men of the department of state service (DSS).

Resign Or Be Impeached, APC Tells Saraki

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole says the impeachment option will be applied if Bukola Saraki refuses to resign his position as senate president.

National Assembly May Reconvene Next Week

1 week ago /
Politics 

The National Assembly may reconvene next week to consider the n164bn virement request by the executive for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections.


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