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NASS Siege: Saraki Calls For Judicial Inquiry

12 hours 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.

APC Describes Failure Of Saraki To Reconvene Senate As Treason

18 hours 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

20 hours 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

23 hours 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

1 day 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

1 day ago /
Politics 

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

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

4 days 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

4 days 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

5 days 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.

38 Opposition Parties Alert Saraki Of Fresh Plot Against Him

5 days ago /
Politics 

The Chairmen of thirty-eight Opposition Political Parties have alerted the Senate President Bukola Saraki of a fresh plot by the Ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to remove him from office, freeze his personal account and that of the Senate.

APC Asks Senators To Remove Saraki As Senate President

5 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has asked Nigerian Senators to remove Bukola Saraki as the Senate President due to his dismal failure.

Abuja Court Restrains Fed Govt From Arresting Saraki

6 days ago /
Politics 

An Abuja high court has restrained the attorney general of the federation and the police from arresting or harassing the senate president, Bukola Saraki in respect of the Offa robbery incident.

Akpabio: True Test Of Loyalty, Akwa Ibom And The People

6 days ago /

Barring any last minute change of mind, former senate minority leader, senator Godswill Obot Akpabio will defect from the opposition PDP to the ruling APC today in what is tagged a 'mega rally' by the APC to officially receive the erstwhile Governor.

Saraki Arrives To Rousing Welcome At NASS

1 week ago /
Politics 

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

Rivers APC Excited By Exit Of Defectors

1 week ago /
Politics 

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.

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

1 week ago /
Politics 

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

1 week ago /
Politics 

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.

South East Reps Caucus Raises Alarm Over Ekweremadu

1 week ago /
Politics 

The south east caucus of the house of representatives has warned that it would hold former senate leader, senator Ali Ndume, and “his cohorts” responsible should any harm befall deputy president of senate Ike Ekweremadu.

NASS Leadership Meets On Tuesday

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Leadership of the National Assembly is expected to meet on Tuesday to consider pressing National Issues.

Kwara PDP Defectors Burn Their PDP Membership Cards

1 week ago /
Politics 

Members of the Ilorin west chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have burnt their PDP membership cards. They also repainted their secretariat building to the colour of the ruling APC, all in a bid to declare their defection to the All Progressives Congress.


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