Home Topics Mace


Senate no longer probing mace-snatching incident – spokesperson

The Senate spokesperson, Godiya Akwashiki (APC, Nasarawa North), made this known to journalists on Friday. He said the probe ended as soon as the eighth Senate rounded off and that the present ninth Senate cannot restart it.

Bauchi government absolves self from house of assembly crisis

Bauchi State Government has absolved itself from the leadership crisis rocking the State House of Assembly following the emergence of two people as Speakers of the House after it was inaugurated on Thursday.
Ovie Omo-Agege

APC adopts Senator Omo-Agege for deputy senate president

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for the position of Deputy Senate President.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Mixed feelings as Senators appraise 8th Senate as it winds up

There was mixed feelings on Thursday at the valedictory session of the 8th Senate, when senators took turns to appraise their performance for the past four years.
2 Senate President Bukola Saraki, Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, attended the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja on Thursday.

Governor Tambuwal: Attempt to impeach Senate president will be resisted

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has warned against any illegal attempt to effect a change in the leadership of the National Assembly, warning those bent on impeaching Senate President, Bukola Saraki to perish the thought.

Senator Omo-Agege blasts Bukola Saraki, House of Reps over fresh suspension moves

The Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has reacted to a resolution of the House of Representatives to suspend him for 180 days.

House of Reps approves 180 days’ suspension for Senator Omo-Agege

The House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed the recommendations of a joint ad hoc committee of the National Assembly, which recommended the immediate suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for 180 legislative days.

Senators Omo-Agege, Ndume appear before investigative panel over Senate invasion

A Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Tuesday honoured the invitation of an ad-hoc committee drafted to investigate the incident of the chamber invasion.

Another comedy of shame

Legislative rascality has a long, chequered history. Perhaps one of the most dramatic in the Senate in the last 18 years happened on the watch of Chuba Okadigbo, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo tried by means fair and foul to remove Okadigbo as president of the Senate.

2019: Sule Lamido campaign coordinator lambasts President Buhari over ‘lazy youths’ comment

North West zonal office of the Sule Lamido for President 2019 Campaign Organisation on Thursday in Kaduna lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for describing Nigerian youths as lazy.

Senator Omo-Agege denies complicity in Senate’s mace theft

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday evening said media and eyewitness accounts that indicted him for being behind the theft of the mace of the Nigerian Senate were untrue.

In Picture: Senator Omo-Agege arrested by Police

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who led hoodlums to the National Assembly on Wednesday, to snatch the Senate’s mace during plenary, has been arrested.

Senate asks security agencies to retrieve mace

The senate has asked security agencies to help in retrieving its mace which was stolen after Ovie Omo-Agege, lawmaker Delta central senatorial district, invaded the chamber with suspected thugs.

Recent Stories

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.

Arsenal close to £5 million loan deal for Southampton full-back

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.
Chu Maoming

China will defeat coronavirus – envoy

China’s Consul General in Lagos, Chu Maoming, said at the weekend his country would defeat the coronavirus disease.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps demand resignation of military chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the resignation of the nation’s service chiefs, amid widespread public discontent over growing insecurity in the country.

Etim Esin wants Emmanuel Amuneke to replace Gernot Rohr in Super Eagles

The German tactician contract set to rundown in June later in the year but the 66-year-old ex-Ligue 1 manager led the three Africa Champions to a third-place finish in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt is eager to continue managing Nigeria.

UTME: 1, 445 candidates register in Jigawa – official

The Jigawa office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it has registered 1, 445 prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.