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PDP constitutes fact-finding committee on Nass leadership election

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a fact-finding committee on the role played by some of its members at the election of the presiding officers of the National Assembly.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo tasks forum on expansion of pharmaceutical sector

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has challenged stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector on the need to expand local content in the sector.

PDP: General Buratai’s comments on security reflects President Buhari’s failure

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as defeatist comments by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, to the effect that troops’ non-commitment to the counterinsurgency operations had been responsible for the inability of the military to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We will perform better than eighth House

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
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Nass officers: APC Senators, Reps await final zoning formula

As the horse-trading for principal officers of the National Assembly intensifies, All Progressives Congress (c) Senators and members of the House of Representatives are awaiting the final zoning formula from the ruling party.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

Presidency: President Buhari to consult Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila about 2019 budget

The 2018 budget has lapsed, putting pressure on the Federal Government to begin the implementation of the 2019 budget, according to a report.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

PDP, CUPP fault President Buhari, Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila’s combination

The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said Nigerians would not enjoy dividends of democracy with President Muhammadu Buhari as head of the executive arm of government; Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate; and Femi Gbajamiabila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Plateau honours 188 people killed by suspected herdsmen

Communities in Plateau North Senatorial District on Sunday honoured 188 of their kinsmen who were killed during an attack in Gashish District of the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen last year
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Senator Saraki’s former aide rejects Lawan’s appointment

Olu Onemola, who was appointed Special Assistant on New Media by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has rejected the appointment.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Tribunal: Witness presents document confirming Senator Akpabio won with wide margin

There was a mild drama at the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State when a witness, Mr. Godwin Afangideh, presented a document confirming that Senator Godswill Akpabio won the Akwa Ibom Northwest senatorial election.
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APC faults Edo government on Assembly inauguration

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a statement by Edo State Government over the inauguration of the state’s House of Assembly.

Govt remains biggest spender in Nigerian economy – expert

An expert, former President, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Mr Samuel Nzekwe, has said the private sector in Nigeria was yet to take its rightful place in the economy because, according to him, government still remained the biggest spender in the economy.

Nass election: Senator Wabara to head PDP’s probe of members

Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the roles played by its lawmakers in the June 11 National Assembly poll.

Senator Adeyeye: How executive, legislature can avert budget delay

The senator representing Ekiti South senatorial district, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has stressed the urgent need for the federal executive and legislative arms to avert late passage, signing and implementation of the federal budget.

Appeal Court judgement: CNPP urges Speaker Gbajabiamila to stop salary of Ekiti PDP lawmaker

Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, to order the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) to withhold payment of salaries and allowances to lawmaker representing Ekiti North federal constituency I, Hon. Kehinde Agboola.
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APC NYL: We’re concerned about crisis in Ondo, Imo, Ogun, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF condemns alleged N19.8 billion National Assembly welcome package

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

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