Posts Tagged ‘National Assembly election’

Breaking| PDP Congratulates NASS New Leadership

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Charges Lawmakers to Guard Legislative Independence and Rule of Law The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates the 9th National Assembly for its successful inauguration. The party acknowledges the newly elected Senate President, Deputy Senate President; as well as the newly elected Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of […]

BREAKING| Omo-Agege wins deputy Senate presidency election

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the All Progressives Congress preferred candidate, has been elected as the deputy president of the Nigerian Senate. Omo Agege defeated the former deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu of the People’s Democratic party with 68 votes. Ekweremadu polled 39 votes. Ekweremadu was nominated by Chukwuka Utazi, a member of the PDP, representing Enugu […]

BREAKING: Senator Ahmed Lawan Wins Senate Presidential Election

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Senator Ahmed Lawan Has won the Senate Presidential Election after defeating his opponent and colleague, Senator Ali Ndume. Senator Lawan received the votes of the People’s Democratic Party Senators and of The Senators in the opposition All Progressives Congress Senator Ahmed Lawan is of the APC from Yobe State Senator Lawan Won with 79 Votes […]

2015 Senate rule illegal, not fit for 9th assembly, Sen. Abdullahi declares

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 10, 2019
The Chairman, Sen. Ahmad Lawan Campaign Group, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi says, amendments done to 2015 Senate Rule is illegal and not fit to be used in the 9th National Assembly. Abdullahi made this known at the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) Forum on Monday in Abuja. He said the process of the amendment was against the […]

Senator Lawan issues strong warning to @MBuhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 26, 2019
The Majority Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that the National Assembly will not become his “rubber stamp” if he is elected Senate President. Lawan stated this while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Saturday. The lawmaker admitted that although he is a fan of Buhari, his support for the […]

Christians should emerge as National Assembly leaders, clerics compel lawmakers

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 29, 2019
The Christian Association of Clergies in Nigeria (CAC-NIG) has urged Christians, who have been elected into the National Assembly to ensure that the Senate and House of Representatives do not end up being headed by Moslems. It expressed its reservation over a situation where Moslems would head the three arms of government, noting that such […]