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August 17, 2018 1:59 PM 2019 Elections: NASS Committees To Decide Source Of INEC Budget Funding — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resolved to determine how the electoral umpire intends to fund its budget. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Electoral Matters, Suleiman Nazif, revealed this to reporters on Friday in Abuja. He made the disclosure 24

August 13, 2018 8:38 AM What will ‘surprise’ Nigerians when NASS reconvenes on Tuesday – Senator Ibrahim

According to him, what will be news coming from the senators clamouring for the removal of Saraki was their mustering of a two-third majority, adding that anything short of that would not be acceptable to the whole world. The senator, who was one of the recent high-profile defectors from the APC to the PDP, said in a chat with Daily Independent newspaper 23

August 10, 2018 11:27 AM National Assembly To Reconvene Next Week

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuff Lasun, has announced that the National Assembly will be reconvening next week. Mr Lasun disclosed this to journalists in a press briefing on Thursday in Abuja. The lawmakers upon resumption will look into President Muhammadu Buhari’s request on funding the 2019 general elections. President Muhammadu 22

August 8, 2018 6:37 PM Senators accusing me of NASS siege on ‘Tramadol’ – Akpabio

Akpabio made the statement while speaking at an APC rally organised in Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday, while officially announcing his defection from the APC to the PDP. The former senate minority leader making reference to Senator Ben Bruce, who alleged that he was behind the alleged plot to impeach the Senate President, wondered why the lawmakers would 25

August 8, 2018 3:11 PM We Are Meeting INEC Delegation – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has declared that the leadership of the National Assembly is currently meeting with a delegation from the Independent National Electoral Commission. “The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have started a meeting with the National Chairman of the INEC,” Saraki 20

August 8, 2018 12:08 PM NASS siege: Buhari’s aide reveals what president would have done

Babafemi Ojudu, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, has dismissed speculations that his principal would not have acted decisively on the Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly, just as Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo did. “Many of you don’t seem to know President Buhari at all. He is not that kind of person (that 25

August 8, 2018 5:29 AM NASS: Senator Shehu Sani speaks on DSS siege

Senator Shehu Sani (APC/Kaduna Central), has described the siege on the National Assembly, as an “affront on democracy and an assault on freedom”. The siege, by officials of the Department of State Security (DSS), lasted several hours until the Director-General of the SSS, Lawal Daura, was sacked by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. In his reaction, Senator 20

August 7, 2018 3:18 PM Saraki pays surprise visit to National Assembly in rickety vehicle

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Tuesday made a surprise visit to the National Assembly amid tension over plans to impeach him by APC Senators. The embattled Senate President stormed the NASS, disguised in a rickety vehicle at exactly 3.40pm. His appearance generated huge shouts of PDP slogan from Senators and House of Representatives members 23

August 7, 2018 2:41 PM BREAKING: DSS Lifts Siege On National Assembly

The lift came barely an hour after the announcement of the sack of the Director General of the State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura. It also came some minutes after some senators left the National Assembly premises. The mask-wearing officers, mainly of the SSS, who blocked entrance to the National Assembly from early hours of Tuesday, left the assembly 19

August 7, 2018 2:29 PM Fani-Kayode commends female lawmaker, Goodhead for challenging DSS officials at NASS

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister on Tuesday applauded a House of Reps member, Boma Goodhead for daring the operatives of Department of State Services, DSS, to shoot her and others blocked from entering the National Assembly. However, Goodhead, who represents Asalga/Akulga federal constituency of Rivers State charged the security operatives 24