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April 19, 2018 2:01 PM Governorship rotation not negotiable – Delta South PDP

Former Delta State Commissioner for Works and Chairman, Governing Council, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Hon. Solomon Funkekeme, has said that Delta South will remain faithful to the rotation principle of governorship positions in the state. Funkekeme in an exclusive chat with DAILY POST on the sideline of the mega rally of the Peoples Democratic Party 17

April 19, 2018 10:08 AM Snatch of senate mace: Presidency may be next – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has described that the invasion and the snatching of the mace from the upper legislative chambers as an attempted coup d’etat and an assault to democracy. Thugs suspected to be loyal to the suspended Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday, invaded the red chambers 18

April 19, 2018 9:19 AM Omo-Agege: You lack power to suspend, remove a member – Falana blasts Nigerian Senate

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has stated that it is unconstitutional for any legislative chamber to suspend or sack a member. He made this comment on a Channels Television news programme on Wednesday in reaction to the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate. Falana said only a competent court of law can suspend or remove a member of the legislature 15

April 19, 2018 1:50 AM Senate invasion: It’s treasonable offence –LawyersThe Sun News

was under attack, yesterday, when a suspended Senator, Senator Ovie Omo- Agege stormed the Senate plenary session with thugs and seized the mace, the symbol of authority. Some senior lawyers told Daily Sun that the move was equaivalent of a civilian coup against the second arm of government. “What happened (yesterday) was a civilian equivalent of a coup d’etat 20

April 18, 2018 4:56 PM Saraki reacts to hoodlums’ snatch of Senate mace

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who mobilized an attack against the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the mace was forcefully taken away. Saraki, speaking from Washington where he is attending 18

April 18, 2018 4:56 PM Snatched mace: Omo-Agege’s kinsman calls for senator’s recall

Frank Tietie, one of the constituents of the suspended lawmaker representing Delta Central senatorial district, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on other members of the senatorial district to immediately commence the recall process of the embattled lawmaker if found to have caused the snatching of the mace from the Senate floor on Wednesday. He condemned 18

April 18, 2018 4:33 PM Ghanian Lawmakers Witness Mace Theft Drama At Senate Plenary

Lawmakers from Ghana were on a visit to the National Assembly on Wednesday when the hoodlums invaded the Senate chamber and stole the mace. The Ghanaians, who were also as confused as the Nigerians scampering to safety, watched in amazement. They entered the House and sat at the gallery to observe proceedings as members debated the invasion 20

April 18, 2018 3:31 PM APC reacts to attack on Nigerian Senate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the invasion of the senate by thugs suspected to be working for suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. However, in a swift reaction, the APC, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, said: “The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian 19

April 18, 2018 11:48 AM Hoodlums Invasion, Mace Snatching Act Of Treason – Senate

The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority. In a statement after the incident on Wednesday, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, said the incident is an act of treason. Today, some armed hoodlums led by suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, walked into the Senate 18

April 17, 2018 6:25 PM Delta 2019: Vote out elements without integrity – Ojougboh

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Delta State gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Cairo Ojougboh has called on Deltans to vote out politicians lacking integrity and with intent to bring the state to further ruin. Ojougboh who spoke in Kwale, Ndokwa West, while flagging off his sensitization program tagged “One Man One Vote Campaign 19