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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Submits 2020 Budget Month-end – Thisdaylive

    Baring any hitch, President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2020 Appropriation bill to the National Assembly by month-end. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, gave the indication in a statement issued Wednesday by … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Metro Ekweremadu: Ndigbo Germany speaks after attacks, sends message to Ohaneze, NASS –

    Ndi-Igbo Germany (NIG) has condemned the attack on former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), The lawmaker was caught on video being attacked by some youths at a programme he attended he Germany.... Read more via –...
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    Politics Full Transcript: What Buhari Told Incoming Minsters – Nairaland

    President Buhari said this while welcoming the soon to be minister – who had all been screened by the National Assembly. He also admonished them to sustain the momentum of the corruption fight of his administration.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics PMB Has Done Well For The Southeast – Okwudili – Leadership Newspaper

    Honourable Okwudili Ezenwankwo Christopher, representing Orumba North/Orumba South Federal Constituency of Anambra State in the National Assembly in this interview with JULIET KUYET BULUS, has commended President Buhari on the construction of second Niger Bridge in Onitsha and other...
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    Politics Osoba: Restructuring Only Possible through Judiciary, N’Assembly – Thisdaylive

    A former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has faulted the approach of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, to the demand for restructuring, saying Nigeria can only be restructured either through constructive engagement with the National Assembly or judicial...
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    Politics Ministerial screening: 10 nominees take bows, four undergo grilling – Newtelegraph

    Flagrant extension of Senate rule, that former members of the National Assembly should not answer questions, whenever they appear before the Senate for screening, marred the ongoing ministerial screening yesterday. This is because the privilege, which the Senate Standing Rule specifies that...
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    Politics Senate ends week without Buhari’s ministerial list – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The move by Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday to pacify anxious colleagues over President Muhammadu Buhari’s delayed submission of a ministerial list fell on its face yesterday. Lawan had quickly intervened to douse growing tension among... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News...
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    Politics Only those ‘I personally know’ will be appointed ministers – Buhari – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions. In a maiden meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly, Mr Buhari also said that only those tested and capable of delivering on assigned mandates will make the ministerial list...
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    Politics Ministerial list: I didn’t know majority of my former Ministers – Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday disclosed that he didn’t know majority of the Ministers who worked with him in his last tenure. Buhari, who made this known during the meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly at Aso Rock, said his party imposed them on him. … Read more...
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    Politics Ministerial list: Buhari holds secret meeting with Senate President, Others – P.M. News

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met behind closed doors with the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja...... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Ministerial List: I Am Under Tremendous Pressure – Buhari – Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to calls for him to form his cabinet. Addressing the leadership of the National Assembly during a dinner on Thursday night in Abuja, the President said he is under pressure to unveil his ministerial nominees. .... Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Politics Senate Mandates FAAN To Install CCTV At Airports – Leadership Newspaper

    Following the arrests of Nigerians abroad over illicit drugs, especially the recent arrest by Saudi Arabia authority, the upper chamber of the National Assembly yesterday emphasised the need to strengthen security at airports in the country. To this end, the Senate mandated the Federal Airport...
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    Politics National Assembly turning into ‘gentlemen club’ – Tinubu – Daily Post Nigeria

    Oluremi Tinubu, the Senator representing Lagos Central District, has said the National Assembly is gradually turning into an ‘exclusive gentlemen’s club’. Speaking yesterday in Abuja, at her induction and into.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics ‘8th NASS, Most Persecuted & Harassed In Nigeria’s History’ – Dogara – Nairaland

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday declared that the 8th National Assembly holds the record as the most persecuted and..... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics IT’S OFFICIAL: 9th n’assembly to be inaugurated Tuesday – TheCable

    Mohammed Sani-Omolori, clerk of the national assembly, says the ninth assembly will be inaugurated on Tuesday. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Sani-Omolori said he is in receipt of a letter from.... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Saraki speaks on leadership of 9th National Assembly – Daily Post Nigeria

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has cautioned against the enthronement of a weak National Assembly in Nigeria. Saraki stated this on Thursday in Abuja when he received the Arewa Online Publishers’ Forum. He said this as returning and new lawmakers prepare to elect a new leadership in June. …...
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    Politics We picked Lawan over Ndume for Senate President based on seniority in parliament – Enang, Buhari’s adviser – Vanguard News

    Northern Region Senator Ita Solomon Enang is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), and has many years of cognate experience in National Assembly Matters having served as Chairman of the Senate and House of Representatives Business and Rules …...
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    Politics Speakership: Open ballot system won’t work – lawmakers – TODAY.NG

    Amidst calls for the adoption of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly, two Lawmakers say the lower chamber’s laid down rules could not be disregarded. Reps Rimamnde Shawulu (PDP-Taraba) and Kehinde Agboola (PDP-Ekiti) made the remarks on Sunday...
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    Politics NASS Leadership: Southeast APC demands review of zoning arrangement – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Southeast caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has demanded a review of the zoning arrangement ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. The zone took the stand during a stakeholders meeting held in Enugu on Saturday. The meeting presided over by the National …...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Shi’ites break into the National Assembly, force lawmakers to adjourn plenary – Instablog9ja

    Federal lawmakers were today forced to adjourn plenary, as members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) broke into the premises of the National Assembly. The IMN members were said to have overpowered security and broken down the first gate, before proceeding towards the second gate in...