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  1. Nigeria Political News

    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 …...
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    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...
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    Politics Saraki reacts as Buhari finally signs Minimum Wage Bill into law – Daily Post Nigeria

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted as President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Minimum Wage Repeal and Reenactment Bill, 2019 into law. DAILY POST had reported that Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters(Senate) disclosed this while...
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    Politics NASS: Details of Buhari’s meeting with Oshiomhole, APC Reps-elect emerge – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiohmole, has vowed that the party will not repeat the mistakes of 2015 as regards the election of officials for the ninth National Assembly. NAN reports that Oshiohmole stated this at a dinner organised in honour of House …...
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    Politics Sani Raises the Alarm over Alleged Conspiracy Between INEC, El-Rufai – Thisdaylive

    Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central Senatorial zone, has alleged a conspiracy between Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to pervert the course of justice at the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna. Addressing a...
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    Metro Worker’s car stolen on National Assembly premises – Punch Newspapers

    A Honda Accord car belonging to a worker at the National Assembly was stolen from the premises during work hours on Friday. The victim, Mr Mathias Obaje, of the Legislative Scrutiny Department, Directorate of the... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics 9th Assembly Speakership: Why Northern Govs are showing interest in who emerges – Vanguard News

    Though an express pronouncement on the zoning arrangement by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is still underway, one thing is, however, sure: There will be a contest for speakership and deputy speakership of the House of Representatives.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics National Assembly’s 2018 budget published [SEE DETAILS] – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Assembly has published details of its budget for the year 2018. This was disclosed on the official Twitter handle of the Office of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Friday.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics APC can’t impose leadership on 9th National Assembly –Farouk – Newtelegraph

    The All Progressives Congress (APC), which won majority seats at the National Assembly in the general elections, is planning to lord it over the opposition in the 9th National Assembly by grabbing every leadership position. But, a former … Read more via Newtelegraph –
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    Politics Why National Assembly should probe Buhari – PDP govt – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to probe the borrowing spree of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. PDP said the National Assembly should probe the terms of the borrowing and the handling of the funds. In a statement issued yesterday by its...
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    Politics 9th Assembly and the speakership contest – Vanguard News Nigeria

    AS Nigerians get set to usher in the Ninth National Assembly, especially in the House of Representatives, in June this year, the quest for who emerges as Speaker has rightly dominated discourse in the polity..... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics 64 senators, 151 reps fail to return to N/Assembly – Daily Trust

    As APC forms majority in Senate, House No fewer than 64 serving senators and 151 members of the House of … Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Proposed Armed Forces Act’ll ensure efficient justice system in military – MINISTER – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali yesterday said some provisions in the proposed Armed Forces Act, if approved by the National Assembly and the Presidency, would ensure efficient, fair and swift administration of justice in the military..... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
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    Metro N27,000 minimum wage, NLC to storm NASS Monday – Newtelegraph

    Following the transmission of a new minimum wage bill pegged at N27,000 to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has concluded arrangements to engage members of NASS, to ensure that … Read more via Newtelegraph – Get...
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    Politics Buhari signs disability bill into law – Vanguard News Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Discrimination Against Persons with disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Senator, Ita Enang, in a statement … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – Get...