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Confusion in Kebbi Assembly as lawmakers impeach Speakers, Dep Speaker

Kebbi Assembly on Tuesday impeached Speaker Abdulmumeen Kamba and his Deputy Alhaji Muhammad Buhari-Aleiro. This waa was announced by the chairman House Committee on Information and Culture, Alhaji Muhammad Tukur, after a closed-door plenary session. According to him, the Speaker was immediately replaced by Deputy Chief Whip, Hon. Muhammad Abubakar- Lolo while the Deputy Speaker was replaced by Hon. Muhammad ...

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Lagos Assembly reduces pensions of ex-Governors by 50 per cent

Lagos State House of Assembly, has approved the report of its Committee on Establishment, which recommended the reduction of pensions to former governors and other officials by 50 per cent. The committee also removed the provision of houses in Abuja and Lagos for former governors as stipulated in an earlier law operated by the state, went further by reducing the ...

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Suspended PDP lawmakers in Imo deserve to be sacked by their constituents- Assembly member

Imo State lawmaker, Duru Iheonukara, has said that suspended PDP lawmakers deserve to be recalled by their constituents. Duru Iheonukara is currently representing Ideato-North state constituency in the Imo House of Assembly, He alleged that the suspended members from the opposition party, have misled the public with falsehood  utterances hence, should be recalled. Speaking in a statement, he said their ...

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Defection: Court restrains Zamfara Assembly from impeaching dep gov

The defection saga in Zamfara State has taken a new dimension as a Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained Zamfara Speaker and two others from proceedings with its planned impeachment of Deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. According to the ruling, also restrained are‎ the Governor and the Chief Judge. The verdict was given by Justice Obiora Egwuatu r on ...

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Uproar erupts on Senate floor over transmission of election results

The upper legislative chamber, the Senate on Thursday turned rowdy over the electoral act amendment bill. It was learnt that the uproar erupted  when Sabi Abdullahi, senate deputy whip, proposed an amendment to section 50 (3) of the electoral bill. “The commission may transmit results of elections by electronic means where and when practicable,” the section reads. According to Abdullahi, ...

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Imo Assembly suspends six members over alleged unparliamentary activities

The Imo State House of Assembly has suspended six members over alleged activities that are not suitable to parliamentary activities. It was learnt that  the Assembly led by its speaker, Paul Emeziem, after an emergency seating made the announcement. Speaking to newsmen, the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Collins Osuji  said that, while the member representing Ideato-north state constituency, ...

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Kogi Assembly refuses to swear in PDP member despite court order

Despite the court judgment ordering the swearing in of Hon. Daniel Ojata Enefola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the elected lawmaker representing Ibaji State Constituency, the Kogi State House of Assembly has failed to honour the court ruling. Recall that Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, 29th January, 2021 ordered the removal of ...

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Majority Leader of Delta Assembly is dead

The Majority Leader of the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Tim Owhefere has passed on. The senior parliamentarian passed on Wednesday night during a brief illness at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba. He kicked the bucket at the age of 57. Speaking on the untimely death, the State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa in a statement issued by his Chief Press ...

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“We are not planning to impeach Gov Diri,” Assembly denies report

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has denied bees making the rounds that it is planning to impeach Governor Douye Diri. It should be noted that some online media have been circulating the news that the lawmakers have perfected plot to remove the state Governor. Reacting, the house the House Committee Chair on Information, Hon Tare Porri, in a press ...

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Kano Assembly Speaker, Majority Leader suddenly resign

The Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Abdulaziz Garba Gafasa and the House Majority Leader, Kabiru Hassan Dashi suddenly resigned their positions on Tuesday. The information was released to the public by a Member representing Doguwa, Salisu Ibrahim Riruwai, without giving any pecific reason has been given for their actions. It was gathered that the resignation letters of ...

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