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August, 2017

 

NASSNEWSNG Mission & Vision Statement

NASSNEWSNG Mission & Vision Statement : To become the most reliable and trusted Media platform connecting the Activities in the parliament and the masses world wide. To bridge the gap between the parliamentarians and the masses world wide. What We DoNigeria Assembly News (nassnewsng.com) is a web based organization aimed at reporting the news of activities of the lawmakers at the state level and the national level. In addition to that we are made up of proactive professionals who are driven by innovation and a passion to break barriers ofRead More


Kwara State News

KWARA STATE GOVERNOR APPROVES MONEY FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE STATE. Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the release of N937, 572, 974.09 to contractors handling various infrastructural projects across the State. The amount represents the third quarter payment under the Kwara Infrastructure Development (IF-K) payment grid for completed, ongoing and new projects. The approval was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the State Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu. He stated that the payment would be made to the contractors in September. Banu, who noted thatRead More


Kogi State Assembly News Forum

Recalled Former Speaker And Majority Leader Yet To Resume Duty Despite the lifting of the suspension slammed on the former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Justin Okonoboh and the Majority Leader, Foly Ogedengbe both were conspicuously absent at plenary today. Efosa Uwangue reports that the house received a petition from Ugbowo elders over issue of large mass of land surrounded with controversy. On the 21st of August after considering the preliminary report of the adhoc committee to investigate the four suspended members of the suspension order on bothRead More


BUHARI MEETS APC, PDP LEADERS

BUHARI MEETS APC, PDP LEADERS President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the leaderships of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting, started around 11.10a.m. It is being attended by the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, chairman of the APC, Mr John Odigie-Oyegun and the caretaker chairman of the PDP, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi. Other APC members attending the meeting include the National Legal Adviser of theRead More


Details of the Electoral Act Passed by Nigerian Senate June 16, 2017.

Details of the Electoral Act Passed by Nigerian Senate June 16, 2017. The Senate passed the Electoral Act No. 6 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2017 into law. The passage of this Bill in the Senate is a bold, innovative and common sense step on Electoral Reforms designed to guarantee free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria. Without much ado, these are some of the highlights of the Bill: 1. There shall now be full biometric accreditation of voters with Smart Card Readers and/or other technological devices, as INEC may introduce forRead More


SOUTH-EAST SENATORS MEET KANU, CALL FOR CAUTION

SOUTH-EAST SENATORS MEET KANU, CALL FOR CAUTION The South East Caucus in the Senate has met with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu , members of the secession group over what it termed as the rising tension in the country. Chairman of the Caucus, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia – South ), in a statement on Wednesday, said the meeting was held in his Ohuru, Obingwa country home in Abia State on Tuesday . The statement quoted Abaribe as telling journalists after the meeting that IPOB andRead More


JAMB: JAMB RELEASES OFFICIAL CUT_OFF MARK

JAMB: JAMB RELEASES OFFICIAL CUT_OFF MARK Official: JAMB Announces 2017 Cut-Off Marks For All Institutions The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set the minimum cut-off mark for admissions into universities at 120. This followed the conclusion of the combined policy meeting which had Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of higher institutions as well as other stake holders in attendance. The minimum cut off marks for polytechnics and colleges of education was set at 100 while that of innovative enterprising institutes was set at 110. It was also decidedRead More


Have Received Buhari’s Letter – Senate President Bukola Saraki

Have Received Buhari’s Letter – Senate President Bukola Saraki Senate President Bukola Saraki has revealed that he has received a letter from the President about his resumption to duty. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has acknowledged receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s resumption letter to the National Assembly. Saraki made this known via his twitter handle on Monday. He said,“I have received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari informing the Senate that he has returned to the country. “I have also acknowledged the letter.’’ The letter will beRead More


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BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AUGUST 21, 2017.

BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AUGUST 21, 2017. My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. 2. In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at home. Nigerians are robust and lively in discussing their affairs, but I was distressed to notice that some of the comments, especially in the social media have crossed our national redRead More