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April, 2018

 

Police confiscate Senator’s support materials, cash

Police confiscate Senator’s support materials, cash nassnewsng.com The police on Sunday in Dutse, Jigawa State seized materials including vehicles and N1,165,000 in cash a senator arranged for distribution to supporters of his party. The seized items were a car, four motorcycles, 30 hospital beds, 23‎ water pumps, 110 yards of brocades and 11 women wrappers. Police commissioner in the state, Bala Senchi, said the materials were confiscated to avoid a clash between rival factions of the All Progressive Congress from Gwaram Local Government Area of the state. The incident happenedRead More


Saraki, Ekweremadu Mourns Senator Mustapha Bukar

Saraki, Ekweremadu Mourns Senator Mustapha Bukar nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday expressed deep sorrow over the death of the Senator representing Katsina North, Senator Mustapha Bukar, after a brief illness in Abuja. In a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, Saraki described the death of Senator Bukar as one too many coming a few weeks after the Red Chamber lost Senator Ali Wakili. “I am saddened to learn about the passing of another friend and colleague,Read More


SECURITY AGENCIES SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR SECURITY LAPSES- SHEHU SANI

SECURITY AGENCIES SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR SECURITY LAPSES- SHEHU SANI nassnewsng.com Omoboye Adeboye European Union EU today visited Senator Shehu Sani in his office in National Assembly, Abuja. The delegation was led by Josef Weidenholzer from Austria, Chairman of the DROI delegation. During the visit Senator Shehu Sani made it known that human right is fundamental to the society. Respect for fundamental human right gives distinct outputs. Nigeria respect for human right has not been smooth in the past two decades. We have faulted the area of human rightRead More


I will not contest 2019 presidential election – Bukola Saraki

I will not contest 2019 presidential election – Bukola Saraki nassnewsng.com President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described as false reports that he is planning to contest in the 2019 presidential election. Saraki’s media aide, Yusuph Olaniyonu, told the Daily Independent on Monday, April 2, that if it was true that the Senate president was planning to run for the presidency, the news would have been in major dailies by now. He said: “The report is false. If it is true that he is contesting, you would haveRead More


Senate Ad-hoc committee indicts EFCC over security breach

Senate Ad-hoc committee indicts EFCC over security breach nassnewsng.com The Nigerian Senate has indicted the EFCC for failing to obtain authorisation from the National Security Adviser, Major- General Babagana Monguno (rtd) and President Muhammadu Buhari in the attempt to arrest former Director-General of the DSS, Mr. Ita Ekpenyong, and his counterpart in the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke in Abuja. According to Vanguard, the Senate warned that henceforth, search and arrest operation that may be conducted on these agencies must first have presidential approval as it must alsoRead More


Lawmaker chased with stones in his own Constituency

Lawmaker chased with stones in his own Constituency nassnewsng.com Hon Garba Hamman Julde (APC), who represents Bali-Gassol Federal constituency of Taraba state in theHouse of Representatives, got a raw deal from constituents on Saturday, March 31, 2017; as he was pelted with stones even though he came bearing gifts. A source in Taraba told Pulse that the angry constituents cited failed representation and abandonment of constituents for more than two years, as reasons why they descended on their lawmaker. Hon Julde had just presented 11motorcycles and one car to wardRead More


Easter: Dogara Tasks Christians on unity, sacrifice

Easter: Dogara Tasks Christians on unity, sacrifice nassnewsng.com As Christian faithful mark Easter in commemoration of the cruxifition, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has asked them to emulate the selfless sacrifice he made for mankind. In a press statement to mark the event, he asked Nigerians to show unity, love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the country. He said, “As we celebrate the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary for the redemption of ourRead More


Senate Initiates 2 Bills To Fight Drug Abuse

Senate Initiates 2 Bills To Fight Drug Abuse nassnewsng.com As an outcome of the roundtable convened by the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, in December last year in Kano on the rising drug abuse in the country, the Senate has developed two draft bills for legislation to tackle the menace. The proposed bills are: National Drug Control Bill and National Mental Health Bill. A statement by the Media Office of the President of the Senate said the Drug Control Bill seeks to clarifies the mandate and strengthenRead More


Ogun 2019: SENATOR ADEOLA YAYI DISSOCIATES SELF FROM CAMPAIGN POSTERS

OGUN 2019: SENATOR ADEOLA YAYI DISSOCIATES SELF FROM CAMPAIGN POSTERS nassnewsng.com The attention of the office of Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola aka Yayi (APC, Lagos West), the chairman of Senate Committee on Local Content has been drawn to political campaign posters being posted over night in some parts of Ogun state purporting to announce the commencement of his campaign for the Ogun State governor in 2019. The Senator dissociate himself completely from ill conceived and ill- motivated gimmick of his political opponents to portray him in bad light as theRead More


Late Jibrin Championed the Interest of His People, Says Saraki

Late Jibrin Championed the Interest of His People, Says Saraki nassnewsng.com President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the passing of Rt. Hon Umar Buba Jibrin, the Deputy Leader of the House of Representatives, who died in the early hours of Friday. In posts on his social media pages, Saraki said that Nigeria has lost another seasoned legislator and champion of the common man. “My thoughts and prayers are with the family and constituents of the late Rt. Hon Umar Buba Jibrin, deputy leader ofRead More