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October, 2018

 

Saraki’s Marching Order, As Shiites Protest Turns Bloody

Saraki’s Marching Order, As Shiites Protest Turns Bloody nassnewng.com Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for restraint and peace, in Abuja, following the ongoing clashes between the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, and Security Forces. Saraki made this known on Tuesday night, via his Twitter handle. He said: “From the reports I have received, the ongoing protest in Abuja is escalating, with significant loss of lives and damage to property. Right now, I call on the protesters and our Security agents, to exercise extreme restraint and tow the path ofRead More


NO APOLOGY THAT AL-MAKURA CHAMPIONS INCLUSIVITY! nassnewsng.com

NO APOLOGY THAT AL-MAKURA CHAMPIONS INCLUSIVITY! nassnewsng.com Yakubu Lamai The Directorate of Strategic Communication and Press Affairs to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has noted with shock the crude remarks made by Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress ADC, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia as published by BLUEPRINT Newspaper of October 29th 2018, where he alleged that: “The APC Governorship primaries were conducted in Nasarawa State to favour a “FOREIGNER” and “to deny the people of Nasarawa State an opportunity to be governed by THEIR BONAFIDE SONS RATHER THAN A NON-INDIGENE WHORead More


NO APOLOGY THAT AL-MAKURA CHAMPIONS INCLUSIVITY!

NO APOLOGY THAT AL-MAKURA CHAMPIONS INCLUSIVITY! Yakubu Lamai Director General: Strategic Communication and Press The Directorate of Strategic Communication and Press Affairs to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has noted with shock the crude remarks made by Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress ADC, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia as published by BLUEPRINT Newspaper of October 29th 2018, where he alleged that: “The APC Governorship primaries were conducted in Nasarawa State to favour a “FOREIGNER” and “to deny the people of Nasarawa State an opportunity to be governed by THEIR BONAFIDE SONSRead More


Lawmaker killed by gunmen

Lawmaker killed by gunmen nassnewsng.com Ekiti State House of Assembly, Lawmaker Michael Adedeji who belongs to the Peoples Democratic Party was reportedly shot in the head by gunmen on Friday has been confirmed dead. Jackson Adebayo, publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, confirmed his death to the news media on Monday.“The lawmaker died at the Federal Medical Center, Ido Ekiti, early this morning.” He said details of the deceased’s burial will be released later in the day. Adedeji, a member of the PDP, was attackedRead More


APC Senator attacks party, threatens to defect

APC Senator attacks party, threatens to defect nassnewsng.com The lingering crisis in the APC seems to have taken a new turn as a serving APC Senator and former Yobe state governor, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim ruefully admitted that his party has dashed his dreams and hopes as a progressive party. He said this at his 70th birthday and book launch ceremony at Barcelona hotel in Abuja today. The Senator who turned 70 Saturday said, “Without mincing words, as an elder statesman, I must say that my dreams and hopes haveRead More


Senate Adjourns Till Nov. 6

Senate Adjourns Till Nov. 6 nassnewsng.com The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary till Tuesday, November 6 following a motion to that effect moved by the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan. The motion, which was seconded by Senator Emmanuel Bwacha(PDP Taraba North), will see the upper legislative chamber which resumed from its over two-month long annual vacation barely a month ago proceed on break for another two weeks. Lawan while moving the motion for adjournment of plenary equally welcomed Senator Osinaka Chukwu(PDP Rivers West) who just defected to the APC toRead More


Speaker of the House of Reps names new committee leaders

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has named Abdulmumin Jibrin, former appropriations committee chairman, to head the committee on land transport in the reshuffling of chairpersons of House Committee exercise on Wednesday. Mr Jibrin, had only recently resumed from over a year’s suspension for accusing the Dogara leadership of manipulating the 2016 budget. Other new chairpersons of committees are Orker Jev, FCT; Edward Pwajok, Rules and Business; and Muntari Dandutse; FCT Judiciary. More details later….


Senate Rejects Motion Asking Buhari to Appoint Service Chief from South East

Senate Rejects Motion Asking Buhari to Appoint Service Chief from South East nassnewsng.com Adeboye The Senate on Tuesday rejected a motion urging President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a military officer from South East as Service Chief in line with the Federal Character Principle as enshrined in the constitution. Senator Victor Umeh(APGA Anambra Central) had while moving a motion at plenary titled “Urgent need to appoint a representative of the South East into the National Defence Council and National Security Council” urged President Buhari to reconstitute membership of the National DefenceRead More


NASSNEWS 2018 AWARD CEREMONY

The Nigeria Assembly Annual Orientation and Awards Ceremony [2nd Edition] comes up on 10th November,2018.


An Interview with the Nigeria Assembly Awards recipient

An Interview with the Nigeria Assembly Awards recipient: “Legislative icon in 8th Assembly”.