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January, 2019

 

Ganduje applauds Shekarau, assures victory for the coming week ion

Ganduje applauds Shekarau, assures victory for the coming week ion nassnews.com The Executive Governor of Kano State, Engr.(Dr) Abdullahi Ganduje said he was robbed of victory in the PDP gubernatorial primaries  election of 1999, the victory that translated to the final PDP governorship victory and produced Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso as the state governor in 1999. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje made this full disclosure as part of other numerous revelations in hausa, his mother tongue to the mammoth crowd that gathered in the Kano Coronation House at the Government House late yesterday inRead More


Onnoghen:Buhari has shown Nigeria is no longer a democratic country- Senate President

Onnoghen:Buhari has shown Nigeria is no longer a democratic country- Senate President nassnewsng.com The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately reversed his decision to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen or be ready to face the music. In a statement on Friday, the Senate President noted that the action of the President was unconstitutional and capable of undermining the Nation’s judiciary. He maintained that President Buhari has sent a wrong signal to the International community that Nigeria was no longer a democratic country and urged him to reconsider his decisionRead More


NBA CALLS ON NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO SAFE TGE CONSTITUTION

NBA CALLS ON NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO SAFE TGE CONSTITUTION nassnewsng.com ADEBOYE   The Nigerian Bar Association has called on the National Assembly to save Nigeria from what it described as a “coup against the judiciary.” The NBA said this in a statement by its President, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), on Friday while reacting to the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The association said in a statement titled, ‘Coup against the Nigerian judiciary and suspension of the Nigerian constitution,’ that President Muhammadu Buhari acted against theRead More


Senate Eulogizes the late Former President Shagari

Senate Eulogizes the late Former President Shagari nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye The Senate today during plenary Eulogized the late former President Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari. Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari who was the first executive President of Federal Republic of Nigeria following his election to the office in 1979, died on Friday, 28th December, 2018 at National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness. Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari was born on 25th February, 1925 in Shagari Town in the present Sokoto State, the seat of the Caliphate. He started hisRead More


Burglary in Senate: Tinubu tasks Nass to replace stolen items nassnewsng.com

Burglary in Senate: Tinubu tasks Nass to replace stolen items nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye The Wife of the Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos central told her colleagues in the Senate now to replace the items stolen from her office during the Christmas Holiday. The Senate went on Christmas break on Thursday, 3rd of December, 2018. Upon resumption from the break, the Lagos Senator noticed her office has been burgled and items carted away. During plenary, Senator Oluremi Tinubu under order 43 stood up to relayRead More


Uba assures Anambra people, says Federal University Uga will bring development, Quality Tertiary Education

Uba assures Anambra people, says Federal University Uga will bring development, Quality Tertiary Education nassnewsng.com Senator representing Anambra South in the national assembly, Andy Uba has stated that the establishment of the Federal University, Uga will give the people of the senatorial zone and the South East access to quality tertiary education. Uba made the disclosure Tuesday during the public hearing of on a bill seeking the establishment of the Federal University, Uga, Anambra held at the national assembly complex, Abuja. The public hearing which was presided over by theRead More


Confirmation of appointment

Confirmation of appointment nassnewsng.com In accordance with the provision of section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit Act 2018, I have the pleasure to present Modibbo Tukur as the director of the unit for confirmation by the senate. Please find attached, a copy of his curriculum vitae. While looking forward to your usual expeditious consideration, please accept Mr Senate President, the assurances of my highest regard. Muhammadu Buhari. Distinguished Senate President Request for confirmation of appointment of chairman and members of the North East Development Commission. In accordance withRead More


NASS RESUMPTION: DEATH OF SERVING LAWMAKER STALL PLENARY.

NASS RESUMPTION: DEATH OF SERVING LAWMAKER STALL PLENARY. Brown Sylvia .A THE DEATH OF A SERVING LAWMAKER ABAYOMI ABDUL-KABIR AYEOLA REPRESENTING IBEJU-LEKKI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY OF LAGOS STATE STALLED PLENARY ON WEDNESDAY. THE ADJOURNMENT FOLLOWS THE NORMAL PRACTICE OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO HONOUR ONE OF THEIR OWN AS THE HOUSE ADJOURNED TO THURSDAY FOR THE VALEDICTORY AND TRIBUTE SESSION. THESE ARE FEDERAL LAWMAKERS ARRIVING FOR PLENARY AFTER THREE WEEKS OF HOLIDAYS. BUT THE NOTICE OF ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DEATH OF A SERVING LAWMAKER ANNOUNCED BY THE SPEAKER YAKUBU DOGARA STALLEDRead More


Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know today

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this today. Compiled By nassnewsng.com 1. American political risk consultancy firm, Eurasia Group, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will enrich himself and his cronies if he wins the presidential elections. The group, however, said Atiku, because of “his better health and keener intellect” compared to President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, “would create a brief, superficial boost to the country’s image.” 2. The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC,Read More


MY LIFE IN DANGER, SARAKI CRIES OUT

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that his life and those of members of family are in danger. Saraki, who raised the alarm at a press briefing in Abuja, on Friday, said the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, should be held responsible if anything untoward happens to him or any member of his family. He said in the run-up to the general elections, the police had continued to show undisguised hostility towards him and his supporters in Kwara State. According to him, theRead More