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April, 2019

 

HON. J. DYEGH DECLARES INTENTION FOR OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

HON. J. DYEGH DECLARES INTENTION FOR OFFICE OF TGE SPEAKER nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye Hon. John DYEGH, Ph. D has declared his intentions to contest for the office of Speaker of the ninth House of Representatives, today Wednesday, 17th April, 2019. Hon. John is a stunt APC loyalist who believe in equity and Justice. He was of the opinion that the ruling party, his party APC should zone the position of the Speaker to the North Central geopolitical zone, haven produced one of the highest vote that brought in the President.Read More


speakership: I am most qualified,won’t step down –Bago

speakership: I am most qualified,won’t step down –Bago Hon. Mohammed Umar Bago nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Marine Safety and Education and speakership candidate, Hon. Umaru Mohammed Bago, has said despite pressure from some quarters, he will not back out of the leadership race. Bago made this declaration yesterday when he received the leadership of the Nass new media led by the Chairman, Yemi Itodo in his campaign secretariat in transcorp, Abuja. He said that his aspiration was fueled by “the need to ensureRead More


APC group rejects Lawan, Ndume, Goje for Senate presidency

APC group rejects Lawan, Ndume, Goje for Senate presidency nassnewsng.com – The All Progressives Youth Solidarity Network has called on the APC to withdraw support for Sen Ahmed Lawan to become Senate president in the ninth Assembly; also claiming that all the frontrunners have been tainted – The group claimed that Lawan has been moving about at night to seek support of the leadership of the PDP, and has accepted to cede the deputy Senate president position to the opposition party – The group further urged the APC to shopRead More


Saraki releases details of National Assembly’s budget nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye

Saraki releases details of National Assembly’s budget nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye The president of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Friday, April 12, released the full details of the 2018 budget of the legislative arm of government at the centre in reaction to BudgIT’s calls for openness. The budget of 2018 as released by Saraki showed that the National Assembly got N139,500,000,000 for the year under review out of which N35,582,085,699 went to the Senate and N57,425,137,793 went to the House of Representatives. The details of the budget further showed thatRead More


SPEAKERSHIP: govs forced APC to renege on Gbajabilamila’s adoption

SPEAKERSHIP: govs forced APC to renege on Gbajabilamila’s adoption nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye All Progressives Congress, APC, may retreat over the adoption of Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the incoming 9th House of Representatives. Governors of the zone have resolved to throw their weight behind another lawmaker from the zone to emerge as speaker. The zone is alleging marginalisation in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying no visible position had been given to them. To this end, three lawmakers from the zone are in the race to succeed Speaker YakubuRead More


14 Commissioners, Advisers take oath of office in Ekiti nassnewsng.com

14 Commissioners, Advisers take oath of office in Ekiti nassnewsng.com Femi Awojobi, Ekiti Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi has sworn in 14 new Commissioners and five advisers, but warning them against embarking on any act of ineptitude and corrupt practices or risk being sacked. said the present administration’s penchant for transparency and accountability will not be compromised. At the swearing in ceremony which came after the names of the commissioners-designate were approved by the House of Assembly, Gov. Fayemi said the present administration’s penchant for transparency and accountability willRead More


Exposed @nass- Minister Frustrating Buhari’s fight on drug abuse-nassnewsng.com

Exposed @nass- Minister Frustrating Buhari’s fight on drug abuse Exposed @nass- Minister Frustrating Buhari’s fight on drug abuse nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye It’s a remarkable step and an improvement on the engagement process of the Senate Committees to invite MDGs and other stake holders to submit and defend their budget. This is an incorporation of past recommendations that have urged Committees to enable Input at the point where it would be practical to implement recommendations. Importantly, President Mohammadu Buhari, has requested for the recruitment of 15 000 personnels into the workRead More


SPEAKERSHIP: LAWMAKERS INTERESTED IN DOGARA’S JOB

SPEAKERSHIP: LAWMAKERS INTERESTED IN DOGARA’S JOB nassnewsng.com Adeboye Omoboye Lawmakers that have so far delared interest in Dogara’s job include; Ahmed Idris Wase (APC, Plateau), Muhammed Umar Bago (APC, Niger), and Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (APC, Abia). They said they are better placed to take the seat than Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, who is the preferred choice of APC. Wase’s candidacy is already gaining grounds among lawmakers from the zone, who argue that he stands out in view of his years of experience, commitment to the party, sense of organisation and leadership qualities.Read More


Leadership: zoning causes problem in House of Reps

Leadership: zoning causes problem in House of Reps nassnewsng.com House of Representatives. File copy Another leadership crisis may be looming in the House of Representatives as some of the All Progressives Congress members-elect have disagreed with  the party’s  alleged choice of Femi Gbajabiamila  as  Speaker. The  leadership of the APC has reportedly zoned the post  to the South-West and has  allegedly  settled  for Gbajabiamila from Lagos State However, one of the 16 Reps seeking to succeed Speaker Yakubu Dogara in the  9th National Assembly, told Saturday PUNCH on condition of anonymity  onRead More


Osun guber: Appeal Court declares Adeleke eligible for Governor nassnewsng.com

Osun guber: Appeal Court declares Adeleke eligible for Governor nassnewsng.com The Akure division of the Court of Appeal has declared that the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the September governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke is eligible to contest the election. The ruling might have brought to an end the controversies surrounding the eligibility of Adeleke to contest the election or hold the office of as governor. The Appeal Court in its ruling dismissed an appeal against the judgment of an Osun State HighRead More