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BREAKING: Court nullifies National Assembly’s election re-ordering bill

BREAKING: Court nullifies National Assembly’s election re-ordering bill

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday nullified the National Assembly Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which ought to provide the order in which Independent National Electoral Commission must conduct the 2019 general elections. Delivering judgment in a suit filed by Accord Party to challenge the bill, Justice Ahmed Mohammed held […] …

Omo-Agege: NASS set to tighten security

ABUJA—IN an unprecedented development, the Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday separately resolved to constitute a joint committee to strengthen security in the National Assembly complex towards avoiding a repeat of last Wednesday’s invasion of the Senate chamber by suspected thugs.
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Senate Invasion: Dogara warns against formation of support groups in NASS

Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has warned lawmakers against forming support groups in the parliament for public officers, describing it as violation of their oath of office. Dogara said this at plenary on Tuesday, while reacting to the April 18 attack at the Senate during which thugs suspected to have been sponsored […] …

PDP urges NASS to sanction Buhari over withdrawal of $1bn from ECA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday charged the National Assembly to commence constitutional processes against President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly withdrawing and spending $I billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) without the constitutionally required legislative appropriation. PDP in a statement in Abuja through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan said President Buhari was aware that his […]
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Alleged withdrawal of $1bn ECA: PDP calls NASS to commence constitutional process against Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately commence a constitutional process against President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged withdrawal and spending of $1bn ECA without recourse to NASS.
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NASS members, elite politicians behind mace snatch – Political group

The Conference of Concerned Political Parties (CCPP), Friday afternoon, reacted to the snatching of mace from the Senate, saying that the development was a national reproach and treasonable. Speaking at a press conference, Chairman of the political group, Dr. Onwubuya Breakforth said, they were saddened that the ugly trend could take place at the National […]
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NASS probes $462m used for military chopper

THE National Assembly has begun probe into the extra budgetary withdrawal of $462 million from the consolidated revenue fund for the purchase of helicopter from an American firm without recourse to the National Assembly for approval.
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