. 4 policemen injured, vehicles vandalized
. 40 Shi’ite members arrested
. House of Reps hurriedly adjourned sitting
. IGP orders 24-hr surveillance of FCT
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
There was pandemonium at the premises of the National Assembly on Tuesday in Abuja as the four policemen were allegedly shot by the protesting Shiite members.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Thursday announced Alhassan Doguwa from Kano State, as the leader of the House.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed a suit filed against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, wants all properties belonging to the State, which were forcefully taken over by the Federal Government to be returned.
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Monday said he would carry members of the opposition along in the appointment of chairmen of standing committees of the House.
Lawmaker-elect for Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Mansur Manu Soro, has expressed optimism that Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly unopposed.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office if he wants to become a religious fanatic.
Senator Ahmad Lawan.
Mr Dennis Idahosa, APC Rep-elect, has spoken on the party’s choice of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to lead the 9th national assembly.
Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan.
The Senator representing Oyo North District, Senator Fatai Buhari has said Senator Ahmed Lawan is cruising towards emerging as the next chairman of the National Assembly in the capacity of Senate President.
Lawmakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and their Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterparts in the House of Representatives are working to forge an understanding before the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly.