PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus.
…We did not loose election, victory was stolen from us – Dogara
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus said the party is set to investigate the role of its members at the National Assembly (NASS) on the election of principal officers.
… Urge 9th Assembly to defend legislature’s independence
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the newly-elected leadership of the National Assembly and urged them to guarantee the independence of the legislature in accordance with democratic ethos.
Oluremi Tinubu, the Senator representing Lagos Central District, has said the National Assembly is gradually turning into an ‘exclusive gentlemen’s club’.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally declared that Senator Ali Ndume (Borno State) and and Hon. Umar Bago (Niger State) are its preferred candidates for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly.
As election of Nigeria’s 9th Senate President and his Deputy comes up on (today) Tuesday with Senator Ahmed Lawan and Ali Ndume locking horns for the position, both former 8th Senate leaders are still gripped with tension.
Hon. Ned Nwoko, husband of the sensational Nollywood star, Regina Daniels, was on Sunday denied accreditation by the management of the National Assembly.
The Centre for Change Initiative, a civil society organisation, on Sunday, said the performance of the outgone 8th National Assembly exceeded the performances of the previous National Assembly sessions.
More than 1,500 concerned Nigerians, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE) have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court to restrain, prevent and stop the National Assembly Service Commission from paying the incoming members of the 9th National Assembly individually and/or collectively over N4.68 billion as ‘welcome package’.
United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington.
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has urged young parliamentarians in the country to be instruments of change by fostering justice and inclusiveness in governance.
Presidential aide, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Sunday told Nigerians in the Diaspora to prevail on the National Assembly to approve voting for Nigerians in the Diaspora.