The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to save the nation by immediately undertaking a forensic probe of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, following fresh reports of clandestine plots by the Presidency to pillage the looted funds repatriated by the United States.
Adekunle Adesuji, Abuja
Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday raised alarm over security threat in National Assembly tasking top security officials to beef up security measures at the Parliament Building to avert any threat.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the death of a former member of the House, Rep. Tony Okey.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has written to the National Assembly, warning of the consequence of passing a bill which stipulates death penalty for hate speech.
. 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.
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
Owing to the violent protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria today, 9th July, 2019, at the National Assembly, Abuja, which led to the unprovoked assault on and injury to Police personnel on lawful duty as well as willful damage to public properties, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered a 24hr Police surveillance in the FCT and its environs.
The inauguration of the 9th National Assembly (NASS) – the senate and the house of representatives – on June 11, 2019, by President Muhammadu Buhari is a clear indication that Nigeria’s democracy has come of age, and may also have come to stay having existed for two uninterrupted decades since 1999.
Senator Ahmed Lawan has been sworn in as the President of the ninth Senate by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori.
Oluremi Tinubu, the Senator representing Lagos Central District, has said the National Assembly is gradually turning into an ‘exclusive gentlemen’s club’.
Hon. Ned Nwoko, husband of the sensational Nollywood star, Regina Daniels, was on Sunday denied accreditation by the management of the National Assembly.