Tag archive for ‘National Assembly’
By admin On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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2019: Ned Nwoko Declares Intention To Re-Position Delta North In Senate

Ned Nwoko LAGOS NOVEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTOAY)- As the 2019 general election is fast approaching, one time member of the National Assembly, Prince Chinedu Mumir Nwoko, popularly known as “Ned Nwoko”, has declared More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Legislative Aide to Deputy Speaker of House of Rep Dies in National Assembly

LAGOS NOVEMBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Senior Legislative Assistant with the National Assembly, Mr Abubakar Doki on Monday collapsed and died in the National Assembly premises. The deceased who was said to be in his More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Buhari May Sign 2016 Budget Today as National Assembly Returns Budget to Presidency

Buhari LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may assent to the 2016 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday (today)? if his Ministers are able to conclude work on the adjusted More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Saraki, Other Senators Avoid Main NASS Gate As #OccupyNASS Protests Continue

LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Report has it that the Senate President Bukola Saraki, for fear of being mobbed by angry protesters outside the main gate of the National Assembly, abandoned his plans to enter More...

By admin On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Report of National Assembly Interactive Session with Civil Society on 2016 Budget

LAGOS FEBRUARY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was indeed a great session, first of its kind, and a great demonstration of inclusivity and participatory governance in Nigeria by the National Assembly. It is truism that the More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2015
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Despite Cash Crunch, Nigerian Senate Illegally Buying N4.7bn Exotic Cars for Saraki, Other

LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Senate is currently on the verge of illegally buying various brands of exotic vehicles for use by its President, Bukola Saraki, and the 108 other senators, PREMIUM More...

By admin On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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Cash Crunch Hits Nigerian Senators, Reps

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Senators and Members of House of Representatives have been hit by biting liquidity crisis as legislative business comes to a stand still, Elombah.com investigations have More...

By admin On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Federal Auditor-General Decries NDDC Delay in Response to N183.7bn indictment

LAGOS AUGUST 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Office of Auditor General of the Federation has condemned Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) delay in responding to its alleged mismanagement of N183.. A statement released More...

By admin On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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N184bn Missing in NDDC Account Within Four Years

LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Samuel Ukura, has said N183.7 billion could not be accounted for by auditors who conducted a special check on the Niger Delta Development More...

By admin On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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APC Board of Trustees Chair: Adamawa Think Tank Prefers Atiku to Tinubu

Atiku Abubakar LAGOS JULY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-As the governing All Progressives Congress gets set to appoint a chairman for its Board of Trustees, a group with ties to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Central Bank of Nigeria, a Monster House of Corruption

By Femi Ayeni LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN] under the leadership of Godwin Emefiele last week disclosed that it spent over 290billion Naira for its over heads, salaries, traveling, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Constitution Amendment: Senate Suspends Move to Override Jonathan

LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The senate on Tuesday rose from about two-hour executive session on Wednesday and announced the suspension of its planned process to override President Goodluck Jonathan’s veto on More...

By admin On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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NASS Crisis: Tambuwal Drags Police IG to Court

Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba LAGOS NOVEMBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to commit to jail, More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Senate Passes Late Ewherido’s Bill On Corporate Manslaughter

Late Senator Pius Ewherido LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)– The Senate on Tuesday posthumously honoured its fallen colleague, Senator Pius Ewherido, when it passed a bill on corporate manslaughter, which was More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Lawmakers, workers Flee over Bomb Scare at National Assembly

Lawmakers,workers fleeing from premises of National Assembly over news of bomb scare LAGOS APRIL 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Legislators and civil servants on Tuesday afternoon vacated the National Assembly Complex in Abuja More...

By admin On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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G8 Clears Coast for Uduaghan’s Senatorial Dream

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS MARCH 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Things have started working for good for the senatorial ambition of the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan. Eight Local Government More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Sanusi Remains CBN Governor-President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan (l) and Sanusi Lamido LAGOS FEBRUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday evening finally opened up on the reasons for the suspension of Governor of Central Bank of More...

By admin On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Northern Elders in Disarray over Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-NORTHERN opposition to President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition was yesterday fragmented with the emergence of a new group of elders supportive More...

By admin On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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NASS Set to Approve Petroleum Industry Bill

LAGOS FEBRUARY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The House of Representatives’ Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream oil sector) on Wednesday said that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be passed soon by the National More...

By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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52 Senators Object To Attempt To Declare Seats of Defectors Vacant

Senate President, David Mark LAGOS 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Fifty-two members of the Nigeria Senate, nearly half of its membership of 109, have written to the leadership of the National Assembly to express their objection More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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2015: Finally, Uduaghan Declares for Senatorial Seat, Refutes Allegation of Defection

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan on Thursday declared his intention to run for the Delta South Senatorial district election in 2015. Uduaghan More...

By admin On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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Defection: Jonathan Begs Mark to Appease Senators, Reps as Tambuwal, Saraki Insist on Defecting

Senate President, David Mark(Left) and President Goodluck Jonthan LAGOS JANUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Report obtained from NATIONAL MIRROR has it that there are strong indications have emerged that The Presidency has More...

By admin On Saturday, December 14th, 2013
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Man Petitions Senate, EFCC over Fake EFCC Officials Allegedly Working for Okowa

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS DECEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A petition dated December 5 2013 has been forwarded to the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Lamorde by Hon Dumbiri Uweh More...

By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Corruption Tears EFCC, Financial Intelligence Unit Apart Over Politicians Files

LAGOS NOVEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions, EFCC and Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, are at loggerhead over attempts to destroy files of corrupt politicians and More...

By admin On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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Group Opposes to National Assembly Ratifying Proposed National Conference Deliberation

By Oghenekevwe Laba Group under the aegis of Conscience Report has opposed the recommendation of President Goodluck Jonathan requesting the National Assembly ratification of recommendation that would arise from More...