Tag archive for ‘National Assembly’
By admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Urhobo Leaders Storm National Assembly To Express Support For Omo-Agege

LAGOS JANUARY 3RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Kings, elders and religious leaders from Urhobo Kingdom in Delta State stormed the National Assembly at the weekend to express solidarity with the Deputy President of the Senate, More...

By admin On Monday, January 20th, 2020

Forgery & Perjury: Coalitions Storms DSS Hqtrs, Demands Probe of Omo-Agege

LAGOS JANUARY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A coalition of civil society groups on Friday stormed the headquarters of the Department of State Security (DSS), where it demanded the probe of the Deputy Senate President Ovie More...

By admin On Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

Onuesoke Urges NASS To Suspend Buhari’s Visa On Arrival Policy For African Countries

LAGOS DECEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has appealed to National Assembly to suspend visa on arrival policy for African countries recently pronounced More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

CJN Denies Transferring Delta Poll Petition Between Nicholas Mutu And Collins Eselomo

LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, warned that rumor-mongers “would be made to face the full weight of the law to serve as deterrent to the several More...

By admin On Monday, June 24th, 2019

We Are Yet To Conclude Investigation Into Incident Of NASS Mace Snatchers-Police

LAGOS JUNE 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fifteen months after two suspected thugs allegedly led by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege invaded the Senate chamber and snatched the mace, the police have yet to conclude their investigation More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Angry Nigerian Slams Senators For Electing Omo Agege Alleged Mace Snatcher

LAGOS JUNE 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Nigerian man, Power Osiweghor, has taken Nigerian government to the cleaners, saying rather than punish people who disgrace the country, the leaders of the nation reward them for More...

By admin On Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Stolen Mace: One Year After, National Assembly Moves Against Omo-Agege, Others

LAGOS APRIL 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-One year after the Senate plenary was disrupted following the invasion of the hallowed chamber by suspected thugs, with the mace taken away, the Upper Chamber and the House of Representatives More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Onuesoke Advises NASS To Facilitate State Police Bill

Onuesoke LAGOS JULY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Delta State governorship aspirant has appealed to members of the National Assembly to facilitate the passage of state More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Stolen Mace: National Assembly Panel Invites Ndume, Omo-Agege

LAGOS MAY 15th (URHOBOTODAY)- The joint Senate and House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the invasion of the Senate’s chamber and the snatching of its mace has invited senators Ovie Omo-Agege More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

JUST IN: Police Arrest Omo-Agege Over Stolen Mace

LAGOS APRIL 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The police on Wednesday arrested Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. The senator was arrested in the Senate Wing of the National Assembly at 1:57pm. This was after hoodlums he allegedly led into More...

By admin On Monday, November 13th, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...