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Ex-Speaker Na’aba unveils 9th House Agenda – Punch Newspapers

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’aba, has been invited to lead the 9th House of Representatives in the...

Violence erupts as assembly removes Bayelsa speaker – Punch Newspapers

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Mr. Tonye Isenah, was on Monday removed amidst sporadic gunshots fired...

Confusion As Bayelsa Assembly Faction Announce Impeachment Of Speaker – Channels...

There is confusion over the leadership of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, following the controversial impeachment of the Speaker, Tonye Isenah.The plenary was...

Woman suffers horrific injuries after partner beat her with TV speaker...

Brave domestic violence victim Lynn Hart has spoken out after her callous partner beat her black and blue with a TV...

Sanwo-Olu free to present rejected nominees again —Speaker – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has said that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu could present again the three nominees that...

Oshiomhole manipulating National Assembly over Edo crisis –Okiye, Speaker – Punch...

Tunde Ajaja The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Okiye, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,...

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi defends Democratic colleague after Trump’s ‘racist...

The US House speaker has defended Democratic colleague Elijah Cummings after...

Oyo Assembly announces ex-speaker, 13 others as commissioner

…As Senator Sunmonu’s son makes a list By Adeola Badru IBADAN-THE Oyo State House of Assembly has announced the name of a former speaker of...

Nancy Pelosi latest US news: Tom Emmer savages House Speaker and...

The chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee was speaking to reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on Thursday. According to Newsweek,...

Edo Speaker Fires Salvo At Federal Lawmakers: Don’t Engage In Petty...

Frank Okiye, Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, has reacted to the move by the National Assembly to intervene in the...

Edo Assembly crisis: Speaker swears-in two lawmakers

Lawmakers in the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday cut short its long adjournment to admit new members-elect. The lawmakers had last week...

How Gbajabiamila was received in Lagos after becoming Speaker

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday, received a rousing reception at the Lagos Airport, as joyous members of...

18 Bauchi lawmakers ‘elect’ parallel Speaker, Deputy – Punch Newspapers

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi 18 out of the 31 lawmakers-elect of Bauchi State House of Assembly on Thursday held a parallel inauguration. The Members-elect who held plenary...

11 Bauchi Assembly members elect new speaker – Punch Newspapers

By Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi Eleven out of the 31 elected members of the 9th Bauchi State House of Assembly have elected Abubakar Suleiman as...

I’ll Be Fair In My Dealings, Says Nigerian Speaker, Gbajabiamila, Who...

Femi Gbajabiamila, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives spoke yesterday of the Green Chamber of his dream and told Nigerians...

Nancy Pelosi news: Speaker claims her ‘stock goes up’ whenever Trump...

Speaking to the Manu Raju, Ms Pelosi said: "I don't even want to talk about him. My stock goes up every time he...

How Gbajabiamila, Idris Emerged Speaker, Deputy Speaker

The House of Representatives on Tuesday elected Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, convicted for fraud in the United States of America as the speaker of...

Jibrin nominates Gbajabiamila for speaker after five-minute speech – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The lawmaker-elect for Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has nominated Surulere constituency 1 lawmaker-elect, Femi Gbajabiamila, as the...

How UniJos law student emerged Plateau Speaker – Punch Newspapers

James Abraham and Edward Nnachi A final year law student of the University of Jos, Mr Ayuba Abok on Monday emerged Speaker of the...

Adebo Ogundoyin emerges Oyo Speaker – Punch Newspapers

Thirty-two-year-old lawmaker from Ibarapa East constituency, Adebo Ogundoyin, was on Monday elected the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly. He was elected...

Plateau 9th Assembly elects 33-year-old final year student as Speaker

The ninth Plateau State House of Assembly has elected Hon. Abok Ayuba, a 33-year-old 500-level student of Law at the University of Jos,...

Thirty-two-year-old emerges Oyo Assembly Speaker

Thirty-two-year-old Adebo Ogundoyin, a member representing Ibarapa East area has emerged the Speaker of the Ninth Oyo state House of Assembly. Ogundoyin emerged unopposed...

Breaking: Kogi Assembly reelects Kolawole as speaker

BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO LOKOJA – Kogi state House of Assembly on Thursday reelected, Hon. Matthew Kolawole as the Speaker of the 7th...

Nancy Pelosi news: Speaker says Americans ‘DON’T UNDERSTAND’ what impeachment |...

As reported by Politico, Ms Pelosi was attending a meeting on whether or not to launch impeachment proceedings, after a request from House...

Count Me Out, I Don’t Want to Be House of Reps...

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has debunked the news making the round that he has joined the race for...

Northern governors back Gbajabiamila for speaker – Daily Trust

Ahead of the June 11 inauguration of the 9th Assembly, some governors of northern states have endorsed House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos)...

Lawman Duruji emerges Imo new Speaker – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri A few minutes after Acho Ihim resigned as the Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Lawman Duruji has emerged...

Stop Blaming Us For Your Failure, Speaker Dogara Fires Back At...

Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for always blaming people for his personal failings. Buhari, while...

NASS: Four Speaker contenders step down for Gbajabiamila

•Wase, Betara, Namdaz, Buba forego ambition for Gbajabiamila•Senate rules slippery, House Standing Orders give Gbajabiamila edge•Wase likely for Deputy Speaker amidst Christian-Muslim rivalry PAST...

UPDATE: Imo Assembly Deputy Speaker Resigns Day After Speaker Ran Away...

Ugonna Ozurigbo, deputy speaker, Imo State House of Assembly has resigned.His resignation on Thursday is coming less than 24 hours after 21 out...

How Seventh Assembly speaker ‘ll emerge…

By Boluwaji Obahopo WITH the conclusion of the 2019 general elections and the state governorship election Kogi fixed for November 2, the major political...

Imo Speaker escapes with mace as lawmakers suspend him – Punch...

Announced Chiendu Offor as interim Speaker Twenty-one out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended the...

I now have the numbers to become Speaker, says Gbajabiamila –...

 Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Majority Leader and candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Speaker in the Ninth National Assembly, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has...

I won’t bribe my colleagues to become Speaker — Olatunbosun

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Honourable Olajide Olatunbosun represents Atisbo/SakiEast/Saki West Federal Constituency of Oyo State in the House of Representatives on the platform of the...

Breaking: Jigawa speaker impeached – The Nation Newspaper

The Speaker Jigawa state house of assembly, Honourable, Isah Idriz Gwaram has been impeached. He was impeached this morning during a sitting. The lawmakers have...

Who succeeds Adjoto as Edo Speaker?

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – ON June 7,  the Seventh Edo State House of Assembly will be inaugurated bringing to an end the...

APC Adopts Femi Gbajabiamila As Candidate For Speaker – Channels Television

A file photo of House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted the House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, as its candidate for...

APC adopts Gbajabiamila for Speaker, as North-Central gets Deputy Speaker –...

ADVERTISEMENT Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila. The ruling...

Ekiti Assembly suspends PDP lawmaker for ‘interrupting Speaker’ – Punch Newspapers

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Tuesday banned former Deputy Speaker and Peoples Democratic Party member, Segun Adewumi (Ekiti...

APC NWC yet to zone Speaker, Deputy Speaker’s positions, others –...

The  National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has yet to meet on the zoning arrangement for the leadership positions in the...

Army, Police guard Imo Assembly complex over alleged plot to impeach...

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri There was political tension in Imo State on Thursday as men of the Nigeria Police Force, Army, Department of Security Services...

I will not support rubber stamp Speaker – ‘Small Alhaji’

Alhaji Tajudeen Adeyemi Adefisoye is about the youngest and only Social Democratic Party, SDP, member-elect in the soon to be inaugurated 9th House...

Raging battle for REPS speaker: North-Central strongly challenges zoning to South-West

•Why ally from North dumped Gbaja, joined race•Dogara schemes to retain seat•North-West members-elect dump Kawu for Doguwa as Deputy Speaker By Levinus Nwabughiogu

Ninth House Speaker: Acid test for APC leadership, PDP waits for...

By Emman Ovuakporie The Ninth House of Representatives Speakership race has taken a disturbing turn as more than 15 lawmakers across the six geopolitical zones have now declared...

Kebbi Assembly ex-Speaker Mohammed Dantani dies after protracted illness – Punch...

A former Speaker of Kebbi State House of Assembly, Mohammed Dantani, has died. Dantani reportedly died in Abuja after a protracted illness. Dantani was also a...

EXCLUSIVE: How Ajimobi Lost His Bid To Install His Principal Private...

Had Abiola Ajimobi, the outgoing Governor of Oyo State, won his Oyo South senatorial election, he would have gone all out to ensure...

Speaker’s Race: PDP waiting to play the spoiler role – Vanguard

Speaker’s Race: PDP waiting to play the spoiler role  VanguardThree months ahead of the inauguration of the 9th House of Representatives, six major contenders...

I’m too busy to bother about who becomes next Speaker —Dogara...

The incumbent Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has said that he should not be bothered about the composition of...

Ambode: Civil societies task Lagos Speaker over N28bn running costs

A Coalition of some Civil Society groups in Lagos, Thursday called on the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly to account for...

Speaker Dogara, 2 other Reps dump APC for PDP – Daily...

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has officially announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition...

Ekiti Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker, passes N129.9 bn budget

Ekiti House of Assembly on Thursday impeached its deputy speaker, Mr Segun Adewumi for alleged gross legislative misconduct and insubordination to constituted authorities. Adewumi,...

Onnoghen: Nigeria not a banana republic- Speaker Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for caution in the charges filed against the Chief Justice...

PDP not alternative to APC in 2019-Speaker

The  Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe -Abdullahi, said  the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) would  not be an alternative...

Governorship: Imo Speaker emerges as Nwosu’s running mate

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, has emerged as the running mate of the Action Alliance...

BREAKING: Former Speaker, N’abba dumps APC, gives reasons

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali N’abba, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC). N’Abba announced his decision in a resignation letter...

BREAKING: Imo Speaker, 18 other APC, PDP lawmakers defect to Action...

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Nineteen out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly have joined Action Alliance, denouncing their memberships of...

Katsina House of Assembly gets new Speaker – Punch Newspapers

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina. Katsina State House of Assembly, on Monday, elected a new Speaker, Tasi-u Maigarin. Maigarin replaces former Speaker, Abubakar Kusada, who was elected to...

Ondo Speaker seeks Buhari, NASS intervention in Assembly crisis – Punch...

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide George,  on Sunday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the National...

Drama In Anambra Assembly As 2 Struggle For Speaker’s Seat

A mild drama took place yesterday, at the Anambra State House of Assembly, as the two factional Speakers, Mrs. Rita Maduagwu and Mr....

Akwa Ibom Speaker lacks power to declare vacant seats of defecting...

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Eseme Eyiboh, has urged the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Mr. Onofiok...

Drama in Akwa Ibom legislature as 5 members elect new speaker...

The five lawmakers in Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, said on Monday that they had elected Mr NSE Ntuen, representing Essien Udim Constituency,...

BREAKING: Anambra Assembly Allegedly Impeaches Speaker

BREAKING: Anambra Assembly Allegedly Impeaches Speaker  CHANNELS TELEVISIONAnambra Assembly Speaker impeached  P.M. NewsAnambra State Assembly Speaker, Rita Maduagwu impeached  Within NigeriaFull coverage Source link

Speaker’s impeachment irreversible –Fleeing Ondo lawmakers – Punch Newspapers

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan Fleeing members of the Ondo State House of Assembly who impeached their speaker and deputy, Bamidele Oloyelogun and Iroju Ogundeji last...

Nigeria: Ondo Assembly Sacks Speaker, Deputy

By Oluwaseun AkingboyeAkure — - It's To Restore Sanity In Our Affairs, Nothing To Do With Akeredolu's Impeachment - Olotu Speaker of Ondo House...

Why we impeached Ondo Speaker, Deputy – Fatai Olotu

The spokesperson of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Fatai Olotu, representing Akoko North-East state constituency at the house, has disclosed...

BREAKING: Ondo Assembly Speaker, Deputy impeached

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun, has been impeached. The Speaker was on Friday impeached alongside his...

Ex-Lagos Speaker, Pelumi, arraigned for allegedly helping murder suspect escape –...

A former Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Jokotola Pelumi, was on Tuesday in Lagosarraigned for allegedly receiving into his home, Adekunle...

Ex-Lagos Speaker, Pelumi, Arrested For Murder​

Police have arrested former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Jokotola Pelumi, and others believed to be political thugs, for the...

Ex Lagos speaker others arrested for allegedly killing officer – Local

news The police have arrested a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Joko Pelumi, and 49 others over alleged attack...

Police disagree with Ekiti Deputy Speaker on ‘severe’ attack on lawmaker

By Rotimi OjomoyelaA member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Michael Adedeji, who was attacked along Ado-Akure Road on Friday , is  responding...

BREAKING: Edo Deputy Speaker impeached

The deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Tiger Edoror has been impeached. The impeachment followed a motion moved by the...

Just In: Speaker Dogara Swears In New Rep Member

A new member of the House of Representatives, Haruna Isah, who was recently elected in a bye-election to represent Lokoja/Koton-Karfe federal constituency of...

Delta Assembly suspends ex-Speaker, Igbuya for 3 months after dumping PDP...

The Delta State House of Assembly has suspended the former Speaker, Rt. Hon. Monday Ovwigho Igbuya for a period of three months. DAILY POST...

Oyo Speaker, Minority Leader, 5 lawmakers defect to APC, ADC

The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olagunju Ojo, the Minority Leader, Ademola Ige and five other lawmakers, on Tuesday...

Sonos’ pricey new speaker is a sound investment

At first glance, the new Sonos Beam doesn’t look like a bargain. It’s a new smart speaker from a company whose reputation is for...

Why I refused N2bn offered me by Buhari – Akwa Ibom...

Onofiok Luke, the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has alleged that the Presidency offered him N2 billion and the...

Kaduna deputy speaker, one other dump APC

Ben Agande, Kaduna.The Deputy Speaker of the Kaduna state House of Assembly, Hon. John Audu Kwaturu, representing Kachia state constituency has...

How Kwankwaso’s camp reacted to Kano Speaker’s impeachment

The camp of former governor of Kano, Rabiu Kawankwaso has spoken on the impeachment of Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yusuf Atta. On...

Kano Assembly Impeaches Speaker • Channels Television

Kano House of AssemblyThe Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Abdullahi Atta, has been impeached.A new Speaker, Alhassan Rurum, has been sworn...

Killings: Zamfara Speaker urges FG to provide sustainable security

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to provide sustainable security in...

Benue Chief Judge restrains Ikyange from parading self as Speaker

The Chief Judge of Benue State, Justice Adam Onum, has given an order restraining the impeached speaker of Benue State House of Assembly,...

Pakistan’s likely new leader is fiery speaker with authoritarian instincts |...

For 26 years, Imran Khan’s greatest achievement was winning Pakistan the 1992 Cricket World Cup. The 25 July general election might have eclipsed...

Kogi ex-speaker dumps APC, says party shut him out over Dino...

BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPOLOKOJA – Immediate past Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Umar Ahmed has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress,...

Lagos Speaker assures Nigerians of improved wel

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has assured Nigerians that the government at all levels is committed...

Election fever: Deputy Speaker, Chief Whip sacked

By Rotimi Ojomoyela The Deputy  Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly,  Hon.  Adesegun  Adewumi has been impeached.

Minority Leader Becomes Oyo Assembly Speaker – The Whistler NG

Following the death of its erstwhile speaker, Michael Adeyemo, the Oyo State House of Assembly has gotten a new speaker in the person...

Kano Assembly shut amid alleged plot to impeach speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly has adjourned its plenary session...

N24bn EFCC HQ: Kudos to Speaker Dogara – Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has expressed appreciation to the Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

South West Speakers visit Ajimobi over death of Oyo Assembly Speaker...

Speakers from South West State Houses of Assembly, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state in Ibadan...

CNPP, PDP, others mourn ex-Oyo Assembly Speaker, Michael Adeyemo

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Oyo State Chapter has described the death of Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo, the Speaker of the...

Oyo Govt. declares 3-day mourning for late Oyo speaker

Oyo State Government has declared three-day mourning in honour of the late Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr Michael Adeyemo. Mr Bolaji...

Oyo declares three-day mourning over speaker’s death

The Oyo State Government has announced a three-day mourning period in...

BREAKING: Oyo Assembly Speaker, Michael Adeyemo dead

The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo is dead. DAILY POST learnt that Adeyemo died in the early...

Buhari has bungled anti-graft war – Kwara Speaker – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, on Tuesday accused the Federal Government of failing to show...

Plateau Speaker Urges FG To End Farmers/Herders Clashes

Peter Azi Jos – Peter Azi, Plateau State House of...

Saraki encouraged us to pass bill stopping pension for ex-govs, deputies...

The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, in this interview with SUCCESS NWOGU justifies the enactment of a bill suspending pension...

Billy Graham to lie in honour at U.S. Capitol – House...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The body of evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honour under the U.S. Capitol rotunda next week as Congress pays tribute...

Ekwueme: Enugu Assembly will not mourn late Vice President – Speaker

The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, has declared that the lawmakers will not mourn but rather celebrate the life and...

Edo assembly recalls suspended ex-deputy speaker

The Edo State House of Assembly has recalled its suspended former Deputy Speaker, Elizabeth Ativie (APC, Uhumwode). Ativie was suspended last year following her refusal...

Money Laundering: Former Lagos Speaker Has Case to Answer, Supreme Court...

Former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and Oyebode Atoyebi, who have...

Delta State Deputy Speaker’s Driver Dies In Cannon Accident During Okowa’s...

The official driver to the Delta State House of Assembly deputy speaker, Friday Ossai Osanebi, met his untimely death on Thursday during Governor Ifeanyi Okowa's rally for...

Assembly crisis deepens, budget face-off persists, as Speaker debunks suspension of...

The drama playing out in Imo State House of Assembly over Governor Rochas Okorocha’s 2018 budget presentation is not coming to an end. This...

Apple delays the planned release date of its high-end home pod...

Now Playing: Apple releases update to fix autocorrect bug Now Playing: Apple is rumored to soon announce the release of its Siri-powered smart speaker Now Playing:...

IPOB actions put 11.6 million Igbo lives at risk —Kalu, Abia...

By Levinus Nwabughiogu In an interview in Abuja on the side lines of a conference, the Speaker...

Baidu’s voice-controlled smart speaker and other news

BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories, including:Nintendo is in talks with the animation studio...

Apple WWDC 2017 Preview: A Siri Speaker Plus Software

WWDC tends to be a software-focused event, but Apple may be announcing several new devices at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June...

Protest in New York over Palestinian-American graduation speaker

NEW YORK Dozens of right-wing demonstrators, including far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, gathered in New York on Thursday to protest a university's decision to...

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Amazon is giving its voice-enabled Echo speaker a touch screen and video-calling capabilities as it competes with Google's efforts at bringing "smarts" to the...