Tag Archives: National Assembly

HONORABLE BOMA GOODHEAD THE FACE OF DEMOCRACY IN THE FACE OF FASCIST GUNS 1

By Amaso Jack “The unauthorized takeover of the NASS complex today is a gross violation of the rule of law and all acceptable notions of law and order. Persons within the law enforcement apparatus who participated in this travesty will be identified and subjected to disciplinary action.” Yemi Osibajo. Acting President Federal Republic of Nigeria. Cowardice is a man behind …

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‘Senators Received US$1m Bribe Each To Remove Saraki, Ekweremadu’

The senator representing Kwara South in the National Assembly has alleged that his colleagues were given the sum of $1million dollars each to impeach Senator each to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. The Senator, Rafiu Ibrahim made this allegation on Tuesday in an interview with National Assembly correspondents on Tuesday, adding that those involved in …

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IGP Idris Absolves Police Over NASS Invasion

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has exonerated the Nigeria Police Force from the Tuesday’s blockade of the National Assembly (NASS) by security operatives. Idris stated this after a closed door meeting with the acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday. He said the blockade of the NASS complex was a surprise to him, …

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Atiku Abubakar Joins In Condemning Blockade Of National Assembly

Atiku AbubakarFormer Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday joined other Nigerians who have risen in condemnation of  the blockade of the National Assembly gates in the early hours of today by security operatives, describing the action as “illegal and undemocratic’’. In a statement issued by his media aide, Mr Paul Ibe, in Abuja, Abubakar said that the purpose of the blockade …

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Fall Of Daura: End Of The The President’s Right Hand Man?

News Analysis By Cami Ezenwa If there are public officers whose appointment appear dogged by controversy from day one, then, the man Lawal Musa Daura fits the bill. His not only created disquiet in a lot of quarters right from the outset, but has remained the subject of both hushed discussions on the corridors of power and controversy in the …

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National Assembly: IGP Dissociates Police From Invasion

The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has exonerated the Nigeria Police Force from Tuesday’s blockage of the National Assembly by security operatives. Idris absolved the police of any blame after a closed-door meeting with the acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said that the standoff at the NASS complex reached him as a surprise, …

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How National Assembly May Shut Down Buhari’s Government…..

The National Assembly may be on its way to shutting down the government of President Muhammadu Buhari except it  responds to an urgent need to reconvene and consider a waiting foreign loan request and supplementary budget made by the administration. Failure to do this, the government says could lead to a complete shutdown of the government. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo …

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Breaking: Masked DSS operatives, policemen deployed to National Assembly

There is a huge security presence in and around the National Assembly Complex Abuja today. Operatives of the Department of State Services in hoods have manned the entrance to the Senate chamber and the lobby adjoining the House of Representatives. The ‎Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is expected to appear before the Senate today. It is, however, uncertain if the …

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