Tag: speaker

YNaijaJune 13, 2023

Abbas Elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu Emerges Deputy Speaker

Tajudeen Abbas, a member of the House of Representatives from Zaria Federal Constituency in Kaduna State, has secured the position ...

YNaijaMay 9, 2023

APC nominates Akpabio and Tajudeen for Senate President and Speaker; APC Representatives Reject Tinubu’s Zoning, Plot Upset in Speakership Battle | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss APC nominates Akpabio and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2017

Nigeria at 57: We must blend our differences to achieve our dreams – Dogara

As Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary is here, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in a statement signed by ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 11, 2017

Trump’s deal with Democrats strengthens Ryan’s grip as speaker

With President Donald Trump’s deal with Democrats last week casting some aspersions on Trump’s trust of his should-be Republican comrades, ...

AzeezAugust 14, 2017

How Edo Assembly speaker was impeached by 19 lawmakers

More details have emerged into the impeachment of the former speaker of Edo State, Dr. Justin Okonoboh. His impeachment notice was ...

AzeezAugust 14, 2017

Just In: Edo Assembly speaker impeached

Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Justin Okonoboh has been impeached. The speaker was impeached by lawmakers on Monday ...

AzeezAugust 3, 2017

Just In: Kogi Assembly elects new speaker

The Kogi state House of Assembly has elected a new speaker, after former speaker, Umar Ahmed Imam resigned on Wednesday. ...

ItunuoluwaMay 19, 2017

U.S. House of Rep. to send healthcare bill to Senate in some weeks

by Itunuoluwa Adebo House Speaker Paul Ryan, Friday said the U.S House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan ...

AzeezMay 11, 2017

Just In: Delta Assembly speaker impeached, suspended

by Azeez Adeniyi Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Monday Igbuya has been impeached on Thursday morning, SaharaReporters reports. His ...

AzeezMay 9, 2017

37,000 Nigerians emigrated to Italy in 2016 – Italian Speaker

The President, Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, Laura Boldrini has said 37,000 Nigerians emigrated to Italy in 2016 alone. Boldrini said ...

ToluApril 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Never too early for shade! Jibrin has these words for Hon Dogara

Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin has recently reclaimed his position as a full-time critic of the National Assembly, the House of Representatives ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Anambra speaker flees with mace to stop impeachment

by Dolapo Adelana The speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mrs. Rita Maduagwu on Thursday absconded with the mace ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 3, 2017

Just In: Ondo Assembly gets new speaker

by Dolapo Adelana The Ondo state House of Assembly on Monday elected Bamidele David Oloyelogun as its new speaker, according ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

Katsina House of Assembly speaker impeached

by Dolapo Adelana The Katsina State House of Assembly on Wednesday impeached its Speaker Aliyu Sabiu Muduru. Muduru received a ...

AzeezFebruary 7, 2017

Removal of Ondo Speaker is unconstitutional – Mimiko

Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko has described the removal of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Jumoke Akindele ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Police seal Ondo Assembly over leadership crisis

The Police in Ondo on Monday sealed the state House of Assembly complex over the leadership crisis. Fourteen lawmakers had ...

AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

Ondo Assembly crisis: Police grill paymaster, lawmakers

The Police during the weekend grilled some members of the Ondo State Assembly, including the paymaster and the clerk over ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

“I’m still Ondo Assembly Speaker” – Suspended speaker

The embattled Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mrs. Jumoke Akindele has said she remains the speaker, 24 ...

AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

Ondo Assembly impeach Speaker, deputy

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Princess Jumoke Akindele, was impeached by lawmakers on Friday. Akindele is a ...

ToluDecember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Dogara’s statement denying a relationship with James Ibori is not enough

A video surfaced on the internet yesterday where Senator Peter Nwaoboshi revealed that even while former Delta state governor, James ...

RoqeebahDecember 1, 2016

Where is former House Speaker Dimeji Bankole?

Dimeji Sabur Bankole, the star boy of 2007. Ceremoniously taking over from Patricia Etteh as the 9th Speaker of the ...

AzeezOctober 27, 2016

Bobrisky speaks at social media seminar (PHOTOS)

Despite the public outcry that welcomed Bobrisky’s inclusion as one of the speaker at a seminar on new media, the ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

Opinion: Joe Chinakwe – is the Nigerian police really your friend?

By Ehi Ekhator I have frequently been befuddled while attempting to address whether Nigerian police is a companion or a ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Budget Padding Tracker: 5 reasons to believe Jibrin isn’t joking around

By Tolu Omoyeni Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin needs no introduction. The rather patient man has been on the news for over a month ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2016

#BudgetPaddingTracker: Jibrin apologizes to APC for supporting Dogara’s emergence as Speaker

The former Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin on Monday apologized to the All Progressives ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

BudgetPaddingTracker: Jibrin has 207 tweets for you and YNaija will be on it

‎Former Appropriation Committee chairman, Abdulmumin Jibrin is back in his tweeting element‎ has he has promised to engage us this ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 15, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Dogara as Speaker is dangerous, potentially disastrous – Jibrin

Embattled former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmummin Jibrin, on Sunday said that keeping Yakubu Dogara as the ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 12, 2016

‘So long as we continue to respect corrupt people, I cry for Nigeria’ – Jibrin

Embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmummin Jibrin, on Thursday, said that the Nigerians have a culture ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 12, 2016

‘It doesn’t even make sense’ | Dogara has the perfect excuse for budget padding allegations

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday explained why he or any member of the House of ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 7, 2016

Budget-Padding Tracker: Dogara in desperate search for support

As the budget accusation rocking the House of Representatives continues to heighten, Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, is on ...

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