Tag: Former Speaker

How 19 Edo Assembly Members Impeached Speaker

There was drama at the Edo State House of Assembly when the Speaker of the House, Dr. Justin Okonoboh, was impeached, following an impeachment notice signed by 16, out of the 24-member assembly. The former principal officer of the House representing Akoko Edo I, Mr. Kabiru Adjoto, was elected as[Read More…]

Former Speaker, Ghali Na’Abba Says Budget Padding Cannot Be Done Without Connivance With Executive Arm

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ghali Na’Abba, has called for proper investigation of the role played by officials in the executive arm in the current budget padding controversy. Na’Abba made the call while answering questions from Energy Correspondents, at a workshop organised by Kaduna Refining and[Read More…]

Former Speaker, Ghali Umar Na’Abba Blames Renewed Biafra Agitation On Failure Of South-East Governors

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ghali Umar Na’Abba has blamed the renewed agitation for the creation of Biafra on the failure of past governors of the South-East region to impact positively on the region. In an exclusive interview with Vanguard in Abuja, Hon. Na’Abba said though majority[Read More…]

Former Speaker, Dele Olugbemi Rejects Fayose’s Appointment, Shuns Screening

Former pro-Fayose Speaker in the immediate past Ekiti State Hou se of Assembly, Hon Dele Olugbemi, has rejected his appointment as a member of the House of Assembly Service Commission (HASC) , as announced by Governor Ayo Fayose. Olugbemi , a defector in the Peoples Democratic Party, held a faction[Read More…]

Remember Former Speaker, Patricia Etteh? Impeached Over Corruption Scandal? She Has Defected To APC

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Patricia Olubunmi Etteh, defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC). Etteh left her former party, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) along with thousands of her supporters in her constituency of Irewole, Ayedaade and Isokan Federal constituency of Osun State. The former speaker, in a rally[Read More…]

Former Speaker, Masari Defeats Yar’Adua In Katsina To Emerge APC Guber Candidate

Aminu Masari, former speaker of the House of Representatives, was on Saturday declared the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2015 elections in Katsina. Adesina Aderibigbe, chairman, Katsina Primary Elections Committee, who announced the result in Katsina, said that Masari scored 2,470 votes to defeat his rivals.[Read More…]