Tag: House Of Assembly Speaker

Bill for immunity from prosecution for presiding house officers and supreme court judges pass second reading

The House of Representatives is mulling a bill seeking to grant immunity to the Supreme Court justices, chief judges of the Federal High Court and the 36 states of the federation and that of the Federal Capital Territory. The bill scaled second reading at the green chamber on Thursday. Sponsored[Read More…]

Breaking: Court Sacks Akwa Ibom House Of Assembly Speaker

A Court of Appeal in Abuja division on Tuesday sacked Aniekan Uko, the Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. The panel of three judges led by Justice Moshood Oredola Abdulrahman held that election of Uko who represents Ibesikpo Asuntan constituency was marred with malpractices. However, election of two[Read More…]

Election Tribunal Didn’t Sack Me Says Rivers Speaker

Ikuinyi Ibani, speaker of the Rivers state house of assembly, has dismissed the ruling of the tribunal sacking him and 20 other lawmakers. Addressing journalists at the assembly on Tuesday, Ibani alleged bias, but said he had not lost hope in the judiciary “I heard over the news that the[Read More…]

2015 Elections: Delta State House Of Assembly Speaker, Victor Ochei Resigns

Reports reaching us says the speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Victor Ochei may have resigned Sunday, as Speaker of the House of Assembly. It is alleged that Mr Ochei’s resignation is connected to his governorship ambition in the state ahead of the forth-coming general elections. The[Read More…]

Ondo House Of Assembly Speaker Dies Of Cancer

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon Samuel Ajayi Adesina is dead. Adesina, who was representing the Odigbo II Constituency in the Assembly died Tuesday during a protracted battle with cancer of urinary bladder. The death of the late speaker was confirmed by the state government in[Read More…]