Tag: House of Assembly

A bill to ‘regulate’ human organs harvesting in Lagos, passes second reading

A bill to ‘regulate’ human organs harvesting and transplantation has scaled its second reading in the Lagos State House of Assembly. The bill scaled the second reading after it was read for the second time by the Clerk of the House, Olalekan Onafeko, during plenary on Tuesday. Mr Onafeko said the[Read More…]

Thugs laid siege at the Ondo State House of Assembly

Political thugs Monday for hours laid siege to the Ondo State House of Assembly, causing anxiety across the state capital. Their surprised presence as early as 730am Monday, according to Vanguard Newspaper reports – it was gathered that their presence was to prevent the nine suspended lawmakers that the court[Read More…]

24 Members of Zamfara House of assembly members receive official vehicles

The 24 members of Zamfara state House of Assembly have received official vehicles from the state government, an official has disclosed. The Zamfara State House of Assembly only last week, became the first state to abolish the law that allows the payment of pension and other allowances for former governors[Read More…]

Cross River, State House of Assembly wants all political appointees to denounce cultism openly

The Cross River State House of Assembly wants all political appointees to denounce cultism openly before their appointment into public service. The Speaker, Rt Hon. Eteng Jonah Williams made the statement Tuesday during the screening of three nominees for appointment into the State Executive Council as Commissioners. Williams expressed the[Read More…]

Dozens of Women Are Currently Held By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen After A Raid On Gwon

Dozens of women are currently being held by suspected Fulani herdsmen after a raid on Gwon, Bolki and Nzumosu communities in Numan local government area of Adamawa State. Numan communities have been under a total siege by suspected herdsmen since January this year but the repeated attacks that have been dismissed[Read More…]

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…]

Kogi State Assembly Plenary Adjourned Indefinitely

The Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Ahmed Imam has adjourned the assembly’s plenary indefinitely following Tuesday’s invasion and mayhem unleashed on lawmakers by suspected thugs. This was contained in a press release issued on Wednesday by the Clerk of the House, Mr Tseja A. Sheidu on behalf[Read More…]

Plateau Assembly Lawmakers Impeach Deputy Speaker

The Plateau State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker, Mr Yusuf Gagdi. This followed a letter signed by 18 members of the House read at Tuesday’s plenary by the Majority Leader, Mr Henry Yunkwap. According to Yunkwap, the 18 members have passed a vote of no confidence on[Read More…]

Jailed Kogi Lawmaker Daudu Loses Appeal

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal filed by a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and former Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu. Daudu had asked the court to set aside his conviction and prison sentence[Read More…]

“You Are Bloody Traitors” – Bode George Blasts Lagos PDP Defectors

  The six Peoples Democratic Party members in the Lagos State House of Assembly, who defected to the All Progressives Congress, have been described as opportunists and bloody traitors. A member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Bode George, who stated this while speaking during an interview recently, further[Read More…]