Tag: Speaker

BREAKING: Kebbi Assembly impeaches Speaker, Deputy

The Kebbi state speaker of the house of assembly honourable Samailah Abdulmuminu Kamba and his deputy Muhammad Buhari Alieru has been impeached by a two-third majority on Tuesday. In a letter signed and made available to the media by the clerk to the house, Usman Ahmad Bunza to journalist said[Read More…]

Breaking: House of Reps admits motion on displaced Tivs initially rejected by deputy speaker

The house of representatives Tuesday has finally admitted a motion from the “Mutual Union of the Tiv in America” which was earlier rejected by deputy Speaker Idris Wase. The motion was rejected last two weeks by the deputy speaker who had questioned the eligibility of the signatories because they do[Read More…]

Speaker Gbajabiamila says he will not sign the 2021 Appropriation Bill until … #EndSARS

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said he will not sign the 2021 Appropriation Bill presently before the National Assembly if provisions are not made for the compensation of the families of victims of police brutality in the last decade. Gbajabiamila also said he would also not sign the budget if[Read More…]

Bayelsa Speaker steps down

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Monday Bubou-Obolo, has stepped aside to pave the way for the emergence of a new Speaker. The development followed the inauguration of Governor Douye Diri, who is from the same Bayelsa Central Senatorial District as Bubou-Obolo. Members, therefore, elected the Deputy[Read More…]

Taraba Assembly gets new speaker

Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Joseph Kunini as the new Speaker, following the resignation of the former Speaker, Abel Diah on Sunday evening. The House also elected Haman Adama as the new Deputy Speaker, while Douglas Ndatse was elected as the Majority Leader. Reading the communication, the[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…]

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Sacked

Jumoke Akindele, speaker of the Ondo state house of assembly, was on Friday sacked by her fellow lawmakers. Akindele, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Okitipupa, was removed over alleged fraud. Fatai Olotu, the deputy speaker representing Akoko north, was also removed. Their removal was carried out by 15 members[Read More…]

Jigawa House of Assembly Impeaches Speaker

Speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Idris Garba has been sacked, the third speaker to lose his post in recent days across Nigeria. Members of the house impeached him this morning and elected Alhaji Isa Idris as new speaker. Idris represents Gwaram Constituency. The Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Ahmed[Read More…]

Delta House of Assembly Speaker Blames APC For Mismanaging Nigeria’s Economy To Recession

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya on Thursday blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the country’s woes. He also accused the party of mismanaging the country’s economy. “The APC has not fulfilled its promises. It has not solved the social problems, neither has it[Read More…]