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Ekiti State Chief Whip Suspended For Sleeping Too Much During Plenary

Ekiti State Chief Whip Suspended For Sleeping Too Much During Plenary

🕔16:22, 13.Jun 2018

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended its immediate past Chief Whip, Mr Sunday Akinniyi, for allegedly “breeding terrorism by sleeping all through plenary in the last three years.”

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Taraba Speaker Commends President Buhari Over assent To State Assemblies Financial Autonomy Bill

Taraba Speaker Commends President Buhari Over assent To State Assemblies Financial Autonomy Bill

🕔18:51, 9.Jun 2018

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to the Bill granting Autonomy to state Assemblies,   Speaker of the Taraba state House of Assembly Mr Abel Peter Diah has said that the development would lead to a dynamic and active parliamentary democratic experience.

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Fulanis Threaten To Murder Benue Governor

Fulanis Threaten To Murder Benue Governor

🕔08:47, 15.Jun 2017

The threat was because of the anti-open grazing bill

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Stakeholders Call for Fresh APC Primaries in Lagos

Stakeholders Call for Fresh APC Primaries in Lagos

🕔16:19, 8.Jun 2017

The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state have been called upon to hold fresh primary election in the state.

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Corruption: Federal High Court, Gusau Rejects Zamfara Assembly Report

Corruption: Federal High Court, Gusau Rejects Zamfara Assembly Report

🕔19:18, 17.May 2017

The EFCC official witness who investigated the case deposed before the Court that…

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BREAKING: House Of Assembly Sacks Speaker

BREAKING: House Of Assembly Sacks Speaker

🕔14:48, 15.Feb 2017

Speaker Katsina state House of Assembly Aliyu Sabiu Muduru has been impeached. Twenty-three members of the house’s 44 lawmakers endorsed Muduru’s impeachment. Lawmakers have already elected Yahaya Kusada as the new speaker. Details are still emerging on this developing story.

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PDP Chieftain To Face Disciplinary Action

PDP Chieftain To Face Disciplinary Action

🕔19:23, 10.Feb 2017

The Ebonyi House Of Assembly Deputy Chief Whip and member of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Frank Onwe is set to face disciplinary action over alleged anti-party activities. The party’s Chairman in Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Chief Godwin Ishiali, made this

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Edo House Of Assembly Amends Pension Rights For Governor And Deputy

Edo House Of Assembly Amends Pension Rights For Governor And Deputy

🕔09:13, 17.Nov 2016

Despite the biting economic recession in the country, the Edo State House of Assembly has quickly amended the bill for a Law for Pension Rights of the Governor and Deputy Governor, with the immediate past governor, Adams Oshiomhole, and his

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I am not done Politically—Fmr. Deputy Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly Hon. Leyii Kwanee.

I am not done Politically—Fmr. Deputy Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly Hon. Leyii Kwanee.

🕔09:26, 14.Feb 2016

Leyii Kwanee is not your ordinary politician. He has none of the flamboyance and excessive ostentatiousness of most Nigerian politicians that you may have come across. This one was cut from a completely different cloth. The first impression one gets of him when you meet him in one of the taxis he moves around with in the city of Port Harcourt is that you have met an urbane and strict secondary school teacher. Then he will try to engage you in discussions to measure your level of awareness of certain issues, and what you feel should be done better. If you are able to impress him, then one day, you may get a call from him or one of his underground assistants, and you just might find yourself headed to one of the top schools abroad to get a degree you have been dreaming of, but have failed to get because of financial limitations. Or, you might just post something intelligent on Facebook, and if he is impressed, you get a call and one of your dreams becomes realized. But always, it has to be a dream that will positively affect the society either now, or in the future. Then one day, you will just find out that you have been talking to the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly!

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