Thursday, May 26, 2022

Parliamentary

Senator Danbaba defects from PDP to APC, gives reason

The top lawmaker also rebuffed prayers for the declaration of Danbaba's seat vacant, saying his defection is valid and excusable under the law.

Court sacks Dogara from House of Reps for defecting to APC

The former speaker who held sway as speaker of the green chamber from 2015 to 2019, rejoined the ruling party in 2020 and mentioned a breakdown of governance in his native state of Bauchi as reason for defecting.

Sokoto assembly speaker, deputy chief whip dump APC for PDP

They both said their defection is in accordance with the letters and spirit section 109 (1) (g) of the Constitution of the Federation Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended.

Osinbajo to meet APC senators Tuesday, Reps Wednesday

Mr Osinbajo declared interest in next year's race on Monday after meeting with state governors of the party Sunday night.

APC chairman Adamu, deputy resign from Senate

The duo emerged party leaders at the March 26 national convention of the APC in Abuja and their resignation letters, separately written, were read during plenary on Tuesday by Senate President Ahmad Lawan.

Senate passes bill to establish transportation university in Buhari’s home town

He said that the development of the transport sector by knowledge transfer and capacity building would generate employment opportunities for Nigerians.

NASS transmits 44 constitution review bills to state assemblies

Only the 44 bills were passed out of 68 considered by the lawmakers in the Constitution Amendment process.

Electoral Act: Senate, Reps to appeal judgment deleting section 84 (12)

Mr Malami had last week noted that the verdict of the lower court will be enforced, a decision that has drawn criticism from Nigerians.

Defection: Police take over Cross River assembly as Ayade knows fate Friday

Staff members were turned back from the premises while being cautioned not to loiter around.
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