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Imo state House of Assembly Speaker impeached, Paul Emeziem emerges new speaker

The Imo State House of Assembly, has impeached her Speaker Chiji Collins, pictured right. Collins was removed from office by the lawmakers during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital on Friday November 13. His impeachment was supported by 19 out of the 27 members of the […]

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Kaduna state House of Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state. The Assembly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers on Thursday, September 10. The assembly announced the approval on its Twitter handle […]

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Amos Ojo appointed as Acting Clerk to National Assembly

Architect Amos Olatunde Ojo has been appointed as the Acting Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA) by the National Assembly Commission (NASC)Prior to his recent appointment, Amos Ojo was the Secretary, Procurement, Estate and Works (SPEW) in the National Assembly. Executive Chairman of the NASC, Engr. Ahmed Kadi Amshi who announced his appointment in a […]

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FG presents guidelines on schools’ reopening to National Assembly

The Minister of State for Education Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba on Tuesday June 23, presented proposed guidelines for the reopening of schools to the National Assembly. Recall that schools in the country were shut down in March by the Federal Government to curb the spread of Coronavirus. Making the presentation in a meeting with the Senate […]

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Imo assembly passes law which stops former governors and speakers from receiving pension and other entitlements

Imo state House of assembly on Thursday May 21, repealed the 2007 pension act which effectively stripped ex- governors, their deputies and ex- speakers of their pensions and other entitlements. Some lawmakers who spoke in support of the executive bill titled “A bill for a law to repeal the Imo State governors and Speakers Pension […]

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COVID-19: FG seeks National Assembly approval for N500bn Intervention Fund

The Federal government has approached the leadership of the National Assembly for approval for the establishment of a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund In a bid to conquer the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. The Minister of Finance, Ahmed Zainab, met with the lawmakers today April 4th at the National Assembly complex. At the […]

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Kano Assembly commences fresh probe of Emir Sanusi

The Kano State House of Assembly has commenced a fresh probe against Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, following petitions it said it received. The House of Assembly’s Chairman of the committee on local government and chieftaincy affairs, Hon. Zubairu Masu said it received petitions from two people to investigate the Kano monarch over allegation of […]