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DSP 9th Senate: I CONTESTED TO PROTEST MACE THEFT, SENATE INVASION – Ekweremadu

Immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has cleared the air on his last minute decision to put himself forward for the position again, in the 9th Senate Session, insisting that he contested to protest the brazen Senate Invasion and subsequent theft of the Mace on the same day he was presiding over plenary in the Senate Chambers. Addressing media men after the inauguration … Continue reading DSP 9th Senate: I CONTESTED TO PROTEST MACE THEFT, SENATE INVASION – Ekweremadu

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NASS LEADERSHIP: Okowa Congratulates Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbajabiamila, Wase

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday congratulated newly elected Presiding Officers and members of the 9th National Assembly on their successful inauguration. The Governor congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on their election as President of the Senate and Deputy President of the Senate respectively. He also congratulated Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and Hon. Idris Ahmed Wase on their emergence as Speaker and … Continue reading NASS LEADERSHIP: Okowa Congratulates Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbajabiamila, Wase

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GBAJABIAMILA TROUNCES BAGO IN LANDSLIDE POLL, TO CLINCH HOUSE OF REPS SPEAKERSHIP, WASE IS DEPUTY SPEAKER

Femi Gbajabiamila, representing Surulere 1 federal constituency in Lagos, has been elected as the 9th Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives. He thrashed his main challenger, Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago, a third-time representative from Chanchangi Federal Constituency of Niger State, who also got a late endorsement. like Senator Ali Ndume, from the PDP, by a resounding 281 votes to 76 votes, in a highly anticipated … Continue reading GBAJABIAMILA TROUNCES BAGO IN LANDSLIDE POLL, TO CLINCH HOUSE OF REPS SPEAKERSHIP, WASE IS DEPUTY SPEAKER

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9th National Assembly: Full List of Senators Inaugurated on 11th June 2019

The Senate of the 9th National Assembly has be inaugurated with Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (Yobe North) and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central), emerging as Senate President and Deputy President respectively, after keenly contested elections. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the majority number of senators-elect with 56 Senators while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has 45 Senators. The Young Progressive Party (YPP), the … Continue reading 9th National Assembly: Full List of Senators Inaugurated on 11th June 2019

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LAWAM, OMO-AGEGE ELECTED SENATE PRESIDENT, DEPUTY, AS 9TH SENATE IS INAUGURATED

AHMED LAWAN Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan of the All Progressive Congress, APC, representing Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State, is the new Nigerian Senate President. He became a senator in 2007 and was elected when the ninth National Assembly was inaugurated, on June 11, 2019. Elected to the House of Representatives for the Northern state of Yobe in 1999, at different times Lawan, chaired the … Continue reading LAWAM, OMO-AGEGE ELECTED SENATE PRESIDENT, DEPUTY, AS 9TH SENATE IS INAUGURATED

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WIKE APPOINTS DANAGOGO AS RIVERS SSG, RETAINS WOKE AS CHIEF OF STAFF

Former Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Barr. Tamny Danagogo, has been appointed as the new Secretary to the Rivers State Government, SSG, by Governor Nyesom Wike. Dr. Danagogo, who was a former Rivers State Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical planning, takes over from Barr. Kenneth Kobani, who served as Rivers state SSG, in Governor Wike’s first term, The appointment was contained in … Continue reading WIKE APPOINTS DANAGOGO AS RIVERS SSG, RETAINS WOKE AS CHIEF OF STAFF

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Deputy Senate Presidency:  DELTA APC SPOKESMAN KICKS AGAINST OMO-AGEGE ENDORSEMENT, URGES SENATORS TO LOOK AT BIGGER PICTURE IN NATIONAL INTEREST

DEPUTY SENATE SEAT IN THE 9TH ASSEMBLY: WHERETO? – By Iwemdi Nwaham If I were a supporter of Ovie Omo-Agege who is ruminating over their principal eventually getting to sit in the haloed red chamber and also landing the plum position of Deputy Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, nothing else will impress me other than that goal. Consider the perks that come … Continue reading Deputy Senate Presidency:  DELTA APC SPOKESMAN KICKS AGAINST OMO-AGEGE ENDORSEMENT, URGES SENATORS TO LOOK AT BIGGER PICTURE IN NATIONAL INTEREST