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    Politics I was not elected to fight executive – Gbajabiamila – Legit.ng

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the 9th National Assembly is irrevocably committed to protecting the interests of the people through diligent discharge of its legislative duties. The speaker said this on Sunday in Lagos while speaking at the ”Gbaja 2019 End of...
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    Politics ‘Lead The 9th Assembly With Fear Of God’ – Islamic Cleric Tells Gbajabiamila – The Trent

    Sodiq Alalobo, an Islamic scholars from Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency, Kwara, on Saturday, June 22, 2019, offered prayers for a successful tenure in office for the 9th Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. The prayer, which was organised by the …...
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    Politics 9th National Assembly will do better than the 8th – Gbajabiamila – Information Nigeria

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the ninth National Assembly will meet the expectations of Nigerians. Gbajabiamila said this on Sunday while speaking at a reception dinner organised for him by the Lagos state government. The event was attended by...
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    Politics PDP probes Senators, Reps for voting Lawan, Gbaja – Newtelegraph

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is launching investigation into the role played by its members in the election of leadership of the National Assembly. … Read more via Newtelegraph – http://bit.ly/2WXc8Z7 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Lawan swears-in Okorocha as senator for Imo West – Daily Trust

    Lawan swears-in Okorocha as senator for Imo West ADVERTISEMENT Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday swore-in the immediate past governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, as the senator representing Imo West. Okorocha was on Tuesday issued his certificate of return by the Independent National...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: Again, Ndume speaks on loss to Lawan – Premium Times Nigeria

    Borno senator, Ali Ndume, on Wednesday said he has put behind his loss of the Senate presidency to Ahmed Lawan. Mr Ndume challenged the new Senate President, Mr Lawan, during the run-up to the inauguration of the 9th Senate that climaxed on Tuesday, June 11. He contested … Read more via...
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    Politics Seven Things You May Not Know About Senate President, Ahmed Lawan – 360Nobs.com

    Ahmad Lawan was elected and sworn in as the Senate president of Nigeria on Tuesday, June 11 when the Ninth National Assembly was inaugurated with 79 votes to beat Senator Ali Ndume with 28 votes. Here are seven quick facts to know about him.... Read more via 360Nobs.com –...
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    Politics Dogara congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila – P.M. News

    Mr Yakubu Dogara, immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, has congratulated Sen. Ahmad Lawan and Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on their election as Senate President and Speaker of the 9th Senate and 9th House of Representatives respectively. Dogara also felicitated … Read more via...
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    Politics No more excuses as our men lead 9th assembly – Oshiomhole – Information Nigeria

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Adams Oshiomhole has said the party with its members as the principal officers of the 9th assembly. Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajamiabila emerged earlier today as Senate President and Speaker respectively. The former Edo State...
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    Politics Obasanjo Queries Buhari: Why Are Nigeria’s Three Top Leaders From The Core North? – SaharaReporters.com

    Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo has called out the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration for its insensitivity to Nigeria’s diversity by ensuring all three top leaders in the country are from the northern part of the country. He made the comments in an exclusive interview...
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    Politics Senators react to emergence of Ahmed Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege as senate president, deputy – TODAY.NG

    Reactions have trailed the emergence of senators Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday as President of the Senate and Deputy President of the Senate. Newsmen report that Lawan (APC-Yobe) emerged president of the 9th Senate after defeating his only contender, Sen. Ali Ndume with 79 votes...
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    Politics Buhari reacts to emergence of Lawan, Gbajabiamila as Senate President, Speaker – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly. This was contained in a statement Tuesday evening by his spokesman, Femi Adesina. Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila, both annointed candidates of the ruling All Progressives...
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    Politics Lawan, Ndume face-off in race for Nigeria’s Senate Presidency – Premium Times Nigeria

    The D-day is here when Nigeria’s 109 senators-elect will choose their presiding officers who will pilot the affairs of the upper legislative chamber. Constitutionally, the inauguration of a Senate is preceded by a proclamation by the Nigerian president. Having issued the proclamation last...
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    Politics Nigeria Senate: Tension as 9th Assembly elects principal officers today – Daily Post Nigeria

    As election of Nigeria’s 9th Senate President and his Deputy comes up on (today) Tuesday with Senator Ahmed Lawan and Ali Ndume locking horns for the position, both former 8th Senate leaders are still gripped with tension. It’s particularly so, because the Clerk to the National Assembly, …...
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    Politics 9th NASS: Fresh twist as court orders open ballot system – Vanguard News

    ABUJA—Indications emerged, last night, that the 9th National Assembly may be in for a stormy session, today, as an Abuja High Court sitting at Bwari reportedly issued an interim order for the use of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the … Read more via Vanguard News...
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    Politics Oshiomole’s Meeting With APC Govs And NASS Caucus Revealed… – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as well as the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), yesterday met with the APC caucus of the incoming ninth National Assembly, ahead of Tuesday’s inauguration. The meeting which had several of the Governors in...
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    Politics 9th NASS: Fresh twist as court orders open ballot – Vanguard News

    ABUJA — Ahead of tomorrow’s inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as well as the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, yesterday met with the APC caucus of the incoming National Assembly..... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics 9th NASS: APC Governors back Lawan, Gbajabiamila`s leadership aspirations – Premium Times Nigeria

    The governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have backed the candidacy of Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, and Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, for the ninth National Assembly leadership. The governors, under the aegis of the Progressives Governors Forum, took the...