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Two Speakers Emerge in Nasarawa Assembly, Confusion Ensues

According to reports, two individuals have emerged as Speakers of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, creating a state of confusion. The former Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, and Hon. Daniel Ogazi, a member representing the Kokona East constituency, both claim the position.

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Two Speakers Emerge in Nasarawa Assembly, Confusion Ensues

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Crisis Erupts In Nasarawa Assembly As Two Lawmakers Claim Speakership

Two speakers have emerged to lead the 7th House of Assembly in Nasarawa State. Ibrahim Balarabe and Daniel Ogazi both from the western zone of the state are the two speakers. Channels TV report that, Tuesday, June 6 was scheduled for the inauguration of the 7th assembly and election of speaker and deputy speaker but the clerk announced a postponement citing security concerns.

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Crisis Erupts In Nasarawa Assembly As Two Lawmakers Claim Speakership

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Mudashiru Obasa Re-elected as Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly for Sixth Term

In a significant development for Lagos State politics, Mudashiru Obasa has been re-elected as the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly for an unprecedented sixth term. Obasa's re-election comes after the recently held election on 18 March, where he secured an impressive victory with 17,214 votes.

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Mudashiru Obasa Re-elected as Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly for Sixth Term

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Obasa returns as Lagos Assembly speaker for third term

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has been returned as the Speaker of the House for the third term. Sanwo-Olu made a suggestion that the first session of the 10th Assembly was proclaimed in accordance with section 105 (3) in a letter from the Governor to the Clerk of the House, Barrister Olalekan Onafeko.

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Obasa returns as Lagos Assembly speaker for third term

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Mudashiru Obasa Secures Historic Re-election as Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly

In a significant development for Lagos State politics, Mudashiru Obasa has been re-elected as the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly for an unprecedented sixth term. Obasa's re-election comes after the recently held election on 18 March, where he secured an impressive victory with 17,214 votes.

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Mudashiru Obasa Secures Historic Re-election as Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly

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Youth Protests Over Suspension of Nasarawa State Assembly Inauguration

The suspension of the inauguration of the 7th Nasarawa State House Assembly has sparked protests among the youth of Nasarawa State. Governor Abdullahi Sule's decision to delay the ceremony has raised concerns and frustrations among the public. Last week, the 6th Assembly concluded its activities with a valedictory session, setting the stage for the transition to the new assembly.

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Youth Protests Over Suspension of Nasarawa State Assembly Inauguration

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Today's Headlines: 10th NASS Leadership: APC NWC throws contest open, APC will return - Ganduje

10th NASS Leadership: APC NWC throws contest open Barring any last-minute change, the National Working Committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will declare a free contest for principal officers of the 10th National Assembly. The APC had zoned the Senate presidency to the South-South and the speaker of the House of Representatives to the North-West.

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Today's Headlines: 10th NASS Leadership: APC NWC throws contest open, APC will return - Ganduje

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JUST IN: Ohanaeze make criticisms against APC for allocating deputy speaker to South - East

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has condemned the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the office of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives to the South-East. As the APC and President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration deal with the decision of who becomes what in the National Assembly, Ohanaeze described the ruling party’s leadership decision to zone the deputy speakership to Igbo as “highly unreflective, disgusting and provocative to the Igbo.”

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JUST IN: Ohanaeze make criticisms against APC for allocating deputy speaker to South - East

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Tinubu Should Be Weary Of Gbajabiamila, He Wants To Destroy APC Through His Selfish Interest-Negedu

A northern group known as Tinubu/Shettima for Greater Nigeria (TSGN) has advised to exercise caution around Gbajabiamila, as there were concerns that his eagerness to impose unpopular candidates on members could potentially harm the incoming administration. TSGN National President, Negedu Miringi and Secretary, Suleiman Ahmed, in a statement on Monday, accused the Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, of orchestrating the impasse.

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Tinubu Should Be Weary Of Gbajabiamila, He Wants To Destroy APC Through His Selfish Interest-Negedu

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Reactions Trail As Ohanaeze Criticizes APC For Allocating Deputy Speaker To South-East

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has faced criticism from various quarters following its decision to zone the office of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives to the South-East. The move has been met with widespread disapproval, with many believing that it is a deliberate attempt to marginalize the Igbo people and deny them the opportunity to occupy key positions in the National Assembly.

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Reactions Trail As Ohanaeze Criticizes APC For Allocating Deputy Speaker To South-East

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Ohanaeze Criticizes APC For Allocating Deputy Speaker To South-east

The All Progressives Congress (APC)'s intention to zone the office of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives to the South-East has been criticized by the leading sociocultural organization of Igbo people, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Ohanaeze condemned the APC leadership's choice to zone the deputy speakership to the Igbo as "highly unreflective, disgusting, and provocative to the Igbo" as it deals with the issue of who would become what in the National Assembly.

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Ohanaeze Criticizes APC For Allocating Deputy Speaker To South-east

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Tinubu returns, set to tackle N’Assembly leadership tussle

The country's newly elected president, Bola Tinubu, arrived back from vacation in France on Saturday. "He has meetings planned with APC National Working Committee members and candidates vying for leadership positions in the 10th National Assembly." According to PUNCH, "Tinubu's private jet touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, around 12.15pm and he and his wife, Oluremi, were received by the Vice-President-elect, Kashim Shetimma; President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje; Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase; and the anointed candidate for the position of Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, and other top members of the APC and supporters."

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Tinubu returns, set to tackle N’Assembly leadership tussle

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Gbajabiamila's speakership campaign for Tajudeen was met with low turnout.

The crisis within the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the leadership of the 10th National Assembly continues. Hundreds of MPs and members of the National Assembly have reportedly boycotted an event organized by National Assembly Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila. Lagos citizens are heard to have organised the event to launch the campaign of his successor, Abbas Tajudeen.

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Gbajabiamila's speakership campaign for Tajudeen was met with low turnout.

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Today's Headlines: Labour Party factions clash at tribunal, Expect institutional reforms - Tinubu

Drama as Labour Party factions clash at tribunal Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers) There was a drama at the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, yesterday, as the factional National Chairman of the Labour Party, Lamidi Apapa, clashed with members of the party loyal to the presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi.

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Today's Headlines: Labour Party factions clash at tribunal, Expect institutional reforms - Tinubu

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10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition Parties Worry Over Bid To Alter Rules

According to VanguardNews, BEFORE the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, there are strong indications that the Secretary of the National Assembly may make some minor changes to the Legislature's traditional rules. Vanguard has been reliably informed that the attempt to break the rules on Inauguration Day is to allow the incoming President and Chair of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to witness the voting behavior of the Assembly, particularly the House of Representatives.

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10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition Parties Worry Over Bid To Alter Rules

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10th Senate: I’m not running for Senate Presidency, says Lawan

Sen. Ahmad Lawan, president of the Senate, has dismissed rumours that he is standing for the Senate seat in the 10th National Assembly, which has not yet been inaugurated. He has said that he is staying in the post he now has. (PHOTO SOURCE: GOOGLE)

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10th Senate: I’m not running for Senate Presidency, says Lawan

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I regret backing Tambuwal to become Speaker – Gbajabiamila

According to PUNCH, Aminu Tambuwal's election as Speaker of the House in the 7th National Assembly was supported by a forum that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, "has expressed regret over supporting." Governor of Sokoto State for the last two terms is Tambuwal.

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I regret backing Tambuwal to become Speaker – Gbajabiamila

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10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition parties worry over bid to alter rules

There are strong signs that the Clerk of the National Assembly may make a few modest adjustments to the standard legislative procedures before the 10th National Assembly is formally inaugurated. According to Vanguard, "The decision to breach the norms on the day of the inauguration, according to reliable sources, was made to provide the incoming president and chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the chance to observe how the Assembly, particularly the House of Representatives, votes."

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10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition parties worry over bid to alter rules

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10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition parties worry over bid to alter rules

Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, there are concerns among opposition parties regarding potential alterations to the traditional rules of the Legislature. According to a report from Vanguard Newspaper, there are indications that the Clerk of the National Assembly may make minor changes to allow the incoming President, Chief Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, to witness the voting pattern of the Assembly, particularly in the House of Representatives.

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10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition parties worry over bid to alter rules

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I regret backing Tambuwal to become Speaker – Gbajabiamila

Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has expressed remorse for endorsing a group that advocated for the appointment of Aminu Tambuwal as the Speaker of the House during the 7th National Assembly. Currently, Tambuwal is completing his second term as the Governor of Sokoto State.

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I regret backing Tambuwal to become Speaker – Gbajabiamila