Latest 9th National Assembly News For Thursday, 18th July, 2019

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Good day Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of 9th National Assembly news headlines for today Thursday, 18th July 2019.

Below is a roundup of top 9th National Assembly stories.

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday said the delay in the submission of the ministerial list by President Muhammadu Buhari will not affect the 2020 budget. Lawan made this known while speaking to State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari.

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday approved the appointment of Ola Awoniyi as his new Special Adviser on Media. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Isa, Lawan also appointed Karage Mamman as his Deputy Chief of Staff.

The immediate impeachment of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has been called for by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, for allegedly negotiating with armed bandits in Zamfara. The association faulted the reported parley between Gbajamiamila, bandits, and hoodlums in Zamfara State.

The immediate impeachment of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has been called for by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, for allegedly negotiating with armed bandits in Zamfara. The association faulted the reported parley between Gbajamiamila, bandits, and hoodlums in Zamfara State.

With the level of insecurity in the country, the Nigerian Senate has called for the immediate convocation of a National Security Summit.

The request was made by the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan in sequence to a motion raised by Senator Ayo Akinyelure on the murder of Mrs Funke Olakurin, daughter of the Afenifere leader.

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has on Tuesday announced the names of the eight principal officers for the Nigerian Senate in the 9th National Assembly. This follows the letters received by the Senate President from the National Chairmen of both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and the major opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Uche Secondus.

Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the House of Representatives, has stated that the National Assembly Complex was almost collapsing. Gbajabiamila stated this while been visited by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, in Abuja on Monday.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila has announced that the green House would commence electronic voting during plenary on July 3. Gbajabiamila made the announcement at the commencement of plenary today after two weeks of recess by members.

Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan has denied every claim that there is the jumbo salary for National Assembly members as some quarters had speculated. This was made known today by Lawan when he was paid a courtesy visit in his office by members of the Senators Forum.

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Author: Philips Sunday

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