Home / Tag Archives: NASS

Tag Archives: NASS

Police recover stolen Senate mace

The Nigeria Police Force said it had recovered the Mace stolen from the chambers of the Senate by unidentified persons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on Wednesday ,suspected thugs invaded the senate chambers during plenary and carted away the mace. A statement by the Deputy Force Spokesman, …

Read More »

Ekweremadu briefs Osinbajo on Senate mace theft

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has briefed Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday invasion of the Senate chamber by thugs reportedly led by a suspended senator, Ovie Omo-Agege Mr. Ekweremadu told State House correspondents after meeting with Mr Osinbajo that he was at the Presidential Villa to brief the …

Read More »

Mace theft: FG. orders probe of National Assembly invasion

The Federal Government has expressed shock at the invasion of the National Assembly and the subsequent snatching of the Senate mace by thugs on Wednesday.  In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday , the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the security agencies have been directed to immediately unravel the …

Read More »

Senate Concludes Plenary With ‘Replacement’ Mace

The Nigerian Senate completed its plenary with a counterfeit Mace on Wednesday after the original one was snatched by a group of thugs who invaded the chamber at the commencement of the plenary. The Senate resolved to use the replacement mace after an executive meeting held closed door. The Senate …

Read More »

Saraki speaks on stolen Senate mace

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who machinated an attack on the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the …

Read More »

Reps drop election re-ordering bill

The house of representatives has dropped the bill seeking to amend the electoral act. The amendment sought to change the sequence of the election in a way that the presidential election comes last, after the state assemblies/national assembly and governorship elections. The lower legislative chamber dropped the bill during plenary …

Read More »

APC reacts to theft of Senate mace by Omo-Agege’s thugs

  Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the theft of the Senate mace by some thugs sponsored by a suspended senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, a member of the APC. on Wednesday morning.  “The APC hereby condemns this action and views it as an attack on our democracy and a …

Read More »

Ekweremadu: Omo-Agege’s thugs attempted to kidnap two senators

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says two senators were almost kidnapped in the “commotion” that arose from theft of the mace, the senate’s symbol of authority. Ovie Omo-Agege had on Wednesday, gained entrance into the upper legislative chamber, accompanied by some unidentified persons who carted away the mace. Speaking at …

Read More »