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Latest 9th National Assembly News For Friday, 26th July, 2019




'South East Gave Tinubu Meager Votes, Yet Want To Produce Senate President'

Good day Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of 9th National Assembly news headlines for today Friday, 26th July 2019.

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

1. Gbajabiamila Names Heads Of House Of Reps Committees (Full List)

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday named heads of the house standing committees. Naija News understands that 13 additional committees have been set up, increasing the number from 96 to 109.

2. Senate President Ahmed Lawan Reject APC’s Offer (See How)

Nigerian Senate President, Mr. Ahmed Lawan has rejected the offer of his national party to invite them in case of any crisis between him and any senator. The president who made his decision known to the leadership of the party led by Abba Dalori visited him at his office in Abuja on Monday.

3. Senate Suspends Annual Vacation To Screen Buhari’s Cabinet Nominees

The Nigeria Senate on Tuesday has postponed its annual recess scheduled to begin on Friday to screen individuals President Muhammadu Buhari nominated for ministerial positions. Naija News recalls that the Senate had earlier given Buhari till Friday to submit the list of ministerial nominees for screening, failure of which the red chamber will proceed on its two-month annual recess.

4. E-Voting To Commence In House Of Rep – Gbajabiamila

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.

5. Senate President, Lawan Speaks On Senators Monthly Salary

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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