• Enugu Speaker threatens to ban journalists over ‘negative’ reportage

    Enugu Speaker threatens to ban journalists over ‘negative’ reportage

    The Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, has threatened to ban any journalist who writes negative report on its proceedings.

    Ubosi, who gave the warning in Enugu on Thursday, stressed that only what transpired on the floor of the Assembly should be reported without addition or subtraction.

    He said: “Quote us the way we say things here otherwise we stop you from covering the Assembly.

    “We only set up a committee to look into the diversion of funds […]

  • ‘I’m still in charge’ says Enugu Assembly speaker dismisses report of his impeachment

    ‘I’m still in charge’ says Enugu Assembly speaker dismisses report of his impeachment

    The Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Mr Eugene Odo, has described his purported impeachment by the nine-man faction of the lawmakers as legislative recklessness and impunity.

    Odo told the Newsmen on Monday that he was still the speaker of the Assembly. He noted that the action of the Chinedu Nwamba group was illegal, unknown to law and unknown to democracy.

    “The status quo remains. I am still the speaker. It is only two-thirds of the 24 lawmakers that can […]