Jonathan, 8th NASS responsible for insecurity in Nigeria not Buhari

Jonathan, 8th NASS responsible for insecurity in Nigeria not Buhari Goodluck Jonathan and Bukola Saraki The Muslim Rights Concern has blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan and the 8th Nigeria National Assembly under the leadership of Bukola Saraki, for the current security challenges in the North. The group stated this on Saturday while reacting to the […]

Lawan reveals salaries, emoluments of federal lawmakers

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan By John Akubo, Abuja Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has sought to clear the air over misconceptions on the National Assembly and its operations. He spoke at the Distinguished Parliamentarians Lecture in Abuja, yesterday. The event was organised by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS). He revealed that the […]

Reps charge IGP to dismantle illegal checkpoints along roads

From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives has charged  the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba to remove all police and military checkpoints along various roads across the country. This is as the House mourned victims of last Sunday ghastly accident in Anambra, allegedly caused by a police checkpoint. The Green chamber […]

NASS spends N1bn yearly on constitution review yet no headway – Clark

NASS spends N1bn yearly on constitution review yet no headway  – Clark …challenges Buhari to act on APC report on restructuring ….says fear of 2023 stopping Tinubu from speaking …Says he is ready to be tried for treason for being vocal From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Elder statesmen, Chief Edwin Clark Wednesday alleged that the National Assembly spends […]

Using Legislative Powers to Entrench Electoral Malpractices in Nigeria? – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | October 11, 2021: There is no doubt that members of Nigeria’s National Assembly have grown too big for their boots and it is time the Nigerian people are massively fed with the liberating enlightenment that they possess the powers to cut them to size. Yes, the lawmakers need to […]

Ghana places Nigerian lawmakers on watchlist following Buhari’s statement

Says he was detained for four hours at Ghana airport By Adedayo Akinwale A member of the House of Representatives Hon. Ben Igbapka has claimed that Ghanaian government has placed members of the Nigerian National Assembly on watch list following the statement made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his Independence Day address that one of […]

Reps laments FG’s lopsided appointments

House of Representatives. Photo/FACEBOOK/SPEAKERGBAJA By Msugh Ityokura, Abuja The House of Representatives, yesterday, lamented lopsided appointment of people from a particular zone of the country into leadership positions, saying the development is a clear violation of the nation’s constitution. The House drew the Federal Government’s attention to what it described as “unfair, unjust and inequitable contravention […]

Reps move to strip President of powers over ministries, agencies of govt

By Tordue Salem – Abuja A Bill for an Act to delete section 315 of the 1999 Constitution that gives the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Governors the powers to “modify” laws relating to the administration of ministries and agencies of government, is before the House of Representatives. The Bill entitled: Constitution […]

Onochie is a British citizen, cannot be INEC commissioner in Nigeria, CSOs tells NASS

Onochie is a British citizen, cannot be INEC commissioner in Nigeria, CSOs tells NASS By Matthew Ogune, Abuja A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) Wednesday asked the National Assembly to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) commissioner because she is a British citizen. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja […]

It is unconstitutional for NASS to fix its salaries, court declares

By Silver Nwokoro Delivering judgment in a suit filed by the chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section of Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Monday Ubani and John Nwoku, Justice Chuka Obiozor held that National Assembly Service Commission lacks the power to so do. The plaintiffs had prayed the court through an originating summon to […]

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