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 […]

Court sentences Ex-Federal Lawmaker, Farouk Lawan to 7 years in prison over $3 million bribe

  Farouk Lawan in court thecable A High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced Farouk Lawan, former chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, to seven years imprisonment over the $3 million bribery charges preferred against him by the Nigerian government. Lawan, as the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad […]

Insecurity: Buhari dealing with difficult situation –Gbajabiamila

By Wilfred Eya, Sunday Ani and Chukwudi Nweje and Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said Muhammadu Buhari is dealing with a difficult situation. State House Correspondents after meeting with the President Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the worsening insecurity in the country. He said Buhari listened to ideas […]

Lawmaker empowers 500 youths, women on livestock feed production

rom Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto A lawmaker, Dr Balarabe Kakale, representing Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta federal constituency in Sokoto State, has empowered no fewer than 500 youths, women and farmers’ groups with cattle feeds and cottage machines for aminal feed production. Kakale, while handing the feeds to beneficiaries, said the disbursement was to promote the federal government’s policy of […]

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