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NGO bill not necessary - Bishop Kukah insists

NGO bill not necessary - Bishop Kukah insists

NGO bill not necessary - Bishop Kukah insists
Obasanjo knelt down for Ghadaffi over third term agenda, used me against Atiku, Makarfi - Fayose

Obasanjo knelt down for Ghadaffi over third term agenda, used me against Atiku, Makarfi - Fayose

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose has declared that alleged third term agenda of ex-president Obasanjo was real. He said that each principal officer of the...

Obasanjo knelt down for Ghadaffi over third term agenda, used me against Atiku, Makarfi - Fayose
As part of restructuring Nigeria, National Assembly set to reduce federal government's powers

As part of restructuring Nigeria, National Assembly set to reduce federal government's powers

The National House of Assembly has announced its intention to make big changes in the 1999 constitution which will reduce the powers of the federal government.

As part of restructuring Nigeria, National Assembly set to reduce federal government's powers
Femi Falana blasts National Assembly for altering 2017 Budget

Femi Falana blasts National Assembly for altering 2017 Budget

Popular human rights lawyer and activist, Chief Femi Falana (SAN) has faulted members of the National Assembly for inserting new projects into the 2017 Budget.

Femi Falana blasts National Assembly for altering 2017 Budget
Reactions, condemnations trail NASS decision to reduce 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway budgetary allocations

Reactions, condemnations trail NASS decision to reduce 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway budgetary allocations

Civil rights organisations said the National Assembly, by slashing allocations for the projects and increasing its own votes, had shown that it was selfish.

Reactions, condemnations trail NASS decision to reduce 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway budgetary allocations
150 ghost workers discovered at National Assembly

150 ghost workers discovered at National Assembly

The staff verification which led to the discovery of ghost workers is part of the measures put in place to reduce the running cost of the legislative arm.

150 ghost workers discovered at National Assembly
Jibrin casts doubts on originality of Speaker Dogara’s released payslips

Jibrin casts doubts on originality of Speaker Dogara’s released payslips

Suspended lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin has raised doubts over the authenticity of the payslips released by Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker of House of Representatives.

Jibrin casts doubts on originality of Speaker Dogara’s released payslips
Saraki, Dogara accept El-Rufai’s challenge, to publish National Assembly budget

Saraki, Dogara accept El-Rufai’s challenge, to publish National Assembly budget

The National Assembly has moved to publish the budget of the legislature in reaction to the publication of security votes by Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

Saraki, Dogara accept El-Rufai’s challenge, to publish National Assembly budget
Senators give 5 conditions for peace in ‘war with Buhari (See list)

Senators give 5 conditions for peace in ‘war with Buhari (See list)

Following continued conflict between Nigerian Senate and the presidency, leadership of the upper house of legislature has given conditions for an end to fight.

Senators give 5 conditions for peace in ‘war with Buhari (See list)
After Senate summons Buhari’s man, Presidency moves to end ‘fight’ with National Assembly

After Senate summons Buhari’s man, Presidency moves to end ‘fight’ with National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo have taken a big step towards ending the constant fight between the Presidency and the National Assembly.

After Senate summons Buhari’s man, Presidency moves to end ‘fight’ with National Assembly
After Senate summons Buhari’s man, Presidency moves to end ‘fight’ with National Assembly

After Senate summons Buhari’s man, Presidency moves to end ‘fight’ with National Assembly

President Buhari and vice president Osinbajo have taken a big step towards ending the constant fight between the Presidency and the National Assembly.

After Senate summons Buhari’s man, Presidency moves to end ‘fight’ with National Assembly
Nigerians set to have easy access to soft loans as National assembly passes two crucial bills

Nigerians set to have easy access to soft loans as National assembly passes two crucial bills

The National Assembly is committed to passing two Bills in April that will guarantee easy access to credit facilities by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.

Nigerians set to have easy access to soft loans as National assembly passes two crucial bills
Trouble in NASS as lawmakers move against Saraki, Dogara

Trouble in NASS as lawmakers move against Saraki, Dogara

The secrecy with which the leadership of National Assembly has handled its budgets and funds is putting members on a collision path against the leaders.

Trouble in NASS as lawmakers move against Saraki, Dogara
Senate moves against Osinbajo, threatens legal action over rejected bills

Senate moves against Osinbajo, threatens legal action over rejected bills

The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had said that his decision to withhold the four bills passed by the Senate is pursuant to Section 58(4) of the Constitution.

Senate moves against Osinbajo, threatens legal action over rejected bills
National Assembly to strip Buhari powers to control resources

National Assembly to strip Buhari powers to control resources

This is part of the amendment to be contained in the new constitution expected to be out by March this year for onward transmission to President Buhari

National Assembly to strip Buhari powers to control resources
Uproar as Senate moves to grant immunity to federal, state lawmakers

Uproar as Senate moves to grant immunity to federal, state lawmakers

The Nigerian Senate is in the process of amending to constitution grant immunity to lawmakers at federal and state levels of government.

Uproar as Senate moves to grant immunity to federal, state lawmakers
Senate stuns Buhari, 'sacks' presidential aide

Senate stuns Buhari, 'sacks' presidential aide

The Senate has reversed its confirmation of the nomination of an aide to the president as a member of the governing board of the NCC.

Senate stuns Buhari, 'sacks' presidential aide
Despite recession, National Assembly pays legislators N3.6bn for 360 supercars

Despite recession, National Assembly pays legislators N3.6bn for 360 supercars

National Assembly has gone ahead to buying lawmakers' exotic cars despite earlier complaints from Nigerians about the expense of such magnitude.

Despite recession, National Assembly pays legislators N3.6bn for 360 supercars
JUST IN: TENSION as Saraki's CCT trial continues

JUST IN: TENSION as Saraki's CCT trial continues

The trial of Senate president, Dr Bukola Abubakar Saraki, over alleged false assets declaration continues today, October 7.

JUST IN: TENSION as Saraki's CCT trial continues
Senators CRY OUT: Politics no longer financially rewarding under Buhari

Senators CRY OUT: Politics no longer financially rewarding under Buhari

Members of the National Assembly are not finding it easy to recoup their money under President Muhammadu Buhari and this is causing concerns.

Senators CRY OUT: Politics no longer financially rewarding under Buhari
Breaking: Protesters shut NASS over non-payment of salaries

Breaking: Protesters shut NASS over non-payment of salaries

About 3,000 legislative aides to Senators and members of the House of Representatives are currently laying siege at the National Assembly

Breaking: Protesters shut NASS over non-payment of salaries
National Assembly workers, others nabbed for stealing diesel

National Assembly workers, others nabbed for stealing diesel

The National Assembly staff were said to have masterminded the operation in collaboration with their colleagues from outside.

National Assembly workers, others nabbed for stealing diesel
BREAKING! FG drops forgery charges against National Assembly clerk, deputy

BREAKING! FG drops forgery charges against National Assembly clerk, deputy

The Nigerian Government has dismissed all allegations of forgery against former Clerk of the National Assembly and his deputy.

BREAKING! FG drops forgery charges against National Assembly clerk, deputy
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