Category: The Legislative Blog

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 24, 2019

Godfathers are only as powerful as we let them be – Ferdy Adimefe, NASS candidate speaks on 2019 ambition

The much talked about 2019 General Elections holds days away. With a number of the young candidates running for office ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 7, 2018

2019: Political realignment is a reminder our politicians care only about themselves

As it was in 2014, so it is in 2018. At the last count, three Governors, National Assembly members and ...

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EditorJuly 14, 2018

FYI: Federal High Courts have limited jurisdiction over land compensation issues

The strange thing about Nigeria, is that we are so isolated in our different regions, that we never quite understand ...

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EditorJuly 3, 2018

In case you were wondering, PENGASSAN does fall under federal jurisdiction

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigerian (PENGASSAN) is always in the news, but over the last ...

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EditorDecember 12, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How to stop drug abuse among Nigerians

From our bus park to our secondary school break rooms, illegal substances are being smoked, licked, inhaled and injected by ...

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ToluOctober 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “I did not make any allegations against Aisha Buhari” – Sen Misau clears the air

In an attempt to clarify the burning situation involving him and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, Senator Isa Misau ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani has the perfect analogy for Maina’s reinstatement

From the Twitter fingers that brought you the animal farm analogy for Nigeria’s political situation months ago comes another thought-provoking ...

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ToluOctober 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: If you’re Nigerian and in Russia, Dino Melaye wants to hang out with you tonight

Senator Dino Melaye is in Russia for official legislative duties. The 122 thousand people who follow him on Instagram have ...

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ToluOctober 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: You won’t believe who Dino Melaye is hanging out with in Russia

It’s almost hard to believe but embattled senator, Dino Melaye was in the company of Russian president, Vladimir Putin yesterday. ...

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ToluOctober 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Watch Ben Murray-Bruce lash out at fellow senators for harbouring drug addicts

It must have been such a bitter pill to swallow for all the senators who were present at plenary on ...

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ToluOctober 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: How the Senate plans to tackle youth unemployment in Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate is now interested in having conversations that will open up new paths to reducing youth unemployment in ...

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ToluOctober 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Nigeria is going to the World Cup and Bukola Saraki can’t keep calm

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have just beaten their Zambian counterparts to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Let’s not ...

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ToluOctober 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The people of Kwara are reportedly tired of the Sarakis

Or so it seems! According to Sahara Reporters, women and youth in Ilorin held a rally calling for “an end ...

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ToluOctober 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “IGP Idris is impregnating policewomen and promoting them” | Senator Misau raises fresh allegations

Senator Isah Misau, representing Bauchi Central in the Upper Chamber really does have a truckload of dirt on the Inspector ...

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ToluSeptember 29, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Look who Bukola Saraki spent Friday evening with

It’s TGIF! Literally… Senate President, Bukola Saraki was at the Presidential evening earlier this evening where he attended a special ...

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ToluSeptember 28, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Jibrin has been on suspension for one year but when will 180 legislative days elapse?

On this day in 2016, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, the lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji constituency in the House of Representatives, was served ...

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ToluSeptember 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: After 2 months of recess, NASS resumes plenary but not without some drama

It’s Wednesday, 26th September and as you go about your daily business, know that fire just landed on the mountain ...

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ToluSeptember 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Murray-Bruce proposes a “part-time Senate” but TwitterNG won’t hear of it

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce continues to fall victim of these Twitter attacks because he just won’t learn. In his few years ...

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ToluAugust 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: We’re trying to understand this new, remorseful Dino Melaye

When a man admits that he needs to repent, the first question that comes to mind is, “What are your ...

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ToluAugust 29, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Sen Dino Melaye won’t tell you he was booed at Notting Hill Carnival (WATCH)

Contrary to everything you’ve seen on his Instagram and read on blogs about Senator Dino Melaye “having a ball” at ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog] A bill to check illegal recruitment in Federal Civil Service will be given priority – Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki¬†has said the passage of a bill to annihilate the rate of illegal recruitment in Federal ...

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ToluAugust 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: An ode to the rats of Aso Villa, as told by Senator Shehu Sani

Since we’re all being childish… Since the presidency is taking us all on a ride and selling us an idiotic ...

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ToluAugust 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Murray-Bruce’s constituents are threatening to recall him and we’re wondering why

While we’re still grappling with the lengthy and tiring recall process that is set to see Kogi West representative, Senator ...

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ToluAugust 21, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Jibrin’s response to President Buhari’s speech captures all our thoughts

This morning, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians for the first time since he left the country for medical treatment in ...

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ToluAugust 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani urges Nigerians to get involved in the hate speech bill

Following the spate of hate speeches that have overrun the country and its tendency to cause tension among groups, Senate ...

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ToluAugust 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Senator Shehu Sani feels about the attack on Charly Boy

Nigerian entertainer turned full time activist, Charly Boy has been at the centre of the protest calling for the resumption ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog] Shehu Sani strikes in support of ASUU

In continuation of his support for the indefinite ASUU strike, Senator Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central) has said the concerned authorities ...

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ToluAugust 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Kwara lawmakers just found another way of wasting taxpayers’ money

At their session on Friday, members of the Kwara state House of Assembly resolved that the best way to curb ...

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ToluAugust 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Kwara govt backs Saraki, says he returned pension payments

The Kwara state government has stepped in to corroborate Senate President Bukola Saraki’s claims regarding pension payment from the state ...

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ToluAugust 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Our Reps just received 200 Peugeot cars but they still claim they’re suffering

“More than two years into a four-year tenure, only 175 members have been supplied the cars. Others are still paying ...

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