Category: The Legislative Blog

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ToluJune 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dino Melaye explains how his recall process is a fraud (WATCH)

Senator Dino Melaye is nowhere near giving up. Following the move to recall him from the Senate, a move we ...

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ToluJune 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate receives 3 bills aimed at strengthening the capital market

The Nigerian Senate has received three draft bills from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Investment and Securities Bill, ...

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ToluJune 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Give Hon Jibrin some time, he’ll soon come to terms with his expulsion

Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin has been expelled from the APC. That’s the news in summary but the lawmaker has immediately responded ...

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ToluJune 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “I maintained that I will clear my name”, Saraki speaks on CCT trial judgement

Senate President Bukola Saraki’s nearly two-year long trial with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has taken a major turn. ...

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ToluJune 12, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: EFCC invites Jibrin for additional clarification on budget padding

It’s been almost one year since Honourable Yakubu Dogara shot to political limelight with the budget padding scandal that rocked ...

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ToluJune 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: We’d like to see Dino Melaye come to terms with his troubles

Just so all of this can be easy on him and the rest of us. It’s okay to try to ...

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ToluJune 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things we learned from Bukola Saraki’s speech at the 2nd anniversary of the eighth senate today

The 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was inaugurated this day in 2015. As it celebrates its 2nd ...

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ToluJune 8, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki’s response to the Kaduna Declaration drama is intriguing

A faceless group of Northerners have managed to cause outrage with the three-month ultimatum it issued to Igbo people in ...

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ToluJune 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Shehu Sani feels about calls for Igbos to vacate the North

A coalition of Northern youths put out a divisive statement yesterday. Spokesperson for the coalition, Abdulaziz Suleiman said the entire ...

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ToluJune 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: House of Reps members are constantly shaming themselves and we’re just tired

Another day, another drama in the National Assembly! Remember that time in 2015 when the lawmakers had just been elected ...

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ToluJune 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate confirms the appointment of 15 Resident Electoral Commissioners

The nomination of 15 INEC officials as Resident Electoral Commissioners has been confirmed by the Nigerian Senate. The report of ...

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ToluJune 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did Dino Melaye just get an “Ajekun Iya” emoji?

It’s hard to believe someone made this and Senator Dino Melaye endorsed it by sharing on his Instagram page. Apparently, ...

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ToluMay 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Na wa! Senator Dino Melaye is binge-posting on Instagram tonight

What is oga Melaye celebrating? The trial that awaits him if the fresh bribery allegations against him are true or ...

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ToluMay 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things to know about the House of Reps member who was kidnapped

Anything to help find him, right? Well, here’s not really the place to look because this is all we know ...

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ToluMay 30, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This bribery allegation is fun and games for Dino Melaye until jail calls

Earlier today, online investigative news medium, Sahara Reporters published a leaked audio tape where Senator Dino Melaye was allegedly in ...

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ToluMay 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate finally passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry (Governance) Bill (PIGB). At its plenary session today, the senators considered the ...

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ToluMay 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Murray-Bruce schools presidential aide with this common sense post

We never really deal in matters that concern President Buhari and his sometimes ridiculous media aides. However, since this matter ...

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ToluMay 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Melaye and his cronies try to sing us into believing that they’re fighting corruption

We just came across a newly released video from Senator Dino Melaye’s book launch that held last week. In case ...

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ToluMay 20, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Ebonyi lawmaker, Maria Ude Nwachi needs to get herself together and stop being a joke

What in the world is going on with this Ebonyi legislator, Maria Ude Nwachi? And worse off, why do most ...

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ToluMay 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “Electoral Act amendment will eliminate rigging and election malpractice” – Saraki

It’s been over one month since the Senate passed a bill amending the Electoral Act of 2010 to incorporate the ...

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ToluMay 17, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: It looks like Hon. Jibrin has launched his 2019 campaign

No one knows what he could possibly be running for. But the suspended lawmaker is sure to gun for the ...

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ToluMay 16, 2017

Senate shuts down Vanguard newspaper’s misleading headline; but was it necessary?

by Tolu O. There’s something the Senate probably did not know about local newspaper, The Vanguard. Quick note to @ngrsenate: ...

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ToluMay 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 10 things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget

by BudgIT & EiE Nigeria It’s over! The era of secrecy surrounding the details of budgetary allocations to the National ...

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ToluMay 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki, Patience Jonathan and others have the “antidotes for corruption”

Nothing serious. Just a few Nigerian politicians at the launch of Senator Dino Melaye’s book, Antidotes for Corruption: The Nigerian ...

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ToluMay 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What’s Senate President Saraki doing in Borno today?

Not like we’re stalking the Senate President. It’s the weekend so feel free to travel, sir. We’re just a tad ...

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ToluMay 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Jibrin briefly schools “mischievous” senators and Nigerians on Buhari’s letter

Get in here, o ye sons and daughters of mischief! Just yesterday, we were here trying to correct the spreading ...

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ToluMay 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s the reason Nigerian senators need to go back to school

We kid you not! It’s shocking the very trivial things senators are currently paying attention to. Earlier today at plenary, Senator ...

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ToluMay 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dino Melaye has nothing on this Ebonyi legislator (WATCH)

Dino who? Member of Ebonyi State House of Assembly representing Afikpo North constituency, Maria Ude Nwachi just caught our attention ...

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ToluMay 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Reps call for registration of okada and keke napep

Members of the House of Representatives have tasked the Committee on Federal Road Safety Corps on the lack of registration ...

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ToluMay 2, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani hosts Big Brother Naija housemate

Just when we thought he had gone under, Big Brother Naija housemate, Bally resurfaced in the most unanticipated manner. At ...

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