Category: The Legislative Blog

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ToluMarch 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Dogara spoke at the Wives of Reps members retreat and these responses sum up our thoughts

After our rant earlier today, the House of Reps Members Wives Association retreat held in Abuja as scheduled. It’s not ...

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ToluMarch 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: There’s a House of Reps’ Members Wives Association and they’re holding a retreat today? Wawuu

We’ve come to the realisation that there is plenty of nonsense going on at the top of the political ladder ...

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ToluFebruary 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Dino Melaye has absolutely no chill for Kogi’s Gov. Bello

It is no longer news that there is no love lost between the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello and the ...

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ToluFebruary 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Is Senator Shehu Sani throwing shade?

It’s this tweet that has us asking questions. Some are fervently praying;Some are ferociously preying. — Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) ...

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ToluFebruary 21, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Like PINE, like PCNI…presidency budgets N60m for grass clearing in North East

While we’re still very much on the matter of the N200million grass-clearing contract awarded by the Presidential Initiative for the ...

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ToluFebruary 20, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Guess who’s back? Hon Jibrin rallies support for Acting President Osinbajo

Did anyone miss Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin’s numbered tweets? Sure did! After his Twitter hiatus that was followed by a few ...

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ToluFebruary 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Murray-Bruce reacts to Sheriff’s emergence as PDP Chairman

Unlike the PDP governors who have vowed not to cooperate with the party’s newly-restored Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, Senator Ben ...

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ToluFebruary 17, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Apostle Dino Melaye wants us to call a crusade on the 2017 budget

A gathering of saints filled with the Spirit, loaded with their bottles of anointing oil, power-filled handkerchiefs, blemish-free white garments, ...

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ToluFebruary 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Nothing but joy and Twinings as President Buhari receives Saraki, Dogara in London

The leaders of the Nigerian Natioanl Assembly flew out to London on Wednesday morning to visit President Muhammadu Buhari. Senate ...

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ToluFebruary 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did the Senate just uncover padding in the 2017 budget?

First of all, it comes as no surprise that this irregularity was found in the budget proposal of the Ministry ...

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ToluFebruary 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Is the Senate trying to lie to us or is it the presidency that is confused?

There seems to be some sort of confusion with the information provided by the Nigerian Senate’s Twitter account over the ...

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ToluFebruary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Who got paid to print this National Assembly budget hearing banner?

While many of you may have all your attention on the speeches and deliberations at today’s public hearing of the ...

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ToluFebruary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: ‘We hope to increase the efficiency of the government’ – Senator Bukola Saraki

The 3-day joint hearing of the Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives on the 2017 National Budget kicked off ...

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ToluFebruary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Dogara’s full speech at the public hearing of the 2017 National Budget

The National Assembly is holding a public hearing on the 2017 National Budget today and it has invited ministries and ...

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ToluFebruary 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: How South African lawmakers denounced President Zuma as “rotten to the core” (WATCH)

We’ve had more than a fair share of brawls in Nigeria’s National Assembly in the past but we are yet ...

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ToluFebruary 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: So, who’s next in line for this presidential phone call?

We’ve been watching with passive amusement as some of the top government officials fall over themselves to inform us of ...

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ToluFebruary 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The day power failed the powerful

Some news sites had the prefix “Breaking”, others had “Just In” while a few others just simply reported it without ...

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ToluFebruary 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Has Senator Murray-Bruce seen his Twitter timeline recently?

We’re completely appalled by how low Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has gone with his Twitter account. When did it become okay ...

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ToluFebruary 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The president will be away for a while, so what now National Assembly?

The National Assembly received a statement from the Presidency today informing them of President Buhari’s desire to extend his 10-day ...

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ToluFebruary 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki meets road transport workers

Senate President Bukola Saraki received the National Executive Committee of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Abuja on ...

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ToluFebruary 2, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things Osinbajo, Saraki and Dogara may have discussed at today’s meeting

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has received Senate President, Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives speaker, Yakubu Dogara at the Presidential ...

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ToluJanuary 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Extra N5 on all fuel prices? Reps determined to frustrate Nigerians?

“If the House of Representatives signs the current National Roads Fund bill into law, Nigerians may pay additional N5 for petroleum ...

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ToluJanuary 28, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Zimbabwean legislators want a refund from the football team for failing at AFCON

When you read about Zimbabwe on the news, you’d think the President, Robert Mugabe who recently announced he will run ...

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ToluJanuary 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Has Senator Ali Ndume gotten his groove back?

Senate President Bukola Saraki today announced the reshuffling of the leadership of some of the Senate committees and Senator Ali ...

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ToluJanuary 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Reps debate on bill for media coverage of court proceedings

The House of Representatives today considered a bill that will allow for the media to cover court proceedings as they ...

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ToluJanuary 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: It’s the fake photos of Southern Kaduna killings that concern Senator Dino Melaye

Yesterday at plenary session, Senator Dino Melaye raised a point of order on what he calls a “cyber space attack ...

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ToluJanuary 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Where did Magu’s renomination letter come from?

News making rounds this morning have it that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki will be reading a renomination letter for ...

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ToluJanuary 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Has Hon Jibrin given up on this fight against corruption?

Anyone noticed Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, Nigeria’s top whistleblower, has been silent for a over a week now? Well, we did ...

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ToluJanuary 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The PDP has just lost another Senator in the House but is still in denial of a crisis

Senator Nelson Effing, representing Akwa Ibom South in the upper Chamber, has announced his defection from the PDP to the ...

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ToluJanuary 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: After all said, the Senate may have failed to halt the closure of Abuja airport

After long hours of deliberation at plenary today, the Senate’s opposition to the total closure of the Abuja airport for ...

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