Tag: Executive

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

The days of balderdash between the Executive and the Legislature are over – Saraki

The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Wednesday, highlighted that the era of face-offs between the legislature and the executive is over. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

The relationship between the Executive and the Legislature should not be “smooth” – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said the 36 Houses of Assembly must make their governors accountable on ...

AzeezAugust 25, 2017

How we almost impeached Obasanjo – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has said that the House of Representatives almost impeached former President Olusegun Obasanjo before Nigerians ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2017

N’Assembly waiting for executive to review minimum wage – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the National Assembly was in support of a new Minimum Wage Bill. Saraki, who ...

EditorJuly 26, 2017

Now the real Executive vs Legislature tug of war begins

by Alexander O. Onukwue For the Not Too Young To Run Bill and other amendments passed on the floor of ...

AzeezJuly 26, 2017

Executive, N’Assembly must not be divided – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the executive and legislature must not waste its relationship on conflicts. Osinbajo said this ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

Insiders: Senate-Executive confirmation row – The Senate is taking the right action too late a time

Insiders air their opinion on the protracted disagreement between the executive and the legislature on the issue of confirmation of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 18, 2017

#OpenNASS: We will make what every legislator receives public, Saraki assures Nigerians

by Dolapo Adelana Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the Eighth Assembly will provide a breakdown of the earnings of ...

AzeezApril 18, 2017

Buhari’s committee already working to resolve executive-legislature rift – Presidency

by Azeez Adeniyi The committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve the rift between the Presidency and the ...

ToluApril 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “The Customs boss uniform issue is unimportant” | 7 things we learnt from Bukola Saraki’s interview

Senate President Bukola Saraki recently spoke to Daily Trust Newspaper in an exclusive interview and he touched on some of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

APC leadership to meet Senate caucus over executive, legislature rift

by Dolapo Adelana The All Progressives Congress’ National Working Committee is set to meet senators on the platform of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 31, 2017

Rift between executive and legislature a diversion – Sen. Shehu Sani

by Dolapo Adelana The Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani has described the rift between the executive and ...

ToluMarch 31, 2017

“I have never seen disarray like this” | Insiders speak on the current battle between Buhari and the Senate

Insiders expressed their varying views on the activities of the Senate in recent weeks, especially as regards the Custom boss ...

ToluMarch 30, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “Is this the Muhammadu Buhari, the no-nonsense general we know?” | Hon Jibrin questions PMB’s inaction

President Muhammadu Buhari is not the man we used to know. Political pundits across the country have raised concerns surrounding ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Buhari sets up committee to handle executive-legislature rift

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to resolve the perennial rift between the executive and ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria- Three arms of government or three arms of comedy?

by Abayomi G. Omotayo It was Otunba Gadaffi, the brain behind Dignified Mobile Toilets that said ‘shit business is serious ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: Much ado about National Assembly budget – whose interest?

by Egbo Mon-Charles The call for the National Assembly Budget to be made public no doubt has assumed a dimension ...

ToluJanuary 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This is how the immunity removal bill died

Only few days ago, we had very high hopes about the removal of immunity bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 1, 2016

Executive to blame for non-removal of judges – CJN

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed says the executive are to blame for the non-removal of seven judges accused ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Buhari presides over FEC meeting (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. The meeting which is a gathering of ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Buhari Administration And The Use of Emergency Powers

By Abdul Ajia Oga Sonala Olumhense as usual aptly captured the Nigerian situation over the last 15 months under the Buhari ...

Mazi EmekaJune 27, 2016

‘Throw open the doors of jail, I shall be a happy guest’ – Saraki

President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, alleged that there is a government within the government of President ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

National Assembly to ‘frustrate’ Buhari’s anti-corruption war

The relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government has come to a head following the decision of the ...

James SamboApril 21, 2016

‘We are still talking’ | 2016 budget signing not happening soon

At the moment, the Federal Government cannot give a specific date when the 2016 budget would be signed into law. ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

I can give Lagosians a better deal than they’ve ever had before – @YemiIkuforiji speaks on Governorship ambition

by Godwin Akanfe Since emerging as Speaker of the Assembly in December 2005, Rt Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji has gone on ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 5, 2014

How student unions in Nigeria have slowly decayed over the years

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Since the National Union of Nigerian Students was formed in the 1940s, student unions in Nigeria have ...

January 22, 2014

#YNaijaLegal: A legal review of the same sex marriage law

by Uzochiel Uriel Okoroma The Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act does not criminalize or prohibit homosexuality in itself, it only ...

April 13, 2013

Temie Giwa: 2015 – Who will bell the legislators? (Y! FrontPage)

In order to get 2015 right, a shift in perspective is required for us to slightly move away from our ...

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