Tag: House of Assembly

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

2018 Budget: ‘No more controversy, padding, or unfounded stories’

Before deliberations on the 2018 Budget begins, the leadership of the House of Representatives has put checks in place to prevent ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Members of the National Assembly are milking Nigeria, Sagay insists

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay in an interview with The Nation, has ...

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 3, 2017

Dogara, Defence Hqtrs disagree on Presidential confirmation of Service Chiefs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and Defence Headquarters, have differed on the input of the National ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 3, 2017

These are the best and worst Nigerian senators in 2016

It’s the start of a new year, and the upper chamber of the National Assembly will soon begin buzzing with ...

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RoqeebahDecember 30, 2016

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 30th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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ToluSeptember 24, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Joshua Dariye’s journey to “sainthood” at the APC

Yesterday, amidst the lengthy debate about Senate plans at the Upper Chamber, Senator Joshua Dariye representing Plateau Central announced his ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 7, 2016

Opinion: Tinubu and the many battles of the APC

by Simon Utsu Mid last year, shortly after the principal officers in the  8th Senate had been chosen via the ...

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Isime EseneJuly 27, 2016

Dogara gives Jibrin 7 days to retract allegations against him

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven day ultimatum to Hon. Abdulmumin ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2016

BREAKING: Kogi Speaker resigns, immediately replaced

The speaker of the Kogi state House of Assembly, Hon. Momoh Jimoh has resigned. The speaker’s resignation is coming on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

‘Lawmakers must return salaries for days they did not sit’ – Femi Falana

Senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana has advised the accountant-general of the federation, Ahmed Idris ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 22, 2016

‘No such thing’ | Zamfara Governor denies plans to impeach him

The Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, on Wednesday, denied claims that the state House of Assembly was planning to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

How gunmen kidnapped Ogun lawmaker’s wife

Some gunmen have kidnapped the wife of a member of the Ogun State House of Assembly (OGHA), Hon. Olufowobi Oyenuga. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 12, 2016

How former acting governor ‘diverted N1.9bn in 3 months’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has allegedly confiscated a property situated at No. 7, Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 10, 2016

Opinion: Here is the work we now have to do on this ‘budget of change’

After four months and two weeks of senators advertising their foolishness, the budget was finally passed and signed into law ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 3, 2016

Edo speaker, deputy speaker impeached

Lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker, Victor Edoror and Deputy Speaker, Bright Osayande after ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 10, 2016

‘Nigerians are being misled’ | Lawmaker says Presidency lied about re-padded budget

Following the rejection of the 2016 budget which came from the National Assembly to the Presidency -by President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 30, 2016

Kogi Assembly sealed as leadership crisis deepens

The failure of the Kogi state House of Assembly to resolve its leadership crisis which has plagued it for 3 ...

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Janeth JMarch 15, 2016

JAMB candidates vent their frustration at Lagos Assembly (PHOTOS)

Candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, on Tuesday, took to the streets of Lagos to protest the alleged unfair ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 10, 2016

Speaker, Dogara to be sued by Kogi House of Assembly

The Kogi state House of Assembly has set plans in motion to file a contempt of court suit against the ...

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Janeth JMarch 9, 2016

Impeachment of Ondo Speaker reversed

Speaker of Ondo state House of Assembly, Jumoke Akindele who was impeached on Tuesday, has been reinstated. On Tuesday night, 18 ...

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Janeth JMarch 6, 2016

‘Nigerians will outlive Buhari’s present dictatorship’ – Fayose

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose says President Muhammadu Buhari is plotting to ruin his government and have him impeached. Fayose accused ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 9, 2016

Enugu lawmakers reject bill on equal opportunity for both genders [DETAILS]

Members of the Enugu state House of Assembly, on Tuesday, fiercely rejected a bill on gender equality (equality between men ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 9, 2016

Simon Achuba sworn in as Kogi deputy governor

Following a letter forwarded to the Kogi state House of Assembly by the state governor, Yahaya Bello nominating Simon Achuba ...

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Janeth JJanuary 27, 2016

Anti-corruption war: Buhari requests passage of ‘two executive bills’

The National assembly has been urged by President Muhammadu Buhari to consider two new executive bills, which will aid the fight ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 2, 2016

Opinion: Why the Appeal Court ruling on Abia election may be a pyrrhic victory for Alex Otti

I am a Lawyer. Like we say, I am a Minister in the Temple of Justice. At the Law School, we ...

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Janeth JOctober 15, 2015

Ambode’s 37 commissioners get approved

Lagos State House of Assembly has confirmed the 37 cabinet nominees of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The confirmation took place during ...

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Janeth JOctober 8, 2015

Saraki, ex-governors in Senate to show love to Amaechi

In spite of the apparent opposition to his nomination, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 12 other senators have vowed to put their ...

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Janeth JOctober 8, 2015

Okorocha faces another challenge in Imo

The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria of Imo state, has commenced its indefinite strike, over what they termed: “the apparent ...

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Janeth JOctober 1, 2015

Like Buhari, Amosun submits commissioners list to state assembly

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has sent his commissioners’ list nominees to the State House of Assembly, for ratification and approval. Speaker of ...

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