Tag: lawmakers

Ayomitide AdeyinkaFebruary 15, 2024

Nigerian Lawmakers Seek Change From Presidential System Of Government To Parliamentary System | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaJune 1, 2023

National Assembly Consolidates ₦30bn Severance Package for Lawmakers: What You Need to Know

The National Assembly management has taken steps to facilitate the payment and collection of severance packages for members of the ...

YNaijaApril 10, 2023

Nigeria’s budget to bear N49bn cost for incoming lawmakers’ salaries and allowances

The PUNCH has conducted an investigation revealing that the incoming lawmakers’ salaries and allowances in Nigeria may cost the country ...

Bernard DayoMay 6, 2019

Abike Dabiri-Erewa wants you to know that lawmakers are the ones against diaspora voting

Diaspora voting has been a contentious topic in Nigeria’s politics. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on ...

AzeezSeptember 17, 2017

Saraki to meet CSOs over lawmakers’ salary

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said a roundtable will be held with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) over salaries of lawmakers. ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 8, 2017

U.S. senators delay spending package votes over Hurricane Irma

House lawmakers are pending completion of work on spending package bills to fund government in 2018 to allow early adjournment ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2017

Constituency projects by lawmakers is corruption | Obasanjo insists

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has insisted that the constituency projects embarked upon by lawmakers was a means of corruption. Obasanjo ...

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 ...

EditorAugust 11, 2017

Lawmakers need to understand that Nigeria needs true federalism

by Wareez Odunayo Federalism is a system of government in which governmental powers that exist in a country are shared ...

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 ...

EditorJuly 26, 2017

Bill number 8: Why more immunity for the 8th senate?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Senate passed a bill to grant its members and other legislators immunity covering every matter ...

AzeezJuly 26, 2017

Just In: Senate votes in support of immunity for lawmakers

The Senate has voted in support of immunity for legislators in the course of duty. The lawmakers voted massively for ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Don’t allow excuses turn you to the house-of-do-nothing | Tinubu tells lawmakers

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has urged members of the National Assembly not to allow excuses ...

EditorJune 27, 2017

Mind the gap: How inept are Nigerian lawmakers?

by Alexander O. Onukwue At a time when the United States Senate is being grilled in the media and by ...

EditorJune 24, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 24th of June

Read full stories and analyses on YNaija ‘Lawmakers stop use of official number plates for fear of kidnapping’ Ethnic, religious ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

‘Lawmakers stop use of official number plates for fear of kidnapping’

Lawmakers in the country have reportedly stopped the use of official number plates on their vehicles over fear of kidnapping ...

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 ...

AzeezMay 6, 2017

N’Assembly will pass 2017 budget on May 9 – Sen. Gobir

by Azeez Adeniyi Sokoto state senator, Ibrahim Gobir has said the National Assembly will pass the 2017 budget on May ...

AzeezMay 4, 2017

Nigerian lawmakers are bunch of clowns – Gen. Akinrinade

by Azeez Adeniyi Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Alani Akinrinade (retd) has said members of the National Assembly are “bunch ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

The Thread: Nigerian graduates can’t get a job without NYSC cert, but Buhari can barely provide his SSCE

by Dolapo Adelana Can Nigeria ever be great? That’a a million dollar question on the lips of many which remains ...

ToluMarch 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “National Assembly must open its budget” | Hon Jibrin recommends 10 way NASS can fix its battered image

Suspended lawmaker, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin is still in the business of proffering workable solutions to the problems of the National ...

AzeezMarch 14, 2017

South African legislature promises to end killing of Nigerians

The lower arm of the South African Assembly on Tuesday promised to pursue legislation that would curb xenophobic attacks. The ...

AzeezMarch 3, 2017

How Ladoja bribed lawmakers with 22 cars to avoid impeachment – witness

by Azeez Adeniyi A former Senior Special Executive Assistant to Rashidi Ladoja, former Oyo State Governor, Adewale Atanda on Thursday ...

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 ...

AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

Bayelsa Assembly approves N3bn loan to purchase cars for lawmakers

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved N3bn loan for the purchase of cars for legislators and other political ...

AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

Ondo Assembly crisis: Police grill paymaster, lawmakers

The Police during the weekend grilled some members of the Ondo State Assembly, including the paymaster and the clerk over ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

Opinion: Why our lawmakers belong to the Personal Assembly of Nigeria

by Ibironke Oluwatobi The NASS continues to feign pro-democratic ethos. The lawmakers would rather have us believe that they represent the ...

ToluDecember 9, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: These lawmakers want us to believe they are not corrupt but it’s tough

“There is no money to steal in this government“, said Lanre Tejuosho, Chairman Senate Committee on Health. There’s more than ...

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