Tag: lawmakers

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

Recession: Reps yet to receive N350m office equipment

The current economic recession and alleged poor release of funds from the Ministry of Finance have delayed the purchase of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: 3SC defender killed in cultist’s shrine – Army | 70 Nobel Laureates endorse Hillary Clinton | Nasarawa Assembly recalls 6 suspended APC lawmakers

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Slain 3SC defender killed in cultist’s shrine – Army – YNaija U.S. ...

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Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Unleash $200billion to grow the Naira

With due respect, I would say Nigerian lawmakers are “fantastically” failing to earn their stripes. They love to be called ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

Dogara, others demanded houses, cars from me – Bauchi gov.

Bauchi state governor Mohammed Abubakar has accused Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, and other lawmakers from the ...

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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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ToluSeptember 8, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: What have some Nigerian senators been up to since recess?

by Tolu Omoyeni The National Assembly has been on recess since July 21 and has now postponed resumption from 13th ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 18, 2016

Opinion: Unearthing the mystery behind incessant jailbreaks

By  Ogunjobi Michael Overtime, Prison breaks have proved a major bane of the Nigerian Prisons Service. The lacuna in the ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2016

Budget padding is what we are elected to do – Reps member

The Chairman House of Representative Committee on Legislative Compliance, Abiodun Olasupo has insisted the House of Representatives have done no ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 9, 2016

‘We sleep in darkness because we can’t afford fuel’ – Osun Deputy Speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the Osun state House of Assembly, Akintunde Adegboye has said to stop thinking that members of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 1, 2016

Impeachment: Zamfara lawmakers settle rift with Gov. Yari

Lawmakers in Zamfara state have withdrawn the impeachment threat against Governor Abdulaziz Yari. The Speaker of the Zamfara State Assembly, Sanusi ...

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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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AzeezJuly 25, 2016

9 Ekiti lawmakers to face prosecution for alleged certificate forgery

Nine members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly may face prosecution, following revelations of alleged forgery of their academic ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 22, 2016

Reuben Abati: All protocols observed

by Reuben Abati Nigerians love events and ceremonies. The engine of governance in fact runs on this special fuel, which ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 22, 2016

Sex scandal: ‘US doesn’t have evidence to prove lawmakers guilty’ – Minister

The three lawmakers who are accused of sexual misconduct by the United States Government during a foreign trip might just ...

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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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Isime EseneJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians, worry about yourselves, Remi Tinubu and Dino Melaye will be fine

by Ololade Ajekigbe Two lawmakers butt heads and engage in a war of words on the floor of the upper legislative ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

‘Niger Delta should own 65% of oil wells’ – Lawmakers

South-South and South-East lawmakers, over the weekend, called on the Federal Government to reconsider the ownership structure of oil wells ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. Court throws out Fani-Kayode’s suit A federal high court ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

Ekiti lawmakers abandon their jobs to protest ‘harassment of Fayose’ (PHOTOS)

Apparently, Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose is not alone in his travails in the hands of the Economic and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

National Assembly members reject Buhari’s dinner invitation

Members of the National Assembly have reportedly shunned a dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari for undisclosed reasons. The most likely ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

Life pension, immunity: ‘Senators don’t fear Nigerians’ – Itse Sagay

Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore any bill on life ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

‘Ambitious’ Wike gets the nod for another multi-billion naira loan

The Rivers State House of Assembly, on Friday, granted the request of Governor Nyesom Wike to borrow N12 billion from ...

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Azubuike AzikweJune 2, 2016

MASSOB warns, threatens South East, South South lawmakers over…

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Solomon Chukwu has warned South-East and South-South ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Despite fuel price hike, FG will increase electricity tariff by…

There will be no going back on the plan to increase electricity tariff by over 45 percent, the Minister of ...

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Dele BenjaminMay 31, 2016

Why some former ministers, governors and senators will soon be arrested

In September 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari directed illegal holders of diplomatic/official passports to return them. But many refused to comply. ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 31, 2016

The days of ‘ayes’ and ‘nays’ may soon be over in the House of Reps

The Federal House of Representatives is set to adopt a modern electronic voting pattern and dump its age long voting ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 27, 2016

Why Minister of Finance can’t guarantee full budget implementation

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that there is no guarantee that the Federal Government would implement the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

NLC finally meets Senators, Reps over fuel subsidy and strike (PHOTOS)

The leaders of a faction of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 16, 2016

House of Reps session turns rowdy over discussion on fuel subsidy

Members of the House of Representative, on Monday, held a special session to deliberate on the fuel subsidy removed by ...

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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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