Tag: Legislators

ToluJuly 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Calm down everyone! Here’s what the Senate actually means by ‘immunity for legislators’

The Senate must have caught wind of the immediate backlash that followed the legislative immunity granted to its members at ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2017

Immunity for legislators: Is the Senate taking Nigerians for a ride?

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday voted on some bills in line with attempts to review the nation’s Constitution. The voting ...

EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Sen. Bukola Saraki slips to number 10 on the latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators

The latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking sees Senate President Bukola Saraki slip out of the top 10. Senator Saraki occupied the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Isime EseneJanuary 26, 2017

Sen. Bukola Saraki rises to the number 2 spot on the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators

The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators comes up this week with a lot of movement noticed on the first half ...

Mazi EmekaApril 14, 2016

Lagos-Calabar rail project: NASS remain divided as Southern Senators reject budget

Following the heat generated from the alleged re-padding of the 2016 budget, Senators from the Southern part of the country ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 27, 2016

Obasanjo blasts legislators in letter to the Senate (READ)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sent a letter to the leadership of the National Assembly. According to The Cable, the ...

Janeth JAugust 25, 2015

Senators and reps want to get the SAN title too

Some federal and state lawmakers who are lawyers want to get the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title too. Senator ...

Mallam YeroJune 18, 2015

If you thought Nigerian legislators were terrible, wait till you see the South African ones

It’s so rude and so hilarious at the same time. Mallam Yero

March 17, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Nigeria is a nation of horror show

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Our legislators are not disturbed that the youth are unprepared for the technocracy of modern economy. The ...

February 1, 2014

Hannatu Musawa: My encounter with a 2-year-old raped by a police corporal

Hannatu Musawa There is no doubt that the institutions that are meant to protect women from rape have failed in ...

January 23, 2014

Caught in the act: Native doctor arraigned for raping a man in Benue

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man said to be a native doctor in Benue has been arrested on suspicion of sodomy ...

January 23, 2014

Terrible: Mob stones 2 suspected homosexuals in court

by ‘Jola Sotubo A court of law was the venue of a descent into lawlessness as a mob turned on ...

January 21, 2014

‘Story story, STORY!!!’: Top 10 reactions to US threat to sanction Nigeria

by Tutu Akinlabi The recent signing into law of a bill criminalizing homosexuality by President Goodluck Jonathan has attracted criticism ...

January 19, 2014

Canada cancels Jonathan’s state visit over anti-gay law (Report)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The recent law against homosexuals signed by President Goodluck Jonathan has continued to generate criticisms all around ...

January 18, 2014

WATCH: Gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi speaks to Amanpour on CNN

by ‘Jola Sotubo The controversial law criminalizing homosexuality and all its attendant acts which was recently signed in Nigeria has ...

January 18, 2014

Gay Nigerian pastor relocates church to the UK

by ‘Jola Sotubo Amid a wave of reprisals recorded against homosexuals in the country following the presidential signing of a ...

January 15, 2014

Opinion: Is homosexuality Nigeria’s biggest problem now?

by Moyo Salvador President Goodluck Jonathan has finally signed off on a bill to criminalize homosexuality with an attendant 14 ...

January 13, 2014

Perry Brimah: What is good for Sanusi is good for Jonathan

by Perry Brimah Sanusi gave me his word, Mr. President. He will resign after you and your coterie do the ...

December 22, 2013

So true, so false: 40 more PDP legislators ‘set to decamp to the APC’

by ‘Jola Sotubo The exodus being witnessed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is apparently still to continue as reports ...

November 21, 2013

Reps move to legalize foreign accounts for president, govs, others

by Adeola Balogun The Nigerian House of Representatives is preparing to pass a law which will allow the president, the ...

November 2, 2013

Court of Appeal orders 10 Katsina legislators to vacate seats

by ‘Jola Sotubo The tenures of some legislators in Katsina State have been forcefully terminated after the Court of Appeal ...

August 28, 2013

Opinion: Who is afraid of Dr. Ezekwesili?

by Bayo Oluwasanmi We should salute Dr. Ezekwesili for having the courage and determination and look power in the eye ...

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 ...

January 10, 2013

Opinion: Welcome to the synagogue of thieves

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Agreed, the president is known for his crass incompetence, criminal negligence, and astonishing cluelessness. What about the ...

November 24, 2012

Dele Momodu: Time to build a modern Nigeria (Part IV)

I have watched, and listened to, our President. He speaks like someone who really wants to succeed but lacks the ...

November 23, 2012

Opinion: Nigerian gays: Victims of ‘scapegoatism’

by Joseph Sewedo Akoro Nigerian oil is a curse in disguise for promoter of LGBT rights. I say this because ...

August 5, 2012

Nigerians protest bitterly against Olympics and more…in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola   Nigeria Is Growing THE Nigerian government would be very pleased to hear this piece of news. ...

July 19, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Oyo State legislators’ wives in UK for husband support training

The above picture is indeed, curious as it sounds, a group of wives of Oyo State legislators at Custom House ...

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