Tag: legislature

Edwin OkoloJune 1, 2018

Benue state banning same sex marriage is the biggest joke of 2018

Benue state has been in the news since January 1st 2018, for all the wrong reasons. A series of violent ...

tosin adesinaMay 8, 2018

Just a reminder, we’re five months into 2018 and we don’t have a budget

The Nigerian budget is the annual ritual performed by the executive arm of government. In the last quarter of every ...

tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

[The Activism Blog] EiE launches Citizen’s Guide to the Recall Process

In its bid to reawaken a dormant citizenry to its responsibilities, civil society group Enough is Enough (EiE) through its ...

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 ...

ToluSeptember 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: After 2 months of recess, NASS resumes plenary but not without some drama

It’s Wednesday, 26th September and as you go about your daily business, know that fire just landed on the mountain ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2017

Opinion: Applause for the Nigerian Senate’s constitutional amendments

Adedamola David Adejobi The 8th Senate under the distinguished leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki deserves to be commended for ...

ToluAugust 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Saraki got the Senate to achieve its “unprecedented success”

It is no longer news that the 8th Senate under the leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki has achieved feats ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 27, 2017

Opinion: How Dr. Bukola Saraki has revolutionized the Senate

by Adelaja Adeoye I woke up today, to the news of the test running of e-voting gadgets at the upper ...

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 ...

ToluJuly 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Who are the 10 senators that voted against the #NotTooYoungToRun bill?

The Nigerian Senate is currently in the process of making amendments to the nation’s constitution. With 97 senators in attendance ...

ToluJuly 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What a shame! Dino Melaye is not going home afterall

Thank You Jesus. Status quo should be maintained says Federal High Court Abuja on the fake recall case. Yahaya Bello ...

AzeezJune 26, 2017

Why the senate cannot be scrapped – Na’Allah

Deputy Senate Leader, Bala Ibn Na’Allah has said the senate cannot be scrapped, stating that the Senate is fully backed by ...

ToluJune 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: According to Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, here’s everything the 8th Senate has achieved (WATCH)

Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East Senatorial district in the upper chamber of the National Assembly is apparently still in ...

ToluMay 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 10 things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget

by BudgIT & EiE Nigeria It’s over! The era of secrecy surrounding the details of budgetary allocations to the National ...

Op-ed EditorMay 1, 2017

Opinion: The hurdles of Legislative process

by Demola Adeyeye One final step before a law passed by the Legislature becomes Law is for it to scale ...

ToluMay 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki shuts down claims he betrayed the APC with a perfect analogy

“No, you can’t put that blame on me” was essentially the message Senate President Bukola Saraki was trying to pass ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorApril 4, 2017

Opinion: Saraki’s reformation campaign and the future of legislation in Nigeria

by Wale Bakare Sequel to the Part 1 of this article published on the 19th of March, 2016 It has ...

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 AdelanaApril 2, 2017

It’s time to teach the National Assembly a lesson – Charly Boy

by Dolapo Adelana Entertainment icon, Charly Boy has said Nigerians have had enough of the National Assembly. In a post ...

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 ...

AzeezMarch 31, 2017

Senate embraces Buhari’s peace moves

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate on Thursday said it welcomes moves by President Muhammadu Buhari to end the face-off between ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 30, 2017

House of Reps member remanded in prison for alleged certificate forgery

by Dolapo Adelana A member of the House of Representatives, Nse Ekpenyong has been remanded in Uyo Prisons for failing to ...

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 ...

AzeezMarch 30, 2017

N’Assembly will soon publish its budget – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara said the National Assembly has directed all its agencies to submit their ...

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 ...

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