Tag: legislature

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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 ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 20, 2017

Opinion: Monumental shame on Saraki

by Anthony Ademiluyi The separation of powers theory is what shot Baron De Montesquieu to fame. His radical ideas which ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

Charly Boy: I just dey vex

Lately, I have been thinking and visualising all the jagbajantis going on in the legislative branch of our government and ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Opinion: A letter to all responsible politicians about child violence

Oluranti Fatoye The Nigeria Government is planning a legislation that would forbid parents from beating their children with implements and ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

Opinion: Isn’t it about time we legalized abortion in Nigeria?

by Obinna Nnewuihe I had barely found time to catch what was less than a 2-hour nap when I was ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

Katsina lawmaker, Sani Bello is dead

by Dolapo Adelana Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara Wednesday mourned the passing of a lawmaker from Katsina ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 15, 2017

Katsina House of Assembly speaker impeached

by Dolapo Adelana The Katsina State House of Assembly on Wednesday impeached its Speaker Aliyu Sabiu Muduru. Muduru received a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

Power sector: How N2.7trn spent in 16 years generated darkness – Dogara

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has lamented how the country spent a whooping N2.74tn on the ...

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ToluFebruary 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Has Senator Murray-Bruce seen his Twitter timeline recently?

We’re completely appalled by how low Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has gone with his Twitter account. When did it become okay ...

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ToluJanuary 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Reps debate on bill for media coverage of court proceedings

The House of Representatives today considered a bill that will allow for the media to cover court proceedings as they ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: Much ado about National Assembly budget – whose interest?

by Egbo Mon-Charles The call for the National Assembly Budget to be made public no doubt has assumed a dimension ...

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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 ...

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ToluJanuary 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This is how the immunity removal bill died

Only few days ago, we had very high hopes about the removal of immunity bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, ...

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ToluJanuary 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dear National Assembly, save Nigeria from hijackers

It’s only day 4 in the new year and the political sphere in Nigeria is already so heated up. According ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 23, 2016

Opinion: Constituency project- Lagos state as a case study

by Kehinde Bahiru On the 8th day of December 2016, the senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria passed for ...

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ToluDecember 17, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: For Senator Shehu Sani, Magu is doing a good job as EFCC boss

Senator Shehu Sani is one of a kind. Highly opinionated, fearless and always social media-ready to tackle detractors. On Thursday, ...

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ToluDecember 15, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Between the Senate and Magu – we demand details of this “damning security report”

After nearly six months of ignoring the presidency’s request to confirm Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the EFCC, the Nigerian ...

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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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ToluNovember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: PDP loses another senatorial seat in the upper chamber and this time, it hurts

Up until Saturday, the PDP could proudly lay claim to Ondo state with Olusegun Mimiko as governor and Senator Yele ...

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ToluNovember 29, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Maybe Senator Ben Murray-Bruce got a good deal with Volkswagen Nigeria

Senator Ben Murray Bruce has been up to a great deal of good work recently and it’s hard to ignore. ...

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ToluNovember 26, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: A trip to Maiduguri with the Senate committee on humanitarian crisis in the North East

Over a month ago, Senate President Bukola Saraki inaugurated an ad hoc committee to investigate the diversion of funds originally ...

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ToluNovember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: President Buhari’s MTEF document is no document – Senate members are still not convinced

Members of the Nigerian Senate had no good words for President Buhari’s MTEF and FSP documents at plenary today. The ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2016

Obasanjo urges Buhari to cleanse the legislature, supports Jibrin

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to look into corrupt practices in the National Assembly. This ...

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ToluNovember 22, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: We should applaud the Senate for rejecting CBN’s FOREX proposal

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele is obviously in a struggle to keep up with ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 18, 2016

Opinion: Cold comfort from the Honourables

by Anthony Ademiluyi A friend of mine placed a distress call to me to help him clear an embarrassing debt. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 15, 2016

Corruption: Charley Boy leads protesters to National Assembly

In a bid to bring an end to corruption in the country, Charles Oputa, also known as Charley Boy, has ...

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ToluNovember 15, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Dear House of Reps members, thank you for buying “only” Peugeot cars

We’re not even here for the long talking today. The “exotic car purchase” by the House of Reps is one ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: So something positive and sensible can come out of Nigeria’s National Assembly?

by Pius Adesanmi. I just heard with one ear that Senate has rejected President Buhari’s request for permission to borrow ...

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ToluNovember 5, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: What’s better than common sense? | Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce explain

Lets make something better than common sense A post shared by Dino Melaye (@dinomelaye) on Nov 4, 2016 at 2:10am ...

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