Tag: national assembly

YEditorNovember 20, 2014

Confusion as @PoliceNG tear gas #OurNASS

by James Sambo   Members of the police have used tear gas in the National Assembly complex as the House ...

YEditorOctober 29, 2014

Power company wants Senate’s help to make Army pay electricity bills

by James Sambo The National Assembly should intervene in order to get military formations and the Police to pay their ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

9ice means business: Singer goes campaigning in Ogbomosho

by Kolapo Olapoju 9ice has officially commenced campaigning, in his bid to get elected into the lower chamber of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2014

Change is inevitable: Singer, 9ice unveils campaign banner for ‘house of representatives’

by Kolapo Olapoju If you still had any iota of doubt that 9ice was going into politics, this will totally ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Please vote for me! Politician goes on his knees during campaign [LOOK, READ]

by Kolapo Olapoju These are really desperate times indeed! A photograph of a House of Reps member, Samson Osagie, has ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

National Assembly holds public hearing for National Tobacco Control Bill

by Kolapo Olapoju   With 10 million Nigerians presently at risk of tobacco epidemic, billions of tobacco sticks are still ...

Isime EseneAugust 6, 2014

National Assembly holds Public Hearing for National Tobacco Control Bill

by Isi Esene The National Assembly on Wednesday, 16 July, held a public hearing for the National Tobacco Control Bill ...

July 19, 2014

Adekoya Boladale: Can the National Assembly impeach Mr. President now?

by Adekoya Boladale The National Assembly most especially the House of Representatives must tap into the rave of the moment ...

writerJuly 17, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan wants $1billion to tackle Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju President Goodluck Jonathan says he needs at least $1 billion to fight the Islamic terrorist sect, Boko ...

April 2, 2014

Opinion: The National Assembly and hypocrisy

by Andrew Samuel The House is now set on another kangaroo probe. This time around, their target is the Petroleum ...

March 6, 2014

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

by Okey Ndibe How did we quickly forget that Abacha’s looting of public funds from the vaults of the Central ...

February 10, 2014

Sonala Olumhense: The APC is no better than the PDP

by Sonala Olumhense Only a fool would trust the APC, as currently established, to be any different, let alone better ...

February 5, 2014

Opinion: Is the National Conference truly the way forward for Nigeria?

by Onyebuchi Ogbaegbe Furthermore, considering the fact that NASS members are representing the people of Nigeria with an annual budget ...

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 ...

February 1, 2014

Dele Momodu: Nigeria – In search of a cheaper democracy

by Dele  Momodu With due respect to Madam Ngozi, a woman I admire so much and saw as a potential ...

January 19, 2014

The IRONY: Why the CIVIL LIBERTIES organisation supports the #AntiGayLaw – President

by Oge Okonkwo Human rights group, Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has applauded the National Assembly for initiating the anti-gay bill which was ...

January 8, 2014

Femi Aribisala: Jonathan’s open letter OBJ, his dear Godfather

by Femi Aribisala I need more time to persuade the National Assembly to add five or ten billion naira to ...

December 17, 2013

Sam Nda-Isaiah: Impeach Pres. Jonathan now or never

by Sam Nda-Isaiah If the president does not address all these issues immediately, then, it will be in order for ...

December 17, 2013

Governors gather support for plan to impeach Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo The movement for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan has begun to gain momentum as some governors ...

December 16, 2013

State of the Nation: Impeach Jonathan now – APC tells National Assembly

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Redemption appears to be a distant dream for the Goodluck Jonathan administration as the All Progressives Congress ...

December 16, 2013

Impeachment: The APC is reckless, irresponsible and treacherous – Presidency

by ‘Jola Sotubo The spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress, Lai Mohammed recently urged the National Assembly to impeach President ...

December 15, 2013

Resign now or face humiliation – Sheikh Gumi warns Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, an influential Islamic scholar, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan to honourably resign his duty ...

December 14, 2013

No political party can use us – ASUU

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Academic Staff Union of Universities [ASUU] has reiterated that it would resist every attempts made by any ...

December 11, 2013

‘It was meant to curb scammers’ – Senate withdraws bill to imprison social media critics

by Adeola Balogun A controversial bill, which provided a 7-year-jail term to punish “social media critics”, has been withdrawn by ...

December 6, 2013

YNaija Editorial: On rape, Senator Chris Anyanwu, and others, need to go all the way

  Victims and the media have become more active in engaging and tackling the issues of sexual misbehaviours. If you ...

November 28, 2013

APC/nPDP merger throws PDP into minority at National Assembly

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   The leadership structure in both chambers of the National Assembly is set for a shake-up that ...

October 21, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: We want a real conference, not a jamboree

by Ochereome Nnanna The conference will now be exactly what we had feared: an Obasanjo-like jamboree that will not satisfy ...

October 17, 2013

Pius Adesanmi: Boda Nigeria, Bros Naija, and soul things

by Pius Adesanmi Whereas other countries define themselves nationally around a set of transcendental ideas and ideals, we insist on ...

October 15, 2013

ASUU strike: Market women stage protest at the National Assembly, blame lecturers for stalemate (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo   In a bid to demand an end to the ongoing three month old strike of the ...

October 10, 2013

“Our annual budget is only N150billion” – Senator Ndoma-Egba responds to accusations of lawmakers’ extravagance

by ‘Jola Sotubo  The unending controversy over the allowances of lawmakers in the country has led to one senator suggesting ...

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