Tag: national assembly

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October 3, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Another organized waste of time

by Olusegun Adeniyi That our nation is not working is all too clear to everyone but do we need a ...

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September 27, 2013

“Nigeria is in a pitiable state”: Senators lament as Nigeria celebrates Independence Anniversary

by ‘Jola Sotubo As the date for Nigeria’s 53rd year of Independence draws near, the country’s senators have bemoaned the ...

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September 22, 2013

Senators, Reps may lose diplomatic passports after ‘review’ exercise

by Adeola Balogun According to reports, the Federal Government is set to ensure the loyalty of the nation’s legislators by ...

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September 20, 2013

Opinion: The National Assembly is a symbol of waste

by Jaye Gaskia With nearly N1tn investment on constituency development over ten years, and about 17 such projects per LGA, ...

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September 18, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: It’s time to test this democracy (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa We will march to the National Assembly in Abuja and demand that this script of injustice be ...

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September 17, 2013

Ombatse cult killings: Nasarawa Assembly demands emergency rule

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Following the renewed clashes in the state which has led to loss of life and destruction ...

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September 9, 2013

Opinion: Nigerians and revolution in the National Assembly

by Aniete Adams Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa must be commended for discouraging and decapitating any negative manifestations of those bureaucratic maladies ...

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September 1, 2013

Opinion: We will soon move on from our rage over “jumbo” salaries of legislators

by Bisi Lawrence The legislators at last bestirred themselves. Yes, they welcomed a public airing of the issue, said their ...

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August 30, 2013

Debo Adejugbe: Oby Ezekwesili, National Assembly and the corruption bear hug (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe Even though the report had failed to mention the several mushroom allowances written into their pay packets, ...

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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 ...

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August 22, 2013

Opinion: Pension – Waiting for the dead man’s shoes

by Josef Omorotionwan All these sordid affairs have perhaps been consigned to history. But the rightful owners of the money ...

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August 22, 2013

N1trn expenses: Ezekwesili challenges NASS to public debate

by Oge Okonkwo The former minister of education and immediate past vice-president of the World Bank (Africa), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has said she ...

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August 20, 2013

N1 trillion spent on National Assembly members in 8 years – Oby Ezekwesili

by ‘Jola Sotubo An official confirmation has been issued on the lifestyle of the members of the Nigerian National Assembly. ...

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August 14, 2013

Opinion: Constitution review and the challenge of nation-building – The path not taken

by Taye Gaskia If the reason for demand for new states is genuinely about development and improving the lives of ...

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August 8, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian legislators are cats with nine lives

by Josef Omorotionmwan When it comes to playing to the gallery, the House of Representatives is certainly smarter than the ...

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August 7, 2013

Opinion: The hapless surrender of states to the federal government

by Ogaga Ifowodo The solution to the Rivers House of Assembly crisis ought not to be more than subjecting to ...

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August 6, 2013

Opinion: Misconstruing impeachment parameters in the Constitution

by Charlie Agboriso Liberalising the process of impeachment is akin to removing the immunity clause. In an environment with fledgling ...

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August 6, 2013

Opinion: Why I reject local government autonomy

by Ochereome Nnanna If you grant financial autonomy to local councils, the chairmen will turn into 774 demons and tin ...

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August 3, 2013

Opinion: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – A prophet without honour in her country

by Omolara Williams And the surprising thing is that, even while our legislators and other not-so-informed people at home are ...

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July 31, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Primary education – Another basic need for Nigerians (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo We need to get our children into school, EVERY ONE OF THEM. And the time to do ...

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July 31, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Minna, Abeokuta and bankruptcy of the Nigeria project

by Okey Ndibe This architect of Nigeria’s misfortune appears to cherish some Nigerians’ proclamation that he was a much better ...

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July 30, 2013

Opinion: NAFDAC, Paul Orhii and the tragedy of social media

by Bonaventure Melah Before the shock of the assassination attempt would fade, some people went to town in his home ...

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July 30, 2013

Opinion: LG Autonomy- A necessity for sustainable democracy

by Ahmed Kaita The problem of governance, particularly at the local level has been a recurring decimal in the political ...

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July 29, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Why we need an entirely new Constitution

by Ochereome Nnanna  We are in this constitutional mess because the military bequeathed a document that is simply unviable, inchoate ...

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July 28, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Look very well before you leap

by Simon Kolawole President Goodluck Jonathan has spoken a lot about the need to focus our energies on agriculture. Ministers ...

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July 24, 2013

Opinion: We need more focused constituency projects from legislators

by Abdullahi M.Seidu Allegations abound about how some members of the National Assembly ‘corner’ the funds of the constituency projects ...

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July 24, 2013

Opinion: Meet Sani Yerima, the libidinous senator

by Bayo Oluwasanmi What type of people do we elect to run the affairs of our country? What do you ...

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July 24, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Charity, as the opportunity cost of poverty (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa We are not better off collecting stipends from our politicians than we’d be if we freed up ...

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July 11, 2013

National Assembly moves motion to take over Rivers State’s legislature

by Rachel Ogbu Following the political showdown in the Rivers State House of Assembly that has left the nation speechless, ...

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July 6, 2013

Showdown: National Assembly set to confront the Presidency over $40 million spying contract

by Rachel Ogbu The National Assembly has planned to confront the Federal government over the controversial $40m Internet surveillance contract ...

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