Tag: national assembly

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July 3, 2013

Nigeria is indeed due for revolution – Tambuwal

by Lucas TOGAN   At the 2013 Distinguished Management Lecture of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), the outspoken Speaker ...

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June 30, 2013

Sad news: Senator Pius Ewherido is dead

by Isi Esene Senator Akpor Pius Ewherido, representing Delta Central  is dead. The senator died today at the National Hospital ...

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June 13, 2013

Out of the closet: Gay protesters disrupt trial of alleged homosexuals in Anambra

by Rachel Ogbu Gay rights activists and members of the gay community have protested the arraignment of two men accused ...

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June 7, 2013

Who goes first? “Make your salaries and allowances public” – Femi Falana challenges lawmakers

by Rachel Ogbu A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has called on lawmakers to declare their salaries and allowances ...

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June 5, 2013

We need to find my missing friend, Abubakar Shekau fast! – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze A friend of mine is missing. His name is Abu Shekau, and I would be VERY grateful ...

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June 2, 2013

Opinion: Of homosexuals, corrective rape, and our holy legislators

by Adekoya Boladale If homosexuality is immoral, masturbation is immoral and so also is corruption, nepotism, ethnicity, hatred, anger and ...

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May 31, 2013

Opinion: Fashakin and the CPC are not sinking; they have sunk

by Jibrin Mamman ….no one but God can determine any man’s future. So for Fashakin to say that Abati’s future is ...

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May 29, 2013

Opinion: Dialogue? They prefer anarchy!

by Ndubisi Ibelegbu   The politicians in Nigeria talk glibly about ‘peace’ but actually prefer war. Can you blame them? About ...

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May 15, 2013

Senate to back emergency rule in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa today [DETAILS]

Few hours before President Goodluck Jonathan declared a State of Emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States, the Senate gave ...

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May 9, 2013

Running against GEJ: Tony Anenih, PDP leaders in secret meeting with Tambuwal

by Hauwa Gambo As the rumours intensify about a presidential bid by Aminu Tambuwal, Speaker of the House of Representatives, ...

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April 20, 2013

Temie Giwa: This is what a feminist looks like (Y! FrontPage)

In other to change this status quo, most of us must become feminists. Many women are not satisfied with staying ...

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March 25, 2013

Nasir El-Rufai: Nigeria’s budget and the dance of masquerades

by Nasir El-Rufai   The House of Representatives came up with a different figure entirely and issued a threat to ...

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January 21, 2013

Opinion: 10 million agric phones: The National Assembly should act now

by Eze Onyekpere There is no empirical evidence showing that there are 10 million farmers in Nigeria who need telephones ...

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January 14, 2013

This is important – We are underestimating the problem, and overstating our capacity (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

by Chude Jideonwo Government is the most important force for change in any society so ultimately to make any sustainable ...

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January 14, 2013

Bad marriages – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze What I find interesting is that the current leader of the”geographical expression” has now deemed it fit ...

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January 8, 2013

Fuel subsidy: Major fuel crisis imminent as FG’s ‘cheques bounce’ at CBN

by Isi Esene Another storm might be brewing with regards fuel subsidy payment to oil marketers as most of them ...

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December 19, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Something positive from the Okonjo-Iweala kidnap (YNaija FrontPage)

by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji   There is no question. The dramatic kidnap and subsequent release of the Minister of Finance’s mother ...

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December 15, 2012

Opinion: Between Sanusi’s megalomania and the evil spirit at the Mint

by Theophilus Ilevbare The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, The Volcano, as he is now fondly ...

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November 29, 2012

“We might be next” – National Assembly members express fear over ’embarrassing level’ of violence

by Isi Esene Some members of the House of Assembly have expressed their worry at the spate of violent crimes in ...

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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 ...

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November 24, 2012

Temie Giwa: The Nigerian political opposition’s poison (YNaija FrontPage)

The opposition’s strategy is to steal the Sout-West and the North from PDP by presenting a northern favorite through CPC ...

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October 29, 2012

LegalNaija: Understanding the Nigeria Terrorism Prevention Act

by Adedunmade Onibokun The right to share privileged information with a person’s legal Attorney is also protected provided that the ...

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October 10, 2012

Just a few trillions: President Jonathan wants N4.92trn in new budget

by Hauwa Gambo Your President has introduced his budget to the National Assembly, and all he wants are a few ...

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September 30, 2012

“We want to contest too, remove the age barrier” – Youth Alliance tells National Assembly

by Stanley Azuakola The National Assembly would soon embark on another constitution review process. On the 11th, 12th and 13th October, the senate ...

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September 24, 2012

N5000 note reversal: Even the PDP is happy, says publicity secretary

by Stanley Azuakola Maybe one of the good things about the majority protest against CBN’s proposed new N5000 note was ...

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September 24, 2012

“Stop threatening the president” – Presidency warns critics

by Stanley Azuakola The presidency has responded to the National Assembly’s threat to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan over his failure ...

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September 20, 2012

Man-in-a-hurry: President Jonathan bombards National Assembly with requests

by Stanley Azuakola The National Assembly has resumed work after going on recess for two months. Apparently, President Goodluck Jonathan has ...

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September 18, 2012

House of Representatives says NO to N5,000 note, Oteh’s reinstatement

by Stanley Azuakola The National Assembly has returned from its two months rest. And just in case Nigerians did not ...

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September 15, 2012

Temie Giwa: A silent National Assembly (YNaija FrontPage)

How can a multi millionaire understand the pressing plight of the average Nigerian when his or her life is so ...

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September 13, 2012

Opinion: In defence of House of Reps

by Oke Epia In as much as destructive criticism is unhelpful and unpatriotic, the same can be said of the ...

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