Tag: national assembly

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2017

The National Assembly is “the cog in the wheel” of Buhari’s progress – IPAC

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has accused the National Assembly of frustrating the change agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led ...

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EditorOctober 30, 2017

[The Activism Blog] SERAP’s persistence on NASS’ accountability just paid off

The quest for accountability in public office championed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has yielded another positive ...

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EzinneOctober 24, 2017

The Thread: What the National Assembly needs to do to save Nigeria

President Buhari’s government has gradually lost the goodwill he came into office with in 2015. One of the reasons for ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Why Nigerians must overthrow the tyranny of the National Assembly

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Alexis Tocqueville never met Bukola Saraki. Had he encountered the APC Senate President or President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2017

Senate pass Bill to inaugurate President, Vice-President at NASS

The Senate Thursday, passed a Bill for an Act to provide for the inauguration of the President and the Vice-President ...

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EditorOctober 10, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why are National Assembly members hiding their salaries?

There has been a back and forth argument concerning how much National Assembly members earn, and their silence has made things ...

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EditorOctober 10, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The “unfortunate statement” from Ben Murray Bruce and its implications

After the inauguration of the 8th Senate, it was evident Nigeria was prepared for a legislative arm with a difference, ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2017

100 Oando shareholders petition National Assembly, allege corporate governance abuse

Over 100 shareholders of the troubled Oando Plc have written a petition to the National Assembly alleging corporate governance abuse, ...

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AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

N’Assembly shouldn’t be for jobless people who want to make money – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Prof. Taofeek Ibrahim has said the National Assembly shouldn’t be for jobless people who want ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

No one can gag the operations of NGOs – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara said the National Assembly cannot be intimidated into abandoning its duty of ...

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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 ...

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AzeezSeptember 26, 2017

INEC officials arrive N’Assembly to serve Melaye recall notice

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday stormed the National Assembly to serve Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye a ...

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EditorSeptember 25, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Chidi Odinkalu mobilises Nigerians against NGO Regulatory Bill

Former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Chidi Odinkalu has called on Nigerians to rise and prevent ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 25, 2017

[The Activism Blog] CSOs describe NGO bill as unconstitutional

Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria, have described the bill before the national assembly seeking to establish a commission that ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Why I will fight and oppose NGO bill at the N’Assembly – Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has said he would oppose the bill seeking the regulation of non-governmental organisations (NGO). What ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

How National Assembly refused to pass special corruption court bill – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said the National Assembly refused to pass a bill for the creation of special ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 14, 2017

The Big 5: Labour congress to begin indefinite strike; NASS postpones resumption; and other top stories

Good Morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The United Labour Congress has threatened that ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

National Assembly postpones resumption by one week

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption from annual recess by one week. The lawmakers were earlier expected to resume ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

350 National Assembly workers ‘feverish’ over questionable documentation

About 350 workers of the National Assembly, according to a report by The Nation, might be disengaged after authorities began ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 29, 2017

Samson Itodo: Liberalizing the electoral process with Independent candidature

by Samson Itodo   The Nigerian National Assembly recently passed the independent candidature bill in the ongoing constitutional amendment. This ...

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AzeezAugust 21, 2017

BREAKING: Buhari signs resumption letter to N’Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a letter to the National Assembly notifying it of his intention to resume work. It ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

We should condemn the behaviour of the National Assembly – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says 75 percent of Nigerians live in abject poverty but members of the national assembly have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Just In: ASUU strike will soon be called off – Minister of Education

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu says the ASUU strike would be called off within a week, meets Senate Committee ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This is what N6.1bn can do for Nigerians

The recent decision by the House of Representatives to spend N6.1bn n the purchase of utility vehicles has received knocks ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The House of Reps decision to spend N6.1bn on cars is all shades of wrong

The decision of the House of Representatives to spend 6.1 billion Naira on the purchase of new utility vehicles for ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria has to put an end to its bicameral legislature

According to Wikipedia, a bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2017

We will send 2018 budget to N’Assembly by October – FG

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma on Thursday said the Federal Government will ensure that the 2018 Appropriation ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 5, 2017

Opinion: Why the National Assembly must lead on wage increase

It is a good development to hear Senator Bukola Saraki’s rhetoric on increasing the minimum wage in Nigeria. As an ...

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AzeezAugust 4, 2017

N’Assembly waiting for executive to review minimum wage – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the National Assembly was in support of a new Minimum Wage Bill. Saraki, who ...

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