Tag: national assembly

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: Bill can endanger democracy – Sokoto NUJ

Chairman, Sokoto chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Malam Isah Abubakar-Shuni Friday, urged the National Assembly to have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

How devolution of power will affect FG institutions

A professor of political science at the University of Abuja, Abdulhameed Ujo says the devolution of power to states would ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

In whose interest are the National Assembly making those laws?

by Tosin Adesina The recent happenings at the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria, has called to question the role that ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: What angry Nigerians are getting wrong about the National Assembly’s legislative immunity bill

by Farooq Kperogi A lot of ignorant social media commentators are beating up on the Nigerian Senate for passing “Bill ...

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AzeezAugust 2, 2017

Constitution amendment: We have learnt from past mistakes – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the efforts to amend the 1999 Constitution wi succeed this time. Saraki said this ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

[The Activism Blog] The National Assembly is planning to kill NGOs with its ridiculous NGO Regulatory Bill

The House of Representatives is presently considering what might be called ‘the most dangerous piece of legislation’ to come before ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2017

‘Reps frown over slow delivery of N6.1bn vehicles’

Members of the House of Representatives have expressed displeasure after the lawmakers could not take delivery of exotic cars worth ...

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AzeezJuly 30, 2017

Devolution of Power: State lawmakers accuse N’Assembly of betrayal

Some Speakers of State Houses of Assembly have accused the leadership of the National Assembly of betrayal over its refusal ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

‘How Nigerian Senators took bribes to pass Peace Corps Bill’

Nigerian Senators allegedly received  ‘favours’ in form of job slots and cash reward from the promoters of the proposed paramilitary ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 28, 2017

Fashola apologises to House Committee over ‘inciting comments’

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola Friday, apologized to members of the House of Representatives when he ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

1999 Constitution review: Immunity for lawmakers, restriction of tenure of Presidents and Governors, 31 others (DETAILS)

The Senate had received a 33-item report on the fourth review of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria on Tuesday. Wednesday, ...

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AzeezJuly 26, 2017

Executive, N’Assembly must not be divided – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the executive and legislature must not waste its relationship on conflicts. Osinbajo said this ...

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EditorJuly 25, 2017

Atiku: Not too ruined to run?

by Alexander O. Onukwue There was a march by youths in Abuja today, in protest of the suppression of the ...

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EditorJuly 25, 2017

[The Activism Blog] We love what the USAID is doing with Civil Society Organisations

The Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement project (SACE) of the United States Agency for International Development is currently holding a 1-day National ...

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AzeezJuly 25, 2017

It will be suicidal to threaten Saraki, Dogara – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said it would be suicidal to threaten Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara. Osinbajo said ...

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AzeezJuly 25, 2017

Youth protest at N’Assembly over ‘Not too young to run’ bill

A group of youth on Tuesday protested at the National Assembly to demand the passage of the ‘not too young to ...

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EditorJuly 25, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: NASS should review Buhari’s Boko Haram Amnesty for possible impeachment

by Peregrino Brimah As an addendum to my earlier article, “IMPEACHABLE: Did National Assembly Assent Buhari’s Amnesty Program For Boko ...

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EditorJuly 24, 2017

National Day of Action: #NotTooYoungToRun Movement marches to the National Assembly

As the National Assembly prepares to vote on constitutional amendment clauses from Tuesday the 25th of July 2017, the Not ...

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ToluJuly 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What we know about the National Assembly’s new approach to effective healthcare delivery

Senate President, Bukola Saraki today attended the launch of the Legislative Network for Universal Health Coverage. The event which was also ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Constitution Review, another ‘promise kept’, says Saraki

As both chambers of the National Assembly begin the clause-by-clause consideration of the proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution on Tuesday, ...

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EditorJuly 24, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Impeachable – Did the National Assembly assent Buhari’s Amnesty Program for Boko Haram terrorists?

by Peregrino Brimah In the news, the Nigerian army announced the transfer of a further 43 surrendered Boko Haram terrorists to ...

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AzeezJuly 24, 2017

Group demands medical panel to determine Buhari’s suitability to remain in office

The Coalition of Concerned Nigerians has urged the Federal Executive Council to ask the National Assembly to request a medical ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun: Youth groups threaten showdown with lawmakers over exclusion of bill

53 youth organisations have given 48 hours to the leadership of the National Assembly to include the ‘Not Too Young To ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2017

BREAKING: Osinbajo submits N135.6bn virement proposal to N’Assembly

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has submitted a virement proposal of N135.6bn to the National Assembly. Details later…

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EditorJuly 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] The National Assembly has killed #NotTooYoungToRun, and Nigerian youth are fighting back

You should know YIAGA (Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement), they have pioneered the massively successive #NotTooYoungToRun campaign alongside ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Mark Amaza: How the National Assembly broke my heart

by Mark Amaza When the #NotTooYoungToRun campaign started in May 2016, I did not need any convincing to be a ...

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AzeezJuly 17, 2017

Magu: Presidency to approach Supreme Court over appointment crisis

The Presidency is set to approach the Supreme Court over the lingering crisis between the executive and the National Assembly ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 15, 2017

Opinion: Yorubas, think. It’s time to go!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi When Muhammadu Buhari clinched the presidency, many Nigerians believed it was a year of a big, bloodless ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

CRK/IRK: The new curriculum encourages rebellion, CAN insists

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Wednesday, took its protests to the Senate over the controversial introduction of National Values/Civic ...

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AzeezJuly 3, 2017

Pass all pending anti-corruption bills | PACAC urges N’Assembly

The Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption led by Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) has called on the National Assembly to pass ...

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