Tag: national assembly

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2017

Stop spreading half truth – Reps reply Fashola again

Spokesperson of the house of representatives, Abulrazak Namdas, has said the National Assembly ‘intervened’ in the 2017 budget proposal sent ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2017

Treasury looters to be granted “full and complete amnesty”

The House of Representatives is reportedly considering a law that would grant looters of Nigerian treasury “full and complete amnesty”. ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Fashola vs NASS: Supreme Court a bit too far?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Fashola wants to fully get in the ring with the National Assembly by asking the Supreme ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. “KANU HAS NO AUTHORITY TO SPEAK FOR THE IGBOS” – ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Fashola vs NASS: The waste of money bit is about right

by Alexander O. Onukwue One of Fashola’s arguments against the change of projects in the budget provisions of the executive ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

Fashola vs NASS: Five quips from the Minister that totally shades NASS

by Alexander O. Onukwue He made observations that, as a Federal Minister, he was well entitled to make, and they ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Nigeria in trouble if lawmakers can’t differentiate between budget and cash – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Nigeria is in big trouble if lawmakers cannot differentiate cash ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 19, 2017

2017 Budget Series: In defence of Yemi Osinbajo – Abdulmumin Jibrin

Suspended House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin has said that Yemi Osinbajo’s statement on the 2017 budget is ‘a harmless ...

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AzeezJune 19, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Dasuki has refused to account for $1.2bn transactions in one day – FG | We don’t see Nnamdi Kanu as a south-east leader of thought – Presidency | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. One of the recalled judges recieved N90m bribe from 100 lawyers – ...

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AzeezJune 19, 2017

National Assembly thinks the budget is its personal property – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Sunday agreed with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ...

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EditorJune 16, 2017

When should the National Assembly start debating on President Buhari?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Wednesday, June 14, was the victory parade day for Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki. After coming ...

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AzeezJune 15, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. THIS GOVERNMENT WON’T TAKE HATE SPEECHES LIGHTLY – OSINBAJO Yemi ...

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AzeezJune 15, 2017

National Assembly can alter the budget | Dogara replies Osinbajo

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said the National Assembly has powers to alter the National Budget. ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

N’Assembly aides protest death of colleague due to non-payment of salaries

National Assembly aides on Tuesday protested over the death of their colleague due to non-payment of salaries. According to the ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

N’Assembly has no right to introduce new projects into the budget – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the National Assembly has no right to introduce new projects during consideration of national ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 2017

Students march to National Assembly over non-recognition of NANS (PHOTOS)

Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have reportedly marched to the National Assembly, protesting the non-recognition of ...

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ToluJune 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things we learned from Bukola Saraki’s speech at the 2nd anniversary of the eighth senate today

The 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was inaugurated this day in 2015. As it celebrates its 2nd ...

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EditorJune 5, 2017

Will Osinbajo sign the 2017 budget this week?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Few weeks to the end of the 2016 Fiscal year, the 2017 Budget is yet to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 4, 2017

Members of the N’Assembly to acquire N50m flats

Members of the National Assembly are reportedly subscribing to a mortgage facility that will make each lawmaker emit N2.5m every ...

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EditorJune 3, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 3rd of June

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: With N125bn the National Assembly is still underfunded ...

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ToluJune 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: House of Reps members are constantly shaming themselves and we’re just tired

Another day, another drama in the National Assembly! Remember that time in 2015 when the lawmakers had just been elected ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

We are developing a bill on ease of doing business – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said the presidency has developed a bill on the ease of doing business which will be ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 25, 2017

Why Osinbajo should not sign the 2017 budget – Civil rights lawyer

A lawyer and pro-democracy activist, Tunji Abayomi, has warned the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, not to sign the 2017 budget, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 23, 2017

#OpenNASS: Full details of the National Assembly budget

by Omoleye Omoruyi The National Assembly, on Tuesday, published the details of the NASS 2017 budget. The National Assembly had previously ...

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EditorMay 18, 2017

YNaija Says this 2017 budget is driving us mad

The 2017 budget can best be described as a special gift that keeps on giving, and not in a good ...

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AzeezMay 18, 2017

I will sign 2017 budget when I am satisfied with it – Osinbajo

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will sign the 2017 budget when he is satisfied with its content, his ...

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AzeezMay 17, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. Jonathan’s presidency was a wasted opportunity for Ijaws – Dickson ...

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AzeezMay 17, 2017

‘Osinbajo to receive 2017 budget from N’Assembly today’

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo may receive the 2017 budget from the National Assembly today, Punch reports. According ...

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ToluMay 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 10 things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget

by BudgIT & EiE Nigeria It’s over! The era of secrecy surrounding the details of budgetary allocations to the National ...

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AzeezMay 14, 2017

Presidency still awaiting 2017 budget details

by Azeez Adeniyi The Presidency is yet to receive details of the 2017 Appropriation Bill passed by the National Assembly ...

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