Sunday, 28th May 2023

9th National Assembly

14 Aug 2022
Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan has become synonymous with the failings of the Ninth National Assembly. For the Ninth National Assembly, particularly the Senate, the uniqueness of its leadership
30 Jul 2022
The latest reintroduction of the rejected Water Resources Bill to the 9th National Assembly is arousing a lot of curiosity among Nigerians and has resurrected the sharp criticism of the proposed law
20 Jun 2022
The apprehension among lawmakers in the 9th National Assembly over the enormous powers at the disposal of executive governors of the 36 States of the federation influenced
5 Oct 2021
As we recently marked the 61st anniversary of our nation’s independence, it seemed appropriate to do some introspection.
12 Aug 2021
The passage of the 2021 Electoral Bill presents a historic moment to create electoral reform legacies by the Ninth National Assembly
11 Mar 2021
The three core roles and responsibilities of the legislature are defined. Representation is about individual legislators speaking and working in favour of their constituencies for government interventions through infrastructural development and other life-enhancing deliverables. Legislation involves making laws for peace, order and good governance. And then over-sight functions, technically called checks and balances, entail exercising…
16 Mar 2020
Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, who is also the Chairman of Constitution Review Committee, has said that the 9th Senate’s ongoing efforts at amending the Electoral Act were prompted by the Supreme Court
22 Jan 2020
It is fair to argue that his stay in the National Assembly was quite momentous. In less than five months he had sponsored motions that touched on the economic life of Nigerians and made an effort to drive them.
22 Dec 2019
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says the 9th National Assembly is irrevocably committed to protecting the interests of the people
14 Oct 2019
The recent disclosure of the former Speaker, Ghali Umah Na'abba, that the current Senate President Ahmed Lawan actually championed the botched impeachment of former President Olusegun Obasanjo might have set the stage for further debate on the perception that the 9th National Assembly is a rubber stamp of the executive after all.
5 Oct 2019
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has indicated that the 9th National Assembly might take up the issue of local content with the executive arm to ensure that Nigerian engineers take charge of all engineering projects in the country.
23 Jul 2019
The Nigerian Senate Tuesday said it has received the list of nominees expected to form President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet, almost two months after he was sworn for a second term. "President of the Senate, Distinguished Senator Ahmad Lawan has announced receiving the list of ministerial nominees for confirmation from President Muhammadu Buhari," Lawan spokesman to…


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