Financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary must be constitutional, say governors
The 36 state governors, yesterday, said that although they were not opposed to financial autonomy for the legislature and judiciary, the implementation must follow the dictates of the 1999 Constitution
House Speakers meet in Bauchi, resolve for financial autonomy
Speakers of the 36 state legislatures have held their first quarterly meeting in Bauchi, restating their resolve for financial autonomy.
State Assemblies are committed to achieving financial autonomy, says Speakers’ chair
>Hon. Abubakar Suleiman is the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly and Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly. He spoke with RAUF OYEWOLE
Executive order on financial autonomy for state judiciary, legislature is faulty says Ekweremadu
The Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 granting financial autonomy to State Judiciary and Legislature is faulty, former Deputy President of the Senate
Speaker cautions colleagues over financial autonomy
The Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Aniekan Bassey, has called on his colleagues in the country not to see autonomy granted the legislature...
Financial autonomy to legislature best Sallah gift - Obasa
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has described the approval of financial autonomy granted its members by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the best Sallah gift.
Financial autonomy: Houses of Assembly take governors to Buhari
Houses of Assembly across the federation have expressed frustration over the refusal of governors to obey constitutional provisions regarding the financial autonomy granted them. To that extent, the lawmakers rushed to Abuja to seek the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari. Specifically, they begged President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, to prevail on Buhari to issue…
Yobe LG staff hail FG on financial autonomy
Staff of some Local Government Councils in Yobe have lauded the Federal Government for ensuring that the third tier of government was granted financial autonomy, saying the move would make the councils functional, boost local economy, and help in fighting crime. Staff members, who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews on…
Delta lawmakers okay financial autonomy for state assemblies
As part of the process of amending the 1999 Constitution, the Delta State House of Assembly has adopted financial autonomy for state assemblies. The lawmakers also at the weekend in Asaba, approved 12 of the 15 alterations transmitted to it by the National Assembly. The Speaker of the House, Sheriff Oborevwori, had upon resumption of…
Group seeks more administrative, financial autonomy, flexibility powers for NAPTIP
The Federal Government has been advised to grant the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) more administrative and financial autonomy and flexibility to operate and perform its functions as detailed in the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015. This was part of recommendations made by Women Organisation for…