Lawyer demands accountability from lawmakers
Rights activist and Lagos lawyer, Mr. Osita Enwe has given a seven day deadline to Igboeze North/Udenu Federal constituency and Enugu North senatorial district...
Enugu assembly defends speedy passage of 2020 Appropriation Bill
Mr Geoffrey Mba, the Chairman, Enugu State House of Assembly Committee on Information, has said that the speedy passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill was meant to restore the budget system in the state.
Hate speech bill distasteful, lawmakers should be be productive, says Olanipekun
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Wole Olanipekun, has urged the upper chamber of the National Assembly not to “waste its time reworking” the Hate Speech Bill, urging its withdraw and “focus on something more productive.”
Is it now cool to kill? – An anguished letter to Nigerian lawmakers
My dear Honourables, I hope you will excuse me for distracting you from your onerous duties, but I am a current sufferer – and I am not alone - from a persistent nightmare.
Supreme Court, lawmakers order NNPC to pay N8.14b damages, refund N382.2m
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has expressed dismay that some officials of government allegedly connived with “criminals” that vandalised oil pipelines.
Scientist challenges lawmakers to unlock land assets for farmers
Professor Nazif Darma has challenged lawmakers in the ninth National Assembly to unlock the huge land assets across the country to empower small-scale farmers. He said the farmers, though sitting on convertible land wealth, are poor due to lack of titles to their land for loan procurement that would have improved their agricultural expansion.
Lawmakers lament living conditions, infrastructure in Borno IDP camps
The House of Representatives ad-hoc Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), led by its Chairman, Hon. Igariwey Enwo, on Friday, during a visit to some IDPs in Borno State, lamented the horrible living conditions in IDPs camps and host communities.
Court sacks two APC lawmakers for PDP members
The Election Petitions Tribunal in Yola, Adamawa State, has sacked two lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Shuaibu Langa APC member representing Mubi North in the Adamawa State Assembly was sacked for certificate forgery while Musa Bororo APC member representing Mubi South constituency for “bearing three inconsistent names. Langa election was nullified on Monday…
Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members
The leadership of the National Assembly has begun moves to procure operational vehicles for the lawmakers that make up its dual legislative chambers.
Ondo assembly complex worst in Nigeria, lawmakers insist
A few days after the Ondo State House of Assembly denied invasion of snakes during plenary, the lawmakers have insisted that the assembly complex has the worst infrastructure in the country.
Snakes pursue Ondo legislators off plenary, ceiling caves in
There was pandemonium at Ondo State House of Assembly as snakes chased lawmakers out of the building and the ceilings eventually caved in during the "plenary session. The snake incident happened on Wednesday during the Yoruba sitting, preventing the legislators from embarking on the session as everyone scampered for safety. According to a source within…