Auditor-general indicts presidency, EFCC, NASS
Almost all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have been indicted for financial wrongdoings in the latest fiscal assessment of the country.
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.
Over N500b stuck in unresolved federal audit reports
About N500 billion has not been properly accounted for in the previous years’ report of the Auditor-General of the Federation, submitted to the National Assembly (NASS), due to a lack of enabling laws to compel and sanction Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) that ignore audit queries.
Court orders Obaseki not to issue fresh proclamation to Assembly
The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki from issuing a fresh proclamation letter...
Lawyers flay NASS over Edo Assembly crisis, declares takeover threat illegal
Some senior Nigerian lawyers have criticised the threat by the National Assembly to take over proceedings in the Edo State House of Assembly if the governor refuses to make another proclamation to inaugurate the Assembly afresh. Governor Godwin Obaseki had earlier inaugurated the Assembly with 12 of the 24-member lawmakers absent.
Ministerial screening: 9th Senate and early signs of underperformance
Notwithstanding the badge of possible mediocrity with which a lot of commentators have pinned on President Muhammadu Buhari´s list of expected Next Level ministers, the fawning patronage by the Ninth Senate, which came on board with many expectations, seems to dash any hopes of improved mandate delivery in the next four years.
I will redefine public perception of NASS - Gbajabiamila
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has promised to bring reforms that will redefine the legislature in the eyes of the public.
Senator apologises for assault as protest rocks NASS
Outraged at a senator’s assault on a nursing mother, some Nigerians took their protest to the National Assembly yesterday. They demanded the immediate arrest and investigation of Senator Elisha Abbo who was caught on camera physically assaulting the woman at an adult sex toys shop in Abuja.
Nigeria’s Senate President is making empty promises
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