House of Representatives has dismissed a statement credited to Assistant General Secretary of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Christopher Onyeka, which claimed that each lawmaker collected N100 million as palliative. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Akin Rotimi, made the denial in a statement, yesterday, in Abuja, describing the claim as baseless. Rotimi…
Gov. Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi, has urged the Federal Government and the National Assembly to investigate all abandoned federal road projects in the state. Nwifuru made the call on Saturday while receiving his predecessor and Minister of Works, Chief David Umahi, who is on an inspection tour of federal roads in the state. The governor…
Following the challenges faced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the 2023 general election, stakeholders have called on the National Assembly to further amend the 2022 Electoral Act to address some of the issues.
Sir: President Bola Tinubu is indeed a product of gifted insults! Tinubu is providentially and undoubtedly fulfilling the envisioned progressive agendas of the late Chief MKO Abiola and Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
A firm, Melka West Africa Limited has called on the National Assembly to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop harassing and intimidating its Managing Director, Mrs. Elsie Uwaka over a civil matter involving the firm, First Bank of Nigeria Plc and the Nigerian Navy.[
A coalition of Civil Society Groups, led by Policy Advocacy and Integrity Network Nigeria, has called on the Senate to ensure due diligence in the final confirmation of ministerial nominees.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conduct four bye-elections into National Assembly seats recently declared vacant by lawmakers nominated for ministers by President Bola Tinubu. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu made this disclosure at the 2023 Post Election Review meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Lagos on Friday. Yakubu…
After raised hopes, it was an anti-climax yesterday as the Senate failed to announce the arrival of the list of Ministerial nominees reportedly submitted by the Presidency.
The Speaker House of Representatives, Abbas Tajuddeen, on Saturday in Zaria said the 10th assembly would revisit the bill seeking constitutional....
The National Peace Advocate (NPA), a civil society group, has commended the National Assembly....
Barring a change of mind by the beneficiaries, no fewer than 14 sitting senators, including the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, will draw pensions and other benefits worth N5.6 billion from their states, for the duration of the 10th Senate.
After its inauguration on June 13, the 10th Senate adjourned until July 4. The resumption of legislative activities, earlier in the week, however, saw the emergence of new principal officers, signaling that the Red Chamber was now in full swing.