Accelerating the journey of women into power
It was always there, but I didn’t appreciate it: Love and more important appreciation. It is possible to love without appreciation; especially if one is coming from and within the fog of entitlement.
Gbajabiamila creates trust fund for slain newspaper vendor
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has announced the creation of a trust fund for children of the newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, who was shot dead by his security aide, Abdullahi Hassan.
National Assembly orders NBET to make refunds
For lack of convincing explanation, the Senate Committee on Public Accounts (SPAC) has ordered the management of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET)
Controversies trail N181b loan, N25b bond in Anambra govt
Controversies are trailing reported rejection of N181 billion loan requests from three banks aimed at tackling infrastructure development in Anambra State
Governors differ over alleged diversion of 13% oil derivation funds
Amid mounting allegations of diversion of 13 per cent oil derivation funds levelled against oil-producing states, some governors have refused to give detailed accounts of how the money has been spent over the years...
Nigeria’s Legislature is already part-time, says Duru
Well, from 2007 when I left Parliament, the National Assembly, I focused my time, energy and resources on rebuilding my business. It is important to mention here that before I went into politics full-time in 1999...
Buhari assents to banks and other financial institutions Act 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assented to the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020. The piece of legislation repeals the extant Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 1991 as amended. It is expected to enhance the resilience of the Nigerian financial system for economic growth. The BOFI Act 2020 updated the enabling law in…
‘DHQ won’t join issues with National Assembly on repentant terrorists’
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), yesterday, said it would not join issues with the National Assembly over its criticism of the military-led rehabilitation and reintegration of repentant Boko Haram members into the society.
Stakeholders seek zero budgetary allocation for defaulting MDAs
Stakeholders in the anti-corruption crusade have urged the National Assembly to ensure zero budget allocation to Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) that fail to remit the revenue they generated to the federation account.