Thursday, 8th June 2023

National Assembly

19 Jul 2016
A Lagos-based lawyer, Kabir Akingbolu has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos to restrain the National Assembly (NASS) from sitting and debating for the purpose of passing into law any bill seeking to grant immunity and life pension to principal officers of the parliament.
19 Jul 2016
A constitutional amendment is in the works at the National Assembly to repeal the 1978 Land Use Act in order to remove contentious areas. It is taking this step to make land easily accessible to Nigerians, according to Senate President Bukola Saraki.
19 Jul 2016
There is no doubt that the frosty relationship between the Presidency and the leadership of the National Assembly, especially that of the Senate, which started from the inception of the All Progressives Congress...
19 Jul 2016
The House of Representatives has approved the sum of N241, 455,285,471 for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for 2016 fiscal year.Of the amount, the sum of N52, 982,280,360 is for personnel costs...
19 Jul 2016
A Lagos-based Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Felix Fagbohungbe, said it is unreasonable to grant immunity to the principal officers of the parliament, because they already have one...
18 Jul 2016
Again, the Presidency has given firm assurances that the Buhari administration which came to power on the back of anti-corruption and good governance would live up to its promises and commitments regarding those commitments.
18 Jul 2016
Members of the state Houses of Assembly in the South-East and South-South geo-political zones of the country at a joint session at the weekend have passed a motion rejecting ...
16 Jul 2016
The House of Representatives has faulted notions held in certain quarters that the moves to grant immunity to presiding officers of the National Assembly (NASS) is aimed at stalling the anti-graft war.
15 Jul 2016
Sir: Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) strongly condemns as self-serving and despicable the demand by some senators for immunity and life pension for presiding officers ...
15 Jul 2016
The definition of waste varies depending on the perspective that a writer chooses. However, for ease of reference, waste can be described as an “end”, an unused product of a useful element.
14 Jul 2016
As the two chambers of the National Assembly intensify efforts to subject the Constitution to another round of amendment, they have come under pressure to consider popular requests and agitation for the restructuring of the Nigerian nation.
13 Jul 2016
Nigerians must ensure that the obnoxious proposal by some senators, demanding immunity and life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly after their tenure of office, does not see the light of day.


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African Refinery Port Harcourt Limited, the NNPC Joint Venture Partner in the 100,000 barrels per day refinery currently being developed within the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex, has lauded the bold decision to remove the premium motor spirit..
11 mins ago
Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago, has unveiled of plans to host the first ever Green Economy Summit to mark his 100 days in office. Speaking at the launch of the initiative in Minna,...
15 mins ago
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has lamented his inability to access certified true copies of Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) materials needed to prosecute his petition against ...
17 mins ago
Ibom Air, an airline owned by Akwa Ibom State, has surpassed the targets it set for its first four years of operations. This is contained in a statement to commemorate the airline’s fourth anniversary, signed by the GM, Marketing and Communication, Aniekan Essienette, and made available to newsmen in Uyo. According to the airline, which…
21 mins ago
Workers and some labour leaders have demanded that the right kind of decent wage Nigerian workers need at this critical period in the economy should be the one that is commensurate with the level of inflation that emerged as a result of government policies.