Thursday, 8th June 2023

National Assembly

12 Jul 2016
Civil society organizations (CSOs) and the media have been advised to be less adversarial in their engagement with the National Assembly as a way of bringing about positive ...
7 Jul 2016
The controversy on whether the current trial of the leadership of the upper chamber over allegations of forgery of the Senate rules, has continued to exacerbate the political crisis rocking Nigeria’s 8th National Assembly.
4 Jul 2016
The lingering faceoff between the Presidency and the Senate over the alleged forgery of Senate rules when the 8th National Assembly was proclaimed has elicited grave concern among discerning Nigerians.
4 Jul 2016
Our concept of budgeting is zero budgeting where we only appropriate money for key projects that the government considers important for implementation of its key policies.
3 Jul 2016
The Senate has stated that it has been vindicated by the Thursday ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against public interest.
1 Jul 2016
Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said he was not a witness in the ongoing forgery case against some members of the Senate.
1 Jul 2016
From the Presidency and the National Assembly came outpourings of eulogies yesterday over the death of former minister of foreign affairs, Chief Ojo Maduekwe and literary great ...
28 Jun 2016
Lack of a legal framework backed by appropriate legislation from the National Assembly, has been identified as the major factor responsible for the failure of the Federal Government to concession ...
28 Jun 2016
Senate President Bukola Saraki said his trial was part of the continuous persecution by some persons in and outside government.
28 Jun 2016
The role of the National Assembly is spelt out fully in the constitution – to make laws for the good government of Nigeria. There is almost a throw away clause that deals with “oversight functions”.
27 Jun 2016
A little while ago, three of our legislators had their Visas to the United States cancelled because they were accused of unwelcome sexual behaviour while in the US.
27 Jun 2016
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has said there is nothing wrong with anybody or region wanting to leave Nigeria as long as such request or desire is channelled through the National Assembly...


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Tunisia's navy has retrieved two bodies from the sea after an army helicopter with four people on board vanished from radar screens and crashed, the defence ministry said on Thursday.
24 mins ago
As part of the fleet recapitalisation effort of the Nigerian Government, the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dearsan Shipyard Turkey to remodel the Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) ARADU.
42 mins ago
The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has organised a workshop to build teachers' capacity to Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education, SMASE, and jolly phonics programs for teachers across the country. Speaking at the workshop the Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, explained that SMASE and Jolly Phonics have been implemented over ten years in…
1 hour ago
The United States (U.S.) has officially opened the application for the 2023 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE). The U.S. government on Thursday threw the application open via the Twitter handle of the United States Diplomatic Mission Nigeria.;amp;s=08 "Attention: Calling Nigerian Businesswomen! The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) —Nigeria is receiving applications for AWE Cohort…
1 hour ago
Three fraudsters were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by Justice Muhammad Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court for impersonating foreigners and defrauding their victims in the process.