Thursday, 8th June 2023

National Assembly

1 May
The new health practitioners’ bill that aims to tackle brain drain by keeping Nigeria-trained doctors in the country for five years pre-licensing, is ridiculously shortsighted, wrongheaded, and should be trashed immediately.
1 May
Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), yesterday, cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) against foisting principal officers on the National Assembly, saying it will endanger civil rule.
28 Apr
Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the North Central, National Assembly caucus, as well as other party leaders from the region, have been urged to adopt Yusuf Gagdi
28 Apr
Ajaokuta Steel Township Youth Vanguard for Development has called on Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, the National Assembly and the incoming President to halt the rush by the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to concession Ajaokuta Steel ...
27 Apr
Exactly a year, after the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) proposed and submitted a new revenue-sharing formula to President Muhammadu Buhari, governors of the 36 states of the federation, have become unhappy and impatient with the delay in getting the proposal signed into law. Accordingly, the state chief executives rose from a meeting…
19 Apr
Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th Assembly in June, House of Representatives member, Mr Dachung Musa Bagos has enjoined the citizenry to scrutinize aspirants jostling to occupy the seats of the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives. Speaking during the dialogue organised by Orderpaper advocacy initiative aimed at setting agenda for…
14 Apr
With barely 60 days to the expiration of the present ninth National Assembly, the jostle for who takes over leadership of the 10th legislature is getting intense.
5 Apr
Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, crisis may be brewing among members-elect of the House of Representatives over alleged plan by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to impose a successor. 
27 Mar
Last week, it was widely reported that the President assented to sixteen new Bills sent to him by the National Assembly, most of which relate to the amendment of the Constitution.
23 Mar
Former leader of the Seventh Senate, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has declared that the incoming Senate will not be business as usual. Chatting with newsmen in Calabar, yesterday, on his expectations from the incoming National Assembly...
23 Mar
The National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos has received over 25 petitions from aggrieved parties in the state.
21 Mar
Constitution amendment bills on power to summon presidents and governors suffered another major setback as President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent. Buhari's withholding of presidential assent to the Constitution alteration bill and 18 others became a source of concern to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the Senate, Tuesday.…


17 mins ago
Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said yesterday the international community has a collective responsibility to help members harness the full potential of the digital economy for economic growth,...
18 mins ago
Nigerian tertiary institutions, especially those owned by government have over time, been blamed for inability to proffer solutions to the nation’s numerous challenges through research.
21 mins ago
Browsing through the internet this morning, I came across an article written by one Bob Majiri Oghene Etemiku, which he titled: “Buhari’s Blood Runs Through Osinbajo’s White Agbada.”
26 mins ago
Although exact figures and terms of reference remain a secret as transparency and accountability concerns cloud the Direct Sale Direct Purchase (DSDP) arrangement of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited...
33 mins ago
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..