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6 Feb
The brouhaha surrounding the redesign of the naira by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the subsequent withdrawal of the old notes with the deadline originally set at January 31, 2023, has been reverberating nationwide even before the end of 2022.
16 Jan
Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday, offered insight on why he, alongside other stalwarts, formed the party in 2014.
4 Jan
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, ended uncertainty over the fate of his administration’s eighth appropriation, signing the bill, containing some unreconciled and frivolous estimates, as transmitted by the National Assembly, into law.
3 Jan
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed into law the 2023 appropriation bill of N21.83 trillion. Buhari signed the bill at the Council Chambers of the State House in Abuja. Last week the National Assembly passed the bill, representing an increase of N1.32 trillion from Buhari's N20.51 trillion budget proposal. A budget breakdown indicates an allocation…
29 Dec
We are not learning much and this is why we are sinking and drifting. It is like a mirage, you will always think it is there but nothing is there and we are not getting anywhere.
29 Dec
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has flayed the Ninth National Assembly for alleged mismanagement of its legislative powers to “sabotage the economic wellbeing of Nigeria in violation of the widely accepted recommendations for restructuring...
28 Dec
Sen. John Owan-Enoh (APC- Cross River) has withdrawn his court case challenging the outcome of the state governorship primaries which he lost. Owan-Enoh, who represents Cross River Central at the National Assembly said this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that his decision was based on Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s public appeal…
28 Dec
The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill, a legislation that proposes key reforms to specific taxation, customs, excise and fiscal laws. The bill amends several laws namely the Capital Gains Tax Act, Companies Income Tax Act, Personal Income Tax Act, Petroleum Profits Tax Act, as well as Stamp Duties Act, Value Added Tax,…
23 Dec
In what has been described as ambush of sort for the industry, the National Assembly has fixed the public hearing of the 'controversial' National Information Technology Development Agent (NITDA) Act Amendment Bill to today, Friday.
22 Dec
Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, yesterday, passed the Business Facilitation Bill 2022, also known as the Omnibus Bill.
19 Dec
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on media and public affairs, Mr Benjamin Kalu has decried the appalling budgetary provision for the National Assembly.
14 Dec
Sir: Recent news report that some widows with placards of different inscriptions protested in front of the National Assembly over what they described as stigmatisation against them due to some cultural practices is a clear sign that it is not yet a new dawn for widows.


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