Wednesday, 22nd March 2023
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National Assembly

2 Dec
Senator Albert Bassey representing Akwa Ibom North East at the National Assembly has been convicted of money laundering. On Thursday, Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State sentenced Senator Bassey to 42 years imprisonment. The court found the lawmaker guilty of a six-count charge of money laundering preferred against him by…
30 Nov
For proper co-ordination and regulation of the e-hailing industry, the Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private-Owners Association of Nigeria (PEDPAN) has sought the intervention of the National Assembly and the Ministry of Labour and Productivity to meet its demands.
23 Nov
Stakeholders in Nigeria's oil and gas sector have raised the alarm over a fresh threat being constituted to the business environment as a result of the Senate’s directive for Nigeria's Liquefied Natural Gas
22 Nov
A group, Concerned Nigerians For Good Conscience, has called for the immediate reversal of Sani Magaji Tambuwal’s appointment as Clerk of the National Assembly.
22 Nov
A simple majority vote of members in 24 States will be required for each amendment to be approved. This is usually in the form of a YES or NO vote.
21 Nov
The Constitution established the Legislature as the First Arm of government, because law is needed to define all other aspects of human existence.
14 Nov
A Coalition of civil society organisations, at the weekend in Abuja, called on the National Assembly to ensure appropriation for family planning and improved family planning services in the proposed 2023 budget instead
14 Nov
The recent lamentation by the present and past leadership of the National Assembly over its inability to check the excesses of the executive arm of government is self-serving, face-saving and totally unacceptable.
5 Nov
Due to the delay in the presentation of the 2022 budget for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), the National Assembly (NASS) may combine and pass the 2022 and 2023 budgets for the administration.
4 Nov
As much as possible, I will expect that they should be robust, they should engage me meaningfully and be representative. I don’t want a rubber-stamp parliament. When I was at the National Assembly, I didn’t agree to become
3 Nov
Alleged compromise, weak oversight and incompetence have been identified as some of the major problems of the current National Assembly in checking bad governance nationwide as dictated by the Constitution.
29 Oct
A face-off between members of the National Assembly (NASS) and the executive arm of the Federal Government is imminent following alleged failures of the government in checking the menace of perennial flooding that has caused loss...


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