Thursday, 8th June 2023

National Assembly

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 John Owan-Enoh (APC- Cross River) has withdrawn his court case challenging the outcome of the state governorship primaries which he lost.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.
14 Dec
The leadership of the National Assembly has good reason to lament and express worry over the apparent stalemate to which the review of the Nigerian Constitution is heading, several years and a lot of public fund down the line.
13 Dec
Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has called on the National Assembly to complete its review of the Constitution or face legal action.
13 Dec
The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has said that those criticising efforts of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reposition the nation’s economy for development and growth, through the newly redesign naira notes and cash withdrawal policy, should be seen as enemies of the country.
2 Dec 2022
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…


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Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has held a meeting with Labour Leaders on how they can create palliatives following the removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit known as petrol.
30 mins ago
Two subpoenaed Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ad hoc officers said the election umpire had difficulty uploading presidential results during the Feb 25 election.
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The Senate has approved a payment of N6.7 billion to the Kebbi Government as a refund for repairs carried out on Federal Government roads in the state.
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The FCT High Court in Gwagwalada on Thursday ordered a student, Istifanus Irmiya, to clean the premises of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for two weeks for internet fraud.
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The Niger State governor, Rt. Hon. Mohammed Umaru Bago is set to submit 20 names for the position of Special Adviser to the 10th House of Assembly for approval. The governor's spokesperson, Magaji Bichi. Bologi Ibrahim disclosed this via Twitter on Thursday. "Niger State Governor, Rt. Hon. Mohammed Umaru Bago said he will send 20…