Thursday, 28th September 2023

National Assembly

11 Jun
The Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has made a strong case for deliberate action towards the preservation of institutional memory in the National Assembly for a vibrant legislature
8 Jun
Despite opinions of majority Nigerians that the Ninth National Assembly was more of appendage of the executive arm of government, outgoing Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has scored the legislature high, citing the 112 bills assented to by former President Muhammadu Buhari.
2 Jun
With the June 13 inauguration of the 10th National Assembly drawing nearer, President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, met with Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the State House, Abuja.
30 May
Members-elect of the incoming 10th National Assembly have been urged to take the issue of public accountability and justice seriously to ensure that Nigerians enjoy the true dividends of representative democracy.
21 May
The Niger Delta Rights Advocates (NDRA) has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the in-coming members of the National Assembly, to consider integrity, loyalty and hard work in the choice of the leadership of the 10th National Assembly.
20 May
Another round of fresh corruption crisis has bedevilled the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as the Chairman of the commission’s board, Lauretta Onochie and the Managing Director, Samuel Ogbuku, openly engaged one another in corruption allegations exchanges at the National Assembly.
19 May
Niger Delta Youth Congress (NDYC), yesterday, called on the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to allow members of the National Assembly to exercise their rights to vote and be voted for, without being hindered by zoning restrictions.
17 May
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase, has clarified the position of the North Central geopolitical zone insisting the zone never rejected the All Progressives Congress (APC) zoning arrangements for the 10th leadership positions as published in the media He said what was published was contrary to the statement he released on…
16 May
Aspirants from North Central for National Assembly Presiding Offices have rejected the zoning formular adopted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The group gave the indication at a meeting where they reviewed the proposed zoning structure released frowned at the allocation of the Positions of the Deputy Senate President and the Speaker of the…
15 May
Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as Amended), sections 4 (1) & (2): (1) “The legislative powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria shall be vested in a National Assembly for the Federation which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives....
10 May
The Chairman, South-West Governors' Forum, and Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has frowned at the zoning formula released a few days ago by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as regards the leadership positions of the yet-to-be inaugurated 10th National Assembly. Akeredolu, who described the move of the ruling…
7 May
Although election consequences aren’t over until the courts say they are over in Nigeria, this is a time to advise our political leaders who are taking over from Buhari and co; on May 29, 2023 that they need to begin to manage priorities and expectations the morning after May 29, 2023.


24 mins ago
US Republicans launch impeachment inquiry hearings into Joe Biden on Thursday, escalating an eight-month corruption investigation that has failed to uncover evidence of wrongdoing by the president.
31 mins ago
Burkina Faso's military government said Wednesday it had foiled a coup attempt the previous day, almost a year after the country's leader came to power in a coup himself.
39 mins ago
The Minister of the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike, has sacked some heads of Parastatals, Agencies and government companies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA.
1 hour ago
If the 1555 book, Les Propheties, by the French Astrologer, Apothecary and Physician, Michel De Nostredame, popularly known as Nostradamus is to be recreated or adopted in the light of the present times, the documentary would probably be titled ‘The Man who saw Today’ instead of the dramatic premiering as a Man who saw Tomorrow.…
3 hours ago
Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Peter Ryan, has said Nigeria and his country will continue to strengthen existing relations. He disclosed this during the Very Reverend Father Dennis Slattery Memorial Lecture, organised by St. Finbarr’s College Old Boys Association, in Victoria Island, Lagos. Ryan said Ireland and Nigeria had cordial relations before he came to…