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5 Feb 2018
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) and the National Assembly have berated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the poor compliance with the Public Procurement Act of 2007.
30 Jan 2018
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to reject the recommendation by the Committee on True Federalism that wage and other labour-related matters should be removed from Exclusive Legislative List to the Concurrent List.
28 Jan 2018
The essence of pension is to cater for people who have served meritoriously and to discourage the attitude of people who want to keep things aside for eventualities in case one is out of office and money is no longer available.
17 Jan 2018
The National Assembly is processing a fresh legislation, with stiff penalties, including impeachment for non-implementation of national budgets. The bill, which is being given expeditious consideration, also provides specific timeline for the preparation, consideration and enactment of national budgets, emanated from reports of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) after series of engagements with…
15 Jan 2018
A Federal High Court, Lagos has granted a request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to seek an order to compel prosecution of some principal officers of the National Assembly over alleged padding and stealing of N481billion from the 2016 budget.
12 Jan 2018
The signing into law of the bill that empowers medical personnel to treat gunshot victims without waiting for police report has given legal backing to the persistent calls for higher premium to be placed on life than hitherto done.
4 Jan 2018
The Senate has served notice to hold a public hearing on January 4, 2018 on the acute scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), which inflicted untold hardship...
19 Dec 2017
Speaker House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja said the National Assembly was committed to ensuring that local government administration in the country got autonomy.
13 Dec 2017
A Coalotion of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has called on the Federal Government and the National Assembly to close ranks and expedite the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to provide clarity and certainty that would attract the needed investment in the sector.
David-Anyaele
7 Dec 2017
A cross section of the over 25 million Nigerians living with various forms of disability will today protest the alleged neglect of the Disability Bill to the National Assembly.
27 Nov 2017
A coalition of civil society groups has urged the National Assembly to probe the ceding of Nigerian coastal waterways to an Israeli firm.
21 Nov 2017
In my opinion, the Legal Profession Bill is bad law as it is, and should be overhauled to reflect the needs of today’s young lawyers- a consistently teeming population, and not just feed the egos of a few.

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