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16 Jun 2017
Abdulqadir’s explanation followed the allegation by some employees of the National Assembly who presented themselves as customers of SunTrust Bank and claiming that their salaries were not paid even though the funds were released to the lender.
14 Jun 2017
Barely 24 hours after he signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has accused the National Assembly of injecting new projects into the budget.
13 Jun 2017
The National Assembly has disclosed that it would soon pass a bill to make it easy for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seize fraudulently acquired property.
9 Jun 2017
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said the 8th Senate passed 96 Bills and 72 petitions from its inauguration in 2015 to June, 2017.He made this known at a special session to mark the second anniversary of the 8th Senate in Abuja on Friday.
5 Jun 2017
The success of the FGN’s expansionary fiscal agenda rests on its ability to release funds for capital programmes. Last year the (gross) federally collected revenue stood at N5.7trn, equivalent to 8.3% of total GDP in 2016. This was driven primarily by non-oil revenue collection.
5 Jun 2017
The recent disclosure of the expenditure profile of the National Assembly as contained in the 2017 budget is just one of the many tasks expected of the legislature as a body charged with the responsibility of checking other arms of government against abuses. 

5 Jun 2017
On May 11, after what seemed an age, the National Assembly finally passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill effecting an upward adjustment in the proposed spending plan submitted by the President.
4 Jun 2017
The Presidency has, however, confirmed that it would engage the leadership of the National Assembly in some discussions to sort out whatever grey areas exist, even though it denied any plot to reject the document.
1 Jun 2017
They also expressed concerns that since 2010, NASS has spent about $3.3 billion (N1.01 trillion at subsisting official exchange rate) without recourse to transparency and public information.
1 Jun 2017
At a public hearing on the Gas Flaring (Prohibition) Bill in the National Assembly, the Senate Committee on Gas Resources also lamented that gas flaring is creating so much health hazard.
1 Jun 2017
Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has rejected in totality the PIGB, describing it as insensitive. However, the Host Community Bill and Petroleum Industry Fiscal Bill are at different stages of scrutiny at the National Assembly.
31 May 2017
Dogara disclosed this when he received a delegation from the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) who paid him a courtesy visit on Wednesday in Abuja.


The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the killing of 10 of its members across Anambra State by the Anambra Vigilante Group (AVG) working with Nigeria’s security agencies in the state.
33 mins ago
Recently, some hired political thugs, hoodlums and hooligans threatened the Labour party in Lagos to stop conducting a rally tagged: #Obidattti23 Forward Ever Rally” scheduled to hold in Lagos on October 1
37 mins ago
Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Cecilia Dada, has declared that one viably way to ease the plights of vulnerable women and youths across the metropolis was to enhance
41 mins ago
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, flagged off his campaign with an appeal to all party members to join him in the task of seeking the mandate..
44 mins ago
The University of Ibadan (UI) and Carlcare Development Nigeria Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an Infinix club in the university.