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27 Apr 2017
Over the past several months, the restructuring debate has understandably been pushed to the front burner with opinions on the issue being as varied as they are divided. Expectedly, every Nigerian appears to have an idea on how and what to restructure.
26 Apr 2017
Contracts for new road projects recently awarded by the Federal Government is delaying the National Assembly from passing the 2017 budget proposal submitted to it on December 14, 2016.
25 Apr 2017
A lot of Nigerian’s are disappointed that some public officers are earning humongous pensions from their previous offices while still serving in other capacities in government.
23 Apr 2017
Sadly, in the Constitutional review, because the whole problem is in the provision of the Constitution, to reflect this in the Constitution, we did that in the last House, but unfortunately, it didn’t scale through and we all know why.
23 Apr 2017
Most times, when names of politically exposed persons are mentioned in relation to corrupt practices, or enrichment, the uproar obfuscates critical issues that surround the crime.
8 Apr 2017
El-Rufai, who expressed concerns over the over-bloated budget, salaries and allowances of the lawmakers, especially those of the senators said that the issues should be looked into in order to redeem the image of the National Assembly.
6 Apr 2017
The Presidency on Thursday said that the seeming disagreement between the legislature and the executive in a democracy was a normal phenomenon which should not be misconstrued as a rift.
6 Apr 2017
Over a dozen members of the National Assembly have, at different times, since the return of democracy in 1999 been suspended so far from the Senate and House of Representatives.
5 Apr 2017
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the National Assembly to address the issue of low funding of the education sector in the country.
2 Apr 2017
Lawyers have warned that unless the committee set up by the Presidency to mediate between the executive and the legislature found answers to the lingering impasse, the conflict will undermine the nation’s democracy.
2 Apr 2017
The Senate, constitutionally, will have a final say on the issue of Magu, and if by chance there are still some political deals to be reached on the matter, so much has already taken place to demystify Magu.
28 Mar 2017
The 2017 Appropriation Bill may be passed before May 2017.Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, who disclosed this yesterday warned heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to desist from the practice of “mopping up” of funds at the end of March, 2017.

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