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19 Sep 2016
No fewer than 2,570 aides are engaged by members of the 8th National Assembly, totaling 469, an investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed. Out of the number, 700 aides work for lawmakers in the Senate, while the remaining 1, 870 are engaged by House of Representatives members. As provided in the…
18 Sep 2016
Come Tuesday, attention will be on the two chambers of the National Assembly, as they resume to confront serious economic challenges, and proffer a way forward from the present economic recession.
18 Sep 2016
Rest is good, but not when it translates to rest in peace. For the members of the National Assembly, the return to plenary after recess could be likened to coming back to life.
18 Sep 2016
The need to insulate politicians in government from the award of juicy contracts to themselves, cronies or firms in which they have interests, with the attendant consequences of inflation of contract sums, which robs government of value for money....
17 Sep 2016
The Vice President, who was responding to comments from members during the 90th Anniversary of the Yoruba Tennis Club in Lagos yesterday, stressed that such change would “go through the National Assembly”...
16 Sep 2016
A former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Martin Luther Agwai (rtd), says youth unemployment remains a major national security challenge.
13 Sep 2016
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and leading Maritime lawyer, Mr Chidi Ilogu, has said the maritime and the transport sectors deserve to be treated as specialized industry.
11 Sep 2016
The preparation and processing of the 2017 Budget Bill, devising best legislative strategies for exiting the economic recession, as well as, the conclusion of work on the Petroleum Industry Bill...
11 Sep 2016
Constitution review is a continuous process and has been on the front burner of national discourse since 1999. The 6th National Assembly successfully passed three sets of alterations (amendments) to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria...
9 Sep 2016
It is refreshing to note that the Federal Government has also prioritised a possible review of the operations of the Commission as same forms part of the reasons for seeking emergency powers from Nigeria’s National Assembly.
7 Sep 2016
Padding and the attendant corrupt practices have been a contentious issue since the alarm and allegations raised by the former chairman of the Appropriation Committee in the House of Representatives over the 2016 Budget.
5 Sep 2016
The government has been called upon once again to cast its eyes more determinedly at the housing sector, especially on mass housing provision for its teeming low-income sector.

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