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3 Jul 2016
The Senate has stated that it has been vindicated by the Thursday ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against public interest.
1 Jul 2016
Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said he was not a witness in the ongoing forgery case against some members of the Senate.
1 Jul 2016
From the Presidency and the National Assembly came outpourings of eulogies yesterday over the death of former minister of foreign affairs, Chief Ojo Maduekwe and literary great ...
28 Jun 2016
Lack of a legal framework backed by appropriate legislation from the National Assembly, has been identified as the major factor responsible for the failure of the Federal Government to concession ...
28 Jun 2016
Senate President Bukola Saraki said his trial was part of the continuous persecution by some persons in and outside government.
28 Jun 2016
The role of the National Assembly is spelt out fully in the constitution – to make laws for the good government of Nigeria. There is almost a throw away clause that deals with “oversight functions”.
27 Jun 2016
A little while ago, three of our legislators had their Visas to the United States cancelled because they were accused of unwelcome sexual behaviour while in the US.
27 Jun 2016
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has said there is nothing wrong with anybody or region wanting to leave Nigeria as long as such request or desire is channelled through the National Assembly...
25 Jun 2016
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru, has said that the Senate decided to throw out the controversial Frivolous Petition Bill 2016 ...
24 Jun 2016
In a letter dated 10 February, 2012, I confronted the then Federal Minister for Works with publications in the newspapers which stated that the Federal Government had decided to reimburse some State Governments that have rehabilitated Federal Government Roads. I protested the non-insistence that such refunds must follow the provisions of the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007.
21 Jun 2016
Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will be arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory today on charges of criminal conspiracy and forgery of the upper legislative chamber’s Standing Rules, 2015.
21 Jun 2016
Well, I am hearing rumours of change in the system. Unfortunately, again, I blamed the judiciary for their problems. In the first place, being appointed a judge of the highest court anywhere in the world is a very serious matter...

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