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9 Aug 2016
Member, House of Representatives for Tukum/Donga/Ussa Federal Constituency (PDP), Plateau State, Rima Shawulu has described as “very uncharitable” the remarks by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that National Assembly members are corrupt.
9 Aug 2016
We are calling on the Nigeria Judicial Commission and other relevant bodies to cause the National Assembly to amend Section 318 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, so that we can be part of the judicial officers...
8 Aug 2016
A predominant question that has continued to dominate public discussions after the 2015 Presidential and National Assembly elections was, could the All Progressives Congress (APC), win elections in Southeast?
6 Aug 2016
It is quite inscrutable, why more and more trees have been falling so frequently on trees in our wonderful country, where forces of darkness apparently conspire daily to demonize our 17-year - old democracy and its concomitant governance culture.
5 Aug 2016
Some months ago, the Central Bank of Nigeria and Federal Inland Revenue Service stealthily hired hundreds of people without following due process. Was your name on that list? I doubt it, but still let us assume your name made it there.
5 Aug 2016
As the controversy on the padding of the 2016 budget rages, members of the Faculty of Board Initiatives (FBI) yesterday canvassed the enforcement of the Public Procurement Act (PPA).
4 Aug 2016
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Civil Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), has called on the National Assembly to clear its reputation by truthfully telling Nigerians all it knows about the budget controversy.
3 Aug 2016
These certainly are not the best of times for members and particularly the leadership of the House of Representatives given the unfolding drama over the alleged padding of the 2016 Budget.
2 Aug 2016
No fewer than 1,236 respondents, representing 59.6 per cent, in the six geopolitical zones have rejected extending immunity for leaders of the National and State Assemblies. A total of 2,073 adults both male and female, cutting across various professions, rejected the idea in a nationwide survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The result…
2 Aug 2016
The Bishop of Lagos Mainland, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Adebayo Dada Akinde, has condemned the proposed immunity for members of the National Assembly.
27 Jul 2016
A Coalition of anti-corruption bodies, under the aegis of Civil Society Network Against Corruption seeks accelerated passage and reviews of corruption-related bills pending before the National Assembly.
26 Jul 2016
“There is nothing like budget padding. If it is the National Assembly that works on the budget, then you don’t call it padding because padding is like an illegality."


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