Tag: Lawmakers

Ogoniland Clean-up: NASS Committees Express Satisfaction With Pace of Work

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Climate Change and Ecology, say they are satisfied with the pace of work at the Ogoniland clean-up ... Read More

Lawmaker urges religious leaders to promote campaign against hate speech, corruption

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 23, 2018

A member of House of Representatives, Mr. Raheem Olawuyi, has called on religious leaders to promote the campaign against hate speech and corruption. Olawuyi represents ... Read More

Institute Lauds Senate’s Passage of Forensic Audit Bill

Henry Solomon- July 12, 2018

The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors of Nigeria(CIFIA), has commended the National Assembly for the passage of a Bill for an Act establishing ... Read More

Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate President Trump for 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Henry Solomon- June 13, 2018

Two Norwegian lawmakers on Wednesday nominated U.S. President Donald Trump nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, citing Trump’s historic summit on Tuesday with North ... Read More

Senate Begins Investigation Into OAU Sexual Harassment Case

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2018

The Senate on Wednesday, commenced the investigation into the alleged sexual harassment case between a student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Monica ... Read More

DG NILS Hamalai, Prepares State Assembly Clerks for Constitution Amendment

Henry Solomon- February 7, 2018

Director General (DG) National lnstitute for Legislative Studies Prof. Laid Hamalai, in a workshop organised for clerks of State Assemblies nationwide, underscored the need for ... Read More

Adamawa Government Tags State Appropriation as ” Budget of Hope”

Henry Solomon- November 30, 2017

Governor of Adamawa State, Mohammed Umar Jibrilla Bindow, has presented a budget estimate of one hundred and sixty-two billion, seven hundred and ninety-five million, nine ... Read More

House of Reps to Investigate Alleged Sale of PHCN Assets

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2017

The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to investigate the alleged fraudulent sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) none-core assets and scraps. This ... Read More

Constitution Review: Sentiments Responsible For The Rejection Of Devolution of Power – Saraki

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2017

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has blamed sentiments from parts of the country for the rejection of devolution of powers clause in ongoing ... Read More

National Assembly, ACBF Sign $1.1m Capacity Project Agreement

Abdul Jimoh- July 10, 2017

National Assembly, ACBF Sign $1.1m Capacity Project Agreement The National Assembly and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), have signed a $1.1million project grant agreement for the ... Read More

NHIS Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf Suspended

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2017

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) Professor Usman Yusuf, has been suspended. NTA Reports that the Minister for Health Prof. Isaac Folorunso ... Read More

8th Assembly Driven By Performance, Not Re-Election, Says Dogara

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said members of the 8th Assembly (House of Representatives) are driven by the zeal to perform ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Hosts Lawmakers To Ramadan Iftar

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2017

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday hosted members of the House from South West and North Central zones to Ramadan ... Read More

High Turnover Rate Affects The Quality of legislation At NASS – Dogara

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has lamented the high rate of turnover of legislators in the National Assembly. This, he attributed ... Read More

Senate Wants Verification of HIV Cure Claim By University Don

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the claim ... Read More

House of Reps to Launch Research on Ailing Industries

Suleiman Idris- February 11, 2017

(VON)  The House of Representatives is to launch a research work aimed at taking the Nigerian Moribund and ailing industries back to production. This was ... Read More

DSS Nabbed Criminal Gangs, Kidnap Syndicates And B H Members

Abdul Jimoh- January 10, 2017

    The Department of State Security DSS says it has arrested various criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and boko haram members across the country following ... Read More

It May Be End of The Road For Korea’s Female President

Henry Solomon- December 8, 2016

President Park Geun-hye of South Korea  may have less than 24 hours left to her presidency as the country’s National Assembly scheduled an impeachment vote ... Read More

Kaduna State Assembly Passes 2017 Budget At N214b

AMT Tanimu- December 2, 2016

2017 Budget: Kaduna lawmakers approve N214bn Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: Kaduna State’s 2017 Budget has been approved. The Kaduna State House of Assembly today passed the ... Read More

Senate Bill Seeks To Move Presidential Inauguration To NASS

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2016

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu is the sponsor of the bill. The first reading of the Bill for an Act to provide ... Read More