Tag: National Assembly

774, 000 Jobs: Adhere to principle of separation of powers, group tells NASS

Suleiman Idris- July 2, 2020

Following the recent order suspending the provision of 774,000 jobs by the National Assembly (NASS), a group, Voters Awareness Initiative (VAI), has asked the lawmakers ... Read More

2015 Audit Report: Senate May Issue Warrant of Arrest Over Failure of MDAs to Defend Queries – Sen. Matthew Urhoghide

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

The Senate on Thursday  said it might be compelled  to issue a warrant for arrests on  heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), which failed ... Read More

Reps Seek Review of Nigeria’s Foreign Policy to Address Racism

Henry Solomon- June 10, 2020

The House of Representatives has called for a review of Nigeria’s foreign policy with a view to liberate the black man from racial of oppression ... Read More

Kalu Resumes Duty at The Senate Chamber

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia-APC), on Tuesday resumed duty at the senate by attending plenary after his release from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. Kalu, who ... Read More

COVID-19: FG Seeks National Assembly approval for N500bn Intervention Fund

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it on an ... Read More

Electoral Bill 2020 Will Inject Better Ideas into Electoral System — Senate

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ongoing review of the Electoral Law will inject better ideas into the country’s electoral ... Read More

Bill for Establishment of Police Academy Passes 2nd Reading in Senate

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2020

 A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate. ... Read More

Omo-Agege Express Shock Over Death of Aide

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2019

Late Mr. Mudiaga Asagba According to him, the former broadcaster was a dedicated staff who gave his all in the discharge of his duties during ... Read More

NASS Will Strengthen Laws Against Rape – Omo-Agege

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2019

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the National Assembly will strengthen the nation’s extant laws as they relate to ... Read More

Senate Backs $10bn Investment in Gas Sector

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2019

The Senate is throwing its full weight behind the 10billion dollars Train seven Project investment in the nation’s gas sector, by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural ... Read More

Senate Confirms 15 NDDC Nominees, Rejects 1

Henry Solomon- November 5, 2019

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of 15 persons for the appointment on board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), out of 16 names ... Read More

Dr. Lawan, President of the Senate Flag off Free Medical Outreach

Tanimu- October 27, 2019

President of the Senate flagged off a free medical outreach comprising mainly of eye examination and surgery, and a mass animal vaccination for my constituents ... Read More

Jega urges National Assembly to Adopt Electronic Voting System

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2019

Prof. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday advised the 9th Assembly to adopt electronic voting for effective monitoring of bills ... Read More

Card Reader to Get Legal Backing – Omo-Agege

Henry Solomon- October 3, 2019

As part of measures to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria, the National Assembly would ensure that card reader is given ... Read More

Buhari to Present 2020 Budget October 8

Henry Solomon- October 3, 2019

President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, October 8 present the 2020 Appropriation Bill (Budget) to the joint session of the National Assembly.  President of the ... Read More

Ministerial Screening: Senate Shifts Vacation By 1 Week

Abdul Jimoh- July 23, 2019

 The Senate has shifted its proposed annual vacation by one week, to create time for the screening and confirmation of the 43 ministerial nominees sent ... Read More

Senate Panel Seeks More Time to Investigate Senator Abbo

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2019

The Senate Ad hoc Committee investigating the allegation of assault brought against Sen. Ishiaku Abbo, has requested for more time to complete its assignment. Chairman ... Read More

Senate To Get Ministerial Nominees’ before Friday — Lawan

Abdul Jimoh- July 10, 2019

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan has said that the Senate will receive the list of ministerial nominees from President Mohammadu Buhari before ... Read More

What Katsina Emir told Buhari to do for journalists

admin- June 19, 2019

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has urged the Federal Government in collaboration with the National Assembly, to approve a standard salary structure for ... Read More

NASS will pass Budget within 3 months – Lawan

admin- June 14, 2019

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan says henceforth the National Assembly (NASS) will ensure the passage of the nation’s appropriation bill within three months of ... Read More