Tag: Parliament

Ethiopia Gets First Female President

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2018

Ethiopia’s parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president, proceedings on state television showed, cementing another shift in the country’s ... Read More

Lauretta Blasts National Assembly

AMT Tanimu- June 9, 2018

In 2015, Nigerians began the process of recovering their nation from the hardened criminals who hijacked Nigeria for sixteen years. With an APC majority in ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Caution African Parliament on Democratic Institutions

AMT Tanimu- May 27, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has stated that parliaments are the hope of saving the people from dictatorship, ... Read More

19 of 35 Nigerian lawmakers absent as ECOWAS Parliament opens

admin- May 10, 2018

Members of ECOWAS Parliament seated with some empty seats mostly belonging to absent Nigerian MPs Nineteen out of the 35 Nigerian representatives were on Thursday, ... Read More

Independence from Spain: Catalonia’s Parliament Declares República Catalana in Defiance to Madrid

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2017

Catalonia’s parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule ... Read More

EU Parliament to Create Separate Task Force to Handle Sexual Harassment

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2017

European Parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution requesting the establishment of “a task force of independent experts” following media reports that the chamber is a ... Read More

NASS Playing Robust Role In Consolidating Nigeria’s Democracy For 18 Years – Dogara

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2017

By paying particular attention to capacity strengthening, the National Assembly has made appreciable progress in fulfilling its democratic obligations to Nigerians, Speaker of the House ... Read More

NASS Resumption: I Want To Leave Behind An Effective Senate That Impact Lives – Saraki

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2017

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated, ahead of the resumption of the Senate from its annual recess, that his focus since ... Read More

Deputy Speaker Charged With Extortion In Bulgaria

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2017

Bulgaria's deputy speaker of parliament was charged with extortion on Thursday, with prosecutors saying he threatened seven pharmacy owners with damage to their outlets if ... Read More

Prof Nwabueze Describes Dogara As Sign Of Hope In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- June 19, 2017

Eminent jurist and constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has showered encomiums on Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, describing him as an impressive ... 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 President Saraki Leads Senate Team To German Parliament

AMT Tanimu- March 6, 2017

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki will on Tuesday lead a five-man delegation on a three-day visit to the German Parliament, the ... 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

Saraki Tasks ECOWAS Parliament On Regional Integration, Security

Abdul Jimoh- July 13, 2016

Sanni Onogu; Abuja Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament to work towards ... Read More

Buhari will still dine with lawmakers, says Shehu Graba

Abdul Jimoh- June 23, 2016

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the proposed dinner with members of the national assembly was postponed and ... Read More

Dogara Calls On Equatorial Guinea to Address Maltreatment of Nigerians

Henry Solomon- November 26, 2015

Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nigeria The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has called on the Government ... Read More