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NAPMAIDEs members appoints Prince Oyelude as caretaker chairman

"As a progressive legislative Media Aide, I will ensure the familiarization of the group with Sen. Abubakar Yusuf and Hon. Akinyemi Olaide, the representives of the Senate and House of Representatives in Gov. Mai Bala Buni led APC Caretaker/Convention Committee members and ensure massive defection of opposition parliamentarians from Enugu, Ebonyi, Zamfara, Anambra FCT and Akwa-Ibom states where there was no single progressive parliamentarians".

State of the nation: justice, equity and fair play—the moral compass

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."—Martin Luther...

SERAP urges Lawan, Gbajabiamila to probe missing ₦4.4bn NASS funds

The National Assembly Budget and Research Office reportedly spent N66,303,411.70 as out-of-pocket expenses without any documents. The National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies paid N246,256,060.51 by cheques, despite the prohibition of payments by cheque by the Federal Government, except in extreme cases, and contrary to Financial Regulation 631.”

Herdsmen crises: provide much-needed leadership, Saraki tells Buhari

Bukola Saraki, the immediate Past President of the Senate and Wazirin Ilorn has made strong appeal to all Nigerians to work...

The National Assembly has powers to replace the 1999 Constitution – Afe Babalola

The Nigerian 1999 constitution is not autochthonous; it was imposed on Nigerians by the military. An autochthonous constitution is one which is completely people-oriented; the process must completely factor in the people and their elected representatives.

“You’re under moral and legal obligation to honour NASS invitation” Falana tells Buhari

“By the combined effect of sections 88 and 89 of the Constitution the National Assembly is empowered to summon any public officer including the President in the course of conducting investigation into any matter with respect to which it has power to make laws and the conduct of affairs of any person

Buhari must face National Assembly, Ozekhome tells Malami

President Muhammadu Buhari must realise that history will judge him for good or for bad; not his Attorney General or spokepersons. What Nigerians will remember in the future will be “the Buhari Administration”, not the Abubakar Malami, Lai Mohammed, Femi Adesina, or Garuba Shehu administration. This is because, as former American President, Harry Truman, once put it, “the Buck stops here”.

BREAKING: Senate confirms appointment of Yakubu as INEC Chairman

Nigerian Senate has on Tuesday, December 1, confirmed Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the second term...

Breaking: House summon President Buhari over insecurity in Nigeria

The House of Representatives has resolved to invite President Muhammad Buhari for a brief over insecurity situation in the country.

Breaking: NASS will ensure justice for victims of alleged SARS abuses – Lawan assures youths

“I call on our patriotic youths to leave the streets as Government has heard their voices and is addressing their grievances. This is also necessary to avoid unwittingly continuing to provide covers for the criminals and fifth columnists in our midst.

Water Resource Bill: Be guided by Nigeria’s unity, group tells NASS

A Socio-cultural group, Tiv Youth Organisation (TYO) has urged the National Assembly to be guided by the national interest in its...

I received order for $4.7m cars from S/Leone after NASS lawmakers rejected my vehicles– Innoson

…’Motorcycle price was crashed from N150, 000 to N60, 000, trying to do same with cars’ …Explains...

NASS panel dismisses NDDC team over ‘missing’ N143bn

“Only recurrent expenditure, which runs from January 1 to December 31, 2019, was implemented substantially.”

Reps move to bar Presidential, guber aspirants with criminal records

The essence of the bill is to stop such aspirants from contesting future elections.

Generator Ban: Nigerian Senators should lead by example

A government that is willing and ready to ban the usage of generating set should provide an alternative and not proposal that gifts 10 years jail term for generator importers and sellers.

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Foreigner who ‘sells’ guns to bandits arrested in Zamfara

Four other suspects were also paraded for their alleged involvement in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms.

Always feel free to ask Nigeria for help, Buhari tells Chadian President

President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said, “We are bound together by culture and geography, and we will help in all ways we can.”

Nigeria experienced decline in remittance inflow by 28% in 2020 ― World Bank

“The decline in flows to Sub-Saharan Africa was almost entirely due to a 28 per cent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria.

National grid restored after system collapse – TCN

Power was restored to the transmission stations a day after TCN announced that the nation’s electricity grid had suffered a system collapse, leading to a power outage in various parts of the country.