APGA Supporters Protest NASS Tribunal Ruling In Abia

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) supporters have staged a protest against the National Assembly (NASS) Tribunal judgment that confirmed the elections of Some NASS members from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Describing the judgment as an ‘injustice and reap to democracy’, the angry protesters carried placards with various inscriptions – “God, come to

Ministerial screening: Fayose orders NASS members to support Fayemi


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, has directed lawmakers representing the state at the National Assembly to support the nomination of former Governor Kayode Fayemi during his screening by the Senate next Tuesday. The post Ministerial screening: Fayose orders NASS members to support Fayemi appeared first on Vanguard News.

SERAP Opposes Immunity Clause For Lawmakers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has warned the National Assembly not to contemplate its proposed immunity clause for its leadership.In a statement, the civil society organisation said that contemplating an immunity clause for the Senate President and others at this time, is simply being lawless.

Photos: See faces of NASS members Saraki led to meet with Buhari


Senate President and Chairman of the National Assembly, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday night, led no fewer than 20 members of the upper and lower chambers, to a first official meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the leaders of both houses of the federal parliament, since assuming office on May 29,

Let’s treat Buhari’s ministerial list with urgency, Saraki tells Senators


Incumbent Chairman of the 8th National Assembly and Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has urged members of the Red chamber to ensure that the long-awaited ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari is treated with urgency, when it is eventually submitted by the President Buhari this week.

Cash Crunch Hits NASS; Senate Forced to Halt Hearing on Power Probe


Cash crunch has hit the National Assembly and forced the Senate to put on hold the public hearing on power probe. According to a Senator, who did not want his name mentioned, the cash crunch was also largely responsible for crippling oversight activities of the various committees in the Senate

100 Days of 8th Senate and The New Nigerian ‘Normal’


By Bamikole ‘Banks’ Omishore June 9, 2015 will forever go down in our country’s legislative history as a day to be remembered. The 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria took off with Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the Senator representing Kwara Central, emerging unopposed as the Senate President and

Top Stories You Missed; APC Publishes Corruption Charges Against GEJ|NASS Members At War|Benue Gang Leader Surrenders Rifles And More


Check out the top stories of the week you might have missed… APC Publishes List Of Corruption Charges Against GEJ The All Progressives Congress, APC has released a list of three fresh corruption charges against the administration of former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan.

Buhari slams NASS jumbo pay, fumes at RMAFC

President Buhari receives RMAFC report on cost of governance, from Chairman, Elias Mbam President Muhammadu Buhari has rebuked the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission for approving excessive remunerations for some political office holders.

Part-time legislature the solution to NASS allowances, says Lateef Raji

Lateef Raji Lateef Raji, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Special Adviser on Information and Strategy to Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has stated that part-time legislature is the solution to the curbing the high cost of the National Assembly.

Senate Committee Quizzes DSS Over Rivers Election  

The Senate Committee on Ethics on Thursday said the Department of State Services (DSS) does not have the authority to interfere in electoral disputes. The Committee on Thursday invited DSS officials over a petition from the Rivers State House of Assembly, accusing the agency of unduly interfering in the Rivers