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June 9, 2018 11:50 AM Atiku reacts to Buhari’s approval of state assembly financial autonomy

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has applauded the National Assembly over assent of bill granting financial autonomy to state assemblies in Nigeria. “I just want to inform you that His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari today (Friday) assented to the Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill which grants financial authonomy and independence to the Houses 34

June 5, 2018 7:31 PM Omokri reacts to NASS threat to impeach Buhari, chides Saraki, Dogara

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the threat by National Assembly to commence impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that the National Assembly at a joint session, on Tuesday, threatened to invoke its powers against the President, if nothing was done to end the ongoing harassment and humiliation 24

April 19, 2018 9:19 AM Omo-Agege: You lack power to suspend, remove a member – Falana blasts Nigerian Senate

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has stated that it is unconstitutional for any legislative chamber to suspend or sack a member. He made this comment on a Channels Television news programme on Wednesday in reaction to the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate. Falana said only a competent court of law can suspend or remove a member of the legislature 29

April 6, 2018 1:56 AM PDP urges NASS to scrutinise $1bn arms purchaseThe Sun News

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to scrutinise carefully, President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of disbursement of $1 billion to purchase security equipment. The PDP said the approval, without the approval of the federal Legislature, could pave way for the alleged diversion of the fund to finance the president’s interests 29

April 5, 2018 3:56 PM 2018 budget: PDP blasts ministers, heads of agencies for disrespecting NASS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Heads of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) against disrespecting the National Assembly, saying that this behaviour will not augur well for the nation’s democracy. National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, was reacting to banners placed at the entrance of the National Assembly, urging MDAs to quickly 29

March 27, 2018 7:53 PM NASS gives new date for 2018 budget approval

The National Assembly has postponed the passage of this year’s budget till May 2018. This is contrary to expectations that the 2018 budget estimates of N8.612 trillion would be passed by April. Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations, Mustapha Dawaki, made this known at the 2018 National Budget Hearing in Abuja on Tuesday. The hearing was jointly 22

March 16, 2018 1:16 PM Electoral Act: Sagay carpets NASS, tells INEC what to do if lawmakers override Buhari

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN has criticised the National Assembly for reordering the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election sequence. The constitutional lawyer insisted that what the law says on the matter is clear. He noted that it is only INEC that had been empowered to organize 25

February 17, 2018 8:14 AM 2019 election timetable: Why National Assembly moved against Buhari – Igbokwe

The Publicity Secretary of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, has given his opinion on why members of the National Assembly reordered the 2019 election timetable. He said Buhari’s refusal to bribe the lawmakers made them to move against him at the National Assembly. He also said the lawmakers took the decision 32

February 16, 2018 7:58 PM Constitutional amendment: Youths give Presidency, NASS 30 days ultimatum

A coalition of 54 youth organisations across the country under the aegis of the ‘Not Too Young to Run Movement’ have given the Presidency, National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly 30 days to conclude all the on-going constitutional amendments as the 2019 election is 365 days away. Convener of the ‘Not Too Young to Run’ movement, Mr. Samson Itodo 23

January 11, 2018 2:32 PM SGF wants NASS to Pass 2018 budget on time

Secretary to the Government of the Federation,(SGF) Boss Mustapha has urged the National Assembly to hasten work on the 2018 budget proposal to enable its quick passage. He made the appeal when he appeared before Senate Committee on Federal Character to defend his office budget for 2018. He said it has become imperative to ensure that the budget is passed 26