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10th Assembly: 40 Lawmakers May Lose Seat

10th Assembly: 40 Lawmakers May Lose Seat

No fewer than 40 Nigerian lawmakers are likely to vacate their seats for concurrent membership of the National Assembly and Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) Parliament as well as the Pan-African Parliament, if…

Budget Padding: Obi Tackles Presidency, NASS, Demands Explanation

Budget Padding: Obi Tackles Presidency, NASS, Demands Explanation

Peter Obi, Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has called on the National Assembly as well as the Presidency to explain the disparities in the N3 trillion budget padding. Obi, a former governor of…

NASS Leadership Sets To Meet Tinubu Over Insecurity Issues

NASS Leadership Sets To Meet Tinubu Over Insecurity Issues

The leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) is set to meet with President Bola Tinubu over the security challenges in the country. The Senate’s decision follows a motion of urgent importance raised by Senator Emmanuel…

Kalu Reveals When New Constitution Will Be Ready

Kalu Reveals When New Constitution Will Be Ready

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and Chairman of the House Committee on Constitution Review, Benjamin Kalu on Monday, February 26, said the new constitution will be ready for presidential assent in the…

EFCC Directs MDAs To Sumbit Anti-Corruption Strategies March 1

EFCC Directs MDAs To Sumbit Anti-Corruption Strategies March 1

As part of its continuous efforts to stop contract abuse, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Presidency, the National Assembly Commission, the Federal Judicial Service Commission and all Ministries, Departments and…

Senate Moves To Extend Retirement Age Of NASS Clerk, Others

Senate Moves To Extend Retirement Age Of NASS Clerk, Others

There was uproar at the upper chamber of the national assembly over a move by the Senate to pass a bill that would extend the retirement age of staff of the institution’s civil service commission.…

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Scales Second Reading

Electoral Act Amendment Bill Scales Second Reading

The bill seeking the amendment of the Electoral Act on Wednesday scaled the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which is sponsored by Honourable Francis Waive, proposes that the general elections be conducted…

Akpabio Pledges Support For Renewed Hope Agenda

Akpabio Pledges Support For Renewed Hope Agenda

Senator Godswill Akpabio, the 10th Senate President of the National Assembly on Tuesday pledged the support of the lawmakers towards achieving the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Akpabio made the pledge while addressing…

Ndume Defends Rendition Of Tinubu’s Campaign Tune At NASS

Ndume Defends Rendition Of Tinubu’s Campaign Tune At NASS

Senate Chief Whip, Ali Ndume on Friday defended the rendition of President Bola Tinubu’s campaign tune at the hallowed chamber of the National Assembly during the presentation of the 2024 budget. At the event earlier…

JUST-IN: Senate Swears In Akobundu As Abia Senator

JUST-IN: Senate Swears In Akobundu As Abia Senator

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday sworn in Col. Augustine Akobundu as the Senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Akpabio, who presided over plenary, asked…