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Agencies to present evidence of 25% IGR remmitance – NASS

Agencies to present evidence of 25% IGR remmitance – NASS

The National Assembly yesterday said government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, must present evidence of 25 per cent Internally Generated Revenue remmitance as a precondition for accessing…

CSOs to NASS: Override Buhari’s decision or remove direct primaries

CSOs to NASS: Override Buhari’s decision or remove direct primaries

A coalition of civil society groups has expressed disappointment on the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to withhold assent to the Electoral Bill 2021 transmitted to him more than a month ago, stating that the…

NASS, UBEC to shame states defaulting on projects, fund access

NASS, UBEC to shame states defaulting on projects, fund access

The National Assembly has expressed its readiness to partner the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) to name and shame states yet to access their counter funds and those not properly implementing projects. The Chairman, House…

Anambra guber: NASS Joint C’ttee meets INEC leadership, security heads

Anambra guber: NASS Joint C’ttee meets INEC leadership, security heads

Barely 10 days to the Anambra governorship election, the National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, met with the leadership of the electoral umpire and heads of security personnel, to…

Outrage as NASS directs NCAA to halt NG Eagle’s certificate processes

Outrage as NASS directs NCAA to halt NG Eagle’s certificate processes

Amid the public outcry over threats to undermine the independence of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by the House of Representatives, by directing the aviation regulatory body to withhold the Air Operator Certificate (AOC)…

NASS Midterm Report: Obanikoro, Akiolu’s sons, 8 others failed to present bills

NASS Midterm Report: Obanikoro, Akiolu’s sons, 8 others failed to present bills

…in 2 years as Lagos contigent sponsored 96 Ten out of Lagos State’s 24-member lawmakers in the 9th House of Representatives have failed to sponsor any bill in their two years stay at the National…

Worsening Insecurity: NASS demands state of emergency, summons NSA, security chiefs

Worsening Insecurity: NASS demands state of emergency, summons NSA, security chiefs

The worsening insecurity across the country dominated proceedings at the two chambers of the National Assembly yesterday, as the House of Representatives charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency in the…

NASS to engage govs on judiciary’s financial autonomy

NASS to engage govs on judiciary’s financial autonomy

…Reps appeal to JUSUN to suspend strike The National Assembly has resolved to engage the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) and other stakeholders to implement financial autonomy for states’ judiciary and legislature. Meanwhile, the House of…

Insecurity: Reps caution against inflammatory statements, to meet govs

Insecurity: Reps caution against inflammatory statements, to meet govs

The House of Representatives has cautioned public officials to desist from offensive statements and actions capable of causing violence and general unrest in the country. The House leadership is to also interface with the Nigerian…

Whistle blowing: Tightening lose ends for maximum result

Whistle blowing: Tightening lose ends for maximum result

Four years on, whistle blowing policy, one of the potent anticorruption tools of the current administration, led to the recovery of over N700 billion amid its inherent gaps. Abdulwahab Isa reports The commitment of the…