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Budget padding: EFCC goes after Jibrin

Defiant Jibrin vows to “shock” Nigerians The suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumuni Jibrin, has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mr. Jibrin’s invitation is based on his allegations on

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N/Assembly committed to passing laws to improve businees environment, Dogara assures

The speaker of the House of Representatives,  Hon. Yakubu Dogara has assured that the National Assembly will  act on legislations that will improve Nigeria’s business environment. Dogara gave this assurance on Monday while presenting remarks at the One year Anniversary

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N’Assembly members to buy N50m Abuja flats

Members of the National Assembly are currently subscribing to a mortgage facility that will make each lawmaker cough out N2.5m every month, SUNDAY PUNCH has reliably learnt. It was gathered that the lawmakers are buying flats in an estate close

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Saraki debunks claim that each senator receives N192m as running cost

Senate President, Dr.  Bukola Saraki has said that the senate will soon release the actual breakdown of what a senator actually earns as salaries and allowances per annum. Dr. Saraki also refuted claims by popular commentaries that the legislature earns

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El-Rufai releases another explosive statement, attacks NASS

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has attacked the National Assembly for operating public fund in secrecy. In a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity) on Thursday described NASS system as a money

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The politics of independent report submission in National Assembly

By Morgan Omodu The Legislative arm of government has her constitutional duty as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic. Of most significant to this write up is the over sight functions exercised over the MDA’S, Parastatals and Agencies

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We need credible budget to stimulate economic growth – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the need for the national budget to be credible, saying the impact of credible budget on economic growth cannot not be underestimated. Saraki made the remark on Monday in Abuja

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National Assembly will not make law to stifle freedom of worship

The Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will not enact any law that will stifle the freedom of worship in the country. Saraki made this known in a statement by his Chief Press secretary, Mr Sanni Onogu on Saturday

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Alleged Corruption: Why I cannot sack Babachir Lawal- Buhari

“You may recall your letter with reference NASS /8X/R/01/5 dated 15th December, 2016 in respect of the Senate consideration of the report of its Ad-hoc committee on the Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North East that conveyed the resolution of

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Ekiti PDP caucus in NASS lauds Fayose’s emergence

Ekiti PDP caucus in the National Assembly has described the emergence of Gov. Ayodele Fayose as the new chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum as a new dawn for the party. Sen. Abiodun Olujimi, representing Ekiti South, made the assertion in a

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