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Panic As Fire Breaks Out At National Assembly

There has been pandemonium at the technical room of the National Assembly’s Senate wing due to fire outbreak. Staff and other workers were seen leaving their offices to avoid being trapped as smoke fills up the walkways. Senators were not

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‘NASS Will Not Allow Concession Of National Assets’

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says the National Assembly will not allow concession of any national economic assets. Dogara said this on Monday in Ajaokuta, Kogi, after a facility tour of Ajaokuta Steel Complex in company

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FG, IGP Conspiring Against Benue Indigenes – Lawmakers

By Ali Maha The Federal government and the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris have been accused of high level conspiracy against Benue State and its people. The allegation was made in a press conference called to intimate the world

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13 states agree with FG’s cattle ranching, allocate 5,000 hectares

THE Presidency, yesterday, threw its weight behind state and community policing to address the prevailing wave of insecurity across the country and confirm that 15 states have already agreed  to its proposal on cattle  ranching. Declaring open a two-day Summit

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Reps Intensify Legislative Action At Plenary, Committees

By Ali Maha It was a beehive of activities last week at the National Assembly as both wings auspiciously carried out their respective legislative duties with dexterity and sense of responsibility. At the House of Representatives, Tuesday to Thursday’s plenary

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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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