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Why National Assembly Passes N13.58trn Budget For 2021

Debts servicing gulp N3.32trn Budget increased by N505bn from the original estimated sum Cyril Ogar The National Assembly, last week passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill to the tune of N13, 588, 027,886, 175 trillion as an aggregate expenditure. The approval

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Reps Investigates N19bn 2011 Rail Contract To Ghost Firm

Yahaya Umar The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate a contract awarded in 2011 for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt-Makurdi section of the Eastern Rail Line valued at N19.2bn. The House is especially probing into the allegation that

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National Assembly 2020: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Abdul lateef Bamgbose The National Assembly rounded up the 2020 in a melodrama after series of vacations, recesses with the passage of the 2021 budget to climax its activities.  The 9th National Assembly has been described in many quarters as

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Plot To Impeach Gbajabiamila, Deputy Thickens

Dogara stages comeback, Hon. Onuh to replace Wase Lateef Bamgbose Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of House of Representatives and his deputy Idris Wase, might have been granted temporary relief occasioned by the Christmas and New year break. AljazirahNigeria reliably gathered

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Insecurity: Trivializing NASS’ Invitation To Buhari

When the death of rice farmers broke recently, AljazirahNigeria was prompt in condemning the wanton killings of Nigerians in whatever guise and by whoever at all. This is an expression of our commitment to the sanctity of life and our

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Ex-Governors’ Poor Performance In The 9th Senate

Samaila Ishaku In what has become a tradition among Nigeria’s political elites who do not want to retire from holding political offices until they become too weak or until they are unable to realise any further ambition, fifteen ex-governors got

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Buhari Cancels Scheduled Visit To House Of Representatives

By Lateef Bamgbose President Muhammadu Buhari has canceled his scheduled meeting with House of Representatives. AljazirahNigeria can authoritatively reveal that the scheduled visit to the National Assembly tomorrow, Thursday, might have been cancelled.  It will be recalled  that the House

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Why NASS Can’t Offer Brand New Constitution, Says Omo-Agege

By Abdu Lateef Taiwo Those agigating for a brand new Constitution in Nigeria may have to perish the thought as the National Assembly lacks the powers to do so, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.  Speaking

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NASS Will Expand Political Space For Women, Says Omo-Agege

By Abdul Lateef Taiwo The Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Adhoc Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the Ninth National Assembly will expand the political space for women in the ongoing amendment of

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My People Should Expect All I Promise During Campaign –Hon Olaifa

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The, Member, Federal House of Representatives, representing Egbado North/Imeko Afon Federal Constituency, Ogun State, Hon. Olaifa Aremu has vowed to fulfill all he promised the good people of his constituency during campaign. Hon Olaifa who disclosed this

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