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Buhari Transmits Business Facilitation Bill To National Assembly

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has received the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022, forwarded to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, for consideration and passage.  The bill was accompanied by a letter dated 17th June, 2022. The letter, addressed

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Legislative Aides Threaten NASS Management Over Minimum Wage Arrears

By Abdulateef Bamgbose Staff of senators and members of the House of Representatives under the aegis of National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum on Thursday accused the management of the federal parliament of diverting the N25bn meant to pay the arrears

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Why NASS Delayed Passage Of 2022 Budget

BY EKEBUISI OKOROCHA/ ABDUL LATEEF BAMGBOSE Nigerians looking forward to the passage of the N16.39 trillion 2022 Appropriation Bill this week may be in for a shocker as the planned passage of the national budget by both chambers of the

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Nigerians To Bear Brunt As New Electricity Tariff Legislation Underway

Electricity Firms Kick, Threaten Shutdown Over Liquidity Crisis Confusion Imminent In Sector By Charles Ebi A new law being proposed by the National Assembly as part of an amendment to the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) may compel electricity

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NASS Approves Extra-budgetary Funding For Military Equipment

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan says the National Assembly has approved extra-budgetary funding for modern equipment to enhance fire power and operational needs of the armed forces. Lawan, represented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Sen. Aliyu Wamako,

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PIB, Electoral Act Bribery Scandal Rocks National Assembly

ABDUL LATEEF BAMGBOSE and CYRIL OGAR Members of the National Assembly have allegedly collected $7000 and $5000 each respectively to pass the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill otherwise known as PIB heavily tilted to favour a section of the country. A

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Disquiet In NASS Over Confirmation Of Ojo As Clerk

Acting clerk accused of stealing How he emerge as acting clerk despites the allegations Abdul Hassan These are not the best of times for the acting Clerk of the National Assembly C. While he is yet to relocate from his

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Clerk Says, National Assembly Will Soon Assume e-Parliament Status

The Acting Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Olatunde Amos Ojo, has assured that the federal legislative body will soon be upgraded to operate e-parliament in line with global best practices. Ojo who spoke on Friday while paying host to

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MSMEs Write National Assembly Over New NIPOST Guidelines

“The aim of this appeal Is to bring to your attention an issue that has the potential to disrupt the livelihood of millions of Nigerians and take the life out of a lot of businesses, particularly MSMEs. who are most affected by the implementation of the recent Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) guideline,” the MSMEs in the Lagos SME Bootcamp Community said.

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Reps Begins Investigation Into $1bn Spent On Tucano Jets, Others

The House of Representatives has begun investigation into how the Federal Government spent the $1bn special security fund approved for it by the National Assembly. Part of the money was used to acquire 12 Super Tucano fighter aircraft from the

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