House of Reps reshuffles standing committees, adjourns plenary to Nov. 6

House of Reps reshuffles standing committees, adjourns plenary to Nov. 6

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday announced minor changes in the chairmanship of some standing committees. According to him, the changes were due to the need to fill some of the existing vacancies in the house. He announced the former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano), who […]

NASS pegs presidential election expenses at N5bn

NASS pegs presidential election expenses at N5bn

The senate on Tuesday passed the modified Electoral Act Amendment Bill limiting election expenses of every presidential candidate to a maximum of N5 billion. They also put a limit to the election expenses for the other categories of elective offices. For the governorship candidates, the Senate put N1 billion as the maximum amount they can […]

Conflict in NASS normal in democracy – APC chieftain

Conflict in NASS normal in democracy – APC chieftain

Chief Ademola Oladaiye, a senatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, has described the crisis rocking the National Assembly as normal in any democracy, especially in developing countries. Oladaiye, who spoke through a statement on Saturday, maintained that the ability of stakeholders to resolve such conflicts make democracy thick. Stressing that […]

Why NASS can’t resume now –Saraki, Dogara

Why NASS can’t resume now  –Saraki, Dogara

No resumption date has been decided for the National Assembly, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have said. This position contradicts an earlier one given last week by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun. Lasun had told reporters that the House would reconvene […]

Misau lambasts Presidency, accuses it of conspiracy against NASS

Misau lambasts Presidency, accuses it of conspiracy against NASS

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isa Hamma Misau, has lambasted the Presidency, accussing it of engaging in a conspiracy that top officials of the nation’s security apparatus are working for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Misau was, according to a statement he issued on Monday, reacting to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]

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