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 […]

Senate in a rowdy session over Akpabio

Senate in a rowdy session over Akpabio

It was close to mayhem on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday when the issue of the primaries conducted by the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State was raised during plenary. Senator Bassey Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North-East) had raised a point of order to tell the Senate about ‎how the APC primary […]

Senate, House of Reps resume from recess, adjourn over Adedoyin

Senate, House of Reps resume from recess, adjourn over Adedoyin

The National Assembly on Tuesday resumed sitting after a recess which lasted ten weeks. The legislators who went on recess on July 24 were to resume on September 25. However, few days to the scheduled date of resumption, it was shifted to October 9. READ ALSO: N1.8 trillion bailout: 17 states still owe pensions and salaries […]

Breaking: Senator Ben Bruce withdraws from Senatorial race

Breaking: Senator Ben Bruce withdraws from Senatorial race

The Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial zone, in the National Assembly, Senator Ben Murray Bruce has announced his withdrawal from the senatorial race. In a letter addressed to the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Moses Cloapas, the common sense Senator said he was honouring an existing local rotational arrangement of over […]

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