NASS lockdown: CACOL seeks stronger synergy among arms of govt

NASS lockdown: CACOL seeks stronger synergy among arms of govt

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has urged the various arms of the Nigerian government to set aside their differences and work together to ensure the progressive development of the nation. CACOL’s Executive Chairman, Mr. Debo Adeniran,  in a statement issued on Tuesday by the centre’s Media and Publications Officer, Ikenna Aghagbobi, described […]

APC weakened by gale of defection in National Assembly

APC weakened by gale of defection in National Assembly

This is not the best of times for the All Progressives Congress, APC, as 52 lawmakers, on Tuesday, last week, dumped it and joined some opposition parties. The day started in a dramatic way as Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, were both stopped from leaving their residences in Abuja. Also, there […]

Despite siege by police, Saraki finds way to National Assembly

Despite siege by police, Saraki finds way to National Assembly

Despite the siege laid to his residence in the early hours of Tuesday, Senate President Bukola Saraki, arrived the National Assembly to preside over the plenary. Saraki’s media aide, Bamikole Omisore, confirmed the siege in a tweet earlier. But some hours after, Saraki was seen in the Senate chamber. Omisore said he was on his way […]

Breaking: Court Orders National Assembly to Start Impeachment Proceedings against Buhari

Breaking: Court Orders National Assembly to Start Impeachment Proceedings against Buhari

In their written address which was supported by a 44-paragraph affidavit, the petitioners copiously cited constitutional authorities to show Mr. Buhari has violated the 1999 Constitution. A Federal High Court, Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday ordered the National Assembly to urgently initiate an impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari. The court presided over by Justice […]

2018 budget: Protesters storm National Assembly over alterations

2018 budget:  Protesters storm National Assembly over alterations

There was commotion at the National Assembly on Tuesday as some protesters stormed the complex. They were however stopped by security operatives who shut the gate. Led by its convener, Mr. Ibrahim Wala, the protesters who operated under aegis of the group, Citizens Actions to Take Back Nigeria, opposed the changes made to the 2018 budget by […]

2018 budget: Full text of National Assembly’s response to President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech

2018 budget:  Full text of National Assembly’s response to President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech

The National Assembly, on Friday, responded to the outrage of President Muhammadu Buhari over some changes it carried out on the 2018 budget. The president complained that the changes were carried out without due consideration that they could affect the implementation of the budget. In its response at a press conference addressed by the spokesmen of […]

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