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    Seventh NASS: ” N17bn wasn’t a bribe – Vanguard News

    The post Seventh NASS: ” N17bn wasn’t a bribe appeared first on Vanguard News. Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala denies accusing lawmakers of collecting bribe to pass budget – Laila's Blog

    Former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has denied accusing lawmakers of collecting bribe to pass the 2015 budget. Last week,.......... Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Buhari’ll receive passed 2018 budget this week – House of Representatives assure Nigerians- Naija Ng

    The House of Representatives has assured that the approved 2018 budget will be transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari next week. The lawmakers said the budget will be on.............. Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Naija news 24/7 – Get...
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    House Of Reps Blocks Bill On Paternity Leave – The Trent Newspaper

    The Nigerian House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to grant leave to married men in the advent of childbirth by their wives. The bill aims to provide for an act to make provisions for optional paternity leave to all married male employees in private and public … Read more...
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    Lawmakers Reject Bill On Paternity Leave – Sahara Reporters

    A bill seeking to legalize two-week paternity leave for men after their wives must have been delivered of babies has been rejected by the House of Representatives. The lawmakers argued that since it’s the woman who carries the child for nine months, the leave should be for the … Read more...
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    40 bills seeking creation of new varsities before Reps – Punch Newspapers

    Over 40 bills seeking the establishment of new universities in the country are before the House of Representatives. The high number of the bills made lawmakers to express fears on Wednesday over the proliferation of universities that ended up being poorly funded. The Chairman, House … Read...
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    BREAKING: Senate grills IGP behind closed doors over Melaye – Punch Newspapers

    The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is now in the Senate’s chamber being grilled by the lawmakers over the alleged maltreatment of Senator Dino Melaye during his arrest and detention by the police. Although the Senate’s plenary was closed at 11:07 am, the police boss was later led...
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    Politics Motorists to pay more taxes, as lawmakers pass road Bill – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    February 10, 2018 11:00 am Motorists may have to brace up for multiple taxes, if President Muhammadu Buhari finally gives assent to the National Roads Fund Bill, which has already been passed by the Senate and House of Representatives. … Read more via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
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    Politics Lawmaker calls for probe of EU assisted water project in Adamawa – The Sun News

    Alhaji Abdulrahman Abubakar, member representing Mubi South Constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly, has called for the probe of the multi-million Naira European Union (EU) assisted Water Project in Mubi South Local Government. Abubakar made the call on Sunday in an interview with News Agency...
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    Politics 2016 Budget: 100 Lawmakers Threaten Showdown [DailyTrust]

    Tension brewed up as some members of the House of Representatives are threatening a showdown if any of the changes President Muhammadu requested in the 2016 budget is left out, Daily Trust has gathered. About 100 lawmakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met Tuesday night and took...
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    Politics House Of Representatives Members Exchange Hot Slaps [OrderPaper]

    According to Order Paper, there was an exchange of hot slaps at the House of representative chmaber today. See tweet: Details soon
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    Politics Abike Dabiri Reacts To Rejection of Gender Equality Bill

    A bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts was, yesterday, thrown out by the Senate when it was presented for consideration during plenary. The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South, titled “Gender Parity and Prohibition of...
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    Politics Ondo State Assembly Reverses Impeachment Of Speaker

    The Ondo State House of Assembly has reversed the purported impeachment of its Speaker, Jumoike Akindele, and other principal officers. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Olamide George, disclosed this on Wednesday in Akure, while addressing a news conference. According to the News...
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    Politics National Assembly Fixes Date For The Passage 2016 Budget

    The National Assembly yesterday fixed March 17 for the passage of the 2016 federal government budget. The two chambers of the National Assembly had earlier fixed the passage for February 25 but it was postponed following errors and padding of the fiscal document which was widely reported. The...
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    World Ibori: British Lawmakers to Question Met Police Chief Over Bribery Allegation

    The Chief of the London Metropolitan Police, Bernard Hogan-Howe, is expected to answer questions from UK parliamentarians next week over claims that Scotland Yard officers investigating former Delta State governor, James Ibori, were involved in a “deliberate cover-up”, the Daily Mail has...
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    Metro House of Reps Walk Out NTI Boss Over Poor Budget Defence

    The House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education yesterday walked out the Nigerian Teachers Institute boss, Mr. Aminu Ladan Sarahu over poor presentation of his institute’s 2016 budget proposal. The committee headed by Rep Zakari Moham-med, APC, Baruten/ Kaima Federal Constituency...
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    Politics Akwa Ibom: Assembly Elects First Female Deputy Speaker

    The lawmaker representing Okobo state constituency and Chair Person, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Welfare Matters, Mrs. Felicia Bassey, has emerged as the first female Deputy Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. In a statement in Uyo, yesterday, the Chief Press Secretary...
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    Politics [List] 5 Lawmakers Whose Elections Were Voided Yesterday

    Some lawmakers who manipulated their way into the hallowed chambers of the National Assembly are being shown the exit by the Court of Appeal. They are: Senators Mao Ohuabunwa (Abia North Senatorial District) George Thompsom Sekibo (Rivers East Senatorial District) Kingsley Ogundu Chindah...
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    Politics Unprecedented! Reps Pass 130 Bills Into First Reading In A Day

    A total of 130 bills passed first reading at the House of Representatives on Thursday, a development the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, described as “unprecedented.” The Clerk, Mr. Mohammed Sani-Omolori, almost got tired reading out the titles of the bill to cross first reading. Findings by...
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    Politics Oyo: Lawmakers Begin Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Allowances

    The 32-member Oyo State House of Assembly has suspended legislative duties until the governor Abiola Ajiimobi of the State pays the accumulated allowances owed the lawmakers. According to information gathered by Vanguard, the government is owing the lawmakers furniture, car allowances and two...