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  1. Nigerians Ridicule Minister of Power as Power Outage Allegedly Hits National Assembly During His Presence

    Nigeria Nigerians Ridicule Minister of Power as Power Outage Allegedly Hits National Assembly During His Presence

    In an unexpected turn of events, power reportedly went off at the National Assembly while the Minister of Power was present in the building. This incident sparked a flurry of reactions on social media platforms, ranging from humor to cynicism. Some users found irony in the situation...
  2. Vanguard's Report of 6,931 People Killed Under President Tinubu's Government Ignites Heated Debate Online

    Nigeria Vanguard's Report of 6,931 People Killed Under President Tinubu's Government Ignites Heated Debate Online

    In the past 10 months under President Bola Tinubu's administration, Nigeria has witnessed a concerning surge in violence, with 6,931 lives lost to insecurity. The recent killing of 17 officers and men of the 181 Amphibious Battalion, Bomadi, in Delta State underscores the severity of the...
  3. President Tinubu's Denial of Budget Padding Raises Eyebrows: Public Questions Political Integrity

    Nigeria President Tinubu's Denial of Budget Padding Raises Eyebrows: Public Questions Political Integrity

    President Bola Tinubu has extended a message of confidence to the leadership of the National Assembly amidst swirling allegations of budget padding for the year 2024. Speaking during a dinner to break the Ramadan fast at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Tinubu emphasized the unwavering...
  4. Gambia's National Assembly Votes to Reverse Ban on Female Genital Cutting, Sparking Global Debate"

    Africa Gambia's National Assembly Votes to Reverse Ban on Female Genital Cutting, Sparking Global Debate"

    Gambia's National Assembly has voted to progress a bill aimed at overturning the ban on female genital cutting (FGC), potentially positioning the nation as the first globally to reverse such legislation. This move, spearheaded by lawmaker Almameh Gibba, has ignited a firestorm of controversy...
  5. National Assembly U-Turn on Student Loan Celebrated by Nigerian Students

    Nigeria National Assembly U-Turn on Student Loan Celebrated by Nigerian Students

    The National Assembly made a significant stride in higher education financing as it passed the Student Loans (Access to Higher Education) Act (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill, 2024. This move comes following President Bola Tinubu's transmission of the Bill to the Assembly for consideration and...
  6. Nigerian Senate Scandal: Bagudu Defends Legality of National Assembly's 2024 Budget Adjustments

    Nigeria Nigerian Senate Scandal: Bagudu Defends Legality of National Assembly's 2024 Budget Adjustments

    Amidst escalating allegations of budget padding, the Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Sen. Atiku Bagudu, staunchly defended the National Assembly's recent actions regarding the 2024 budget. Addressing reporters in Abuja, Bagudu emphasized that the Assembly's modifications did not...
  7. Senator Ningi Reverses Stance on 2024 Budget Controversy, Prepares for Consequences

    Nigeria Senator Ningi Reverses Stance on 2024 Budget Controversy, Prepares for Consequences

    Senator Abdul Ningi, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, has backtracked on his earlier claims about the 2024 Appropriation Act. Speaking with Senate correspondents, Ningi stated that he is prepared to face suspension from the National Assembly, affirming that he never implied...
  8. Nigerians React Strongly to Deputy Speaker Hon. Benjamin Kalu's Comments on National Assembly Salaries

    Nigeria Nigerians React Strongly to Deputy Speaker Hon. Benjamin Kalu's Comments on National Assembly Salaries

    Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, expressed worry about the insufficient salaries of National Assembly members, stating that the current remuneration hinders effective representation. Public reactions on social media were diverse, with some criticizing Kalu...
  9. Akpabio Reveals Malaria, Not Collapse, Behind Post-Birthday Fatigue

    Nigeria Akpabio Reveals Malaria, Not Collapse, Behind Post-Birthday Fatigue

    In a candid revelation, Senate President Godswill Akpabio shared intricate details about the aftermath of his 61st birthday colloquium held in Abuja, dispelling rumors of a collapse and shedding light on the true cause behind his reported exhaustion. According to the former Akwa Ibom governor...
  10. Outrage as Nigerian Lawmakers Take Delivery of N160M SUVs Amid Public Hardships

    Nigeria Outrage as Nigerian Lawmakers Take Delivery of N160M SUVs Amid Public Hardships

    Members of the Nigerian National Assembly, both in the Green and Red Chambers, have commenced the reception of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), with the final batch scheduled to arrive by December. This decision by the National Assembly leadership to procure imported SUVs for lawmakers and...
  11. Nigerian Legislative Workers Set to Shut Down State and National Assemblies in Financial Autonomy Protest

    Nigeria Nigerian Legislative Workers Set to Shut Down State and National Assemblies in Financial Autonomy Protest

    Workers at Nigeria's 36 state and national assemblies have announced plans to shut down their respective workplaces until their demands for financial autonomy for the legislative arm are met. The workers, organized under the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), are calling on...
  12. House of Reps Sticks to Plan to Buy N130 Million SUVs for Each Lawmaker Amid Economic Hardships

    Nigeria House of Reps Sticks to Plan to Buy N130 Million SUVs for Each Lawmaker Amid Economic Hardships

    Amidst economic challenges and the removal of fuel subsidies in Nigeria, the House of Representatives has announced its finalization of plans to distribute official vehicles to members of the 10th National Assembly. The Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Akin Rotimi...
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    Metro NLC members pull down National Assembly gate, force their way into the premises - Linda Ikejis Blog

    https://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2023/8/nlc-members-pull-down-national-assembly-gate-force-their-way-into-the-premises-2.html
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    Metro UPDATED: N70bn Approved For National Assembly In Supplementary Budget - Daily Trust

    https://dailytrust.com/breaking-national-assembly-approves-n70bn-as-support-for-new-lawmakers/#google_vignette
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    Politics Group Tackles Nigerian Lawmakers, Says National Assembly Becoming “Absurdist Theatre” – Sahara Reporters

    http://saharareporters.com/2020/08/19/group-tackles-nigerian-lawmakers-says-national-assembly-becoming-absurdist-theatre
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    Metro Catholic Priest Urges Nigerians To Occupy Aso Rock, National Assembly To Remove Bad Leaders – Sahara Reporters

    http://saharareporters.com/2020/08/09/catholic-priest-urges-nigerians-occupy-aso-rock-national-assembly-remove-bad-leaders
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    Politics We’re about applying for another $3b Chinese loan – Amaechi – Daily Post Nigeria

    https://dailypost.ng/2020/08/05/were-about-applying-for-another-3b-chinese-loan-amaechi/
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    Politics Activists decry plot to compromise National Assembly’s probe on NDDC – The Nation News

    https://thenationonlineng.net/activists-decry-plot-to-compromise-national-assemblys-probe-on-nddc/
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    Politics Stop further approval of loans to FG, Civil Society Groups tell NASS – Vanguard News

    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/07/stop-further-approval-of-loans-to-fg-civil-society-groups-tell-nass/
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    Politics NDDC crisis: Buhari ‘ll act after receiving NASS resolutions — Presidency – The Nation News

    https://thenationonlineng.net/nddc-crisis-buhari-ll-act-after-receiving-nass-resolutions-presidency/
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