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April, 2020

  • 8 April

    COVID-19: FG Slashes 2020 Budget

    The Federal Government has slashed the 2020 budget from N10.594 trillion to N10.276 trillion in view of global economic decline as a result of the spread of COVID-19. Read Also: 10 Newborns Test Positive For COVID-19 The budget has been sent to the National Assembly for consideration. Read Also: Lockdown: Lagos Withdraws …

February, 2020

January, 2020

  • 23 January

    Ex-Presidential Candidate, Moghalu, Petitions NASS On Electoral Reforms

    Moghalu

    Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, a former Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has urged the National Assembly to carry out fundamental electoral reform to strengthen democratic institutions in Nigeria. Read Also: Soldiers Attacked Us After We Repelled Boko Haram Invasion – SARS Moghalu, also a former Deputy Governor, Central Bank …

December, 2019

  • 29 December

    Stop Spending Of N37bn For NASS Renovation, CSOs, 583 Nigerians Ask Court

    A group of civil society organisations (CSOs) alongside 583 Nigerians have instituted a lawsuit urging the Federal High Court, Abuja, to compel the Presidency and the Ministry of Finance not to release the N37 billion allocated for renovation works of the National Assembly in the 2020 budget. This was disclosed …

  • 7 December

    NASS Joint Committee Expresses Satisfaction With Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

    The Joint Committee on Land Transport of the National Assembly on Saturday inspected the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Line project and assessed the free train ride flagged off on the corridor on Monday. The federal lawmakers on oversight functions were led by Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari and Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, Chairmen …

  • 5 December

    NASS Raises Own 2020 Budget By N3bn

    The National Assembly has raised its budget for 2020 from the N125bn to N128bn. The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations made the recommendation in its report on the 2020 Appropriation Bill scheduled for consideration and passage today. The increment of the National Assembly budget forms part of the increase …

November, 2019

  • 21 November

    Kogi/Bayelsa Polls: Probe IGP Over Security Vote, CDHR,CCD Tell NASS

    IGP, Mohammed Adamu

    The Centre for Defence of Human Right (CDHR), has joined Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD), to call on the National Assembly to probe Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), over security allocation for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections on November 16. The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), said that …

  • 18 November

    NASS Lacks Power To Enact Law On Hate Speech For States – Falana

    Femi Falana, a lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said the National Assembly lacks the power to enact a law on hate speech for the entire country. He said this while speaking as a panelist at Digital Voting Summit organised by RestoreNaija, an NGO, on Monday in Abuja. Read …

  • 12 November

    Finance Minister Lauds NASS Over Finance Bill 2019

    Paris Club Refund: Expert Urges Nigerians To Check States’ Misuse Of Funds

    Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has lauded the attention, speed and commitment with which the National Assembly has considered the Finance Bill 2019 submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Finance Bill 2019, which has passed the second reading at the Senate, was presented to the Joint …

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