PDP Confirms Discussions With APC Govs, Lawmakers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) confirms that it is concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of their decampment to the PDP.

PDP Confirms Discussions With APC Govs, Lawmakers

…Set To Harvest Another Round of Defectors From APC The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) confirms that it is concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of their decampment to the PDP. The party said it has already concluded discussions […]

Breaking: Saraki Calls Emergency Meeting of Principal Lawmakers

Breaking: Saraki Calls Emergency Meeting of Principal Lawmakers

The embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called for an emergency meeting of the leadership of the national assembly to be held on Tuesday. The meeting is expected to accommodate principal officers of the Senate and the House of Representatives. According to Premiumtimes report, the meeting would address issues bordering on national issues that require urgent […]

Kano lawmakers serve speaker with Impeachment notice

About 27 members of the Kano State House of Assembly signed the impeachment notice served to the Speaker, Abdullahi Atta on Monday morning

Kano lawmakers serve speaker with Impeachment notice

lawmakers impeach Imo State Deputy Speaker By Ehi Ekhator About 27 members of the Kano State House of Assembly signed the impeachment notice served to the Speaker, Abdullahi Atta on Monday morning The aggrieved lawmakers accused the former speaker of corruption, failure to carry other members along and incompetence. A new speaker Alhassan Rurum has been […]

SERAP urges Buhari to ‘prosecute beneficiaries of N17bn election expenses’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate the alleged payment of N17 billion to the National Assembly as ‘election expenses’

SERAP urges Buhari to ‘prosecute beneficiaries of N17bn election expenses’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate the alleged payment of N17 billion to the National Assembly as ‘election […]

Court orders Buhari to prosecute lawmakers over alleged stealing of N481bn from 2016 budget

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgement has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to him reports of their investigations into allegations of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 budget by some principal officers of the National Assembly.”

Court orders Buhari to prosecute lawmakers over alleged stealing of N481bn from 2016 budget

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgement has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to him, reports of their investigations into allegations of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 budget by some principal officers of the National Assembly.” The Court […]

Lawmakers call for IGP resignation over Benue incidents

The House of Representative has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim over his inability to carry out his responsibilities.

Lawmakers call for IGP resignation over Benue incidents

The House of Representative has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim over his inability to carry out his responsibilities. The lawmakers believe that IGP is not professional, therefore calling for a more professional officer to replace him. The call was made on Wednesday during the plenary […]

I’m not here to answer your questions – IGP tells senators

I’m not here to answer your questions – IGP tells senators

Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-general of police (IGP), did not entertain any question from the senate committee probing the allegations which Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, levelled against him. Idris had initially refused to appear, making the lawmakers to threaten him with a warrant for his arrest. Misau had accused the IGP of illegally receiving money […]

Buhari to host lawmakers to dinner on Tuesday

Buhari to host lawmakers to dinner on Tuesday

  President Muhammadu has decided to host the leadership of the National Assembly to dinner at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday next week. This is coming following the refusal of the security to allow the lawmakers into the Presidential villa after they refused to highlight from the coastal bus for security check. At a private […]

Lawmakers denied access to Presidential dinner

Lawmakers denied access to Presidential dinner

Principal officers of the National assembly were denied access to the Aso Rock Presidential Villa  for a dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night. It was said that the lawmakers refused to come down from the coastal bus for a security screening at the Presidential gate. The Special Adviser, Garba Shehu who claimed oblivious […]

Court never said you have power to increase budget – Falana tells Lawmakers

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says a federal high court never ruled that the national assembly had power to increase estimates of the appropriation act.

Court never said you have power to increase budget – Falana tells Lawmakers

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says a federal high court never ruled that the national assembly had power to increase estimates of the appropriation act. He was reacting to a claim by the house of representatives that “the federal high court has ruled that the national assembly has the power to increase or review upward […]

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