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BREAKING: Legislative aide slumps, dies at National Assembly

A cross section of lawmakers at the national assembly

A Senior Legislative Assistant with the National Assembly, Mr Abubakar Doki on Monday collapsed and died in the National Assembly premises. The deceased who was said to be in his early 50, was until his death, a Senior Legislative Aide (SLA) attached to the office of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yussuf […]

NASS entrance remains shut for second day

Protesters at the National Assembly

The main entrance of the National Assembly on Wednesday remained shut as youth protest against corrupt politicians enters day two. This has affected movement of vehicles through the main gate as lawmakers and staff can only access the complex through alternative routes. The protest, led by a socialite and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as […]

Charly Boy leads protesters to block National Assembly entrance

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Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy has led scores of Nigerians to block the main gate of the country’s lawmaking institution, the National Assembly, seeking an end to corruption. The protesters, Tuesday, erected five tents in front of the Assembly’s gate and stationed a van, preventing movement to and from the Assembly complex. Their […]

How National Assembly lost out in anti-corruption battle

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IT is exactly one year now. I remember asking members of the National Assembly to see reasons why they should review the issue of constituency projects in the country’s budget. What informed my decision to make that call was the fact that, as I noted then, the provision gave room for legislative corruption. But, instead […]

Breaking: Protesting legislative aides shut National Assembly

The protesting aides

Some aides to senators and members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday protested non-payment of their salaries and allowances by the National Assembly. The aides carried green white green Nigerian flag and placards. They accused the lawmakers of owing them several months of entitlements, an action that has made it difficult for them to […]

Breaking: National Assembly summons Buhari over recession

President Muhammadu Buhari

The National Assembly has agreed to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to brief a Joint Session of the Assembly on steps being taken to steer the nation out of recession. The agreement was reached at the Senate on Thursday in Abuja when it concurred to an original resolution of the House of Representatives inviting the President […]

Budget minister seeks NASS support for economic recovery

Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning.

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, has solicited the support of National Assembly for budget initiatives to bring the economy out of recession. Udoma made the call when he delivered a keynote address at the Gallery Colloquium on“ Budget as a Critical Tool for Effective Executive-Legislative Relations,” on Monday in […]



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