Category Archives: National Assembly

Uproar as Senate debates 2018 budget proposal

Debate on the general principles of the 2018 budget proposal began on a heated note at the Senate yesterday, with some members describing the fiscal document as “unrealistic, ” “fictional” and “imaginary.”Many senators who contributed to the debate across party lines declared that the N11 trillion collectible revenue proposed could not be met and called for increase in oil price benchmark from $45 to $50 per barrel. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/uproar-as-senate-debates-2018-budget-proposal/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ee709ac9f5-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-ee709ac9f5-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 29, 2017

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Reps Pass Climate Change Bill

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to provide a legal framework for mainstreaming of climate change responses and actions into government policy formulation and implementation. Full story

Source: www.pmnewsnigeria.com

Posted by Amaka, 9 November 2017

Today’s Proceedings of the Nigerian senate

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola Saraki took the official Prayer and led the Chambers into today’s proceedings at 10:58am. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 9th November 2017

Read Nigerian Senate’s proceedings Thursday, 2nd November, 2017

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola Saraki took the official Prayer and led the Chambers into today’s proceedings at 10:58am. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 3 November 2017

Read Nigerian Senate’s proceedings of Wednesday 1st November, 2017

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu took the official Prayer and led the Chambers into today’s proceedings at 10:53am. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 3 November 2017

SERAP wins legal battle to compel Saraki, Dogara to account for N500bn ‘running cost’

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing how exactly the National Assembly is run may soon have some answers, as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won the latest round in the legal battle to compel the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Dogara Yakubu to account for the spending of N500 billion as running cost for the legislative body between 2006 and 2016, and disclose monthly allowances of each member. Full story

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/10/serap-wins-legal-battle-compel-saraki-dogara-account-n500bn-running-cost/

Posted by Hussaini Ali October 30, 2017

Senators furious over Nigerian Army Chief Buratai’s absence at public hearing

Members of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions were on Wednesday infuriated by the refusal of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to honour the invitation of the committee. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 5 October 2017