Enugu Assembly Backs Autonomy Of Local Councils

Enugu Assembly Backs Autonomy Of Local Councils
 

SAN FRANCISCO, September 06 (THEWILL) – Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Edward Ubosi, on Wednesday pledged support to the agitation for the autonomy of local government administration in the country, just as the state legislature is fighting for its independence. He stated this in En...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Kano Assembly Speaker, Rurum Resigns Over Bribery Charge

Kano Assembly Speaker, Rurum Resigns Over Bribery Charge
 

SAN FRANCISCO, July 03, (THEWILL) – The Speaker of the Kano state House of Assembly, Kabiru Rurum, has resigned to protect his image from allegations bordering on corruption levelled against him by some lawmakers. THEWILL recalls that the former Speaker had while refuting a media report that he re...

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 3, 2017

2019: Youth Assembly Urges Al-Makura, Deputy Declare Intentions

2019: Youth Assembly Urges Al-Makura, Deputy Declare Intentions
 

BY DONATUS NADI, Lafia Northern Youth Assembly of Nigeria (NYAN) in Nasarawa state has appealed to Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura and his deputy, Hon. Silas Agara to declare their intentions for the various offices of interest they intend to serve ahead of the 2019 general elections. The appeal was c...

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 3, 2017

Edo Assembly to Hold Public Hearing on Anti-Grazing Bill

Edo Assembly to Hold Public Hearing on Anti-Grazing Bill
 

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—EDO State House of Assembly will tomorrow hold public hearing on a  bill aimed at checking  cattle rearing and grazing in the state. Majority  Leader of the House, Mr. Foly Ogedegbe, said that the public debate is an addendum to the ongoing debate at the House of Ass...

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 28, 2017

National Assembly Wants Supplementary Budget for Measles Campaign – Sen. Ohuabunwa

National Assembly Wants Supplementary Budget for Measles Campaign – Sen. Ohuabunwa
 

By Christiana Ekpa The Chairman Committee on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases, Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa, has said that the National Assembly would work towards requesting for a supplementary budget approval for 2017-2018 measles campaign. The chairman made this known when the Chief Executive ...

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 22, 2017

Stakeholders Reject NCR Bill In The National Assembly

Stakeholders Reject NCR Bill In The National Assembly
 

By ODIRI UCHENUNU-IBEH, Lagos Radiographers in Nigeria and in diaspora have called on the legislators and all Nigerians to reject the proposed National Council On Radiology and Radiation Medicine (NCR) bill in the National Assembly, saying it will generate anarchy and severe intra-profession clashes...

Posted on Jun 20, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 20, 2017

Ekweremadu Canvasses Major Overhaul of National Assembly, Seeks Proportional Representation for Parties

Ekweremadu Canvasses Major Overhaul of National Assembly, Seeks Proportional Representation for Parties
 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed the withdrawal of government subvention to political parties on abuse by people in positions of authority. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr. Ekweremadu’s Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, in Abuja on Sunday. Mr. An...

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 19, 2017

National Assembly has powers to tamper with budget — Dogara

National Assembly has powers to tamper with budget — Dogara
 

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday said the National Assembly has powers to introduce new projects to the federal budget, or remove proposed items. Mr. Dogara stated this while responding to a motion on matters of privilege moved by Lawal Abubakar (APC – Adamaw...

Posted on Jun 16, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 16, 2017

Budget: Ministers, National Assembly Meet Over Removal Of Road Infrastructure Funds

Budget: Ministers, National Assembly Meet Over Removal Of Road Infrastructure Funds
 

By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja A high powered delegation of the executive arm of government yesterday held closed door meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly over details of the 2017 budget. LEADERSHIP gathered that the executive arm of government was particularly not happy that some funds ...

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 6, 2017

Osinbajo Receives 2017 Budget From National Assembly

Osinbajo Receives 2017 Budget From National Assembly
 

BEVERLY HILLS, May 19, (THEWILL) – The Presidency on Friday confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive arm of government. The Special Adviser to the President On National Assembly Matters, Ita Enang, stated th...

Posted on May 19, 2017 - Last updated on May 19, 2017

Nigerian Appointed Acting President UN General Assembly

Nigerian Appointed Acting President UN General Assembly
 

Nigeria was on Thursday appointed as the Acting President to preside over the 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters. Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, presided over the 193-member body. Bande’s presidency at the Plenary Mee...

Posted on May 12, 2017 - Last updated on May 12, 2017

Lawyer Wants Buhari Impeached for Wording of Vacation Letter to National Assembly

Lawyer Wants Buhari Impeached for Wording of Vacation Letter to National Assembly
 

A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has called on the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari over the wording of his recent vacation letter to the National Assembly. In a statement issued in Lagos, Mr. Adegboruwa said the decisi...

Posted on May 10, 2017 - Last updated on May 10, 2017

Adeleke: Osun Assembly Declares 3-Day Mourning

Adeleke: Osun Assembly Declares 3-Day Mourning
 

The State of Osun House of Assembly has declared Monday to Wednesday as mourning period in honour of the first civilian governor of the State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. The Speaker, Mr Najeem Salaam gave the directive on Monday morning. Protesters on rampage cause traffic gridlock over ex-Gov Isiaka A...

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 24, 2017

Rain Wreck Havoc at Kwara Assembly

Rain Wreck Havoc at Kwara Assembly
 

From: LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin Property worth millions of Naira were destroyed, on Wednesday night, at the Kwara State House of Assembly Complex in Ilorin, by heavy storm accompanied by rainfall. The storm which adversely affected the roof of the office complex that houses the Speaker Dr. Ali Ahmad, ...

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 20, 2017

Ekiti Assembly Fines Fayemi N1 Million For Failing to Honour Summons

Ekiti Assembly Fines Fayemi N1 Million For Failing to Honour Summons
 

The Ekiti State House of Assembly, on Tuesday fined former state governor, Kayode Fayemi, N1 million for refusing to appear before it over sundry allegations of corruption levelled against him by the Ekiti State Government. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development was first invited by the assembl...

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 12, 2017

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