Tag Archives: National Assembly

Reps Reportedly Begin Distribution Of Exotic Cars Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

As the novel Coronavirus pandemic spreads, the House of Representatives has started taking delivery of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members for official use. According to The Punch, the cars, also known as utility vehicles, were parked within the National Assembly Complex, on Thursday. On February 5, 2020, the legislators had at an…

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Laughter As Senator Removes Face Mask To Sneeze During National Assembly’s Plenary

According to The Cable, there was a mild drama at the National Assembly after a member representing Nasarawa west senatorial district, Senator Abdullahi Adamu removed his nose mask to sneeze during a recent plenary amid coronavirus pandemic. In the video, the other lawmakers were seen bursting into a loud laugh as he sneezes uncontrollably. An…

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Senate Bill Seeking To Ban Generators Nationwide Passes First Reading

A bill seeking to ban the importation of generating set has passed first reading in the Nigerian senate. The proposed legislation titled “Generating Set (Prohibition/Ban) Bill 2020 is sponsored by Senator Muhammad Bima from Niger state according to NewswireNG reports from the National Assembly plenary. This Bill seeks to ban the importation and use of…

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No Sensible Person Will Say 2019 Election Was Credible – Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has claimed that the 2019 general elections is the worst the country has conducted claiming it was marred by irregularities. The Guardian reports that the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Zone in the National Assembly said the election was a disappointment. Sani spoke on Sunday, March 31 saying although there were no perfect…

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Protest: FG, Labour Sign Pact, National Assembly To Get Minimum Wage Bill Jan 23

The Federal Government and organised labour in the country on Tuesday finally reached an agreement that the Presidency would send the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly after three days of meetings. The agreement came on a day that labour unions staged a nationwide protest over the non-transmission of the bill to…

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Breaking: National Assembly Postpones Its Resumption Date By Two Weeks

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption from Wednesday, September 25th, to resume Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. According to a statement released by the clerk of the assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, the postponement is due to the forthcoming primary elections of some of the major political parties. The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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National Assembly Panel Suspends Budget Deliberations Indefinitely

The Joint Committee of the National Assembly, on the Independent National Electoral Commission has indefinitely suspended deliberations on the N189bn budget submitted by the commission for the conduct of 2019 elections on the 17th of August. The Committee Chairman, who announced the indefinite suspension at the end of the panel’s meeting, assured Nigerians that members…

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Video: “Shame! Shame! Shame!” Honorable EJ Agbonayinma Booed As He Enters National Assembly

Honourable Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma, representing Egor/Ikpobaoka constituency, Edo State, was booed by a group of youths at the national assembly gate on his way to a sitting of the lawmakers. The honorable, who gained his seat in the house under the banner of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), but later on defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC), was booed by…

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