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#EndSARS Protesters Storm National Assembly, Demand To See Lawmakers | #EndSWAT

#EndSARS movement on Thursday resumed with Abuja protesters storming the National Assembly and demanding to see the Senate President Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Femi Gbajabiamila. The protesters in their numbers marched to the complex displaying placards lamenting extra-judicial killings and demanding justice for victims of police brutality. In videos being shared on…

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Akpabio Says Lawmakers Are Awarded Most Of NDDC Contracts

On Monday July 20, The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, accused National Assembly members of being awarded most contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister made the claims during the ongoing public hearing held by members of the House of Representatives committee on NDDC’s financial misappropriation. Akpabio had been invited by the lawmakers…

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Nigerians React After FG Cuts Health & Education Budgets, Grants N27bn For NASS Renovation

Nigerians have condemned the cuts in budgetary allocations to critical sectors in the federal government’s revised 2020 budget proposal. In the revised 2020 budget approved, the Buhari administration reportedly gave NASS N27billion for the renovation of its complex which has resulted in a huge backlash towards the Federal Government. According to several reports, there’s cut…

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I’ll Lay 2019 Budget On Wednesday, Buhari Writes NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari has notified the National Assembly of his intention to ‎lay the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday next week. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, read the President’s letter at the plenary on Thursday. Members of the House, however, condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, for blaming…

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Buhari Withdraws Assent To Electoral Amendment Bill For The Third Time

The Electoral Act Amendment Bill has again been turned down by President Muhammadu Buhari. This was disclosed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang. Enang spoke with State House correspondents on Friday but refused to state Buhari’s reasons. He said the bill was returned to the National Assembly. This…

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APC Doesn’t Have The Number To Impeach Me From NASS – Saraki Boasts

The Senate President and one of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Bukola Saraki, has declared that those plotting to impeach him after the National Assembly reconvenes won’t succeed because they don’t have the number to do so. Saraki, who said this while responding to questions from newsmen at the PDP Secretariat…

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Any more delay by INEC might jeopardize the 2019 elections – Group tells NASS

  The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group on the 23rd of August called on the National Assembly to expedite action on the passage of the Independent National Electoral Commission budget. The group in a statement issued and signed by its Executive Director, Dr. Chima Amadi, said any delay might jeopardise the preparations for the 2019…

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2019 Elections! Senator Enang Raises Concern Over NASS Silence On Budgets

  Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Ita Enang has expressed concern over the National Assembly’s silence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for consideration of security agencies’ budgets ahead of the 2019 General Elections on the 17th of August in Abuja. Sen.Enang, while addressing the National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National…

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Forward 2014 Confab Report To Us as a Bill, Senate Tells Executive

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has passed a resolution requesting the Executive arm of government to forward to it as a bill, the report of the 2014 national conference. The lawmakers reached this resolve on Wednesday after an extensive deliberation on the state of the Nigerian union, against the backdrop of the heightened…

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