By Kayode Akinrimisi II Authority stealing, authority stealing a song popularised by Fela Anikulapo Kuti is the root cause of the #ENDSARS project rocking Nigeria at the moment. It is a situation where education sub sector is taking N40bn in the national budget and National Assembly is taking N120bn, this is not tenable. Some […]
The Senator, representing Niger East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Abuja, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa has assured that the controversial Social Media Bill, if passed into law, will not deny Nigerians their rights to freedom of speech, describing the bill as mere regulations, that did not mean denial of freedom of speech.
Senators are enraged. Honourables are furious. For real, they don’t know what hate speech is, but they actually know what its Bill will wreak when it revolves in a reality. It’s right that hate speech is brimstone and fire that decoy social media daily, fire with potentialities of razing, and speeches with power to spark […]
Country Director of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), Mr. Raymond Esebagbon has said that the Hate Speech Bill currently being discussed at the National Assembly is misdirected and unnecessary. Esebagbon, a lawyer of over 25 years’ experience made his position clear at a media round table in Lagos on Validation Meeting of the Centre for […]
The Senate on Thursday summoned the Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, and the Acting, Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Terhembe Nongo, over N15 billion allocated to a private company in the ministry’s budget.
The National Assembly has warned the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and heads of all Federal Government revenue-generating agencies against engaging in unauthorised spending of revenues without the approval of the federal lawmakers as required by law.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the desire of the ninth Senate and indeed the National Assembly is to have the budget cycle return to January to December.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of all the 43 ministerial nominees sent to the red chamber by President Muhammdu Buhari.
Nigerian Lawmakers, Police, Judges Most Corrupt, Says TI, National Assembly kicks
Olabode Adaramola The Niger State chapter of the All Progressives Congress( APC) and members-elect have endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan as the Senate President and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly, in the Green Chambers of the National Assembly, Abuja. The State’ s party Chairman, Engr. Jibrin Imam […]