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Tinubu to address joint session of National Assembly Wednesday

Tinubu to address joint session of National Assembly Wednesday

"The 10th National Assembly places great significance on celebrating our democratic journey. This commemorative sitting underscores our dedication to reflecting on the lessons learned and the opportunities ahead as we continue to serve the Nigerian people."
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Why I can’t function in Senate, House of Reps – El-Rufai

Why I can’t function in Senate, House of Reps – El-Rufai

By Biodun Busari Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said he would never retire to the National Assembly because he does not have the patience and diligence needed to implement legislative functions. El-Rufai said this on Monday in his remarks at the second edition of the “Distinguished Parliamentarian Lecture” organised by the National Institute for […]

A minister’s difficult journey to the National Assembly

A minister’s difficult journey to the National Assembly

By Okoh Aihe IT can be exasperatingly helpless when somebody tries to make a point and nobody seems to understand. So it was the other day as the Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made a passionate appeal to the lawmakers at the National Assembly to, at least, add more funds to his 2023 […]

Experience, integrity as ingredients for effective representation 

Experience, integrity as ingredients for effective representation 

By BRAEYI EKIYE EXPERIENCE is described as practical contact with and observation of facts or events. It has also to do with involvement, participation, exposure to, familiarity with, understanding of, and also insight into the workings of a system or situation. This description came into play in the choice of federal legislative representation in the […]

National Assembly’s best option is to impeach Buhari

National Assembly’s best option is to impeach Buhari

This past week, education came to a halt in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, FCT. It began with the order by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on July 25 closing down all six Federal Government Colleges (better known as Unity Schools) in the FCT while the students were in the middle of their end of year examinations.

National Assembly’s pro-democracy acts

National Assembly’s pro-democracy acts

THE Senate and the House of Representatives now appear more pro-people in some of their recent actions. The big, pleasant surprise came from the Senate whose President, Ahmed Lawan, had acted as an unapologetic rubberstamp of the Presidency. The Senate’s recent indictment of the Police, Attorney-General of the Federation and the Economic and Financial Crimes […]