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Okonkwo emerges ADP candidate for Anambra gubernatorial election
“Ifeanyi Okonkwo had a total of 1,062 out of 1,072 accredited votes to pick the party’s gubernatorial ticket.”
Activist sues National Assembly over purchase of multi-billion Naira cars
Last week, the House of Representatives began delivery of the first batch of 360 Peugeot cars to lawmakers in Abuja.
National Assembly never complied with FOI Act – Report
“While 60 institutions out of 800 submitted such reports to the AGF in 2015, only 44 submitted in 2016.”
Nigeria’s National Assembly fails to account for N9 billion – Audit Report
Apart from the National Assembly, other key bodies indicted include the NNPC and Ministry of Interior.
Why National Assembly budgets, lawmakers’ pay should be made public — Gbajabiamila
The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete and Hassan Adebayo, speaks on his defeat in the race for Speaker, why Nigerians are not sympathetic to lawmakers, the huge salaries and allowances earned by the lawmakers and other issues.
INTERVIEW: Why National Assembly budgets, lawmakers’ pay should be made public — Gbajabiamila
The House Leader also spoke on why he lost the Speakership election.
Alleged forgery: Court order on Saraki, Ekweremadu pasted in National Assembly
A court authorized service by substituted means.
Constitution Review: Ekweremadu, others want life pension for National Assembly leaders
Some senators have opposed the proposal.
‘OccupyNASS group received about N400, 000 daily for National Assembly protest’
The group says it is ending its campaign after a “resoundingly successful” protest.
Budget Impasse: Multiple protests rock National Assembly
The two groups are demanding urgent action on the 2016 budget.
Buhari refuses to sign 2016 budget, returns document to National Assembly
A spokesperson for the House of Representatives says the president has identified “grey areas”.
EFCC rejects Ekweremadu as anti-corruption ambassador, disowns National Assembly officer
The EFCC says its National Assembly liaison officer, Sulaiman Bakari, acted outside his brief.
Nigeria Justice Minister rejects Kogi Assembly takeover by National Assembly
The minister says the directive is not biding.
#PanamaPapers: Toyin Saraki’s lawyers disagree with husband, say secret assets belong to her alone
Senate president insists assets belong to his wife’s family.
2015 Election: Presidential, National Assembly results from Nigeria’s South South inflated – Report
TMG says it deployed 4,000 citizen observers to polling units across the 774 Local Government Areas.
Again, National Assembly disappoints on 2016 budget
The Senate claims to pass the budget as earlier assured “was still within an acceptable error margin”.
EXCLUSIVE: Inside National Assembly’s N115 billion budget for 2016; House of Reps gets biggest share
PREMIUM TIMES has exclusively obtained details of the National Assembly’s budget, wrapped in secrecy in the last five years.
Irritated by fraudulent allocations, National Assembly postpones budget passage indefinitely
The lawmakers denied any rift with the executive but said the National Assembly needed to do a “proper clean-up” of the budget.
EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo writes Saraki, Dogara, accuses National Assembly of corruption, greed, lawlessness, impunity
The former president challenges the federal legislature to publish its recurrent budgets for 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015.
SPECIAL REPORT: How National Assembly’s public account committees engage in massive money laundering
Instead of ensuring probity and accountability in line with their mandate, members engaged in abuse of the nation’s money laundering laws
SHOCKING: 2016 budget documents stolen from National Assembly
President Buhari had presented a N6.08 trillion budget for the fiscal year 2016 to a joint session of the National Assembly.
Group wants National Assembly leadership investigated for money laundering
CSNAC also wants collaborating banks sanctioned.
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the massive money laundering in Nigeria’s National Assembly
The nation’s lawmaking body is involved in abusing Nigeria’s money laundering law it helped enact.
Fresh facts expose how Ekweremadu, others withdrew N8 billion, laundered funds in failed constitution amendment
Bank documents reveal details of transactions
EXCLUSIVE: Despite cash crunch, Nigerian Senate illegally buying N4.7billion exotic cars for Saraki, other senators
The Senate is buying the cars at a time millions of Nigerians are facing severe economic hardship