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INVESTIGATION: How Ekweremadu, other Nigerian lawmakers ‘pocketed’ N8 Billion in failed constitution amendment
Until 2011, the federal lawmakers expended only N1 billion for constitution review
Media Gag Bill: Protesters storm National Assembly
“We are disappointed in our senate, they promised us open NASS now they want to shut us up”.
EXCLUSIVE: National Assembly pressuring Buhari’s govt to release N64.4bn constituency projects money
The lawmakers want N64.4 billion in total.
Why National Assembly refused to pass Petroleum Industry Bill — Group
The PIB was first introduced into the National Assembly in 2008 as an executive bill by then president, Umaru Yar’Adua
INVESTIGATION: Men, Woman facing criminal allegations, who will make laws for Nigeria
PREMIUM TIMES presents tainted Senators and House of Representatives members who will be making laws for the nation.
PDP’s Ekeremadu returns as Deputy Senate President
He won the race following a power sharing deal that had the minority but influential PDP back the new senate president, Bukola Saraki.
Senate, House of Reps elect new leaders — LIVE UPDATES
Shortly after the innauguaration, the lawmakers would elect their leaders in what would be Nigeria’s most contested National Assembly leadership since the return of democracy in 1999.
SHOCKING: 2015 Budget: National Assembly’s N150billion enough to fund capital votes for 20 Federal MDAs
While the lawmakers take so much, their work rate has been dismally poor, PREMIUM TIMES analysis show.
REPORT CARD: Nigerian Senators, Reps cornered N600bn in 4 years but passed only 106 bills
Despite taking funds needed to provide hospitals, schools and jobs, the lawmakers returned about 10 per cent efficiency.
Mark cautions state lawmakers to resist executive interference
Mr. Mark says independence should not prevent collaborations between the executive and the state legislatures
Former State Assembly Speakers demand retirement benefits
The former speakers say provisions for their benefits should be included in the Constitution.
Senate may overule APC on Senate Presidency zoning — Deputy Minority Leader
Senator Sani says lawmakers may choose their leader independently if they are not satisfied with the APC zoning.
Senate Presidency: South East group roots for Lawan
The group says Mr. Lawan is the best person to lead the eighth Senate.
Senate passes bill criminalizing female genital mutilation, violence
The bills seeks to prohibit violence in private and public life.
Senate urges Nigerian military to investigate Jos killings
The culprits used the Nigerian Army uniforms to carry out their operations.
Senator begs Jonathan to forgive suspended Permanent Secretary
The lawmakers says the permanent secretary went beyond his brief in recalling the envoys.
LIST – New House of Reps Members for Nigeria’s 8th National Assembly
Generally, most of the Reps that would make up the 8th National Assembly posses at least a bachelors degree. Only 26 members hold only Secondary School Certificate.
Top 10 Corruption Scandals Nigeria’s National Assembly Hasn’t Resolved
These are just few of the scandals the National Assembly may not resolve before the end of the 7th Assembly.
Nigerian govt sues Senate, House over Constitution Amendments
The government says the amendments are inconsistent with the spirit of federalism, separation of powers and checks and balances.
Lawmakers pass bill to establish National Assembly budget office
Senate endorsed the sack of 17 NSCDC employees.