RMAFC: SERAP seeks voluntary return of ‘illegal running costs, allowances’ by NASS

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara to “persuade their members to voluntarily return running costs and other allowances so far collected

RMAFC: SERAP seeks voluntary return of ‘illegal running costs, allowances’ by NASS

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara to “persuade their members to voluntarily return running costs and other allowances so far collected, and now declared as illegal by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), and […]

Confirmed: Nigerian senators receive N13.5 million monthly, apart from salaries

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has revealed that he and his colleagues receive N13.5 million monthly as “running cost.”

Confirmed: Nigerian senators receive N13.5 million monthly, apart from salaries

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has revealed that he and his colleagues receive N13.5 million monthly as “running cost.” In an interview with TheNews, Mr. Sani said that the running cost does not include a N700,000 monthly consolidated salary and allowances which they also receive. Details of the interview were published by SaharaReporters […]

Opinion: National Assembly’s Meddlesome Intrusion In INEC Independence

The Bukola Saraki-led National Assembly is on a mission to tinker with the order and schedule of elections. The National Assembly members are certainly window-shopping for favourable electoral schedule and order that will enhance their continued membership of the National assembly.

Opinion: National Assembly’s Meddlesome Intrusion In INEC Independence

The Bukola Saraki-led National Assembly is on a mission to tinker with the order and schedule of elections. The National Assembly members are certainly window-shopping for favourable electoral schedule and order that will enhance their continued membership of the National assembly. They are bent on twisting and twirling the electoral system to not only give […]

Kwara Assembly Passes Bill Stopping Payment Of Pension To Former Governors

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed an amendment bill halting payment of pension to former governors, deputy governors, and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office.

By PM News The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed an amendment bill halting payment of pension to former governors, deputy governors, and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report of the House Committee on Establishment and Public Service […]

2019: Who will run if Buhari decides not to?

Though President Muhammadu Buhari has not yet explicitly announced that he would go for a second term, many people close to him have said so and he has not publicly disowned them,a development seen by many as consent on the side of the president.

2019: Who will run if Buhari decides not to?

By Hamza Idris, Ismaila Mudashir & Muideen Olaniyi Though President Muhammadu Buhari has not yet explicitly announced that he would go for a second term, many people close to him have said so and he has not publicly disowned them, a development seen by many as consent on the side of the president. Some analysts […]

Politicians who can’t win election without Buhari oppose Amendment to Electoral Act

Chairman of South East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe said anyone still calling for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election is not fit.

Politicians who can’t win election without Buhari oppose Amendment to Electoral Act

Chairman of South East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe said anyone still calling for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election is not fit. The Senator who currently represents Abia South constituency made this statement while admonishing his colleagues who opposed the amendment to the Electoral Act regarding election sequence in the 2019 general elections. Abaribe made this statement […]

2019: CNPP Backs NASS on Order of Elections, Cautions CSOs Rejecting Reordered Polls

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the National Assembly on reordering of 2019 general elections and beyond, insisting that the presidential election must come last to save Nigerian democracy and the country from nosediving into a one party state at any point in our national life.  

2019: CNPP Backs NASS on Order of Elections, Cautions CSOs Rejecting Reordered Polls

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the National Assembly on reordering of 2019 general elections and beyond, insisting that the presidential election must come last to save Nigerian democracy and the country from nosediving into a one party state at any point in our national life. In its reaction […]

Senate knocks AGF, Sagay seeks Malami’s probe over Maina

Senate knocks AGF, Sagay seeks Malami’s probe over Maina

Eniola Akinkuotu and Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate, on Tuesday, berated the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), for his moves to stop the National Assembly’s investigation into the controversial reinstatement of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina. The upper […]

Dinner with National Assembly part of routine stakeholders engagement – NNPC Boss

Dinner with National Assembly part of routine stakeholders engagement – NNPC Boss

The  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that a dinner with members of the Senate and House of Representatives scheduled to hold on Tuesday evening was part of its routine stakeholders engagement. The explanation came amidst public criticisms that the corporation might have scheduled the dinner to influence the lawmakers who were investigating allegations of […]

Senators aspiring to be next governors

Senators aspiring to be next governors

Midway to 2019, many serving senators have directly or indirectly shown interest in crossing over from the National Assembly to various state government houses. Daily Trust takes a look at the growing trend. While some senators are planning to navigate their way to government houses because the incumbents are rounding off second terms, many of […]

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