M r John Egesi, a former Director General of the National Maritime Authority [NMA}, now the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), is a well-known trade economist. In this interview, Egesi speaks on President Muhammadu Buhari’s $30billion loan request and border closure Continue reading We won’t need loan if we jettison lawmakers’ indefensible pay […]
The lawmakers said the results of the census in 2006 is no longer effective for policymaking. The post Nigerian lawmakers call for national census by 2020 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The court ordered fresh elections in the Kaduna constituencies. The post Appeal Court sacks two Kaduna lawmakers appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Mr Bego served as a spokesperson to Yobe Governor from 2007 until his nomination as commissioner last week. The post Yobe lawmakers confirm veteran image-maker Bego for commissioner appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
An election tribunal earlier ordered for fresh elections in 12 polling units of the federal constituency. The post Appeal Court validates Osun PDP lawmaker’s election appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Plenary at the Plateau State House of Assembly was on Wednesday disrupted and the house adjourned unceremoniously to avoid violent clash among members. It was gathered that the crisis started when the Speaker of the House read out a memo sent to the House by Governor Simon Lalong. Lalong was requesting the House to approve […]
<p class="">Sen. Rochas Okorocha, (APC-Imo West) has called for a reduction in the number of legislators.</p> <h1>Okorocha made the call, while briefing newsmen after the Senate approved the Medium Term Expenditure FrameWork (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper ( FSP).</h1> <p class="">Okorocha, who advocated for one senator and three House of Representative members from each state, said […]
THERE is a popular adage that ‘pride comes before a fall’. Pride, ego tripping and foolish loyalty to godfatherism is what has held down some Edo State lawmakers who had relocated to Abuja, their new abode since the crisis over the inauguration of Edo State House of Assembly started. It is now crystal clear that […]
<p class="">Lawmakers at the Ondo House of Assembly were minding their business when snakes appeared from the rooftops to send them packing.</p> <p class="">Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly aren’t ready to return to plenary any time soon, <a href="https://www.pulse.ng/news/local/snake-chases-lawmakers-out-of-ondo-house-of-assembly/hbexegw" id="d3916138-2332-4ce6-95b5-3f379bd16fac">unless the snakes </a>that have been giving them a runaround are no more.</p> […]
<p class="">The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday sought the assistance of the British High Commission in Nigeria to help in capacity enhancement for the lawmakers.</p> <h1>Lawan, in a statement by Isa Mohammed, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President of the Senate, made the call while receiving the High Commissioner, […]
We are parliamentarians, nobody has served us any restraining order, if a restraining order is coming after we have already kick-start our responsibility, how can that stop? We are not looking into what is in court; we are getting facts, Section 11(4 and 5) is very clear on what we should Continue reading Edo on […]
LEADERSHIP : A bill passed by the 8th National Assembly (NASS) to increase the retirement age and new conditions of service for the federal legislature’s workers has ran into troubled waters. Opponents of the proposed law in both the presidency and the National Assembly, who described the bill as an attempt by the last NASS […]