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National Assembly To Pass 2024 Budget This Week

THE National Assembly has assured Nigerians that the 2024 national budget will be passed into law this week. The leader of the Senate, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, who gave the assurance on Monday, disclosed that all the committees of the National Assembly have concluded their hearings and submitted their reports to the …

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Senate Reacts Over Alleged Disbursement Of N100m To Lawmakers

THE Senate has denied the alleged disbursement of N100 million to lawmakers. Senator Yemi Adaramodu, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, denied the allegation in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. He described a statement credited to the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), which alleged that the sum was paid …

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Aides, Workers Arrested For Carting Away National Assembly Property

SECURITY officials attached to the National Assembly Complex in Abuja have arrested some legislative aides and National Assembly workers for engaging in last-minute looting of the offices of lawmakers and carting away valuables belonging to the second tier of government. Some of the items are television sets, cabinet shelves, electronics, …

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National Assembly Approves Independent Candidacy For Elections

The Senate, on Tuesday, directed the Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA) to transmit a constitution alteration bill No. 58 to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent in line with the provisions of the Authentication Act. The bill seeks to provide for independent candidacy in presidential, governorship, national and state assemblies …

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Full List: Lawmakers Eyeing Senate Presidency Seat

AHEAD of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, lawmakers-elect have begun the race for the Senate president’s seat. The 10th Assembly will be inaugurated in June 2023 after the swearing-in of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on May 29. In the red Chamber, the 10th Assembly will be populated …

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National Assembly Service Commission Appoints Tambuwal Clerk

The National Assembly Service Commission has approved the appointment of the controversial Secretary of Finance and Accounts, Sani Tambuwal, as the acting clerk of the National Assembly.   Tambuwal’s appointment is coming after the former Clerk, Amos Ojo, went on compulsory retirement leave last Monday.   According to the statement …

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LIST Of Old Faces Nigerians Will Miss In 10th National Assembly

While some of them, both in the Senate and House of Representatives, are aspiring for other elective positions, others failed to secure the tickets of their parties to re-contest parliamentary elections. Few others chose not to seek re-election based on the political exigencies they found themselves in. Prominent among such …

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