Home | Tag Archives: National Assembly

Tag Archives: National Assembly

Press Freedom: Nigeria Enters RED ZONE On Press Freedom Ranking

A show dedicated to the press and the events surrounding them. A change in convention as African Free Press speaks up for the good of the Press in Nigeria and Africa. Share

Read More »

On The Dashboard 03-03-2017 (Talking Xenophobia and The Whereabouts Of President Buhari)

A semi-casual rundown of political and societal events in Nigeria and Africa. On This edition of On The Dashboard, we start off with Obasanjo’s blunt comments on the Xenophobia experienced by Nigerians and other African nationals in South Africa. Then we move on to the some drama in the senate during the recent ambassadorial screenings among other stories. Click to ...

Read More »

Senate Accuses Buhari’s Ministry Of Diverting $3.5 Billion To Private Pocket { Shocking }

The Senate, on Tuesday, December 13, accused the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its exploration and production subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, of willful misappropriation, and for criminally withholding public revenue to the tune of $3.487 billion. Recall, that President Muhammadu Buhari, is currently the Minister of Petroleum Resources. The Senate also, accused the NPDC, of lifting ...

Read More »

Breaking: Sekibo and Two Others Sworn in and Senate adjourns till January

senate President Bukola Saraki has administered oath of office on Magnus Abe, George Sekibo and Osinakachukwu Ideozu, newly elected senators from Rivers State. The three lawmakers were elected in the Rivers legislative re-run elections that held on Saturday. The exercise – still ongoing as results are yet to be known for nine constituencies – was characterized by widespread violence and ...

Read More »

The Bill Seeking More Powers For Sharia Courts Thrown Out By The House Of Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday, December 8, 2016 dumped a Bill seeking to give more powers to Sharia Courts of Appeal in the FCT, designed primarily to expand its scope of jurisprudence. The Bill, which sought to alter relevant sections of the constitution dealing with Sharia and Customary laws in Nigeria, was listed for debate, having been read for ...

Read More »

NIGERIAN SENATE TO STOP SEATING,IF INEC REFUSES TO CONDUCT RIVERS RE-RUN ELECTION BEFORE 10 DEC. 2016.

The Nigerian senate on Wednesday,has ordered the Independent electoral commission(INEC) to conduct the re-run legislative election which was initially slated for mid October by INEC. The senate in its seating today,threatened that should INEC refuse or fail to conduct the election before December 10,2016,that it will stop its seating indefinitely. According to the senate, it is unfair that the year ...

Read More »

On The Dashboard 23-09-2016 (PDP Treaty: To Be Or Not To Be?)

On The Dashboard 23-09-2016 (PDP Treaty: To Be Or Not To Be?) Share

Read More »

Budget Padding Scandal: House of Reps in rowdy session

  The House of Representatives was thrown into a rowdy session following what some suspect was an attempt to suspend Abdulmumin Jibrin.   Trouble started when the Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and Business, Emmanuel Orker-jev, moved a motion on breach of his privilege and that of the House by the embattled former Chairman of the Appropriations Committee. ...

Read More »

PDP Urges National Assembly to Thwart Buhari’s Schemes for Emergency Powers

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ekiti chapter, has described the plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek emergency powers from the National Assembly to handle the nation’s economy as an alleged authoritarian demand that would further breed dictatorship in the country. Nigeria’s National Assembly Building, Abuja The PDP noted that such a demand is an indication that the ruling All ...

Read More »

ON THE DASHBOARD 09 – 08 – 16 (Will The Phoenix Rise?- PDP Confident of Return in 2019)

ON THE DASHBOARD 09 – 08 – 16 (Will The Phoenix Rise?- PDP Confident of Return in 2019)   Share

Read More »