Buhari had withheld his assent to a bill seeking to amend the act after it was passed by both chambers of the National Assembly.
House of Representatives
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting, which was at the instance of the leadership of the National Assembly, was coming barely 48 hours after the President’s rejection of the Amended Electoral Act Bill sent for his signature…
Some senators who are loyal to the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, had planned to override President Buhari on the bill.
The conference was called as a result of the cancellation of a public hearing
The House had called for the public hearing based on the decision of the NLS to prevent Firdaus Amasa from graduating based on her insistence on using hijab during the call to bar
Dogara gave the assurance when he received a delegation from Kpankpando Foundation for Persons Living with Disabilities in his office on Wednesday in Abuja
If anything, this is a civil-cum-political issue, and, as a newspaper, we have bent over backward by carrying out the necessary retraction and publishing the disclaimers by the government of Jigawa State
The decampees, from Yewa North and Imeko Afon Federal Constituency, who were loyal to the PDP faction of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, were received by Governor Ibikunle Amosun in Abeokuta on Thursday
The Minister, who addressed journalists in Abuja on Thursday, said both the Ministry and the National Assembly had been on the same page regarding the need to concession the Steel Complex
The Eagle Online gathered that work was concluded on the Bill on Monday night by the Conference Committee of both the Senate and House of Representatives
The Secretary said on Sunday in an interview with journalists in Minna, Niger State that over 50 Civil Society Organisations have also embraced the party in a coalition movement to unseat the ruling All Progressives Congress in 2019
The party made the commendation in a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja.
The House on Thursday passed the resolution following their absence from a sectoral debate on the iron and steel sector
Benson made the call at an anti-corruption dialogue organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Justice.
The house resolution followed a motion on the “Need to Investigate the Failure to Pay Monies Allocated for Local Contractors in the 2017 Budget” moved by Hon. Magaji Aliyu.
He said that all was set for the official declaration of his intention to seek the APC’s ticket at the party’s secretariat on March 7.