Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu said the 10th Assembly is committed to collaborating with the Executive to ensure prudent use of funds by government agencies.
The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia the Abia State capital, has sacked three House of Representatives members elected on the platform of the ruling Labour Party (LP).
The Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Environment in the House of Representatives,Terseer Ugbo, said the 10th National Assembly would strive to positively address issues around environment and flood disasters in the country.
The National Assembly (NASS) has pledged to review and address the organised Labour demands within the next one week.
Adamu Bulkachuwa enjoyed immunity from any form of proceedings in respect of words spoken or written at the plenary session.
As part of moves to resolve the ongoing crisis, Senators Godswill Akpabio and Jibrin Barau are currently in a meeting with the party’s NWC.
The group, which comprises over 20 civil society organisations and interest groups across the six geo-political zones, also urged the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and other groups to support him.
Olawuyi, who is representing Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-ero Federal Constituency of Kwara, confirmed that he would officially declare his intention Tuesday, April 4, in Abuja.
The Foundation Executive Director, Gad Peter made these disclosures in its preliminary media statement issued Saturday afternoon.
The Senate commenced plenary by 9 am to approve the votes and proceedings of Thursday after which they adjourned temporarily and proceeded to join their House of Representatives counterpart to await the arrival of Buhari and his entourage
Ezenwankwo insisted that Buhari’s impeachment was still on course unless the President found a lasting solution to the current spate of insecurity, poverty and employment in the country.
This is sequel to the emergence of Ikpeazu as the standard-bearer of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party for Abia South Senatorial District
Recall that the 7th Abia House of Assembly had on Wednesday, 8th June 2022, became the first State Assembly in Nigeria to pass the Alteration of the 1999 constitution Amendment Bill into law leading to full financial and administrative autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary and Local Government.
The bill was transmitted through a letter, dated June 17, addressed to President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, and read at plenary Tuesday.
The students, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Joint Campus Committee (JCC) and the National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS), said the eight-year administration of Amosun should be investigated, especially in view of alleged fraudulent awards of contracts and abandonment of multi-billion naira model schools across the state.
According to the executives of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, the protest which started on Monday was put on hold on Tuesday and Wednesday due to the roadblock for the All Progressives Congress convention held at the Eagle Square.
Lawan made the declaration Saturday night in Lagos in response to the honour bestowed on him as The Sun Political Icon of the Year 2021.
The legal luminary, who instituted the suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja prayed the court to compel the defendants alongside the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), to increase judges’ salaries.
The roundtable meeting which was attended by top media practitioners and other stakeholders provided opportunity to reflect on contemporary governance challenges and reform initiatives in the country especially at the sub national level.
The development is contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Labour to the NASS clerk, Adesoro Austen.