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Nigeria’s eighth National Assembly was inaugurated on Tuesday, June 9. At the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, 109 Senators and 360 Representatives were sworn in to office for a four-year term.
Section 66(1a-i) the 1999 Constitution bars certain categories of Nigerians from being members of the National Assembly. Read More
The whopping N150 billion allocated to the National Assembly in the 2015 Appropriation Act, can fund capital votes for 20 Ministries, Departments and Parastatals [MDAs], a PREMIUM TIMES analysis of the budget has shown. Read More
The seventh National Assembly will most likely end its tenure in early June without resolving majority of the huge misgovernance and corruption issues that characterised the outgoing administration. Read More
New facts showing stronger links between former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff, and the Boko Haram sect have emerged, further fuelling suggestions the ex-governor is a major financier of the terrorist sect. Read More