The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, cautioned the leadership of the Senate to resist any forms of intimidation from the Buhari Presidency to surrender its independence and pass bills and requests without statutory legislative scrutiny and oversights.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
The crisis is currently rocking National Assembly Committee on Finance as the House of Representatives Committee on Finance boycotted of scheduled public hearing Finance Bill.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has written to the National Assembly, warning of the consequence of passing a bill which stipulates death penalty for hate speech.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
Joint National Assembly Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Tuesday summoned 17 oil companies over N72b and $273million indebted to NDDC.
National Assembly complex Abuja.
The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof James Epoke has decried the jumbo salaries collected by members of the National Assembly as well as other elected and political office holders.
The National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Kola Ologbondiyan.
Obiora Ifoh, Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to set up an adhoc committee to recover the allegedly missing $1billion drawn from the Excess Crude Account by the Buhari Presidency in 2017, purportedly for security services.
SELYA YARNAP, Bauchi
Bauchi state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of Bauchi State chapter has commended the House of Representatives for ‘upholding the rule of law and asserting the supremacy of the Constitution’ in handling the leadership crisis of the House .
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
Following the Bauchi High Court order restricting the National Assembly from interfering in the leadership crisis in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, the PDP Governors Forum has advised the hierarchy and the entire membership of the National Assembly to abide by the court order and stay away from interfering in the affairs of the House.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has promised to bring reforms that will redefine the legislature in the eyes of the public.
Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker.Lagos House of Assembly.
The Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, has commended the National Assembly (NASS) for its intervention to resolve the crises rocking Edo and Bauchi State Houses of Assembly.