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HOR To Expedite Achievement Of SDGs

By Oduyemi Odumade The House of Representatives has pledged its commitment to expedite the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. The Chairman of the Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Wale Raji made the pledge during the inaugural meeting held in Abuja. He emphasized that the SDGs were crucial for the development of Nigeria and that the committee's focus is squarely on this strategic objective. Raji noted that no country […]

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Water Resources To Partner NASS For Water Management Law

Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation is to partner the National Assembly and stakeholders to expedite passage of legislation on water management in Nigeria. The minister, Professor Joesph Utsev stated this during a familiarization visit to the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission, NIWRMC, an agency under the ministry. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head, Press and Public Relations Unit of the ministry, Mrs Funmi Imuetinyan […]

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Labour Strike: Reps Adjourn Probe On Job Racketeering

The Ad-hoc Committee investigating job racketeering among Ministries, Departments and Agencie, MDAs has adjourned sitting to Thursday, 7th September, 2023. This is due to the planned industrial action by the Organized Labour scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 5th and Wednesday, 6th September, 2023. The Ad-hoc Committee was mandated to investigate the alleged mismanagement of personnel recruitment, employment racketeering and gross mismanagement of the IPPIS. Speaking upon resumption of the […]

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DG NYSC Calls For More Support From NASS

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed, has appealed for increased assistance from members of the National Assembly as the scheme offers more contributions to national development. He said this would enable the scheme to consolidate on the achievements it recorded in the last 50 years. Brigadier General Ahmed stated this when he paid advocacy visits to the Chairman, Senate Committee on Youth Development, Senator […]

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Breaking: Senate Takes Action After Protesters Pull NASS Gate

The Senate has reacted after the Nigerian workers forced their way into the National Assembly Complex on Wednesday to protest fuel subsidy removal by the federal government. Legit News reports that the protesters in their hundreds had marched from the Unity Fountain in Abuja to the National Assembly Complex in protest against the “anti-poor” policies of the President Bola Tinubu administration. Upon their arrival at the parliament complex, the protesters […]

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NLC: Protesters Break Gate Into NASS

The protest by the Organised Labour against the “anti-people” policies of President Bola Tinubu's administration is getting intensed as protesters,on Wednesday morning broke down the first gate of the National Assembly complex and forced their way into the premises. Intelregion reports that the Organised Labour including the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their affiliate unions, today, kicked off a protest in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, […]



Falana Slams N’Assembly Members Over Palliatives

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has condemned the National Assembly over the decision to allocate N70 billion as palliatives for its members. Falana, in a statement on Sunday, says the move is illegal and contemptuous. The statement calls attention to the blatant breach of the relevant provisions of the Nigerian Constitution and urged the immediate reversal of these controversial measures. It reads; “Out of sheer insensitivity coupled with impunity, […]

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NASC Appoints Agada Rawlings Emmanuel As Ag Deputy Clerk, Administration

The National Assembly Service Commission, NASC, has approved the appointment of Agada Rawlings Emmanuel as Acting Deputy Clerk ( Administration) in the House of Representatives. In the appointment letter signed by the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ahmed Kadi Amshi, the commission explains that the approval followed the resolution at its 577th meeting held on Monday 19 June in exercise of its power as provided in section 6 (b) […]

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