Benue women storm NASS to protest killings

 Benue women storm NASS to protest killings

PROTESTERS under the aegis of the Benue Women Forum on Thursday stormed the National Assembly to protest recent attacks in Benue State. The protesters in their numbers carried placards with various inscription decried the recent killings in their [...] The post  Benue women storm NASS to protest killings appeared first on Tribune. ...
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FIDA urges NASS to pass gender equality bill

FIDA urges NASS to pass gender equality bill

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has urged the National Assembly to pass the Gender Equality Bill into law to curb gender-based violence in the country. Mrs Ngozi Ikenga, Chairperson of FIDA in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), made the ...
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Ignore AGF’s memo on maritime varsity, Ijaw youths tell NASS

Ignore AGF’s memo on maritime varsity, Ijaw youths tell NASS

THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has called on the National Assembly to pay no attention to the memo from the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, urging it to change the name of the site of the Nigerian Maritime University, NMU, from...
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Court grants SERAP’s bid compelling FG to prosecute NASS officials

Court grants SERAP’s bid compelling FG to prosecute NASS officials

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted a prayer by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) which sought to direct and compel the Federal Government to prosecute some principal officers of the National [...] The post Court grants SER...
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Suspected Badoo kingpin petitions Osinbajo, IG, NASS, others

Suspected Badoo kingpin petitions Osinbajo, IG, NASS, others

Kunle Falayi A counsel to alleged Badoo kingpin, Abayomi Alaka, on Friday said that the wanted suspect had submitted petitions against the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr.Edgal Imohimi. According to the lawyer, Babatunde Ojehomon, the petition ...
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Fuel Scarcity: FG hopes on NASS to okay money for debt payments — BARU

Fuel Scarcity: FG hopes on NASS to okay money for debt payments — BARU

THERE are indications that the National Assembly will soon appropriate funds for the settlement of N800 billion subsidy debts to oil marketers as part of moves to enable them import petroleum products. The post Fuel Scarcity: FG hopes on NASS to okay money for...
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NASS, stakeholders collaborate on extending Local Content to construction, power sectors

NASS, stakeholders collaborate on extending Local Content to construction, power sectors

Members of the Federal House of Representatives have begun working with stakeholders in Power, Construction and Information Communication Technology sectors to extend the Nigerian Content Act to the three sectors of the economy. The collaboration was firmed up...
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2018 budget: Expert advises Govt, NASS on early passage

2018 budget: Expert advises Govt, NASS on early passage

Afinancial expert, Prof. Sheiffdeen Tella, on Monday called on the Federal Government to work closely with the National Assembly to ensure speedy passage of 2018 budget. Tella, a Professor of Economics at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun, sai...
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Gov. Umahi to ensure re-election of Ebonyi legislators in state, NASS

Gov. Umahi to ensure re-election of Ebonyi legislators in state, NASS

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi says he is ready to ensure the re-election of the state and federal lawmakers from Afikpo North and Ezza South Local Government Area of the state Umahi made the statement on Monday at Uburu, Ohaozara area of Ebonyi when stakeholders ...
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2018 budget: Financial expert urges FG to work with NASS on early passage

2018 budget: Financial expert urges FG to work with NASS on early passage

A financial expert, Prof. Sheiffdeen Tella, on Monday called on the Federal Government to work closely with the National Assembly to ensure speedy passage of 2018 budget. Tella, a Professor of Economics at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye in Ogun, to...
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