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Buhari rejects NASS’ approval for refund of N488.7bn to states

Buhari rejects NASS’ approval for refund of N488.7bn to states

NAN President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the National Assembly’s approval for refund of N488.7 billion to State Governments for projects they executed on behalf of the Federal Government. Buhari communicated the decision through a letter read by the President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, at plenary on Tuesday. The president said he rejected the […]
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Strike can’t stop NASS from sitting –Gbajabiamila

Strike can’t stop NASS from sitting –Gbajabiamila

NAN The Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has said that the ongoing strike by members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) will not stop the Legislature from sitting. Gbajabiamila said in an interview with journalists on Tuesday, said that shutting down the National Assembly was tantamount to shutting down […]
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JUST IN: Reps hold plenary with 24  lawmakers

JUST IN: Reps hold plenary with 24  lawmakers

Ndubuisi Orji,Abuja In spite of the ongoing  strike by members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which has paralysed activities at the National Assembly, since Monday,  the House of Representatives, held its plenary, on Tuesday, with only 24 lawmakers in attendance. The plenary started at 12.11p.m with 16 lawmakers, including the Deputy Speaker,  Yusuf […]
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NASS shutdown embarrassing, says APC

NASS shutdown embarrassing, says APC

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed concern over the shut down of the National Assembly by the striking workers, describing it as ‘national embarrassment’. The APC statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, urged the principal officers of both chambers to urgently do the needful. “The shameful development […]
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APC reacts to National Assembly shutdown, blames PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the industrial action by the National Assembly workers. Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, National Publicity Secretary of the party, in a statement Monday night, said the development is a sad reminder of what Nigerians witnessed under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration. He said PDP’s 16-year rule was characterised […]
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Aftermath of NASS workers’ strike: Buhari may abort budget presentation

Aftermath of NASS workers’ strike: Buhari may abort budget presentation

President Buhari’s purported decision to shelve the planned budget presentation was reportedly informed by recent developments in the National Assembly Fred Itua and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Strong indications have emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari might not personally present the 2019 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly, as earlier proposed. Instead, the president […]
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NASS directs Police, DSS to secure Complex for Tuesday’s Plenary

Senate President Saraki and Speaker of House of Rep. Dogara as National Assembly Directs Police, DSS to secure premises for plenary on Tuesday The leadership of the National Assembly has directed the Police and the Directorate of State Security (DSS) to ensure adequate security within the vicinity of the National Assembly

DEVELOPING: Workers begin strike, cut off water and power supplies to n’assembly

DEVELOPING: Workers begin strike, cut off water and power supplies to n’assembly

Members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) have begun their four-day warning strike. The workers had issued a strike notice on Sunday. As of the time of filing
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