Category: Parliament

Breaking: Senate Removes Direct Primary Clause, Passes Electoral Act Amendment

Nigeria Senate on Wednesday removed the clause that makes direct primary mandatory for the election of candidates in political parties from the electoral amendment act....

Senate Spokesman Fumes Over ‘Errors’ In Electoral Bill

Spokesman of the senate, Ajibola Basiru, says there is no error in the electoral act amendment bill passed by the upper legislative chamber. In December, President...

Osun Federal Lawmaker, Amobi Reels Out Achievements In Two Years, Reiterates Commitment In Providing Dividends Of Democracy To Constituents

A member of the House of Representatives, Honorable Yinusa Amobi has reiterated his commitment in providing dividends of democracy to the people of his constituents...

Why Senate Held Plenary For Only 66 Days In 2022

The Senate spokesman, Ajibola Basiru, says the senate held plenary for only 66 days owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to section 63 of the 1999 Nigerian...

Magodo: Lagos Federal Lawmakers Demand Probe Of Malami Over Alleged Involvement In Planned Demolition

Two members of the house of representatives have called for the investigation of Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over his alleged involvement...

Fire At South Africa’s Parliament ‘Contained’

A fire that devastated South Africa’s parliament in Cape Town has been contained after it reignited on Monday, city officials say. The fire first broke out on...

APC Chairmen Seek Forgiveness From Osun Federal Lawmaker Over Rejection Of Motorcycles

…Saying the action was under duress Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the four wards of Ile Ogbo, headquarters of Ayedire local government of Osun...

Christmas: Osun Speaker, Owoeye Calls For Prayers For Osun, Nigeria

The Speaker, State of Osun House of Assembly RT. Hon. Timothy Owoeye has called on the people of the state to use the period of Christmas to pray for the state so that...

Jigawa Assembly Rejects Marriage Age Limit

A bill to protect children from abuse has been passed into law by the Jigawa State House of Assembly. However, the bill excluded the regulation of underage marriage in...

Just In: Electoral Bill: Senate Stays Action To Override Buhari

Senators on Wednesday rescinded their decision to override President Muhammadu Buhari on Electoral Act (Amendment) bill. On Tuesday, the lawmakers collected signatures...