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SERAP Sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over ‘Missing N4.4bn NASS Funds’

Jude Johnson Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila over “their failure to probe, and to refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4bn of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is

SERAP asks Buhari to revoke CAMA 2020 or Face Legal Action

Jude Johnson Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to “urgently rescind your assent to the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020, [CAMA 2020], and to send the legislation back to the National Assembly to address its fundamental flaws, including by

You can’t force me to sack Service Chiefs, Buhari tells NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected call by National Assembly for the sack of Service Chiefs over persistent failures to tackle insecurity. The Senate Tuesday adopted a resolution calling on the Service Chiefs to resign or be sacked due to the multi-pronged security challenges in the country. But the Presidency in a swift reaction

CUPP Condemns Secret Approval of $22.7b Loan by NASS

•Berates approval of N27b for NASS renovation Godsgift Onyedinefu and John Anyim Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Wednesday frowned over National Assembly ‘secret’ approval of President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to borrow 22.7b foreign loans despite the defects in the loan proposal and objection by Nigerians and economic experts. CUPP

HURIWA Condemn Buhari’s Approval of N27b Renovation Fund for NASS

•Calls for protest Maureen Okpe The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the National Assembly's (NASS) leadership headed by Ahmed Lawan for the approval of a whopping Sum of N27 billion billed for the renovation of the National Assembly's Complex. This amount according to

With focus on security funding, Nigeria’s legislators balloon 2019 budget

•To transmit N8.92trn deficit budget to Buhari Thursday •Increased by N80b with security concerns •Pocket N23.7 billion as gratuity, allowances Jude Johnson Citing the need for more security the need for more security funding so as to tackle the myriads of security challenges confronting the country, the National Assembly on Tuesday passed

Onnoghen:CUPP alleges Buhari, APC plotting to violently takeover NASS Tuesday

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Sunday said it has uncovered fresh plot for a violent and illegal takeover of the leadership of both chambers of the National Assembly on Tuesday, 29th January 2019. Addressing a press conference, the 1st National Spokesperson of the CUPP Ikenga Ugochinyere alleged

Military deployment to NASS based on intelligence reports 

•To forestall any trouble by protesting Shiites Senator Iroegbu   The Guards Brigade Nigerian Army has explained that presence of Military personnel at the National Assembly and other institutions at the Three Arms Zone was based on intelligence reports on the activities of the protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)