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Why Federal Government is shielding Amaechi from prosecution – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated former Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi for superintending over a vicious insecure system that led to the assassination  of prominent  Rivers indigenes. Governor Wike further declared that the Federal Government  is shielding Amaechi from prosecution because the  former governor  financed  the 2015 …

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Powers of Appropriation: Court rules that NASS does not exist to “rubber stamp” Presidency; Has powers to add, reduce and review budget estimates

  The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ruled that the National Assembly has the power to increase – or review upward – budget estimates laid before it by the executive.  This followed a suit by popular advocate, Femi Falana, in which he listed the President, the Attorney-General of the Federation, …

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Dogara gives me hope that all is not lost in Nigeria- Prof Nwabueze ..Says only N/Assembly can save Constitutional Democracy from emasculation; Understanding Constitution will strengthen democracy -Dogara

Eminent jurist and constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze SAN, has showered encomiums on Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, describing him as an impressive leader and a great hope for leadership in Nigeria. Speaking at the public presentation of his new book titled “Save Our Constitutional …

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Ambode swears-in new LASIEC Commissioner, DG Safety Commission, others…Tasks appointees to add value to growth, development of Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday swore-in new Commissioners of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) with a charge on the new appointees to add value to the corporate governance, growth and all round development of the State. The Governor also swore-in members of the State’s Public …

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Dogara: N/Assembly has powers to tamper with budget; We won’t be rubber stamp to the Executive; Refusal to implement budget impeachable offence; Receives UniJos Alumni Association

The National Assembly has powers to introduce new projects, add, remove or reduce items in the Appropriations Bills, Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said. In a remark on a motion on matters of privilege moved by Hon. Lawal Abubakar (APC, Adamawa), Hon. Dogara, maintained that …

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Whistle Blower Protection Law vital to war against corruption – Dogara …Says N/Assembly will break 9 year jinx of non-passage of the Bill.

The Bill for protection of Whistle Blowers is a vital tool against the war against corruption in Nigeria as it will greatly enhance disclosure of information on corrupt persons when it is passed by the National Assembly, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has said. Describing it …

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House moves to establish legal framework for constituency intervention projects .. New legislation will ensure even development of federal constituencies, Speaker says

The House of Representatives is set to establish a legal framework for the execution of Zonal/Constituency intervention  projects, Speaker Yakubu Dogara has said.  The revelation was made at the public hearing on the Bill for An Act to Establish the Constituencies Development Fund, which took place at the National Assembly …

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