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Proper implementation of Economic Recovery and Growth Plan will revive Nigeria’s economy – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed confidence that if properly implemented,  the  Economic Recovery and Growth Plan launched by President Muhammadu Buhari , (ERGP), will revive Nigeria’s economy. Speaking on Wednesday at the launch of the Plan at the Presidential villa in Abuja, Dogara, stated that …

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Alleged removal plot: You ‘re being haunted by your criminal past, group tells Fayose ….Gov may require psychiatric help, group says

A political group, the Progressive Youth League (PYL) has berated Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose over his allegation on Monday that former Governor Kayode Fayemi had begun moves that will lead to his sack by the Supreme Court over alleged irregularities in the election that returned him to power in …

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‘Why PDP, Ize-Iyamu’s case should be thrown out,’ by INEC, Obaseki, APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Godwin Obaseki and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday urged the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss the petition against the conduct of September 28th 2016 gubernatorial election filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and her candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The parties involved …

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LG autonomy: Nigerians must pressurise State Assemblies, Governors – Dogara ….Urges President Buhari to weigh on LG autonomy

Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called on Nigerians to lend their voices to the push for financial and administrative autonomy for local governments in the country , noting that if state Houses of Assembly are not pressurised, they may not vote in favour of the …

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Senate passes Amendment to Electoral Act …Approves electronic voting …Says collated results to be electronically transmitted

The Senate Thursday passed amendments to the  Electoral Act 2010, approving the use of electronic voting in future elections. It also approved that election results should be electronically transmitted to collation centers. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral …

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House moves to check MDAs over abuse of delegated legislation

The House of Representatives, is considering a Bill which seeks to check the abuse of delegated legislation by government Ministries, Departments and Agencies  (MDAs). Declaring open a public hearing on the  Statutory instrument (Legislative Scrutiny) Bill 2015, Courts and Tribunals Fines and Financial Penalties Bill 2016,” Speaker Yakubu Dogara, lamented that …

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‘Your investigation of Sagay’s comments is a travesty’, SERAP tells Senate

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the leadership of the Senate to “immediately withdraw the unwarranted and unconstitutional ‘summon’ for Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption to appear before the Senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions for reportedly describing the body …

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