Posts Tagged ‘Lawmakers’

Account For Lagos Helicopters — Lawmakers To Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has been asked to explain the whereabouts of three helicopters belonging to the state government. The Lagos State House of Assembly raised the matter during plenary, yesterday, sequel to the Matter of Urgent Public Importance moved by Mrs Mojisola Miranda, Chief Whip of the House. The House, therefore, summoned […]

774,000 Public Works Jobs: SERAP Condemns Reports That Governors, Lawmakers Shared Slots Among Themselves, Vows Legal Action

An accountability organisation, Socio-Economic Rights Accountability Project (SERAP), has reacted to the allegations of job slots given to state governors and lawmakers from the 774,000 public works jobs of the Federal Government. This is coming, following reports that political office holders in the country have been allocated 15 percent slots of the jobs. In a […]

Nigerians feel senators are highly paid despite doing little — Buhari

Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians perceive the members of the national assembly as people who are “overly comfortable” and “stuff wads of currency notes into their pockets for little work done.” Buhari said this during the launch of the Green Chamber magazine, a publication of the house of representatives, in Abuja on Wednesday. The […]

Election Tribunal Sacks 20 Lawmakers in Rivers State

The Rivers State legislative election petition tribunals yesterday nullified the election of 20 out of the 32 members of the state House of Assembly. The four tribunals, in separate judgments yesterday, upheld the petitions by candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the election. They ordered rerun in the affected constituencies. The Peoples Democratic […]