Posts Tagged ‘NASS’

Olatunde Named Acting NASS Clerk

by Seun Adeuyion July 17, 2020
Ojo Amos Olatunde has been appointed as the Acting Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), The Cable reports. National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) appointed Olatunji after former clerk Mohammed Sani-Omolori was removed for refusing to retire after 35 years in service. Omolori, in a press release, insisted his time was not up yet. This led to […]

Labour, NBA, others chide Buhari for backing NASS jumbo pay

by Seun Adeuyion February 24, 2020
Organised labour and the Nigerian Bar Association have  disagreed with Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, for saying that members of the National Assembly are not overpaid for the work they do. They said it was not only disappointing, but also appaling for the Ruler to overlook the country’s economic reality and the suffering of Nigerians while […]

APGA chief tells NASS not to declare Kalu seat vacant

by Seun Adeuyion January 28, 2020
A member of Board of Trustees of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Dr David Bourdex, on Monday asked the National Assembly not to declare vacant the Abia North Senatorial seat, occupied by Orji Uzor Kalu. Recall that a Federal High Court in Lagos had last year sentenced Kalu to 12 years’ imprisonment, for diverting the […]

PDP Senators, Members Can Seek Any National Assembly Office

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 26, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its elected senators and members of the House of Representatives are constitutionally eligible and can seek election into any presiding office of both chambers of the National Assembly The PDP notes that the position of the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives as well […]

Experts Decry Budget Delays, Seek Quick Passage of 2019 Budget

by Breaking Timeson February 5, 2019
Financial experts on Monday called for speedy passage of the 2019 budget saying incessant delay in the approval of budgets over the years contributed to the downturn in the economy, TodayNg reports. They revealed in separate interviews in Lagos that the legislature needed to fast track the passage of the budget to kickstart economic activities […]

Senator Waku Passes On

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 4, 2019
Senator Joseph Waku, a former senator who represented Benue North West Constituency at the National Assembly, is dead. He died on Sunday after a brief illness. Waku, aged 72, served at the National Assembly in 1999, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was appointed to committees on Senate Services, Works and […]