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N/Assembly management asks lawmakers to vacate offices today

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The National Assembly bureaucracy has asked members of the House of Representatives to pack all their personal belongings out of their offices latest Monday,...

Rivers lawmakers reject Amaechi’s claim of paid salaries

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MEMBERS of the Rivers State House of Assembly have distanced themselves from claims by the state government that civil servants have been paid salaries...

Incoming Federal Lawmakers Commence Move For United Assembly

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ABUJA - As the date for the inauguration of new National Assembly draws closer, newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have commenced moves...

Nigeria should curb president’s oil licensing powers – lawmakers

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By Camillus Eboh and Julia Payne ABUJA (Reuters) - The Nigerian president's power to grant oil licences should be removed and the government should float 30...

Fayose, others, object to Ekiti lawmakers’ suit

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LAGOS - Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti on Tuesday challenged the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court, Lagos, to entertain a suit filed by...

APC campaign welcomes NASS on resumption, alerts lawmakers on anti-democratic antics

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ABUJA (Sundiata Post) - The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) has welcomed members of the National Assembly back to plenary, cautioning them against...

Former APC Chairman, 3 lawmakers, others defect to PDP in Yobe

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Damaturu-  Alhaji Sani Inuwa-Nguru, former Interim Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe, three members of the State House of Assembly, and over...

2015 polls: Lagos lawmakers task INEC on PVCs, voting process

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LAGOS - Some members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have urged INEC to embark on sensitisation campaigns on procedures for collection of...

Anambra lawmakers pass 2015 appropriation bill into law

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AWKA - The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed into law, the 2015 Appropriation Bill of over N164 billion, subject to amendment made...

Three dead after al-Shabaab sprays Somali lawmaker’s car with gunfire

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Mogadishu- Somalia government said that a former member of the Somali Parliament was among three persons killed on Thursday in a drive-by shooting in...

Ekiti PDP lawmakers reconvene, appoint acting speaker

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EKITI - A fresh crisis is brewing in Ekiti State as the People’s Democratic Party lawmakers in the assembly on Monday reconvened under the...

No vacuum in Lagos councils, say lawmakers

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LAGOS - Two members of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA)  on Thursday said that the expiration of the tenure of council chairmen in...

2015: Ndoma-Egba says re-electing lawmakers will ensure stability of parliament

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ABUJA - Senate Majority Leader Victor Ndoma-Egba on Tuesday in Abuja said that stability in the National Assembly would best be ensured if more...

US lawmakers blast Obama over handling of Ebola on American soil

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WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday blasted the Obama administration's handling of Ebola on American soil, warning that public trust is waning after two...

Ebola: Lagos lawmakers commend 591 Nigerian volunteers to Liberia, others

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LAGOS - Some members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday commended 591 Nigerian professional health workers who volunteered to help in...

Police arraign 5 Edo lawmakers for allegedly assaulting colleague

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BENIN - The Police in Benin, Edo State on Friday arraigned five  members of Edo State House of Assembly  in  an Oredo Chief Magistrates’...

EU Commission nominee moves to reassure lawmakers over U.S. snooping

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BRUSSELS - Suspending a commercial data-sharing agreement between the European Union and the United States is still an option for the incoming EU Justice...

Eid-el-Kabir: Lawmakers sue for peace in Osun

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EJIGBO - Sen. Mudashir Hussein, representing Osun West Senatorial District, has urged Nigerians to pray for peace and unity of the country during and...

UK must channel aid to fight FGM in Sierra Leone –...

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LONDON - Britain must set up a program to tackle female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone, where the practice is seen as a prerequisite...

Some Igbo lawmakers protest tributes to late Gen Adekunle

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ABUJA – A House of Representatives special session in honour of late Nigerian civil strife hero, Brigadier-General Benjamin Adekunle ,rtd, alias Black Scorpion was...