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December, 2018

 

2019 budget: APC, PDP lawmakers clashed during presentation

2019 budget: APC, PDP lawmakers clashed during presentation nassnewsng.com Some members of the House of Representatives are now in a free for all. Several lawmakers in the House chamber are chorusing a protest song, ‘Freedom comes by struggle, by struggle; freedom come.’ Two members of the House, Mr Bashir Babale and Duoye Diri, had physical combat. Trouble started when some lawmakers brought out placards and others tore them. They were, however, calmed. Shortly after, Senators Samuel Ayanwu, also engaged Godwill Akpabio in a hot argument. The protesters continued with theRead More


Mixed reactions AS President BUHARI LANDS in NASS

Mixed reactions AS President BUHARI LANDS in NASS nassnewsng.com Mixed reactions greeted President Buhari’s arrival at the National Assembly on Wednesday as he was met with both cheers and protest has he arrived at the complex. All stage is set for President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2019 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. According to a letter addressed to the Senate and House of Representatives, Mr Buhari is expected to lay the budget, expected to be a little below the 2018 budget of N9.1 trillion, at noon.Read More


Comport Yourselves – Buhari Cautions Lawmakers Over ‘Booing’ nassnewng.com

Comport Yourselves – Buhari Cautions Lawmakers Over ‘Booing’ nassnewng.com


National Assembly workers strike over unmet demands

National Assembly workers strike over unmet demands Brown Sylvia. A The staff of the National Assembly under the platform of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has commenced their four-day warning strike on Monday 17th December, 2018. The workers barricaded the gates to prevent entry into the National Assembly complex even as water and power surplies has been cut off as a result of the strike. The staff had on Friday resolved to embark on a four-day warning strike beginning from Monday 17th December, 2018. The decision was takenRead More


National Assembly Shut Down

National Assembly Shut Down nassnewng.com The National Assembly complex is currently on lockdown as the workers belonging to the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) stormed the entrances to the National Assembly Complex in the early hours of Monday to barricade the gates and prevent entry to signal the beginning of their four-day warning strike. The group had announced in a statement on Saturday that it would begin a four-day warning strike to start on Monday and security operatives have now been deployed to manage the protesters PASAN chairman BatureRead More


Workers To Shutdown NASS On Monday

Workers To Shutdown NASS On Monday   nassnewsng.com Workers of the National Assembly are to commence a four-day warning strike on Monday in continuation of their protest to demand better welfare. The workers on the platform of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), National Assembly chapter, took the decision to embark on the strike on Friday. The Chairman of the association, Mr Bature Mohammed, said in a statement in Abuja the decision was reached in an emergency congress held on Dec. 14. President Muhammadu Buhari is due to present theRead More


Buhari’s 2019 budget presentation threatened to be boycotted by Reps

Buhari’s 2019 budget presentation threatened to be boycotted by Reps nassnewsng.com Brown Sylvia. A Members of the House of Representatives have threatened to boycott the 2019 budget presentation unless the Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma , tenders an unreserved apology to them, for accusing them of being responsible for the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget. The lawmakers issued the threat on Thursday morning 13th December, 2018 at the plenary after the Speaker Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara read a letter from the President requestingRead More


Reps want Parliamentary System of Government for Nigeria

Reps want Parliamentary System of Government for Nigeria nassnewsng.com Brown Sylvia. A 71 bipartisan members of the house of representative are canvassing for Nigeria to return to the Parliamentary system of government. Speaking with newsmen at the National Assembly on Thursday 13th December, 2018, the Chairman of the group Hon. Chinda who was represented by Hon. Nicholas Ossai, said the Parliamentry system suits Nigeria because it is more economical and largely efficient in the conduct of government business, unlike the presidential system currently practiced which constantly produces lower output inRead More


APC Reps support President Buhari on rejection of amended electoral bill,says document is imperfect

APC Reps support President Buhari on rejection of amended electoral bill,says document is imperfect nassnewsng.com Brown Sylvia A Speaking with jornalist House of Representatives caucus of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) on Wednesday 12th December, 2018 pitched their tent with President Muhammad Buhari on his refusal to assent to the Electoral Act amendment bill, describing the legislation as imperfect.The majority Leader Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila made the declaration after an emergency meeting. Hon. Gbajabiamila remarked that signing the bill as presently amended without an alternative provision for manual accreditation ofRead More


Reps urges NPC to discontinue N4,500 birth registration charge

Reps urges NPC to discontinue N4,500 birth registration charge Brown Sylvia .A nassnewsng.com House of Representatives, yesterday, directed the National Population Commission, NPC to discontinue the collection of N4,500 birth registration charge by Socket Works Ltd under the Public Private Partnership, PPP effective immediately. It also asked the commission to return to their constitutional mandate of registering births and deaths in Nigeria at no cost to citizens as provided by law and ensure that the money so far collected is either forfeited to the federal government or returned to theRead More