NASS Set to Pass Fresh Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill

Following the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill submitted by the National Assembly to him on June 26, 2018, the Legislature has concluded work on a fresh Bill which is now set to pass on its resumption. It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had vetoed the first version of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 sent…

INEC Budget Priority Concern as NASS Reconvenes

The passage of the budget for the conduct of 2019 General Elections is one of the top two priority issues that Nigerians expect to consider as it reconvenes on October 9. The National Assembly had set to pass the budget in June but this was scuttled in the wake of the hurried adjournment of the National Assembly following security and executive attempts to interfere on…

NASS Loses Member

A member of the House of Representatives, Princess Funke Adedoyin representing Irepodun, Isin, Ekiti and Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State passed on September 28, 2018. Hon. Adedoyin was a former Minister of State for Health and a first time member of the House of Representatives. She was set to seek re-nomination to the National Assembly by her party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…