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‘Initially, it looked impossible’ — Lawan speaks on Jan-Dec budget cycle

    ‘Initially, it looked impossible’ — Lawan speaks on Jan-Dec budget cycle

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says initially, the January-December budget cycle looked impossible. He said this while speaking with reporters after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2020 appropriation bill into law.

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Gbaja asks: Are we truly rubber stamp legislators?

    Gbaja asks: Are we truly rubber stamp legislators?

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, says the federal lawmakers will continue to do their work as required despite claims that they are not properly checking the executive.

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Senate passes N10.59trn 2020 budget

    Senate passes N10.59trn 2020 budget

The senate has passed the 2020 appropriation bill. The bill was passed after Barau Jibrin, chairman of the appropriations committee, moved a motion for its passage. The figure passed as

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‘Pay attention to issues on poverty not social media’ — CAN knocks n’assembly

    ‘Pay attention to issues on poverty not social media’ — CAN knocks n’assembly

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the national assembly to discard the social media and hate speech bills. The association asked the legislature to devote its time to

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‘Do not gag me’ — Protesters ask n’assembly to drop social media/hate speech bills

  ‘Do not gag me’ — Protesters ask n’assembly to drop social media/hate speech bills

Protesters have converged on the National Assembly Complex in Abuja to vent against the bills seeking to regulate social media

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Hate speech bill ‘will lead to impunity’

  Hate speech bill ‘will lead to impunity’

Stakeholders in the media, academia and civil society groups have described the proposed bill on the prohibition of hate speech

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APC member seeks constitution amendment to allow Buhari go for third term

  APC member seeks constitution amendment to allow Buhari go for third term

Charles Enya, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state, has filed a suit, seeking the amendment

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Buhari seeks speedy passage of bill on special court for corruption cases

  Buhari seeks speedy passage of bill on special court for corruption cases

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the national assembly to fast-track the passage of the special crimes court bill. The executive

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Group asks n’assembly to improve oversight on oil and gas sector

  Group asks n’assembly to improve oversight on oil and gas sector

OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative (OAI), a legislative interface platform, has asked the national assembly to step up its oversight on the

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‘Is it now cool to kill?’ — Soyinka writes n’assembly over ‘hate speech’ bill

  ‘Is it now cool to kill?’ — Soyinka writes n’assembly over ‘hate speech’ bill

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says the national assembly is attempting to silence the voice of criticism with the introduction of

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