Demand with a Familiar ring Last week’s request by members of the House of Representatives for an increment in their quarterly allowances brings to mind a similar situation in the last session of the House that led to the ongoing trial of the former Speaker, Honourable Dimeji Bankole and his deputy, Honourable Usman Nafada. This Day, [...]
Reps to consolidate agency for oil exploration with PIB The House of Representatives has moved to establish an oil exploration body that will be saddled with the responsibility to discovering new oil deposits in the country. Daily Trust, Wednesday 26 September, 2012. News page 2.
Comments on N/A resolutions Senate President David Mark yesterday talked tough on the Minister of Information Mr. Laraban Maku saying he is given to unguarded and careless comments. The Senate President was reacting to Maku’s recent comments that resolutions of the National Assembly were not binding on the executive. Daily Trust, Wednesday 26 September, 2012.News page [...]
Reps orders Navy to release arrested vessels The House of Representatives joint committees on petroleum downstream Navy and Defence yesterday directed the Navy authorities to release a foreign vessel MT ST Vanessa and its crew now in its custody over alleged illegal operations on the Nigerian territorial waters. Daily Trust, Tuesday 25 September, 2012, Page 10
CISLAC CONDEMNS ASSAULT ON AND ILLEGAL DETENTION OF DEVELOPMENT WORKER IN ENUGU The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre condemns in the strongest of terms the unlawful, inhumane and crass act of assault and extortion unleashed on the staff of South Saharan Social Development Agency, a not for profit organization dedicated to improving the plight of women [...]