• Nigerian Peace Corps hails National Assembly, urges Buhari to assent Bill

    Nigerian Peace Corps hails National Assembly, urges Buhari to assent Bill

    According to reports, the National Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dr Dickson Akoh on Thursday commended National Assembly over the passage of the Bill for an Act to establish the agency.

    The Senate had on Thursday read the Bill for the third time and finally passed it, in concurrence with the House of Representatives which had passed same earlier in the year.

    Addressing Journalists shortly after the passage on Thursday, Akoh appreciated Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; Speaker Yakubu Dogara and […]

  • Withhold your assent from CCB, CCT amendment bill – Group tells Buhari

    Withhold your assent from CCB, CCT amendment bill – Group tells Buhari

    According to reports, the Centre for the Vulnerable and Underprivileged, CENTREP, Friday, requested President Muhammadu Buhari to withhold his assent from the Code of Conduct (Amendment) Bill 2016.

    In a statement signed and made available to newsmen, CENTREP Executive Director, Mr. Oghenejabor Ikimi argued that the passage of the bill which empowered the National Assembly to take over power to appoint staff of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB and the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT is tantamount to a political […]

  • Constitution amendment: Senate to strip Buhari of power of assent

    Constitution amendment: Senate to strip Buhari of power of assent

    The Senate has revealed plans to strip President Muhammadu Buhari of powers to assent the ongo­ing constitution amendment.

    Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu who doubles as the chairman of the Senate committee on constitution review, made the revelation when he spoke at the ongoing retreat by the committee, holding in Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.

    He said since former President Goodluck Jona­than did not sign the Fourth Alteration Bill into law, which strips the president of powers to veto […]