Home2023

June 2023 - OrderPaper

ICAN clarifies position on ‘stoppage of budgetary allocation to professional bodies’

The organisation further clarified that despite its position on discontinuing budgetary allocations to professional bodies and councils, it does not extend to some regulatory councils that function as parastatals.       The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has reacted to a reported stoppage by the federal government to the funding of professional bodies and councils, describing it as a perceived misinterpretation of the original intention. According to a statement by Innocent Okwuosa, President of...

Fire on the mountain in Benue and Plateau

Public policy analyst, Sesugh Akume, writes from Abuja, on the brewing political crises in Benue and Plateau States following the recent action of the Chief Executive of both states upon assumption of office.       “…Section 62 which speaks of suspension, nor any section in the Benue Local Government Law 2007 mentions suspension of the local government legislative councils. For the fact that suspension in the Local Government Law is limited to Chairmen and...

ECOWAS Commission says “42m persons need nutritional assistance”

At Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja, ECOWAS Commission attributes factors such as insecurity, persistent inflation, and climate change, among others as being responsible for food and nutritional crises     READ ALSO: Ex-Ghanaian MP seeks actualisation of direct elections into ECOWAS Parliament       The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Dr Omar Alieu Touray, has called on leaders in the sub-region to put in place...

Oshiomhole, Harry-Banigo, Khabeeb…Meet the oldest lawmakers in the 10th Senate

In this third part of our series on Composition of the Tenth National Assembly, we spotlight the oldest lawmakers in both chambers of the National Assembly (based on age).     READ ALSO: 10TH NASS: Composition of the Nigerian Senate | Parties, Ex-Governors and Deputies           The election of lawmakers into the Tenth National Assembly was one of intrigues and surprises as a huge number of incumbent lawmakers lost their seats...

World Parliament Day: OrderPaper holds high-level discourse on Nigeria’s climate action

The World Parliament Day Discourse which is in line with the global theme for the International Day of Parliamentarism 2023 – ‘Parliaments for the Planet,’ is focused on evaluating the implementation of Nigeria’s Climate Change Act   READ ALSO: OrderPaper Nigeria: 22 Moments and Milestones of 2022 As citizens and nations of the world grapple with the effects and impacts of climate change, the response of the Government and people of Nigeria has come under...

NASS Service Commission appoints new Reps Deputy Clerk

Rawlings Emmanuel Agada was until the appointment as Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives, the Director of Administration in the National Assembly           The National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has approved the appointment of Rawlings Emmanuel Agada as the Acting Deputy Clerk (Administration) for the House of Representatives. As contained in a letter dated June 20, 2023, signed by the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Ahmed Amshi, and addressed to...

Eid-el-Kabir: “Time to reflect on brighter future ahead” – Speaker Abbas

In Eid-el-Kabir message, Speaker of the House of Representatives enjoins citizens to emulate Prophet Ibrahim’s obedience to the Almighty Allah by making sacrifices towards the development and growth of Nigeria.   READ ALSO: FOR THE RECORD: Inaugural Speech by Tajudeen Abbas | 10th House Speaker   Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has congratulated Muslim Faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, urging them to see the season as a time to ...

10TH NASS: Top 10 Newbies to lookout for in the Senate

We commence a series on lawmakers to be on the lookout for in Nigeria’s Tenth National Assembly. Who are the newbies, returning lawmakers, young people, former governors, oldest lawmakers (by age), oldest lawmakers (by terms), and lots more to be watched in the Senate and House of Representatives? Follow the series.  By Sharon Eboesomi and Temidayo Taiwo-Sidiq     Following the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, about seventy-three (67%) of the one hundred and...

Senate President, Akpabio names COS, DCOS in first set of appointments

Sylvester Okonkwo; a corporate lawyer is the Chief of Staff, while Dr Saviour Enyiekere; a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria is Deputy Chief of Staff         READ ALSO: 20 Facts about Senator Godswill Akpabio | President of the 10th Senate       President of the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has announced his first set of appointments since his assumption of office; naming Sylvester Okonkwo and Dr Saviour...

Reps Speaker, Tajudeen Abbas appoints 21 Special Assistants,12 other aides

Statement issued by the Speaker’s office indicates that the thirty-three new aides include two (2) Deputy Chiefs of Staff, two (2) Special Advisers, twenty-one (21) Special Assistants and eight (8) Senior Legislative Aides   READ ALSO: 10TH NASS: Composition of the Nigerian House of Representatives | Age, Gender     Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas, has approved the appointment of thirty-three (33) legislative aides to enable him to hit the ground...

Please email us - contents@orderpaper.ng - if you need this content for legitimate research purposes. Please check our privacy policy

  • JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

  • JOIN OUR COMMUNITY
    Close