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Between June 2019, when the Ninth Senate was inaugurated and June 2022, a total of 1,009 bills were sponsored by lawmakers in the Chamber. Out of this tally, ten first-term Senators sponsored 200 bills representing 19.8% of the total number This scorecard for first-term lawmakers thus highlights the top ten newbies in the chamber with the most bills sponsored in the period under review       READ ALSO: Top 10 Newbies in the House...

OrderPaper’s Performance Scorecard for the Third Session of the Ninth House of Representatives shows that a total of 1,979 bills were sponsored between June 2019 and May 2022.   Out of this tally, ten first-term lawmakers sponsored 226 bills representing 11.4% of the total number   READ ALSO: Lagos, Kaduna lawmakers dominate Reps Bills Progression Chart | National Assembly Scorecard   Data gathered from the 9th National Assembly Appraisals (Third Session) highlights these first-term lawmakers...

Senate receives 35 Constitution Alteration Bills, set to transmit for assent

Ten months after, National Assembly to transmit 35 Constitution Alteration Bills received from twenty-seven State Assemblies to President Buhari for assent, Bill seeking to abrogate State Joint Local Government Account failed passage For the umpteenth time, the clamour for financial autonomy of local government councils in the country has suffered a setback in the ongoing Consitution Amendment process. Passed as one of the forty-four Constitution Alteration Bills by the National Assembly in March 2022 and...

Parliament Meme: Special Committees in the Nigerian Senate (Part 1)

In the National Assembly, members of the Senate are assigned to various Committees for the smooth discharge of legislative duties. This week, on this episode of Parliament Meme, we commence a series on Special Committees in the Nigerian Senate     READ ALSO: Parliament Meme: Committee Membership in the Senate       Within the first fourteen legislative days following the first sitting of the Senate, the membership of the following Special Committees shall be...

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