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2023: Senate commences recess ahead of Presidential and National Assembly elections

Senators proceed on recess for campaigns ahead of February 25 polls for the President and National Assembly. Lawan says the casualties of failed re-election bid by federal lawmakers have always been too heavy and too expensive for our country and for democracy in Nigeria “It is our prayer and hope that those of us who are going to participate in the National Assembly elections in the Senate, that God Almighty would be on our side....

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...

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