10th Assembly

UPDATE: Membership shift in 6 months of the 10th House

Since the inauguration of the current National Assembly in June 2023, there have been changes in the composition of lawmakers that make up the 10th House of Representatives due to factors such as judicial verdicts and resignations.    It has been over six months since members of the 10th House of Representatives were inaugurated and lawmakers commenced their responsibilities of lawmaking, oversight, and representation of citizens residing in the 774 local government areas across the country. ...

New twist to rice palliative as agric ministry say they are constituency projects

The ministry’s director of information, Dr. Joel Oruche, has affirmed that the ministry is not responsible for providing the rice palliative which he described as constituency projects. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has refuted rumours that it is holding up the delivery of rice that President Bola Tinubu reportedly gave to members of the National Assembly to distribute to citizens in their senatorial districts and federal constituencies. Recall that lawmakers in the...

WANTED: Where is Senator Orji Uzor Kalu?

Despite being outspoken and vocal in the 9th assembly and the weeks before the 10th assembly began to function, Senator Kalu has been quiet and less visible in the last six months  In the weeks that preceded the inauguration of the 10th assembly, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (APC, Abia) made headlines owing to his utterances, stance on major political issues, and more importantly, his aspiration for the position of President of the Senate. Sen. Kalu...

RECORD: 10 controversies in 6 months of Akpabio as Senate President

From allegations and counter-allegations, Godswill Akpabio’s six-month tenure as Senate President has been headlined by controversies. OrderPaper highlights 10 of these awkward moments and events The 10th National Assembly was inaugurated on 13th June, 2023, making it just over six months since Sen. Godswill Akpabio emerged as President of the Senate. This period has however witnessed several scandals, allegations, and counter allegations that feature the Akwa Ibom senator at the centre.  A bumpy ride to Senate...

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