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Senior customs official dies during Reps hearing

The House of Representatives issued an official statement to confirm the death of a Nigeria Customs Service official during a hearing on Tuesday  A senior official of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Andrew Essien, died on Tuesday after collapsing while being questioned by the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts. The engagements which occurred around 1.00pm when the customs officer was fielding questions from members of the committee when he coughed and slumped. Despite...

Reps partner OrderPaper in implementation of parliamentary programme

In a significant affirmation of its status as Nigeria’s preeminent policy think tank that bridges the gap between citizens and parliament, OrderPaper has been listed as a key partner in the implementation of the Parliamentary Development Programme (PDP) of the 10th House of Representatives for the period 2023-2027 The 10th House of Representatives recently unveiled its four-year development plan, titled Parliamentary Development Programme (PDP) for the 10th House of Representatives, National Assembly, 2023-2027. This event...

EXPLAINER: The 20 Subsidiaries of NNPC Limited

NNPC, Now NNPCL, Nigeria’s national oil company has undergone some rapid and significant metamorphosis in the last three years. Here’s why and these are the structural changes you need to know.  Despite the numerous motions to diversify Nigeria’s economy, there has not been a very significant movement away from petroleum as the mainstay. And given that the Nigerian state has been putting its mouth where its money is, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has...

PERSPECTIVE: Safeguarding communites in the energy transition

In a global attempt to phase out fossil fuel, can Nigeria leverage its mineral resources to become a leading advocate for renewable energy, while upholding good climate practice and peace amongst the host communities? On the back of the COP28 Agreement for the world to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it has become necessary to spotlight the mineral resources available in Nigeria that could move the country comfortably from the shackles of fossils...

Benue NASS members in proxy battle with governor

The face-off between the Benue State Governor and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has escalated with members of the National Assembly from the state in proxy battle  The Benue Caucus of the National Assembly has urged President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the crises within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State allegedly fueled by Governor Hyacinth Alia. The lawmakers from both chambers who are of the APC accused the governor...

Edu begs NASS to raise poverty eradication budget

Minister Edu called attention to non-provision for a poverty eradication trust fund and said there has been over 71% reduction in capital allocation to the ministry between 2022 and 2023  The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Beta Edu, has pleaded with the National Assembly to increase the capital allocation to her ministry in the 2024 budget as the amount allocated is not sufficient for poverty eradication in the country.  The minister made...

Umahi to peg contract variation at 5%

Senator David Umahi promises to include a provision for a 15-year shelf-life insurance guarantee for projects and a maximum of 5% Variation of Price (VoP) Clause in the contracts. The minister of works, Senator David Umahi, has announced plans to include a provision for a 15-year shelf-life insurance guarantee for projects and a maximum of 5% Variation of Price (VoP) clause in contracts awarded by his ministry. Umahi said this during the 2024 budget defence...

FOR THE RECORD: Why 10th NASS will work with President Tinubu

President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, in his welcome remark at the 2024 budget presentation session, outlines why the 10th National Assembly is proud to work collaboratively with President Bola Tinubu. “On behalf of the Right Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Distinguished Deputy Senate President, the Right Honorable Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Distinguished Senate Leader, Principal Officers of both Chambers, Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members of the House...

NASS: PAC reports not considered in 25 years – Fmr Clerk

The Ex-clerk informed that while in PAC, he wrote about 200 reports and over 2000 recommendations none of which were considered. A former Clerk of the House of Representatives, Mr. Patrick Giwa, has revealed that reports of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly have not been considered in 25 years. Giwa, the pioneer Clerk of the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives, made this known during the inaugural meeting of...

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