HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MEMBERS WITHOUT A SINGLE BILL SINCE ELECTED

LEGISLATORS THAT LACK LEGISLATIVE COMPETENCE,CAPACITY AND kNOWLEDGE IN LEGISLATIVE BUSINESSES EXCEPT HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH LIES ,ARE LISTED HEREWITH. SOME LEGISLATORS ARE MAKING THEIR CONSTITUENTS PROUD. Please check if your House of Representative Member is among the LIST OF SLEEPING REPRESENTATIVES!!!!! Source Daily Trust . After pocketing over N62bn, 161 Reps are yet to sponsor a bill. At least 161 members of the House of Representatives are yet to sponsor a bill more than three years after assuming office, Daily Trust findings have shown. Of the 360 members in…

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PRESS STATEMENT: Avoiding the pitfalls of the 8th National Assembly and Strengthening the Legislative Arm

As the inaugurationof the 9th National Assembly draws near, it is pertinent forCoalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG), as a civil society group, to diligently urge the authorities to remain neutral in the struggle by the National Assembly to elect their new leaders (Senate, Speaker etc.). This patriotic advice is hinged on the abysmal performance of the outgoing 8th Assembly, which was bedeviled by the frosty relationship between the political leadership of the Legislative Arm and the Executive. In a press statement issued by…

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PRESS RELEASE: N500BN Deal: CWAI Drags Emefiele To Court, Insists Confirmation Illegal

After a critical analysis, observations and speedy tacit endorsement given by the Senate in confirming the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has come to the stark realization and conclusion that Nigeria is not ready to either reap or join the comity of nations. CWAI reasons that the Nigerian Senate, by this singular act of confirming Emefiele for a second term, has failed Nigerians. This was done irrespective of the clarion call by Nigerians that justice must be done, due process…

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OPINION: Ingratitude: Between Oshiomhol, Obaseki and Mayaki.

By Ogbeide Ifaluyi-Isibor Some are saying John Mayaki is ungrateful! Some are saying Godwin Obaseki is ungrateful! Others are saying Oshiomhole is the definition of ingratitude! Not like Crusoe Osagie ever makes sense and we can’t truly blame him because of his obvious disability.he simply has an inability and I respect it and empathize with him. We can’t also completely carpet John Mayaki’s critique of the Obaseki administration because some of his claims are germaine and many observers have shared some of his views concerning the Obaseki government for eon.…

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Senate confirms Emefiele for second term.

Approves June 12 as Democracy day. By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja The Senate today confirmed the reappointment of Okobi Emiefele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. his is as the senate also approved June 12 as Democracy Day. Sitting at plenary today the senate president, Bukola Saraki put to vote the issue whether it should adopt the report of the committee on banking and finance and at the end of the day those in favour carried the day. is is coming as a rude shock to a whistle blower…

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LEGALITY OF MARIJUANA IN NIGERIA: A LEGAL OPINION-Kayode Ajulo, PhD

By Abstract In the recent times, there have been calls from different quarters on the need to legalize the use of Marijuana in Nigeria. This legal opinion considers the mischief behind the laws proscribing the production, possession, sale and use of Marijuana and thereafter considers the benefits of legalizing Marijuana in Nigeria. Introduction Classified as an illicit drug in many countries, marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In Nigeria, it is often referred to as ‘Indian hemp’, in the country, Cannabis Sativa, which has enjoyed use as fibre, seed and…

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CSO commends Civil Defence for bursting drug syndicate of cargo worth over N72 million A civil society and pro-human rights organization, Centre for Media Advocacy (CMA) has applauded and passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, for the recent criminal outburst of armed robberies, kidnappings, and reduction of vandalism of critical national assets across the length and breadth of the country. This commendation is coming following the recent capture of over 72 million Naira worth of drugs…

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PRESS RELEASE THEATRE COMMANDERS CHARGED ON JOINT OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE Theatre and Field Commanders have been charged to strictly adhere to the joint operational structures to further combat emerging security challenges in Nigeria. The Chief of Defence Staff General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin gave the charge while addressing participants at the just concluded Training Conference organized by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), held at the Main Auditorium of the National Defence College, Abuja. According to the participants who were mostly top echelon of the military, strict adherence to extant joint operational procedures and…

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Go And Submit Your Audited Accounts of 4 Years Civil, Society Groups Tells NLC Civil Society Groups on Wednesday urge the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) to submit their four years audited account to Ministry of Labour for administrative scrutiny rather grandstanding and blackmailing the Buhari administration over plumb NSITF job.The statement was made during a procession near the Ministry of Labour organized by United Nigerians Forum, Coalition for Democracy and Rule of Law and Movement for the empancipation of Good Governance. The procession was organized to counter a…

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JULIUS BERGER BAGS NUJ CORPORATE FRIEND OF THE MEDIA AWARD . Duku dedicates award to proactive Executive Management Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has bagged the prestigious Nigeria Union of Journalists Corporate Friend of the Media Award 2019 for the company’s support for media freedom and transparency. At an award ceremony, which was held at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers Abuja on Monday, the umbrella body of journalists in Nigeria said the award was in recognition of Julius Berger’s commitment to openness and growth, which its support for the media symbolizes.…

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