National Assembly News

BREAKING: Senate passes South East Development Commission Bill

The proposed legislation requires the concurrence of the House of Representatives to become a bill of the National Assembly, and the president’s assent to become a law.

Daily Post , Nigeria Dec 12, 2018

FEC okays $22.99m for Maritime Security

On the 2019 budget, the minister exonerated the Executive arm from the delay in the submission of the budget proposal to the National Assembly.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 12, 2018

2019 budget ready, Buhari waiting for NASS

….FEC okays $2.995m for maritime security By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, Wednesday, blamed the National Assembly for the delay in presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 12, 2018

Jamhuri Day: Uhuru's full speech - VIDEO

Further, after extensive debate, we finally received approval by the National Assembly to establish the Kenya Housing Development Fund.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Oyo 2019: ADC guber candidate, Lanlehin vows to defeat APC, Ajimobi’s candidate

Lanlehin, who represented Oyo South District in the National Assembly between 2011 and 2015, while addressing journalists, said it was certain that Ajimobi’s tenure ends on May 29, 2019 and anyone who want to continue with his legacy will not be accepted by the people to the state.

Daily Post , Nigeria Dec 12, 2018

Eliminating corruption in Nigeria’s electoral process

Interestingly, just on Monday, December 10, 2018, a one-day public hearing was organised by the Joint Committee on INEC of the National Assembly, themed, ‘Vote-buying and improving electoral processes in Nigeria.’ At the forum, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, observed that, “Since 1999, we have heard several confessional statements by willing partisan actors on how our electoral process is subverted and voters as well as election personnel are induced through the use of food items, kitchen utensils, automobiles, electrical appliances, clothing, toiletries, sandwich and so on, on an election day.” The INEC boss said the commission had witnessed instances of vote-buying, including aspirants who induced party delegates to get elected as candidates from the ward to local government and state levels.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 12, 2018

Government set to launch affordable housing project next week

ADVERTISEMENT The move comes after the National Assembly approved the establishment of the Kenya Housing Development Fund.

Capital News , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Uhuru's speech during Jamhuri Day celebrations

Further, after extensive debate, we finally received approval by the National Assembly to establish the Kenya Housing Development Fund.

The Star , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Anne Waiguru, Hassan Joho among personalities to receive presidential awards on Jamhuri Day Kenya News

Among those awarded with the coveted honours include Suba South MP and National Assembly Minority Leader John Mbadi, Governors Martin Wambora (Embu), Hassan Joho (Mombasa), Samuel Tunai (Narok), Cornel Rasanga (Siaya), Alex Tolgos (Elgeyo Marakwet) Jackson Mandago (Uasin Gishu), Joyce Laboso (Bomet) , Josphat Nanok (Turkana) and Anne Waiguru of Kirinyaga.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Verbatim: Uhuru's 2018 Jamhuri Day speech - VIDEO

Further, after extensive debate, we finally received approval by the National Assembly to establish the Kenya Housing Development Fund.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 12, 2018