National Assembly News

Governors split on proposal to reduce counties

In western Kenya, MPs who have supported the proposal to reduce elective positions are National Assembly chief whip Benjamin Washiali, Justus Murunga of Matungu, Titus Khamala (Lurambi) and Christopher Aseka (...

Daily Nation Oct 15, 2018

ODM MP seeks to alter IEBC composition, sets stage for return of IPPG

Kaluma’s proposal comes as the National Assembly's Justice and Legal Affairs committee is working on amendments to the IEBC Act to provide for appointment of the selection panel to fill vacancies yet to be ann...

The Standard Oct 15, 2018

Karua pushes for gender equality as vote call rages

In her proposal, she said Parliament should hold at least 188 lawmakers, that is both senators and MPs, instead of the 416 currently occupying the National Assembly.

Daily Nation Oct 15, 2018

Airtime tax confusion risks Sh20bn budget

Mr Rotich had told the National Assembly’s Finance and National Planning committee that the airtime and internet bundle taxes were specifically intended to raise Sh20.2 billion of this year’s Sh2.97 trillion.

Business Daily Africa Oct 15, 2018

Buhari’s travel ban vs Nigeria’s constitutional order

The provisions of Chapter Four of the constitution cannot be amended unless the proposal is approved by the votes of not less than four-fifths majority of all the members of each House of the National Assembly...

Punch Oct 15, 2018

Ambode: Adebule’s unkindest cut

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The Guardian Oct 15, 2018

Using pardons as a political tool

A pardon is granted after consultation with the Council of State, which comprises of the President, Vice President, all state governors, former Heads of State, all former Chief Justices of Nigeria, the National Assembl...

The Guardian Oct 14, 2018

NERC considers limiting estimated billing by power firms

It said this had led to calls by stakeholders, such as the National Assembly and other consumer groups, for the commission to find a more equitable way of ensuring that customers were billed fairly.

Punch Oct 14, 2018

Abia pipeline explosion: 150 dead; security operatives collected N1,000 from each person to scoop

The monarch, who spoke when the Senator representing the area in the National Assembly, Chief Theodore Orji, visited the affected communities to sympathise with the victims, insisted that the death toll has ri...

Vanguard News Oct 14, 2018

Karua urges constitutional review for gender balance

Karua said the same should apply to the National Assembly and the Senate.

The Star Oct 14, 2018