Tag: NASS

Appeal Court overturns order prohibiting Kashamu’s arrest

Appeal Court overturns order prohibiting Kashamu’s arrest Kashamu

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Diviision, on Friday nullified a Federal High Court (FHC) ruling, prohibiting the arrest of Buruji Kashamu by Nigerian law enforcement agencies. The appeal panel, led by Yargata Nimpar, declared that the Senator was not above the law and that he could be arrested if necessary. Justice Okon Abang of the […]

Kudos to Sen Shehu Sani, by Femi Falana (SAN)

Kudos to Sen Shehu Sani, by Femi Falana (SAN) Shehu Sani

In the current edition of The News magazine, Senator Shehu Sani made a disclosure which has serious implications for public accountability in Nigeria. Without mincing words the Senator blew the lid off federal legislators’ salary secrecy. For the first time since May 1999, the Senator disclosed the jumbo emoluments of the members of the upper […]

Do more to ensure enforcement of laws, NASS charged

Do more to ensure enforcement of laws, NASS charged

The National Assembly has been charged to make more efforts at ensuring that laws passed by it are obeyed and properly enforced. An Abuja-based media practitioner, Mrs Henrietta Momodu, who made the charge, said it was necessary that Nigeria’s lawmaking chambers evolve ways to ensure that their laws and resolutions get the needed bite as […]