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Governor Ortom in a statement sent to Legit.ng by his spokesman, Terver Akase, on Tuesday, January 29, said the National Assembly has demonstrated true patriotism by seeking the interpretation of the apex court on the issue.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has raised the alarm that Nigeria may be entering into an era of dictatorship following the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen by President Buhari.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has commended the National Assembly for treating the new minimum wage bill with urgency. The new minimum wage bill passed the second reading on Thursday, January 24 at National Assembly.
The Disability Rights Advocacy Center (DRAC) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly for the signing into law, the Discrimination Against Persons with disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018.
For the third time this year, the proposed second reading of the 2019 budget by members of the House of Representatives has been postponed till Tuesday, January 29 as lawmaker described it as irreconcilable errors in the budget.
The minimum wage bill seeking to increase the minimum wage of Nigerian workers from 18,000 to 27,000, as against the N30,000 being demanded by the organised labour union, has passed second reading in the Senate.