Roles of the Legislature in Nigeria's system of government

 Nigerian politics takes place within a framework of a federal, presidential, representative democratic republic, in which executive power is exercised by the government. The legislative power is held by the real government and the two chambers of the legislature: the House of Representatives and the Senate. Together, the two chambers make up the law-making body in Nigeria, called the National Assembly, which serves as a check on the executive ar...

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Buhari asks governors to work with local chiefs to tackle insecurity in the country

In efforts to tackle the rising spate of criminality and insecurity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all governors in the federation to partner local communities. According to Buhari in a statement released by the president's aide on media, Garba Shehu, this will help improve local intelligence gathering. He said most importantly, this will aid the work of security agencies in tackling the insecurity menace. President Muhammadu Buhari has urged governors to wo...

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National Assembly does not have the right to replace Constitution - Omo Agege

The Deputy President of Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has stated that the National Assembly does not have the power to replace the constitution. The Senator disclosed this at a meeting with the Alliance of Nigerian Patriots led by Amb. Umunna Orjiako on Wednesday. He was represented by his media aide, Mr. Yomi Odunuga. Omo-Agege said what could be achieved was an amendment of the constitution by the National Assembly. He urged stakeholders to channel the demands of a new constitution towards con...

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