Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Senate Mulls Five Years Jail Term for Sexual Predators in Schools

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the 8th...

Senate Confirms Adeleke Adewolu as NCC Commissioner

The senate on Wednesday during the plenary confirmed the appointment of Adeleke Adewolu as Executive Commissioner on the governing board of the Nigerian Communications...

2020 Budget Presentation: Tight Security at National Assembly

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari  2020 budget proposal presentation to the joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives today security operatives have...

Card Reader to Get Legal Backing – Omo-Agege

The National Assembly would ensure that card reader is given legal backing in the new Electoral Act. The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie...

Increase Property, Communication Taxes, not VAT, Ndume Tells Osinbajo

Former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, has called on the Federal Government to abandon its plan to increase Value Added Tax from 5% to...

Nigeria at 59: Omo-Agege Calls for Oneness

As Nigeria clocks 59 years of Independence, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on Nigerians to keep praying for...

Independence Anniversary: Nigeria shall be Great -Senate

The Senate on Monday said Nigeria shall be great and overcome its present challenges. This was disclosed by Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, Chairman Senate Committee on...

Budget 2020: Senate Receives MTEF/FSP Documents from President Buhari

The Senate on Wednesday has announced the receipt of the Medium Term expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper from President Muhammadu Buhari.  In a letter...

Nigerians must get Electricity Supply They Pay for – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the House would ensure that Nigerians get adequate supply for...

Xenophobia: Gbajabiamila Commends Air Peace Boss

The Speaker of the House of  Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended Allen Onyeama, owner of Air Peace airline, for volunteering to use his aircraft...

Govt won’t Abandon you, Gbajabiamila Assures Katsina IDPs, Donates N60m Drugs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State that the Federal...

VAT Increase: Senate to Summon Finance Minister, FIRS Chairman

The Senate Committee on Finance says it will invite the Minister of Finance and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) to give details...

PEPT Verdict: Victory for Democracy – Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the  Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. In a congratulatory...

Gbajabiamila Expresses Happiness over Amicable Resolution of Bauchi Assembly Crisis

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed his happiness over the amicable resolution of the leadership crisis that...

Accident Victim, Sen. Tofowomo Responding to Treatment, Aide Says

Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, who was involved in a fatal auto crash on Sept. 5, is in good condition and responding to...

Speaker Appoints Ganduje’s Daughter as Aide

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed Fatima Ganduje as one of his aides. She is to serve as Special Assistant...

Impeachment: Kogi Assembly to Set up 7-man Panel of Inquiry

The Kogi State House of Assembly has requested the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, to set up a 7-man Panel of Inquiry to...

Lagos Assembly Rejects Three of Sanwo-Olu’s Nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly , on Monday , confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov . Babajide Sanwo -Olu for...

Attack on Ekweremadu Reprehensible, Despicable Says Abaribe

The Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP Abia), has described as reprehensible and sacrilegious the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike...

Lawan Condemns Attack on Ekweremadu, Calls On German Govt to Arrest...

The President of the Senate , Ahmad Lawan, has condemned Saturday's attack on the former deputy Senate President,Ike Ekweremadu by members of the Indigenous...

Ekweremadu Attacked in Germany by Suspected IPOB Members; Abike Dabiri-Erewa Condemns...

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday said he was attacked by some people who identified themselves as members of the Indigenous People...

Sallah: With Prayers, Nigeria will Surmount its Problems- Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on Muslims to use the period of Eid el-Kabir to pray for Nigeria to...

Oyo Screening: Assembly Confirms 10 as Commissioners, Adjourns Plenary for 10mins

The screening exercise of the commissioner-designates sent to Oyo State House of Assembly by Governor Seyi Makinde is currently underway at state legislative parliament...

Impersonators Defrauding with my Name on Social Media, Sen. Urhoghide Warns

Senator representing Edo South in the Senate, Matthew Urhoghide, has warned the public against fraudsters impersonating him to defraud unsuspecting people on Facebook. The lawmaker...

Cross River Assembly to Sanction Social Media Users for Fake News

The Cross River State House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling for appropriate sanction on social media users in the state especially those...

Court Stops Senate, Reps from Taking over Edo Assembly

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered both the Senate and the House of Representatives to put on hold their  plan to...

Oyo Assembly to Commence Screening of Commissioner Nominees

Oyo State House of Assembly will commence the screening of the 14 commissioner nominees, the Chairman and two board members for the State Universal...

Senate Committees: Aggrieved Senators Accuse Lawan of Collecting over 10bn from...

The Red Chamber of the National Assembly seems to have been thrown into controversy as a group of senators c under the umbrella of...

No Constitutional Breach in Buhari’s Refusal to Assign Portfolios to List...

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has said the Nigerian Constitution did not mandate the...

No Money Release to Ondo Assembly in the Last Five Years...

The Ondo State House of Assembly has described the Assembly complex as the worst in the country in terms of infrastructure , alleging that...

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