Monday, April 6, 2020

Omo-Agege Condemns Killing of Youth in Warri, Demands Thorough Investigation

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has condemned the alleged gruesome killing of Joseph Pessu by men of the Nigerian Army...

COVID -19: House of Reps Donate Two Months’ Salary

The 360 members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their two months salary to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Senators Donate 50 Percent of Salaries to Fight COVID-19

The Nigerian Senate has announced the decision by Distinguished Senators to contribute 50 percent of their salaries to the efforts to respond to the...

Senate President Salutes Tinubu at 68

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,...

COVID- 19: Ondo Federal Lawmaker, Adeogun, Calls for Social Distancing

The lawmaker representing Akoko South East/South West Federal Constituency at the National Assembly from Ondo State, Hon. Ade Adeogun, has urged Nigerians to obey...

COVID-19: Senate President Urges FG to Provide Relief for Poor Nigerians

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has called on the Federal Government to immediately devise ways of providing relief for poor Nigerians...

BREAKING: Edo Speaker Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has tested positive to Coronavirus Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, disclosed this Wednesday while briefing...

COVID-19: Clerk Shuts National Assembly for Two Weeks, Says Banks, Others...

The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, has  ordered the closure of the Complex for the next two weeks. The CNA in a circular ...

NASS, House of Reps to Adjourn Plenary Indefinitely

The House of Representatives, will, after a brief sitting today, adjourn its plenary indefinitely the  Speaker of the house, Femi Gbajabiamila, announced at the...

Senate President Mourns Senator Rose Oko

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has received with shock the news of the death of Senator Rose Oko, who until her death, was...

Coronavirus: Senate Adjourns Till April 7

The Senate has adjourned plenary till April 7 as part of measures to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria. The decision  was reached after...

Cross River Female Senator, Rose Oko, is Dead

Cross River Senator, representing Northern Senatorial District of the state,  Rose Okoji Oko, is dead. A close aide of the late Senator, who confirmed her...

COVID-19: PDP Lawmakers Accuse Buhari of Missing in Action, Demand Nationwide...

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on the country's state...

Lawan Condoles with Senator Ben Murray-Bruce over Wife’s Death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with Senator Ben Murray-Bruce over the death of his wife, Evelyn Murray-Bruce. The Senate President in a...

Ogun State Assembly Passes Four Bills

The Ogun State House of Assembly has passed the first reading of four bills which include the Ogun State Fiscal Responsibility Law, 2019, State...

Court Strikes out Suit Challenging Supreme Court Justices’ Appointment

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out a suit challenging elevation of four Justices of the Court of Appeal to the Supreme...

Nigeria Doing Poorly in Agric Research, Says Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has decried Nigeria’s poor performance in the area of Agricultural Research and Development. Lawan made this known...

Senate to Consider Report on Addressing Nigeria’s Power Problems Next Tuesday

The Senate may on Tuesday next week consider a report on addressing the critical issue of Nigeria’s power problems. The report was submitted on Thursday...

Covid 19: Senate Suspends Public Hearing

The Senate has on Thursday announced suspension of public hearing as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of Coronavirus in the National Assembly...

Senate President Harps on Sacrifice, Commitment in Leadership

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment. Lawan made the remark...

Senate Wants Police Force Decentralized, Says Corruption Responsible for Indiscipline Among...

The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed...

Coronavirus: Reps Bans Visits to NASS, Places of Worship

The House of Representatives, has on Wednesday, banned all forms of open worships across the country over the coronavirus pandemic as well as all...

Coronavirus: Senate Urges President Buhari to Brief Nigeria Urgently 

The Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately brief Nigerians on efforts by the government to address the outbreak of the Coronavirus ...

Omo-Agege Mourns Abule Odo Victims, Describes Late Principal as a ‘Shining...

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed deep sympathy for the families of victims and indeed, the entire people and government...

Five Kano Assembly Lawmakers Suspended over Misconduct

The Kano State House of Assembly has on Monday suspended five of its members. The suspension, which will last for six months, is in connection...

Covid-19: Oil Price Drop, Wake Up Call to Nigeria – Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that the market slump of crude oil price due to the global outbreak of...

Gbajabiamila Sympathises with Victims of Lagos Explosion

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed sadness over the pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government...

I Never Insulted South-South APC Leaders – Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege,  has dissociated himself from disparaging statements being circulated online against some APC chieftains in the...

Senate Amends Law for FCT Customary Courts to Undertake Criminal Trials

The Senate on Thursday commenced amendment to the Federal Capital Territory Customary Court Act, 2007, to expand the jurisdiction of customary courts in the...

Nigeria Needs Proper Planning to Overcome Development Challenges, Says Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges,...

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