Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Police Detain House of Reps Member, Shina Peller

Lagos State Police Command has reportedly arrested and detained Honourable Shina Peller at the Moroko Police Station. Peller, member of the House of Representatives, is...

Border Closure Yielding Good Results – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the current border closure by the Federal Government is yielding good...

US Sanctions: Hate Speech Bill, a Remedy to Religious, Ethnic Persecution...

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi has said that the passage of the Hate Speech Bill under consideration by the National Assembly will address all issues of...

Senate Adjourns Plenary till January 28, Names Adeyemi as Chairman Aviation...

The Senate on Friday adjourned plenary till January 28, 2020 for the Christmas and New Year break. This followed a motion moved by the Majority...

Nigerian Senator, Ben Uwajumogu, is Dead

Nigerian lawmaker Ben Uwajumogu, has died. Senator Uwajumogu died on Wednesday morning in Abuja after falling ill for several weeks, according to his colleague, Senator...

Senate Okays Federal Polytechnic Orogun Establishment Bill

The Senate has on Wednesday passed the Federal Polytechnic Orogun, Delta State Establishment Bill sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. This followed...

Buhari’s Visa-on-Arrival Policy: Senate Summons Aregbesola for Explanation

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to invite the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, to appear before its Committees on Interior, Judiciary, Human Rights and...

Senate Begins Deliberation on Buhari’s $29.9Bn Loan Request

The Senate on Tuesday referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan request to its Committee on Local and Foreign Debts for further legislative...

Omo-Agege Mourns Former Delta State Gubernatorial Aspirant, Obuh

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed deep shock and grief over the death of Mr. Anthony Chucks Obuh, a...

We’ll Encourage Nigerian Youth to Realise Their Potential – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has assured that the house under his leadership would encourage Nigerian youth to realise their...

Petroleum Tankers Safety Bill Scales Through Second Reading

The Petroleum Tankers Safety Bill which seeks to reduce the frequency of accidents by petrol trucks on Nigerian roads has passed through its second...

Senate Constitutes Committee to Review 1999 Constitution – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday disclosed that the red chamber would set up a committee on the review of the...

Lawan Swears in Smart Adeyemi as Senator

The President of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan,  on Wednesday during the plenary administered the oath of office on Senator Smart Adeyemi, (APC, Kogi West) Senator...

Reps Member, Jafaru Iliyasu Auna, is Dead

A member of House of Representatives from Niger State, Jafaru Iliyasu Auna, is dead. The Politico understands that Auna died at Maitama General Hospital on...

Taraba State Assembly Elects New Speaker and Deputy

Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini and Alhaji Hamman Adama Abdulahi on Monday, emerged as the new Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Taraba State House of...

Kogi West Rerun: Melaye Vows to Reclaim Mandate at Tribunal

Senator Dino Melaye, defeated candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the November 30 supplementary election in Kogi West, has vowed to challenge the...

Lawan Charges NLNG on Improved Supply of Cooking Gas

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has called on the management of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas to improve the supply of liquefied gas,...

Reps C’ttee Goes Tough on NDDC

The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Tuesday went tough on members of the Interim Management Committee of the...

Oyo House of Assembly Passes State Anti-corruption Agency Bill into Law

Oyo State House of Assembly has passed the state Anti-Corruption Agency Bill into law to tackle graft in the state.  The passage of the executive...

Zamfara Assembly Stops Jumbo Pay for Former Governors, Speakers, Deputies

Zamfara State House of Assembly has stopped the payment of pension and other entitlements to former governors and their deputies including those of speakers...

Senate Calls on FG to Upgrade Ibadan Airport to International Status

The Senate has called on the Federal Ministry of Aviation and other relevant authorities to upgrade the Ibadan Domestic Airport, Alakia to the status...

Again, Bill to Establish North West Development Commission Passes First Reading

A bill seeking to establish the North West Development Commission has passed first reading in the Senate on Tuesday. The Bill titled "North West Development...

Ondo Lawmaker Rejects Anti Social Media Bill

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South in the Senate, has described the ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill 2019’ as unnecessary and duplication...

Hate Speech Bill: Death Penalty will be Amended -Abdullahi

Senator representing Niger North and sponsor of the bill to establish a National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech, Senator Abdullahi Sabi, has...

Social Media Bill: Sen Musa Dismisses Plagiarism Claim, Says Legislations are Public...

Senator Sani Musa, the sponsor of the controversial Social Media Bill at the Senate, has defended why his bill shares resemblance with Singapore's laws...

Senate Passes Finance Bill, 11 Others

The Senate on Thursday passed the Finance Bill presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. The bill, which seeks an amendment of Nigeria’s tax laws, was passed...

Senate Approves Vat Increase

The senate has approved the request by President Muhammadu Buhari to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 percent to 7.5 percent in a move...

Anti-social Media Bill Passes Second Reading at Senate

A bill to regulate the social media use on Wednesday during the plenary passed second reading. The bill titled ‘A bill for an Act to...

Senator Seeks Law to Establish North-Central Commission

Senator Sani Musa, (APC, Niger East), on Tuesday during the plenary sponsored a Bill to establish the North Central Development Commission (NCDC). The bill which ...

Lawan Swears in Danbaba as Senator

The President of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday during the plenary administered the oath of office on Senator Ibrahim  Danbaba, (PDP Sokoto South) Senator...

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