Thursday, December 12, 2019

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...

9th House of Reps to Meet Parliamentary Staff Demands – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured that the 9th House is "working assiduously" to meet the demands of...

Senator Abdullahi Vows to go Ahead with Bill on Hate Speech

Senate Minority Whip and sponsor of the bill to establish a National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, has vowed...

NASS Will Strengthen Laws against Rape – Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the National Assembly will strengthen the nation’s extant laws as they relate...

Senate President, Lawan, Visits Ondo Hospitalized Senator Tofowomo

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday visited the Senator representing Ondo South senatorial district, Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo at the trauma center, University...

We’ll Give Priority to Human Rights Issues – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the 9th House would give priority to issues related to human...

Gbajabiamila Tasks NCC on SIM Card Registration

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has tasked the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to ensure the registration of all SIM...

Deputy Senate Leader, Boroffice, Appoints 72 Aides

Deputy leader of the Senate and Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial district, Sen  Ajayi Boroffice, has appointed 72 political and legislative aides. The appointments include...

Okorocha Calls for Unicameral Legislature

Senator Rochas Okorocha on Tuesday insisted that the nation must revert to a unicameral system of legislature in order to cut cost and move...

NASS Leadership Intervenes in Ex-Legislative Aides’ Severance Pay Delay

The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives on Monday waded into the non-payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who served in...

Niger Assembly Screens, Confirms 20 Commissioner—Nominees

The Niger House of Assembly has confirmed all 20 commissioners nominated by the Sate Governor, Abubakar Bello barely a week after their screening. The nominees...

We cant Keep Borrowing, Says Senate President

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has said Nigeria cannot continue to continually rely on foreign loans to finance her national priorities. He stated the country...

Senate Wades into ASUU/FG Dispute over Payroll System

The leadership of the Senate on Monday waded into the raging dispute between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the implementation of...

Senate President Flags off Free Medical Outreach

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has flagged off a free medical outreach comprising mainly of eye examination and surgery, and a mass animal...

Again, Lagos Assembly Summons Former Governor Ambode

The Lagos state House of Assembly has issued fresh summons on former governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to appear before it by 1 pm on Wednesday...

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