Monday, May 25, 2020

Seven Benue Lawmakers Suspended

Majority Members of the Benue State House of Assembly members have on Monday suspended the seven members that had a kangaroo sitting where they...

15 APC Senators Defect to PDP

Fifteen Senators of the All Progressive Congress(APC) have announced their defection to the PDP on Tuesday. The announcement was made via a letter read by...

Police Invitation is a Mere Political Game – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has stated that the invitation to him by the police to report to a station in Guzape over...

Group Honours Senate Spokesperson for Youth Development

In recognition of his contributions to youth development and empowerment,  the Nigeria Youth Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative (NYAGGI) has presented an award of excellence to...

State Police a Reality Soon- Senate

The Senate has resolved to amend the 1999 Constitution in order to give room for the creation of state and community policing in the...

Sen. Alasoadura Donates N1m to Victims of Fire Outbreak in Ondo

Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, on Thursday donated the sum of N1 million to victims of the recent fire outbreak at Post Office Business Centre in...

Buhari to Reorganize Security Architecture, says Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has announced President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to reorganize the nation’s security architecture. This is in view...

SENATE PUBLIC HEARING ON CHILD DESTITUTION BILL

The bill will be the first legislative framework since 1914 on mainstreaming the menace of child destitution throughout Nigeria. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Aliyu...

Media Must be Proactive in Defending People’s Rights and Freedoms…Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the global media to strive more in defending peoples rights and freedoms just as he said that...

Senate calls for return of SON to ports

The Senate Committee on Industry has called for the return of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to the nation’s ports. Sen. Sam Egwu, chairman...

Lawmaker Dissociates Self from Plan to Impeach Buhari

A House of Representatives member, Rep. Muhammadu Kazaure (Jigawa-APC), has disassociated himself from National Assembly’s plan to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. A joint executive session...

Senate Leader Condoles with Yobe NUJ

The Senate Leader, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Monday condoled with Yobe council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the death of its member, Mr...

I will Honour Police Invitation— Saraki

The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, has said he will honor police invitation whenever it is formally transmitted to him over the recent armed...

Take Advantage of New Law to Improve Democracy, Ndume Tasks Youths

Former Senate Leader Ali Ndume has advised youths to take full advantage of the “Not too Young to Run Act’’ signed by President Muhammadu...

Embrace Education to Eradicate Vices, Ekweremadu Tasks Nigerians

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has charged Nigerians to embrace education in order to eradicate kidnapping, ignorance and other vices from the country. Ekweremadu gave...

Senate Summons C-G Prisons over Imprisonment of Under-age

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Controller-General, Prisons, Mr Ahmed Ja’afaru, to appear before its Committee on Interior, to explain why under-age offenders and infants should...

Benue Assembly Outlaws Same Sex Marriage

The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to prohibit marriage contract between persons of same sex in the state. Cited as Same...

House of Reps. Member Defects to PDP

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Jagaba Adams Jagaba, representing Kachia/kagarko federal constituency of Kaduna state has defected from the All Progressives...

Melaye Defects to PDP

The embattled senator, Dino Melaye, representing Kogi East Senatorial District in the senate has defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the...

Democracy Day: Ekweremadu Calls for Preservation of Democracy

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has challenged all Nigerians to preserve the fundamental ingredients of the nation’s democracy, saying blessings of...

Edo Assembly Ratifies Commissioner’s Nomination

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday confirmed Mrs Omowa Oni-Okpaku as commissioner in the state. The confirmation followed the presentation of the report of the house...

Presidency Confirms Receipt of 2018 Appropriation Bill from NASS

  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, on Friday confirmed receipt of the 2018 Appropriation Bill passed by...

Female Parliamentarians Seek Osinbajo’s Job

The female members of the state Houses of Assembly nationwide have requested President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the post of the vice president is...

Ondo Assembly Reverses Impeachment of Deputy Speaker

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Wednesday reversed the impeachment of its former deputy speaker,Hon. Iroju Ogundeji. Moving the motion, majority leader, Hon. Olugbenga...

Reps Effort on Approval of N8bn NEMA Contract Truncated

The investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, of the N8 billion grains supply contracts has run into hitches. The...

Attack on Journalists: Boroffice Urges IGP to Prosecute Culprits

The senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District,Prof. Ajayi Boroffice has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and Ondo state Commissioner of...

Lagos Assembly Confirms Ambode’s Nominees for LAHASCOM

The Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA) on Monday confirmed Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s nominees for the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission (LAHASCOM). LAHA...

Basic Health Care Provision Fund will Transform Health Sector – Sen....

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Olanrewaju Tejuoso, said Basic Health Care Provision Fund approved by the Senate on Wednesday would transform the...

PDP Expresses Worry over Plots against Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concerns over reports by Senate President Bukola Saraki of alleged plots by the police to use suspected...

Nasarawa Assembly Approves 3 Years Tenure for Elected LG Officials

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the Local Government Bill 2018 which approved three years tenure for elected local government officials to...

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