Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Lawmaker Says SGF’s Refusal to Honour Senate Invitation Threat to Democracy

A member of the House of Representative, Mr Obasa Tajudeen, on Tuesday in Abuja condemned failure of some members of the executive to honour...

2017 Budget: Dogara Gives Committees Thursday Deadline to Submit Reports

The Speaker House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday gave Friday deadline to committees yet to submit report of 2017 budget to the...

Senator Faults Payment of Tuition Fees in Foreign Currency in Nigerian...

Sen. Yusuf Yusuf (APC-Taraba) has described as unacceptable the use of foreign currency for the payment of tuition fees in Nigerian schools. Yusuf, who is...

Senate Commiserates with British Parliament over Terror Attack

The Senate has commiserated with the British Parliament over Wednesday’s terror attack outside the parliament in Westminster which killed three people. The Senate took the...

Senate Confirms 45 Non- career Ambassadorial Nominees, Rejects Ondo and Imo...

The Senate has on Thursday confirmed 45 out of the 47 non-career ambassadorial nominees screened. The confirmation followed the adoption of the screening report on...

Senate Approves $500m Eurobond to Fund 2017 Budget

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise additional $500 million eurobond from the international capital market to take care of the...

Senate Committee Praises Shittu on ICT University

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has been commended by Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber-Crime for his initiative on the proposed establishment...

Reps Urge FG to Revive Primary Healthcare Centres in Nigeria

The House of Representatives on Wednesday in Abuja urged the Ministry of Health to ensure that all primary healthcare centres in the country are...

Senate Calls for ‘Unfit’ Hameed Ali’s Resignation

The Senate has declared Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd), as unfit to hold the office. The lawmakers, therefore, asked...

Ali Fails to Appear at Senate, Chamber Meets Closed-door

The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), on Wednesday, failed to appear before the Senate, contracy to a directive of the...

Omogbehin Inspects Constituency Project.

Honourable Mike Omogbehin, member representing the Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, over the weekend sprang another surprise when he paid an...

Lawyer Withdraws from Dariye’s Case

An FCT High Court, Gudu, on Monday freed Mr Garba Pwul (SAN), from appearing in the ongoing trial of former Plateau governor, Chief Joshua...

 SENATE URGED TO ENFORCE CYBER CRIME LAWS

The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District and Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime, Senator Fatai Buhari, has said the Senate has...

Senate Seeks Dualization of Makurdi-Otukpo-Obollo Highway

The senate has urged the Federal Ministry of Works to designate the Makurdi–Otukpo-Obollo Afor-Opii (Nsukka)-Ninth mile Federal ‘Trunk A’ Highway for immediate dualisation. The Upper...

Senate has no Power  to Compel Ali to Wear Custom Uniform-...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has condemned the manner the Senate is handling the summon of the Controller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col...

You Must Punish El Rufai for Leaked Memo, Sani Tells APC

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has accused Governor Nasir El Rufai of writing a disrespectful letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and leaking...

Magu’s Rejection not Based on DSS Report – Saraki

Rather, he said the decision to decline his confirmation was based on his unimpressive performance during the screening exercise conducted on the floor of...

BREAKING: Senate to screen Magu on Wednesday

The Senate is to screen the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, tomorrow . President of the Senate, Senator Bukola...

Reps Steps down Bill to Provide Free Medical Care for Pregnant...

A bill for an Act to authorise the provision of free prenatal and postnatal health services for pregnant women in government hospitals, has been...

Senate Uncovers Widespread Fraud in Oil and Gas Industry

The Joint Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream, Upstream) and Gas at the weekend said it had uncovered a large scale fraud of about N10...

Bauchi House of Assembly Summons Management of Bauchi State-Owned Aircraft

In an attempt to soore up the revenue base of Bauchi State and reduce financial leakage, the Bauchi State House of Assembly has summoned...

Senate Confirms Onnoghen as CJN.

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria on Wednesday. The screening and confirmation follows the sending...

Reps Pledge Cooperation with Executive to Stimulate Industrial Growth

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Industry, Abubakar Moriki has said that the legislature and executive must cooperate to evolve polices to enable the country to accelerate...

Senate Begins Screening of Non-career Ambassadorial Nominees

The Senate has begun the screening of 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees submitted to it by the President. Sen. Monsurat Sunmonu, Chairperson, Senate Committee on Foreign...

N1.4bn road project: Kogi Assembly Wants Contractor Back to Site

The Kogi House of Assembly on Friday called on the executive arm of the state government to recall to site the contractor that handled...

Return of IDPs Victory in War against Terror – Senate leader

The Senate leader, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, on Friday said the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities was an indication of government winning...

NASS to Investigate Sale of PHCN

The House of Representatives Committee mandated to investigate the status of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), non-core assets transferred to Nigeria Electricity Management...

Investigation: Senate Threatens Arrest of Works Permanent Secretary

The Senate Committee on Works has threatened that henceforth the committee would order for the arrest of individuals who failed to honour its invitations. The Chairman...

Sen. Ndume not Aware of Purported Removal

An episode at the White House mosque of the National Assembly complex, after the Zuhur (afternoon) congregational prayer, Tuesday,  indicates that Senator Mohammed Ali...

Crisis Looms for APC In Bauchi As Grass Roots Politicians Rally...

APC party stalwarts in their thousands held a rally to reaffirm their loyalty and support to Senator Ali Wakili, the senator representing Bauchi South...

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