Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Senate Passes N453.2Bn NDDC 2020 Budget

The Senate has on Monday passed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) 2020 fiscal year budget accumulating to the sum of N453,200,000,000. This followed the presentation of...

Breaking: Senate Passes 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.5trn

 The Senate on Monday passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.5 trillion. This followed the adoption of the report of Senate Committee on Appropriations at...

Senate Confirms Police Commission, Consumer Protection Nominees

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Chief Onuemuche Nnamani as a member of the Police Service Commission (PSC). Nnamani’s confirmation was sequel to...

Senate to Pass 2021 Budget on Monday

The Senate plans to hold a special session on Dec. 21 to consider and pass the 2021 appropriation bill, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,...

SIM Registration: Reps Ask NCC to Extend Deadline on New Regulation...

The House of Representatives has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission and the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy to extend the deadline for the...

Senate Constitutes Adhoc Committee to Investigate N1.2trn Oil Revenue Loss

The Senate on Tuesday constituted a seven-man Adhoc committee to investigate a N1.2 trillion oil revenue loss to the Federal Government owing to a...

Senate Passes Finance Bill 2020

The Senate has passed President Muhammadu Buhari’s Finance Bill 2020 transmitted to the National Assembly two weeks ago for consideration and passage. The passage of...

Reps Halt Execution Of 774,000 Public Works Programme over Alleged Scam

The House of Representatives has asked the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo, to halt the planned commencement of the 774,000 Special Public...

Only Kano PDP Reps Member Defects to APC

The only member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives from Kano State has defected to the All Progressives Congress...

Senate President Swears in Seriake Dickson, Three Other Senators

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday swore in former Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, to represent Bayelsa West Senatorial District in...

Kano Assembly Elects New Speaker, Majority Leader

Kano State House of Assembly has elected Hamisu Chidari as the new speaker following the resignation of Rt Hon Abdulaziz Garfasa. Chidari emerged speaker following...

Kano Assembly Speaker, Majority Leader, Resign

Abdulazeez Garba-Gafasa, the Kano State House of Assembly Speaker and the Majority Leader of the assembly, Kabiru Dashi have resigned. The Speaker announced his resignation...

Ondo Assembly Reinstates Suspended Lawmakers

The Ondo state House of Assembly has reinstated four suspended Lawmakers in compliance with the high court order. The reinstatement was announced by the speaker...

Reps Rejects Buhari’s Appointment of NDDC Sole Administrator

The minority caucus in the House of Representatives has rejected the appointment of a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as...

National Assembly will Ensure Aviation Sector is Protected, Supported – Senate...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured the airline operators that the National Assembly will ensure that the Aviation sector is protected and...

Senate Approves Restoration of Abraka State Constituency

The Senate has approved the restoration of Abraka State Constituency in Ethiope East Local Government Area from the present Ethiope East State Constituency, in...

Burglars Steal House of Assembly Mace 

The mace of the Ogun House of Assembly has been stolen by suspected burglars in early hours of Thursday. Confirming the incident to newsmen in...

Senate Moves to Amend 28 Year-old Medical and Dental Practitioners Law

The Senate has began the process of amending the Medical and Dental Practitioners Act which was last amended 28 years ago, with the introduction...

Bill to Assist Banks Recover Bad Debts Scales 2nd Reading in...

A Bill for an Act to assist banks recover bad debts, scaled second reading at the Senate on Tuesday. This followed the adoption of a...

Senate President Advocates Stiffer Penalty for Rapists, Pledges Support for Women...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday pledged to give more support for women participation in governance, politics, business and other spheres of...

Buhari to Address National Assembly Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to address a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday. Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta...

Senate Confirms Yakubu for Reappointment as INEC Chairman

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Professor Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second and...

Reps Receives 2021 Finance Bill

The President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the 2021 Finance Bill to the House of Representatives for consideration and passage. The Speaker of the house,...

Borno Massacre: Reps Summon Buhari

The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to brief the house on the true state of the security situation...

Economy: Be Patient with us, Buhari Urges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja appreciated Nigerians and Organized Labour for restraint, understanding and patience as the country tackles myriad economic challenges. The...

Insecurity: Reps Divided, UN Officials Visit Zabarmari

The House of Representatives during the plenary onTuesday  turned into chaos as members were divided over a motion seeking to invite the President, Muhammadu...

Sack Service Chiefs Now, Senate Tells Buhari Again

The Senate has on Tuesday ,again, asked President Muhammadu Buhari  to relieve  all service chiefs of their duties as a result of their failure...

‘Harvest Season Turns Mourning Season’, Senate Minority Caucus Laments Borno Massacre

The Senate Minority Caucus on Monday expressed deep sadness over the gruesome killings of rice farmers in Borno State by the Boko Haram insurgents. In...

Borno Farmers Killing: Lawan Leads Delegation on Condolence Visit

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has on Monday, led a Federal Government Delegation to Maiduguri, Borno State, on a condolence visit over the killing of...

Lawan Hails ASUU’s Decision to End Strike, Urges Honesty in Agreements

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has hailed the decision of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to suspend its eight month old strike after reaching...

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