Wednesday, October 28, 2020

#EndSARS: Lawan, Gbajabiamila Meet Buhari, Beg Protesters to End Demonstrations

The leadership of the National Assembly has appealed to #EndSARS protesters to end their protests and give government time to implement their demands. The President...

#ENDSARS: Army will not Disrupt Ongoing Protests — House Committee on...

The Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on Army, Tajudeen Adefisoye, has assured EndSARS protesters that personnel of the Nigerian Armed forces will not...

Nigeria’s Population Census Long Overdue, Says Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that Nigeria is long overdue for another population census, without which proper planning cannot be achieved. Lawan...

2021-Budget: Senate to Suspend Plenary for Budget Defence

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will next Tuesday suspend plenary after consideration of the Petroleum Industry Bill...

Senate Confirms Chukwu as INEC Commissioner

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Dr. Chukwuemeka Chukwu as Resident Electoral Commissioner representing Abia State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation of...

IPPIS: Senate Leadership Meets ASUU, Govt again over Varsity Closure

The leadership of the Senate on Tuesday met with the Ministers directly involved in the negotiation with the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) over...

Implement Economic Plan Approved by NASS, Lawan Tells Buhari, Blames Revenue...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the Executive to implement the Economic Sustainability Plan approved by the National Assembly so as to...

Excessive Charges: Senate Demands Probe of Commercial Banks

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions to cause an investigation into illicit and excessive bank charges by...

Senate Passes 2021-2023 MTEF/FSPs, Lawan Cautions FG on Borrowing to Fund...

The Senate has passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper ahead of the presentation of the 2021 Appropriation Bill to...

NASS to Amend Housing Act to Ensure Compliance, Boost Efficiency

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly is willing to amend the Federal Housing Authority Act to boost efficiency...

Buhari Calls for more Synergy with NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari called for more synergy to consolidate on the gains recorded, particularly the ongoing effort to lift 100 million Nigerians out of...

Nigeria @60: Our Current Challenges are Features of Nation Building -Senate...

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that Nigerians should not allow the magnification of the country’s problems scare them. In the special...

Senate Considers Bill to Guarantee Safety at Nigerian Airports

The Senate on Wednesday considered a critical bill that would ensure increased efficiency and guarantee the implementation of new national safety requirements in Nigerian...

PIB Passage: Lawan, Gbajabiamila Vow to Break Jinx

The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday said  that the ninth assembly will break the jinx of not being able to pass the...

Insecurity: All Arms must Work Together Gbajabiamila

The three arms of government must take all necessary actions to face and address the security challenges facing the country, the Speaker of the...

Nigeria Must Strengthen Local Capacities to Achieve Economic Growth – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said for Nigeria to experience exponential growth in the economy, efforts must be made to strengthen the...

National Assemnly Shifts Resumption Date by Two Weeks

The National Assembly (NASS) has postponed the resumption of the plenary session earlier scheduled for Tuesday, September 15 to September 29, 2020, a statement...

Constitution Review: Memoranda Submission Deadline Now Sept 25

Deputy Senate President and Chairman Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that  the panel has...

Report on Passage of Social Media Bill Fake- Spokesman

The Senate has described the report  that it is set to pass  the Social Media Bill once the it resumes plenary on September 15...

Governor Lalong Congratulates Plateau House of Assembly Speaker on 34th Birthday

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has felicitated with the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abok Nuhu Ayuba, on his 34th...

Senate Rejects N500Bn Stamp Duty Revenue Projection for 2021

The Senate has on Thursday rejected the N500bn stamp duty revenue projection on the electronic transaction for the 2021 fiscal year. The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, ...

Lawmakers, NGOs Meet to Tackle Malnutrition in Bauchi

Concerned by the persistent scourge of Severe Acute Malnutrition as it affects under five children in Bauchi State, a coalition of  Non Governmental Organizations...

Senate President Lawan Sponsors Weddings for Less Privileged, Orphans in Yobe

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sponsored the weddings of three hundred couples in Yobe North Senatorial District. The district comprises six Local Government...

Assent to CAMA: Senate Commends Buhari, Says Cordial Relationship Yielding Results

The Senate on Saturday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Companies and Allied Matters Act Bill. The Politico had reported that the President yesterday...

Lawan Felicitates with Deputy Senate President Omo-Agege at 57

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has  felicitated with the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on the occasion of his 57th birthday on 3rd...

Stop Rehabilitating Ex-Boko Haram Fighters, They’ll Never Repent —Ndume Tell FG

Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno south, has kicked against the reintegration of ex-Boko Haram fighters into the society. The military had in 2016 launched Operation...

Oyo Assembly Passes 2020 Revised Budget of N174bn into Law

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the downward review of the state’s 2020 Appropriation Bill of N174  into law. The State Appropriation Bill 2020...

Kogi West: Appeal Court Strikes Out Melaye’s Appeal against Adeyemi’s Election

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Tuesday, struck out the appeal brought before it by former Senator Dino Melaye challenging the judgment of...

NDDC Contract Scandal: Sen. Nwaoboshi Denies Akpabio’s Allegation, Accuses Minister of...

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has denied being awarded 53 contracts by the Niger Delta Development Commission in...

Akpabio Names Lawmakers Awarded NDDC Contracts; SERAP Demands Speaker to Publish...

The Social-Economic Right and Accountability Project has called on the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, to publish the letter sent by...

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