Monday, August 10, 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...

Osun Assembly Passes 2020 Revised Budget into Law

The Osun State House of Assembly has passed the revised 2020 budget of 82.2 billion naira into law. The state assembly had received a letter...

Lawan Assures Ohanaeze Ndigbo of Just and Fair Deal

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,  has given assurance that the Senate will ensure that every part of Nigeria will continue to receive a...

Dogara Dumps PDP, Returns to APC

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party to return to the ruling All Progressives Congress.  The Chairman...

Senate Demands Review of Power Sector Reform Act

The Senate on Wednesday called for the review of the Power Sector Reform Act 2005. According to the upper legislative chamber, a new and more...

Senate Passes Army Varsity Bill, Seeks Integration of Almajiri Educational System

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to give legal backing to the establishment of the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State. The passage of...

We will not Allow Ourselves to be Distracted – Senate President

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan,  said on Monday that he and his colleagues in the ninth National Assembly will not allow any distraction from their...

Senate will Decide on 774,000 Jobs Tuesday –Abaribe

The Senate will take an official position on the decision by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), to flout...

2023: Lawan Denies Presidential Ambition, Says It’s Beer Parlour Gossip

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has denied making plans to run for President in 2023. An online platform not The Politico had reported that Lawan is...

At Last, National Assembly Retires Sani-Omolori, Gets New Clerk

The National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) has named Ojo Olatunde Amos as the new Acting Clerk to the National Assembly. The new (CNA) replaces  M....

Senate Okays Establishment of New Federal University in Auchi.

The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Delta State. Also passed were two bills to establish...

Senate to Buhari: Deploy Military to Crush Bandits, Insurgents in Jigawa

The Senate has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to direct the immediate deployment of a Semi-Permanent Platoon of soldiers to decisively uproot bandits...

Power Sector Reforms Require Legislative Intervention – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has emphasized that appropriate legislative intervention in the power sector is critical to national development. Gbajabiamila...

Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Buraimoh, is Dead

The Chairman, Lagos House of Assembly Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Mr Tunde Buraimoh, is dead.  Mr Buraimoh represented Kosofe Constituency II of Lagos...

Ondo Speaker to CJ: Set Up Panel to Investigate Deputy Governor

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun, has asked the Chief Judge, Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu, to set up a seven-man panel...

Senate Holds Valedictory Session for Osinowo

The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session in honour of deceased lawmaker representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Adebayo...

Why Orji Kalu Remained a Senator Despite Being in Prison –...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday explained why the Senate refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu's s...

Name Ibadan Airport After Ajimobi, Senate Urges FG

The Senate has called on the Federal Government to immortalise the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who recently died of...

Polio: Senate Wants Immunization of Children Sustained

The Senate has called on government at the federal and state levels, as well as relevant ministries and agencies to sustain the immunization of...

Keyamo is Rascally, not Even a Substantive Minister—Senator Ubah

Following the encounter between members of the National Assembly Committees on Labour and Productivity and the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, which...

Investigate Herdsmen Attack on Benue Communities, Senate Urges Security Agencies

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Nigeria Police and other relevant security agencies in the country to carry out a comprehensive investigation into attacks...

Senate Receives Buhari’s Request to Confirm Ambassador-Designate

The Senate on Wednesday received a request for the confirmation of Suleiman Sani as career Ambassador-designate for the Federal Capital Territory. The President’s request was...

National Assembly Suspends Implementation of 774,000 Recruitments.

The National Assembly has suspended the implementation of the 774, 000 public work program. This was disclosed in statement on Wednesday jointly signed by Senator...

Rowdy Session in National Assembly over NDE 774,000 Recruitments

There was a mild drama today in the National Assembly over the National Directorate of Employment’s 774,000 recruitment exercise. The drama, which occurred at the...

Senate Adjourns  Plenary to Mourn Late Osinowo

The Senate on Tuesday after a three-week recess held the plenary for a brief period and then adjourned their sitting to Wednesday after about...

N’Assembly Leadership Halts Planned Hike in Electricity Tariffs

The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1st, 2020 and...

Senate President Denies N- Power Job Slots

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has denied a publication on the Sahara Reporters portal purporting that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management allocated...

COVID- 19: 13 Imo Lawmakers Test Positive

Spokesperson for Imo State COVID-19 Task Force, Chimezie Iwuala, has revealed that no fewer than 13 members of the Imo State House of Assembly...

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