Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Lawan Leads Senate Delegation to Kaduna to Commiserate with Injured Soldiers

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,departed Abuja Saturday morning at the head of a Senate delegation to a military hospital in Kaduna. The delegation is...

New Electoral Law, Constitution to be Ready in June/July – Senate...

The amended versions of the Electoral Act and the 1999 Constitution being reviewed  by the National Assembly will be ready before the end of...

Delta Assembly Considers Anti-open Grazing Law

Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, Sherrif Oborevwori, on Thursday disclosed that open grazing of cattle will soon be outlawed in the state following...

Ignore FG’s Draconian Ban of Twitter, NASS Minority Caucus Urges Nigerians

The joint minority caucus of the Senate and the House of Representatives has described the ban on Twitter by the Federal Government as draconian...

Senate Moves Against Piracy, Seeks Stiffer Punishment for Copyright Violators

The Senate on Tuesday commenced amendment of Nigeria’s copyright laws in a direction that seeks stiffer punishment for violators and persons involved in piracy. The...

Senate Mourns TB Joshua, Condoles Family

The Senate on Tuesday held a minute silence to mourn the demise of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of...

Senate Passes NIPOST, Medical Bill

The Senate has passed the Nigerian Postal Service (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill, 2021, which seeks to unbundle the agency to ensure efficiency in service...

House of Reps Summons Lai Mohammed Over Twitter Ban

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to appear before it over the suspension of Twitter. The Speaker,...

January to December Budget Cycle has Boosted Investors’ Confidence in Nigeria-...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the restoration of Nigeria’s budget cycle to the January to December timeline has resulted in...

Court Stops National Assembly Members from Fixing Own Salaries

The Federal High Court in Lagos has declared that the National Assembly Service Commission has no power to fix or determine the pay of...

Lawan Wants Media to Set Bright Future Agenda for Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has challenged the Nigerian media to set an agenda for a brighter tomorrow for the country. Lawan acknowledged that...

Senate Considers Bill to Compel Federal, State Govts to Complete Abandoned...

A bill seeking to make it unlawful for a government of the federation to have an abandoned project in any part of Nigeria on...

Senate Passes Bill Abolishing HND, Degree Dichotomy

The Senate has passed a bill seeking to abolish the dichotomy between the Higher National Diploma certificate and the university degree holders in the...

Scrapping of Senate: You’re Entitled to Your Opinion, Senate Replies Akeredolu

The Senate has responded to the call by Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu for the scrapping of the Red Chamber. The Politico had reported...

Constitution Review: Senate to Hold National Public Hearing Thursday

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that a national public hearing to alter the provisions of the 1999 constitution would hold on...

Insecurity Worse Under APC in Imo—Reps Minority Caucus

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has said insecurity is now worse in Imo State under the Hope Uzodinma led-All Progressives Congress. The...

Constitutional Review Committee Sent late Gulak to Imo ― Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie omo-Agege has explained the mission of late Ahmed Gulak to Imo state. According to the Deputy Senate President...

Reps Suspends Constitution Review Hearing in Owerri Indefinitely

The House of Representatives Committe on Constitution Review has suspended its zonal public hearing billed for in Owerri, the capital of Imo, until further...

Insecurity: Lawan Wants Procurement Process for Security Agencies Reviewed

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for a review of the procurement process for the security agencies. Lawan made the call on...

Constitution Review: Reps to Begin Zonal Public Hearings Next Week

The House of Representatives has rolled out plans for the proposed zonal public hearing scheduled to take place across the 6 geopolitical zones. Deputy Speaker...

Halt Electricity Tariff Planned Increase – House Tells FG

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to ask the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend a fresh increase in electricity...

Senate Approves Deployment of 5G Network in Nigeria

The Senate has approved the deployment of the 5G network in Nigeria, following the outcome of investigations by a Joint Committee mandated to carry...

Senate Suspends Plenary for Constitution Review

The Senate has announced the suspension of plenary for one week starting from Tuesday next week to enable its members to participate in the...

Senate Demands Review of NIN Requirement for UTME Candidates

The Senate has urged the Federal Ministry of Education, Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB), and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), to immediately review...

Stop Regional Agitation, Restructure Your States – Lawan Tells Southern Governors

The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has faulted calls for restructuring by Southern governors. According to him,  elected leaders ought not to champion such...

Constitution Review: Senate Holds Zonal Public Hearing for May 26, 27

The Deputy Senate President and Chairman, Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the much-awaited zonal public hearing on the review...

Senate Passes Bill to Establish Nigeria Steel Varsity, 2 Others

The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Steel University, Ajaokuta, Kogi State.  Also passed were the Agricultural Research Council Act...

Insecurity: Reps Ask FG to Postpone 2021 Census

The House of Representatives has called for the postponement of the 2021 population and housing census being planned by the National Population Commission. It said...

Assault: Senate Gives CCT Chair Two Weeks to Defend Himself

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr Danladi Umar, has been given two weeks to respond over alleged assault of one...

Reps to Convene National Security Summit – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Green Chamber's Special Ad-hoc Committee on National Security. The inauguration followed Tuesday's...

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