Monday, May 25, 2020

Senate Moves to Establish Food Reserve Agency

The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative work on a bill to ensure food security for Nigeria with the establishment of the Food Reserve Agency...

Senate Commends Buhari over Military Action against Banditry

The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent directive to launch a military offensive against bandits in Katsina State. The commendation came...

N4.3b Secret Account: Money Appropriated in 2019 Budget ― Ondo Commissioner

Ondo state Commissioner for Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, on Sunday, said the N4.3bn lodged in a secret account in a third-generation bank by Ondo...

Lawmakers Vow to Unravel Missing 4.3 Billion in Ondo State

The Ondo State House of Assembly says it will do everything within its constitutional power to unravel the circumstances surrounding the stashing of a...

Infectious Disease Bill: Senate Reacts to Suspension Call by Governors

The Senate Spokesman, Senator Ajibola Basiru (APC, Osun Central) ,has reacted to the call by Governors on the National Assembly to suspend its consideration...

Lawan, Gbajabiamila Meet Finance Minster over 2020 Budget Amendment

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Thursday met with the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to be briefed by the latter...

N30 Billion Bond: Ondo Lawmakers Question Akeredolu’s Commissioner

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday raised questions on how the 30 billion naira bond approved by the House was accessed and...

Gbajabiamila Congratulates Gambari on Appointment as Buhari’s Chief of Staff

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Prof Ibrahim Gambari on his appointment as the Chief of Staff to...

Implement Report of Ad-hoc Committee on Security Challenges, Senate Tells FG

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, implement the recommendations contained in the report of the Ad-Hoc Committee...

N40bn Fraud in NDDC: Senate Inaugurates Probe Committee

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan,  said on Tuesday that the investigation being carried out by the Senate into the finances of the Niger...

COVID-19: Senate Considers Bill to Boost Advanced Healthcare in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday considered a critical bill which seeks to boost advanced healthcare service delivery in Nigeria to act as safeguard and response...

Senate Wants Ex- Minister Akinjide Immortalized

The Senate has called for the immortalization of Nigeria’s former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Richard Akinjide. The upper chamber...

Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation of 42 Career Ambassadors Designate

The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of 42 career Ambassadors-designate. The request which was contained in...

Senate Receives Buhari’s Request to Confirm Law Reform Commission, NDIC Nominees

The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Professor Jumai Audi, as a Chairman of the Nigerian Law Reform...

Mysterious Deaths: Lawan Commends Yobe Govt over Probe

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commended the Yobe State government for ordering an investigation into the mysterious deaths recently reported in some...

Lawan Mourns Former Adamawa Senator Paul Wampana

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the family of a Second Republic Senator, Paul Wampana who passed on, on Sunday Lawan also...

Lady Accuses Ondo Lawmaker of Fraud, Vows to Sue Him

The Deputy Minority Leader of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Tomide Akinribido, has been accused of alleged fraud and exploitation. Akinribido , who represents...

Over 100 People Died of COVID-19 in Azare Town in One...

Member representing Katagum Federal Constituency of Bauchi State in the House of Representatives, Hon Ibrahim Mohammed Baba, has raised alarm over a possible "massive"...

Senator Denies Distributing Expired Rice as Palliative, Ramadan Package, Berates Sahara...

Senator Representing Niger -East Senatorial district, Sen. Muhammed Sani Musa, has described as fallacious, a publication by an online medium, Sahara Reporters, that he...

Senate Wants Police Force Decentralized, Insists on Community Policing

The Senate has called for the de-centralization of the Nigeria Police Force and the need for community policing as a way of addressing the...

Suspend 5G Network Deployment Senate Tells FG

The Federal Government has been asked to to suspend the planned deployment of the Fifth Generation Network in Nigeria otherwise known as 5G. The Senate...

Infectious Diseases Bill will Pass through Public Hearing — Gbajabiamila

The Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020 sponsored by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila,  will be put to public hearing, the...

COVID-19: Nasarawa Assembly Members Quarantined as Member Dies

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly have all be quarantined over the death of Suleiman Adamu ,who  until his death, represented Nasarawa...

Press Freedom Day: Lawan Celebrates Nigerian Journalists

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Nigerian journalists and all the stakeholders in the profession as they join their colleagues all over...

Nasarawa Lawmaker, Sulaiman Adamu, is Dead

Suleiman Adamu,  member representing Nasarawa Central constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, is dead. Alhaji Mohammed Okpoku, representing Udege/Loko constituency, announced the death...

May Day: Senate President Greets Nigerian Workers

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Nigerian workers as they join their counterparts the world over to mark the Workers' Day. Lawan...

COVID-19: I am Worried about Reopening the Economy- Omo-Agege

Ovie Omo-Agege, deputy senate president, says some people are mounting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen the economy without considering the implications. Omo-Agege, while...

COVID-19: Senate Commends Health Workers, Wants 10% GDP for Stimulus Package

The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari, health workers, the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Federal Ministry...

2020 Budget: 850bn Approved not Fresh Loan- Senate Spokesman

The Senate Spokesperson, Senator Basiru Ajibola, has clarified that the Tuesday resolution of the Senate was not to approve fresh loan of N850bn rather...

COVID-19: Nigeria will Overcome Difficulties Caused by Dwindling Revenue – Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the country will overcome economic challenges facing the nation as a result...

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