400 Exotic Cars: Reps Move To Block Smuggled, Refurbished Vehicles

The House of Representatives has begun a process of preventing refurbished and smuggled from being supplied cars to it as the lawmakers have placed orders for the supply of 400 units of Toyota Camry 2020 model. The House had resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility vehicles.... Continue Reading →

‘I Am Completely Against It!’ Ndume Reacts To Boko Haram Bill

Senator Ali Ndume has reacted to a newly introduced bill set to create an agency for repentant insurgents. The Federal Lawmaker from Borno State, who is also the Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume in an interview with Channels Television said he is completely against the bill. The Boko Haram Bill is aimed... Continue Reading →

Reps To Partner Movie Directors On Nollywood Development

The House of Representatives has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, to enhance its performance in the entertainment sector and boost government revenue. The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the Nigerian film industry had come a long way, adding that all well-meaning Nigerians, especially government at all levels,... Continue Reading →

Senate Sets To Probe NNPC Over $396m Allegedly Spent On Refineries Maintenance

The Senate on Thursday resolved to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the sum of $396 million expended on Turn-Around Maintenance of refineries in the country between 2013 and 2015. It also mandated the Committee on Petroleum Downstream, Upstream and Gas to carry out a holistic investigation on the Turn-Around Maintenance expenditures and... Continue Reading →

Insecurity Worsening, We Must Act Now, National Assembly Warns

The two chambers of the National Assembly on their resumption from a five-week recess on Tuesday reviewed the state of the nation and declared that insecurity in the country had reached an alarming level. The House of Representatives lamented killings, kidnapping, banditry, and insurgency across the country and said something must be done urgently to... Continue Reading →

Lagos Assembly Screens Three Commissioner Nominees, Eight Others

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Friday screened three commissioner nominees presented to the House by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The eight-member Ad-hoc Committee of the House also screened eight others nominated for the House of Assembly Service Commission and Lagos State Civil Service Commission PM NEWS reports. The three commissioner nominees screened by the... Continue Reading →

Senate Calls For FG To Declare the State Of Emergency Over Unemployment In Nigeria

The Senate on Wednesday called on Federal Government to initiate a sustainable unemployment fund for the payment of stipends to unemployed Nigerians until such persons secure employment Pulse NG reports. The resolutions were a sequel to a motion entitled: “Escalating rate of unemployment in the country” sponsored by Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (Enugu West) during the plenary.... Continue Reading →

Senate Investigate N20 Trillion That Has Not Been Remitted Into Federation Account By CBN

The Senate has begun probe into the non-remittance of over N20 trillion into the Federation Account by Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, an amount collected as stamp duties from Banks and Financial Institutions in the country. Consequently, the Upper Chamber yesterday mandated Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola led Senate Committee on Finance to carry out a... Continue Reading →

Zamfara Assembly Abolishes Law Paying Pensions To Ex Governors

The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday abolished a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for state’s former governors and their deputies Daily Post reports. The spokesperson of the state’s assembly, Mustapha Jafaru, in a statement to journalists said the ‘abolished’ law also affects ex-speakers of the house of assembly and... Continue Reading →

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