Reps rush through passage of 2021 budget, MTEF before embarking on holiday

The House of Representatives on Monday passed the N13.58 trillion budget for 2021 before embarking on its Christmas/New Year holiday, to maintain the January 1st to December 31st fiscal cycle. The green chamber also passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework. It will be fair to describe the process as ‘rushing through ‘ as the... Continue Reading →

Tension as Persons Living with Disabilities storm National Assembly

Members of the Great-Mind Foundation of People with Deformities in the Niger Delta on Thursday stormed the National Assembly saying they want to see Senators representing states in the Niger Delta. They vowed that they will not leave the complex until they have audience with their lawmakers present their proposal for skill acquisition, celebration of... Continue Reading →

Why National Assembly should impeach Buhari – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, former Governor of Ekiti State, on Tuesday pointed out reasons the National Assembly should impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayose said the National Assembly should impeach Buhari to regain its powers and integrity. In a series of tweets, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain said the federal lawmakers have surrendered their powers to Buhari.... Continue Reading →

Insecurity: Buhari may not address National Assembly

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari would not be appearing before the joint session of the national Assembly to address the appalling security situation in the country. This became rife after Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, who presided over plenary of the House of Representatives deliberately skipped the issue relating to the admittance of President Buhari... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s Aircraft, Airspace Safe, NCAA DG Says

The NCAA DG was reacting to a statement allegedly made by the Chairperson, Senate Committee on Aviation, Smart Adeyemi, that the industry was in critical condition. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesday affirmed that the country's airlines and aircraft are safe for air travellers and operations. The NCAA Director-General, Musa Nuhu, made the assertion while... Continue Reading →

PDP Appoints Saraki to Head Reconciliation Committee

The former senate president and chairman of the 8th National Assembly, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been appointed as the chairman of its six-member National Reconciliation Committee of the PDP. The appointment was tweeted by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan Tuesday. According to the spokesperson of the PDP, members of the... Continue Reading →

NASS: Vote us out, get better lawmakers in 2023 – Senate President, Lawan tells Nigerians

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday gave Nigerians one condition to vote out members of the current National Assembly, NASS. Lawan in a speech asked Nigerians to vote out members of the NASS if they do not like the current crop of lawmakers. ”Vote us out if you ‘don’t like us”, he... Continue Reading →

FG: Yellow fever responsible for ‘strange deaths’ in states

The federal government has attributed recent ‘strange deaths’ in some states of the federation, including Delta and Enugu, to an outbreak of yellow fever. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, gave the clarification on Wednesday while addressing State House Correspondents after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, which was presided over by President... Continue Reading →

Ekiti Senator, Bamidele advocates special ministry to cater for physically challenged citizens

The Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has described the physically challenged citizens as the most neglected in Nigeria, urging the federal government to create a special Ministry to cater to their welfare. Bamidele, who is representing Ekiti Central in the National Assembly, said this in Ado Ekiti,... Continue Reading →

How I joined #EndSARS protest, by Davido

Pop superstar David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has opened up on how he joined the #ENDSARS protest. He spoke on Apple Radio’s Africa Now with DJ Cuppy at the weekend. According to him: “When I first got there they were attacking me and people were even angry at me that why am I just... Continue Reading →

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