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 →

2023: Saraki no longer a threat to us – APC boasts

The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said declared that Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, does not pose any threat in the state. APC chairman in the state, Hon Bashir Bolarinwa, made the remark while insisting that the party remains very solid in the state. APC added the former Senate President... Continue Reading →

Ex-Niger Delta militants petition Buhari over unpaid allowances

The coalition of the 2017/2018 set of Niger-Delta amnesty students in some universities across the Niger Delta region has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over unpaid allowances. The coalition copied the Senate president, speaker of the House of Representatives, deputy senate president, Senate and House committees on Niger Delta affairs, and the minister of Niger Delta... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Senate Okays Nami As FIRS Chairman

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of the newly reconstituted board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, seven years after its dissolution. The confirmation followed the consideration and approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance, presented at plenary by the panel chairman, Senator Solomon Adeola Punch NG reports. The FIRS board... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Reps Reject Six-Year Single Term For President, Govs

Members of the House of Representatives have rejected an amendment to the Constitution seeking to make the president and governors serve only a term of six years. Most of those who spoke during the debate on the bill expressed their opposition to it. The sponsor, Mr. John Dyegh (APC-Gboko/Tarka Federal constituency of Benue State), however,... Continue Reading →

Senate Suspends Public Hearing On Social Media Bill Till Next Year

The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters have suspended further legislative actions on the controversial anti-social media bill sponsored by Senator Musa Sani till January next year KanyiDaily reports. Investigations by our correspondent revealed that the decision was not unconnected with the mixed feelings expressed by members of the 14-member Senate panel... Continue Reading →

Unemployed Nigerians Should Be Paid Stipends Until They Get Jobs – Senate Begins Talk

The Nigerian Senate has urged Federal and state governments to declare a state of emergency on the rising cases of unemployment in the country. The Senate also asked the federal government to initiate a sustainable unemployment fund to pay stipends to Nigerians who could not secure employment. This was part of the senate resolutions after... Continue Reading →

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