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Group Decries Deficient Budgetary Allotment For Army

1 week ago /
Nation 

A non-political pressure group, Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative, (GOPRI), has appealed to the National Assembly to increase the allocation to the Nigerian Army in the 2020 Budget.

Dino Melaye Storms INEC Office With 21 Video Clips, Demands Cancellation

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former chairman, Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday protested at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja where he demanded cancellation of the Kogi West Senatorial election.

Buhari Writes Senate Over Six Aviation Bills

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, transmitted a letter to the Senate, seeking consideration and passage of six Aviation Bills.

Senate Summons Customs CG Over Ban On Fuel Supply

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), over the recent ban on petroleum products’ supply to border communities.

Senate Needs Nigerians To Partake In $10bn Investment In Gas Sector

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Senate has thrown its weight behind the $10bn Train7 project investment in the nation’s gas sector, urging Nigerians to actively participate in the project.

Senate Investigates N5.5bn Kagara Dam Project

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Senate Thursday directed its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara Dam project in Niger State.

President Buhari Can Rule Nigeria From Anywhere, Says APC Chairman

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari can work from anywhere in the world, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole declared on Tuesday.

Senate Declares One Minute Silence In Honour Of Mobolaji Johnson

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Tuesday observed a minute silence in honour of the late former military General of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson.

Senate Panel Rejects CBN Governor’s Representative

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday walked out the representatives of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over the issue of exchange rates differentials in the funding of some critical government projects.

Senate Panel Screens NDDC Board Nominees

1 month ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs on Thursday screened nominees for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) governing board.

We Should Cultivate Neighborliness To Enhance Our Democracy – President Buhari

5 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says  “cultivating neighborliness’’ on an individual and national level will deepen the values of democracy and speed up the development process by saving the cost of delays and repairs.  

NNPC Advises Motorists And Others To Disregard Fuel Hike Rumour

5 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumours of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol.

BREAKING: NJC Recommends Appointments Of Justice Tanko

5 months ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the appointments of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria and eight others as Heads of Court.

Edo Assembly Crisis: Senate Wades In, Sets Up Ad-Hoc Committee

5 months ago /
Nation 

Senate on Wednesday waded into the raging crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly when it reached a decision to set up an ad-hoc committee to establish the state of affairs in the State Assembly.

Buhari Set To Send Ministerial Nominees' List To Senate, Lawan Reveals

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Senate will before the end of this week, receive the list of ministerial nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Police May File Criminal Charges Against Senator Abbo This Week

5 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Barring any last-minute changes, the police will this week file criminal charges against Senator Elisha Abbo for allegedly assaulting a nursing woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja.

Presidential Assent Of FCT Appropriation Act

5 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2019.

Senator Elisha Abbo Probed Over Assault

5 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Senate on Wednesday raised an ad-hoc committee to investigate the allegations of assault laid against Senator Elisha Abbo Cliff (PDP, Adamawa). Elisha was alleged to have assaulted a lady recently at a sex toy shop in Abuja. The video of the incident went viral on social media on Tuesday.

Buhari Signs Mutual Assistance In Criminal Matters Act

5 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2019. 

Senate President Promises Structured Over Sight Functions

5 months ago /
Nation 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured Nigerians that the upper legislative chamber will take a structured approach in carrying out its oversight functions.


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