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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

National Assembly leadership meet ministers on planned 2020 budget review

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Bill seeking immunity for lawmakers scales second reading

A bill seeking to extend immunity to cover Presiding Officers of Legislative Institutions has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives.
Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada-Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.

Alhassan Doguwa retains House of Reps majority leadership position

Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada/Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.

Kano rerun: I will emerge victorious – Ado Doguwa

The former Majority leader, House of Representatives and a contestant in the Saturday re-run election, Ado Alhassan Doguwa has expressed optimism in the election saying “I will emerge victorious in the Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency re-run election.”

Abdulmumini Jibrin seeks reconciliation with APC leaders ahead bye-election

Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa is making frantic efforts to settle his differences with the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Kano state ahead of the Saturday’s bye-election in his constituency.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila frowns at non-attendance of hearings by agency chiefs

House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajajiamila has frowned at the attitude of heads of government agencies who he said always send representatives to public hearings ordered by the House.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps divided over Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s freedom

Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday disagreed over a motion urging Kaduna State Government to obey a court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.

Governor Ganduje: I am determined to stop street begging in Kano

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has reiterated his administration’s determination to stop beggars and almajiris from roaming the streets seeking for alms in the state.
National Assembly

Nass officers: APC Senators, Reps await final zoning formula

As the horse-trading for principal officers of the National Assembly intensifies, All Progressives Congress (c) Senators and members of the House of Representatives are awaiting the final zoning formula from the ruling party.
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Oyo APC Reps member joins race for speaker

A member of the House of Representatives representing Saki West/Saki East/Atisbo Federal Constituency in Oyo State, Jide Olatunbosun, has joined the race for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Kano Reps members-elect endorse Femi Gbajabiamila

All 24 House of Representatives members-elect from Kano State have endorsed the candidature of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the 9th National Assembly.

President Buhari: I was compelled to sign 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.

National Assembly vows to support local govt autonomy

Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja said the National Assembly was committed to ensuring that local government administration in the country got autonomy.

President Buhari hosts National Assembly leaders at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hosted the leadership of the National Assembly to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigeria expands dragnet on fugitive ex-pension chief Abdulrasheed Maina

A fresh warrant of arrest has been obtained from an Abuja Magistrate’s Court for the arrest of the run-away former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina.

We did not invite Abdulrasheed Maina from ‘self-exile’ – Presidency

The Presidency says the claim that the President Buhari administration invited the wanted Abdulrasheed Maina back into country is a `freshly minted falsehood’, and should be discarded by well meaning citizens.

Saraki’s comments, an endorsement of IPOB’s activities – Reps

A group of members of the House of Representatives, under the aegis of the Progressive Caucus, has described comments made by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on the Indigenous People of Biafra’s proscription as an endorsement of the group’s activities.

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Overland Airways suspends flight operations

Overland Airways will temporarily shelve its flight operations from Saturday, March 28, 2020 to Sunday, April 5, 2020, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Confusion over explosion in Akure

An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe on Thursday tweaked regulations for generators with a capacity of less than 1 megawatt (MW), effectively exempting them from the need to obtain a licence from the regulator

South Africa tweaks rules for small-scale power producers

South Africa has eased regulations govening small-scale power producers as part of efforts to tackle the country’s energy problems, but industry experts said the changes did not go far enough.
The Lagos State Government has started construction of another Isolation Centre.

Company donates air conditioners to Onikan isolation centre

As part of her contributions to government’s effort towards mitigating the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, Mandilas Group Ltd, the sole franchise dealer of Carrier air conditioners in Nigeria, has donated air conditioners in support of GTBank’s effort to create a 100-bed isolation centre at Onikan, Lagos.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.

Arsenal eye Real Betis star as Dani Ceballos replacement

Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.