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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.
Moves to make it mandatory for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to organise public debates for all candidates to the Offices of Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President, President, yesterday got a boost as a Bill to such effect scaled second reading in the Senate.
The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
With a promise that the Ninth Senate will work for the nation’s progress, Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Thursday cautioned Nigerians against compromising unity.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that, with the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, the ninth National Assembly is now more prepared and ready to work for Nigerians.
The Senate at plenary on Thursday set up a 12-member ad hoc committee to liaise with management of the National Assembly for seat and office allocation to lawmakers.
Reactions have trailed the emergence of senators Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday as President of the Senate and Deputy President of the Senate.
The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.
The Senate on Thursday rejected a bill proposing the establishment of Maritime University of Nigeria, Lokoja, in Kogi.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ms Omolola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
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.
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.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has announced his resumption of the position of the party’s spokesperson on acting capacity pending the vacation of the Court judgement restranning Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu from performing as the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party.
As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its second month and shows no signs of slowing, President Donald Trump has pushed to relax the restrictions on travel and movement that are, right now, the best hope for controlling the disease.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has advised governments to urgently accord businesses more structured and specific support, to enable them to stay afloat and reduce the impact of Coronavirus on them.
Following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Kogi State Government has decided to excuse civil servants from work and keep them at home from Monday, as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the deadly virus.