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Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi on Tuesday blamed the rising incidence of electoral violence in the country on all political parties.
First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.
Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.
The Senate on Thursday reintroduced a bill seeking to establish the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO).
The Senate on Thursday charged security agencies to step up their surveillance on the Bonny-Port-Harcourt waterways.
Some senators on Wednesday advocated for the protection of Nigerian airlines from what they described as unfair competition from their foreign counterparts.
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.
Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the elections conducted in all three senatorial districts in Rivers State.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has decried the total neglect of the Niger Delta by the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A Bill for an Act to make provision for retirement age of teachers in Nigeria and for related matters on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives.
The Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has reacted to a resolution of the House of Representatives to suspend him for 180 days.
The House of Representatives has passed a motion mandating all relevant security committees of the House to investigate the killings by armed bandits in Sokoto and report back within two weeks.
The House of Representatives on Thursday urged relevant agencies to increase security presence in some villages in c Local Government Area of Sokoto State and other parts of the country.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed the recommendations of a joint ad hoc committee of the National Assembly, which recommended the immediate suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for 180 legislative days.
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The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
A tragedy occurred in the early hours on Friday when a three-storey building under construction suddenly, collapsed at number 12, Alasepe Street, Off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos.
Former Turkey and Blackburn striker Hakan Sukur is in line for a fare play award after rebuilding his shattered life to become an Uber driver.
An avalanche swept a popular trekking route in Nepal's mountains, leaving at least four South Koreans and three Nepali guides missing, authorities said Saturday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed that three persons died in an accident involving an articulated vehicle and a tricycle on Mgbuka-Nkpor road in Onitsha.
Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ, Adewale Giwa, has said that he was not surprised to see the fulfilment of the prediction by Revd. Father Ejike Mbaka that Hope Ozodinma would be declared Imo State governor by the Supreme Court.