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The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House considers 853 bills, 730 motions in two years

The House of Representatives has said it has passed 98 resolutions on security alone in the last two years. It has also considered 853 bills and 730 motions within the period.

Police arrest fake PHED staff for swindling customer

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says the Police Command in Rivers has arrested a middle-age man, Brian Anucha, for allegedly parading himself as PHED staff defrauding customers.
Delta State House of Assembly

Delta Assembly resumes plenary after three months strike

Delta State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, resumed plenary after the nationwide industrial action by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) for over three months, with the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, enjoining lawmakers in the State to brace up for the task ahead.

Akwa Ibom assembly sets up committee to facilitate executive assent to backlog of bills

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has set up a committee to liaise with the state executive to hasten the signing into law of bills passed by the House.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian states unveil plans to implement financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary

States have unveiled strategies to implement the Memorandum of Action (MoA) to ensure financial autonomy for the legislature and judiciary.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate reassures Nigerians on PIB, electoral, constitutional amendment bills

Senate President Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan said on Friday that the Senate was closer to passing the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, and the Constitution Amendment Bill, assuring Nigerians that the bills will be passed between now and July year.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senator Lawan: Senate achieved 100% budget implementation in 2020

The Senate has said it acheived 100 per cent ‘budget implementation level’ in 2020 despite the challenges it faced.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: We inherited four major challenges

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday said the 9th Senate under his leadership inherited four major challenges at the assumption of office.

Distribution of four million free prepaid meters begins July

The second phase or Phase 1 of the national mass metering programe, which would see the distribution of four million free prepaid meters to electricity consumers across the country, is set to commence from July this year.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: Ethnic, religious bigots fueling Nigeria’s insecurity

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has lamented the recent wave of insecurity across the country. He said it has taken an alarming dimension with murders, kidnappings and wanton attacks on public property becoming daily events nationwide.
Minority Whip of the House Representatives, Mr. Gwani Gideon Lucas, has accused The Presidency and the state houses of assembly of killing previous attempts to amend the 1999 Constitution.

House minority whip: Why previous attempts at constitution amendment failed

Minority Whip of the House Representatives, Mr. Gwani Gideon Lucas, has accused The Presidency and the state houses of assembly of killing previous attempts to amend the 1999 Constitution.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Constitution review: Senate committee to revisit failed proposals in previous exercises – Senator Omo-Agege

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege says the Senate Committee on Review of 1999 Constitution will apply ethical standards, best legislative practices, integrity and open mindedness in reviewing the constitution.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate holds public hearing on establishment of two federal colleges of education

A bill seeking the establishment of two Federal Colleges of Education in Ekiti and Borno States respectively came under public hearing at the Senate on Wednesday.
The Imo State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cyprian Akaolisa, has said that the government invited the military to Orlu to flush out members of the Eastern Security Network linked with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.

Ndigbo urged to ignore IPOB’s sit-at-home order

An Igbo leader and former Presidential Aspirant, Chief Charles Udeogaranya has urged Ndigbo to ignore the social media circulation trending around, urging them to stay at home on 30th May.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) has cautioned residents of South-East against activities of scammers and unscrupulous individuals who are already taking advantage of the just commenced National Mass Metering Program (NMMP) to customers.

EEDC: Better to have all our customers metered

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it is in the best interest of the company to install meters for its customers in the South-East.
Over 500 former workers of the moribund Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful protest over the non-payment of their severance benefits.

Former ALSCON workers threaten to sue BPE, PTAD over severance benefits

Over 500 former workers of the moribund Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful protest over the non-payment of their severance benefits.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Constitution review: Federal government carries too much responsibilities, burdens – Kaduna governor

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has argued that devolution of powers is necessary because the current structure overburdens the federal government with too many responsibilities it cannot efficiently handle.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) said it has begun the implementation of the revised service-based reflective tariff as approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

Ilorin residents vow not to pay electricity bill

Electricity consumers in some parts of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have vowed not to pay electricity bills until the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) ensures regular power supply to their areas.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senator Lawan: Legislative aides key to assisting lawmakers fulfil mandate

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that legislative aides played very important role in assisting lawmakers fulfill their mandate.
Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano) says the Southern part of Nigeria should produce the next president in 2023 for fairness.

Constitution review: North-West public hearing to discuss immunity removal, state police

A two-day North-West zonal public hearing of the Senate Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution would hold in Kaduna, Wednesday under the chairmanship of Kabir Gaya, Governor Nasir El-Rufai announced in a statement on Monday.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege: No senator will influence constitution review

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, yesterday said the recent view against the nation’s restructuring expressed by the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, will not influence the report of the Senate Constitution Review Committee.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege: Fund not a challenge to constitution review

Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, Chairman, Senate Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution, says fund is not in any way a challenge to the ongoing review of the constitution.

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The naira this morning reversed its two weeks loss to the dollar in the parallel market, appreciating by N20 to N470 per dollar.

Naira appreciates at N493 to dollar in parallel market

The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.

President Buhar: We won’t rest until peace is fully restored in Borno

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Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

Lagos begins plea bargain session for Kirikiri inmates

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Ondo officials visit Edo to understudy revenue operation

The Ondo State Government has commended the technology-driven Edo State Internal Revenue Service, (EIRS), describing it as top notch.
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How Christian Eriksen’s wife couldn’t hold back tears after her hubby collapsed

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The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House considers 853 bills, 730 motions in two years

The House of Representatives has said it has passed 98 resolutions on security alone in the last two years. It has also considered 853 bills and 730 motions within the period.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed relief that Joe Biden was replacing Donald Trump as US president on Wednesday, calling it a “good day for democracy”.

German president to visit Israel under new government

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will travel to Israel later this month to hold talks with its new government after the ouster of Benjamin Netanyahu, his office said Monday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has agreed in principle to mint The Gambian Dalasi.

Gambia explores Nigeria to mint currency

The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, agreed to the currency minting proposal from the Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Buah Saidy, who led a delegation to visit him on Tuesday.