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The workers had, under the auspices of the “Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), on Monday, commenced the action in protest of their unpaid 28 percent consolidated legislative salary structure (CONLESS), approved since 2010, as well as other issues bordering on poor conditions of service.”
Senate President Bukola Saraki in white flowing robe with black cap to match, was led into the Senate Chambers by the Sergeant-at-arms at about 11.02 am followed by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan.
Against the backdrop of several moves by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to change Principal Officers of the Senate, Senate Chairman on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, has insisted that it would be difficult to effect such a change unless they were able to muster 2/3 of the law makers which is 73.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will resist any illegal move to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.
Arsene Wenger's record-breaking day as Arsenal manager ended in frustration as his disjointed side were held to a controversial 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for Delta Central Senatorial election in 2019, Senator Ighoyota Amori has vowed to reclaim his mandate which he lost to incumbent, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege through an Appeal Court judgment over a year ago.
Jose Mourinho has said that he believes Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid managerial position.
Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.
Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.
Indonesian investigators on Thursday said the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Lion Air Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jet showed pilots were searching for the right checklist in their handbooks and were experiencing airspeed and altitude issues.
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State, Austin Meregini, popularly known as Ugolee, says it will be bad if South Easterners are denied the position of Senate president in the 9th National Assembly.
Oil prices reached their highest so far for 2019 on Thursday as global markets tightened amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. government sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.