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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.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the hero of June 12, the late MKO Abiola and making the day a national public holiday.
Governor Okowa urges Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to ensure vibrant, independence legislature
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has congratulated the newly elected Presiding Officers and members of the 9th National Assembly on their successful inauguration.
Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan on his emergence as the President of the 9th Senate.
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 decision to contest for Deputy Senate President was in protest of the 2018 invasion of the Senate, Enugu West Senator, Ike Ekweremadu, has said.
A group, Concerned Abia Leaders and Human Rights Lawyers, has asked a former governor of the state, Chief Orji Kalu, to forget his ambition to become the Deputy President of the Senate in the Ninth National Assembly, describing it (the ambition) as “dead on arrival.”
Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Youth Wing worldwide, has urged all well-meaning Urhobo sons and daughters at home and in the diaspora to rally round and support Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for the Deputy Senate President position.
The 8th Senate on Thursday concluded its business session and adjourned till June 6 for valedictory, to mark the end of the session.
The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu State on Monday refuse an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.
The Code of Conduct Bureau has said President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and other public officers whose tenure ends on May 29 must submit their end-of-tenure asset declaration forms on May 28, 2019.
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday struck out a suit seeking to stop the Senate from removing Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, from office.
Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says he will retire from the Senate in 2023.
The President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and their deputies in the ninth National Assembly, may be elected through secret ballot.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, described the re-election of the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, as President of Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) as a return for stout leadership and dogged commitment to journalism excellence in Nigeria.
The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has been re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).
Bauchi State Government has commenced a Public Hearing on the proposed 2020 budget in which critical stakeholders were involved as participants.
The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting “human rights and democracy” in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which promptly summoned a US diplomat and threatened countermeasures.
The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has dismissed the entire English legal team less than one week to the deadline given by the United Kingdom Commercial Court against Nigeria to pay US$ 200 million as a condition for a stay on the enforcement of judgement granted the Process and Industrial Development.
The number of students from Nigeria currently studying in the United States increased to 13,423 in the 2018/2019 academic session, a new report has said.
A five-man panel of the appellate court, led by Justice Oyebisi Omoleye, delivered the judgment following an appeal filed by the Action Alliance (AA), All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) challenging the election of the governor.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has admitted the Nigeria’s Super Eagles are more superior to his side after Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
A lecturer has been dismissed, while 10 other lecturers have been suspended at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, over the allegation of demanding cash or sex for grades from desperate students.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.
Manchester City has lost their appeal against the decision of UEFA to refer the English champions to its adjudicatory chamber over alleged Financial Fair Play violations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Friday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.