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The United Nations on Tuesday revealed that Nigeria has been ranked highest in Drug Use Prevalence rate in the world with 14.3 per cent as against 5.3 per cent for the global community.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has secured the approval of the Bayelsa House of Assembly to obtain N17 billion loan from multiple sources.
The Kwara state House of Assembly recently approved the disbursement N243.5 million for the procurement of medical equipment and construction of a molecular laboratory.
Doguwa, who disclosed this while addressing the board of Civil Society and Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), who paid him a working visit in his office on Thursday, said the wrong narrative about the salaries and allowances of members of the legislature should be corrected.
A former leader of Rivers State House of Assembly, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, has dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Edo House of Assembly on Monday confirmed two civil commissioners and three others as commissioners for Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission (EDSOGPADEC).
The parents of people found guilty of cultism in Lagos State might be liable for punishment if a bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos and for connected purposes is passed into law.
The workers at the Edo State House of Assembly were on Tuesday told to go for compulsory COVID-19 test to ascertain their statuses.
Members of the House of Representatives have summoned the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, to appear and brief it on the government’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its template for the intervention in all the states of the federation.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has administered the oath of office on four new members of the House of Representatives.
The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion.
Angry residents of Rigasa in Kaduna on Monday stormed the Kaduna State House of Assembly to seek the intervention of the lawmakers over high rate of kidnappings in the community.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday declared open a two-day public hearing on the 2020 budget which was presented to the National Assembly early this month.
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghali Umar Na’abba, on Wednesday warned against the conduct of lawmakers who go cap in hand to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government in search of favours, saying such action demean their status.
Some leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has faulted the suspension of former member of House of Representatives, Bimbo Daramola.
The House of Representatives on Thursday set up an ad-hoc committee to probe alleged theft of 22 million barrels of crude oil between January to June this year.
Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday pleaded with Americans to take steps to remain safe as COVID-19 cases surge on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday and pledged again to make combating the pandemic a top priority when he takes office in January.
A Niger Delta group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has condemned the desire of South-South governors to control the affairs of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
His post on WhatsApp reads: “Often time I ask myself, Why do people commit suicide? Perhaps because they’ve got no one to encourage, motivate or guide them or because they felt there is no solution to whatever problem they are going through. Perhaps they forgot there’s more to enjoy when there’s life (hope) is not lost”.
The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late in Donald Trump’s presidency.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried the upsurge of cult activities, violence and killings around adjoining areas of the Okoro-nodu flyover in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.
Nigeria invests only 0.02 per cent of its National Budget on nutrition as against four per cent recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a federal government official.
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday advised Nigerian youths to embrace handcraft to enable them to remain creative and productive rather than engage in frivolous activities and social vices.
The All Progressives Congress APC has reacted to the killing of its Nasarawa state Chairman, Mr Philip Shekwo, saying it is a dark day for the party.
At a hearing beginning on Monday, it is challenging a lower court’s ruling that Begum can return to Britain to mount a legal challenge aimed at restoring her UK citizenship, which was revoked on national security grounds.