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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

National Assembly leadership meet ministers on planned 2020 budget review

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on religious leaders in the country to pray for Nigeria and its leadership, saying that the country will eventually overcome its tribulations. 2

Senate president urges religious leaders to pray for Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on religious leaders in the country to pray for Nigeria and its leadership, saying that the country will eventually overcome its tribulations.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Ahmed Idris Wase condemns Mangu attack, charges security agencies to be proactive

The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, has condemned the attack in Kulben village, Kombun District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila, deputy mourn Fagen Gawo

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and his Deputy Ahmed Idris Wase have expressed shock over the sudden death of a member of the House, Muhammad Adamu Fagen Gawo.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan heads APC reconciliatory committee

The Nigerian Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has been appointed as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ten-member National Reconciliation Committee.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps rejects bill seeking six-year term for president, governors

The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to provide for a single-term of six years for the president, governors, members of the National Assembly and state houses of assembly.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps to investigate ‘corruption’ in NUC in universities’ accreditation

The House of Representatives has directed the Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the alleged intimidation and extortion of money from universities for accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Notwithstanding the revenue increase the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, said it has achieved with the on-going partial border closure, exporters are counting their losses as countries within the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, sub-region have started rejecting Nigerian cargoes, apparently, as a form of retaliation against the land border closure.

Uproar in ECOWAS parliament over Nigeria’s border closure

There was uproar on the floor of ECOWAS parliament, yesterday, over Nigeria’s border closure policy as Nigeria hinged its decision on failure of Benin Republic to implement agreements.

Nigerian borders closure throws ECOWAS Parliament into rowdy session

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, today went in rowdy session over the closure of Nigeria’ borders.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (left); President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Ikanade Agba, and Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, during the meeting by the leadership of the National Assembly with key government officials over the severance pay of ex-legislative aides on Monday, November 4, 2019

Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila intervene in ex-legislative aides’ severance pay delay

The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives on Monday waded into the non-payment of severance allowances for legislative aides who served in the Eighth National Assembly between 2015 and 2019.

House of Reps: INEC cannot deregister political parties

The house of representatives has rejected a motion seeking to call on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register political parties seen to be weak.
Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps upset as service chiefs fail to attend security meeting

The House of Representatives has berated heads of security agencies for failing to attend a meeting it called on the security crises across the country.g
Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

National Assembly principal officers, members’ bank accounts under investigation

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started the “secret” investigation of bank accounts of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his deputy, Idris Wase, as well as the principal officers and members of the National Assembly.
The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

House of Reps: We’ll fund xenophobic victims’ suit against South Africa

In response to the losses incurred by Nigerians, the House of Representatives has said it will approve funds for victims of the attacks who wish to take legal action against the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Reps speaker urges state assemblies to save local council system in Nigeria

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Eid el-Kabir: Reps speaker, deputy urge Muslims to emulate the Holy Prophet

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, his Deputy, Idris Wase, and the Leader of the House, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, have all, in separate messages, urged Muslim brethren to be prayerful during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Only tested, trusted will make my ministerial list

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari: I will only appoint people I know

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions but only tested hands.

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The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Akwa Ibom government demands second coronavirus tests, questions NCDC announcement of confirmed cases

The Akwa Ibom government appears to be contesting the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s announcement of cases of the novel coronavirus in the state.

Shippers council donates N10 million items to curtail coronavirus spread

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

Official: Bauchi to discharge two coronavirus patients

The Bauchi State Government has said that two out of the three index Coronavirus (covid-19) patients would soon be discharged.
At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army and African Union peacekeeping mission troops bases

Multi-national troops launch massive offensive operations against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists

The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has launched a coordinated offensive to dislodge Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists from Tunbuns Islands of the Lake Chad.
Juventus are weighing up a summer move for Chelsea’s contract rebel Willian.

Willian set for Stamford Bridge exit after seven seasons

“I have a beautiful story at Chelsea. I have a great relationship with the fans and everybody at the club. But my contract is ending and it’s going to be difficult,” the 31-year-old was quoted as saying by Brazilian news service Uol.