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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senate President calls for synergy between national, state assemblies

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for synergy between the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly in the discharge of their statutory responsibilities to the people.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU: Why we are against inclusion of lecturers in IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it strongly believes that the introduction of Integrated Payroll and Personnel System (IPPIS) into federal universities will compound the problem of regular flow of fund and personnel management.
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: National Assembly determined to bring change to Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday said that the 9th National Assembly is working assiduously as a team to bring change to Nigeria.
The Majority Leader of the Abia House of Assembly, Solomon Akpulonu, has decried non-implementation of its laws and resolutions at the executive as the major challenge confronting the seventh Assembly.

Executive arm does not obey our laws, resolutions – Abia assemblyman

The Majority Leader of the Abia House of Assembly, Solomon Akpulonu, has decried non-implementation of its laws and resolutions at the executive as the major challenge confronting the seventh Assembly.

Akwa-Ibom lawmakers tasked on 2020 budget implementation

Coordinator, Social Action Anti-corruption Network in Akwa-Ibom State, Ann Udonte ,has called on lawmakers in the state to carry out proper oversight function of 2020 budget implementations to address concerns of poor budget performances in the state.
Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, is set to formally withdraw the extradition bill that has sparked months of protests in the region, a government source has confirmed.

Protest: Hong Kong’s parliament suspended

Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong heckled the city’s embattled leader and called for her to step down on Thursday during a legislative session that was repeatedly suspended as several politicians were manhandled out of the chamber.
Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, is set to formally withdraw the extradition bill that has sparked months of protests in the region, a government source has confirmed.

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech after heckles from lawmakers

Hong Kong’s embattled leader abandoned a State of the Union-style speech on Wednesday after she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city’s legislature.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: We can do away with Senate

Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says Nigeria can scrap the senate as all the country really needs is a unicameral legislature.
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari (left); Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, during the visit of members of the Progressive Governors Forum to the National Assembly on Monday, 7th October, 2019

Senate president harps on collaboration in governance — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said a partnership between State Governors and the National Assembly would redefine good governance in the interest of Nigerians.

Attahiru Jega: Last National Assembly’ bills recorded 30 per cent performance

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said Nigerians need more enlightenment on the core functions of members of the National Assembly.

Cross River assemblyman wants federal government to begin implementation of legislature, judiciary autonomy

Deputy Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly, Joseph Bassey, has called on the Presidency to direct the immediate implementation of the autonomy for state Legislature and Judiciary.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigerians need more enlightenment on legislators’ functions

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that more enlightenment was needed for many Nigerians on the core functions of members of the National Assembly.
President Buhari at the event

SERAP: Why President Buhari’s government is undermining judiciary

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said failure to publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary, was the reason the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to disregard the judiciary.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate raises fresh hopes on petroleum bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the ninth Senate would improve on the activities of its predecessors by ensuring that the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill becomes a reality under his leadership.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was a special guest of honour at the Supreme Court’s Special Session for the 2019-2020 Legal Year. 2

CJN: Supreme Court justices overworked, underpaid

Justices of the Supreme Court are overloaded with work but poorly remunerated, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad said.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Ahmed Wase sworn-in as ECOWAS Parliament’s first deputy speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ahmed Wase (APC-Plateau), has been sworn in as the first Deputy Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States Parliament.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Katsina IDPs: Government won’t abandon you – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State that the Federal Government would not abandon them.
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

National Assembly’ll never allow breakdown of law, order in state legislatures – speaker

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said, yesterday, that the National Assembly would never tolerate a breakdown of law and order in any state House of Assembly.

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.