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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.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly adjourns for two weeks

The resolution to so do was reached during a closed session by the Upper Chamber, and announced by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, after a closed meeting by Senators which lasted about 40 minutes.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila: $22.7 billion loan approval suspended over South-East protest

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has said Nigerians are struggling for basic democratic rights because “democracy is difficult for some people to really fathom”.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

$22.79 billion loan: National Assembly will take full responsibility, won’t allow diversion of funds...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the National Assembly will take full responsibility for the application of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.79 billion loan request to various projects domiciled with Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate approves President Buhari’s borrowing plan of $22.7 billion

The Senate on Thursday approved the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan to the tune of $22.7 billion to be spent by the Federal Government to execute key Infrastructural projects.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate in closed session over President Buhari’s $22.7 billion loan request

There was tension on the floor of the Senate on Thursday following the insistence of the opposition senators to know details of the $22.7bn foreign loan request from the President Muhammadu Buhari.
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. 5

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s House of Reps to suspend activities for two weeks

Nigeria recorded its first case of coronavirus after an Italian national who arrived Lagos from Milan tested positive to the virus, the Federal Ministry of Health said last Thursday.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Reps minority leader calls for national assembly, agencies’ efforts to stamp out coronavirus

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu, has called for extra vigilance and aggressive multi-sectoral collaborative effort, involving the National Assembly, against the dreaded Covid-19 in the country.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor heads PDP panel probing 2019 elections

The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, to head the party panel that will probe the performance of the party in the 2019 presidential election, other elections including the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

Senator Adeola appointed APC NEC member

Sen. Solomon Adeola, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance has been appointed into the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has urged Nigerian youths to be actively involved in the fight against corruption in the country.

Rep Ndudi Elumelu hails Governor Okowa’s emergence as South-south Governors’ Forum chair

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu, has said that the emergence of the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the chairman of he South-South Governors forum was a stept in the right direction.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

House of Reps minority leader congratulates new Bayelsa governor, tasks IGP on violence

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu, congratulated the new governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, for his victory at the Supreme Court and a successful inauguration despite all efforts to stall the process.
Eze Israel Kanu

Senators Abaribe, Umeh, Peter Obi, others attend Nnamdi Kanu parents’ burial

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, and Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, are among early arrivals at Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, for the burial of his parents.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Insecurity: House of Reps asks President Buhari to sack service chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari is in Maiduguri, Borno State, on a sympathy visit over the latest killings by Boko Haram terrorists.

House of Reps asks President Buhari to declare state of emergency on security

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu emerges leader of Southeast caucus

Ex-Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, is now the leader of the South East caucus in the Senate, it was learnt Wednesday.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate suspends plenary for late Senator Longjan

Longjan, who represented Plateau South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, died at Turkish Hospital, Abuja on Sunday.

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PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Akure explosion: Peter Obi sympathises with Ondo government, people

The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.

FRSC establishes situation room to monitor coronavirus

The Federal Road Safety Corps has established a situation room in its Operations Department to receive reports from field commands on the dreaded Coronavirus Disease.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Police reveal source of Ondo explosion

A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.
Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.