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This came as the Joint Ad-hoc Committee of the National Assembly expressed regrets over the poor condition of the nation’s refineries, adding that PIB when passed would revive the refineries to function optimally.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) says the National Assembly’s call for declaration of a state of emergency on insecurity will allow President Muhammadu Buhari to take extra constitutional actions to address the nation’s security challenges.
Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congresses of the party slated for March 6.
Emefiele arrived at the National Assembly (NASS) on Tuesday to honour the request by the Senate Joint Committee on Banking Insurance and other financial institutions, (including ICT and cybercrime).
The Inter-party Advisory Council, IPAC, has disclosed that it would be embarking on the aggressive mobilisation of over 500 thousand CrossRiverians to register in order to boost the voting strength of the state.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), the umbrella body of health workers in the country, has demanded that Senate probe the recent public hearing of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) Bill as it accused Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Ibrahim Oloriegbe, of disenfranchising its members.
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has denied the claim by the Joint Health Sectors Union, JOHESU, that the ongoing Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Repeal and Reenactment Bill, being pushed by the Senate was aimed at regulating only the health workers’ profession.
The Nobel Laureate said this on Wednesday on AIT’s Kakaaki, adding that the system has been so corrupted that cases are stretched out into silence by all kinds of technicalities.
As the crisis in Kwara State All Progressives Congress, APC, deepens, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, 21 other lawmakers and seven of the nine members of the National Assembly, NASS, from the state backed the removal of Bashir Bolarinwa as the state chairman of the party.
Taminu Turaki’s trial: We shared contract funds with National Assembly members – ex-director tells court
Former Director of Procurement at Ministry of Special Duties, Mr Gambo Muazu, on Monday, exposed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how key members of the National Assembly, partook in sharing of kickbacks from contractors.
This came as mothers in Niger Delta under the aegis of Mothers of Óil Producing Communities of Niger Delta, MOPROCOND, have called for sack of the Sole Administrator of NDDC, Mr Effiong Akwa, threatening to protest nude at all the offices of the commission in the nine member states.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed (Binani), on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Modibbo Adama University bill into law.
The National Assembly has transmitted the N13.082 trillion 2021 appropriation bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.
The quest for Senators and members of the House of Representatives of the federal government to provide them with funds to buy Sports Utility Vehicles amounting to N70m is scandalous.
Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, says the national assembly has no constitutional powers to summon President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied media reports saying that the contractual agreement for the supply of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft by the U.S, for which payment had been made, was in jeopardy due to bad runway at the 407 Air Combat Training Group (407 ACTG), Kainji, Niger.
The immediate past Publicity Secretary of the APC in Ebonyi State and PDP chieftain, Nwoba Chika Nwoba, weekend declared that no Ebonyi National Assembly member would defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State.
Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, a body of staff working in the National and State Assemblies has expressed disappointment over non-implementation of financial autonomy for State legislative houses.
The National Assembly (NASS) is to introduce electronic-hansard in parliamentary procedures in the first quarter of 2021. Mr Ojo Amos, Clerk to the NASS, made this known on Friday at the opening of a two-day retreat for top management staff of the National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission (NASC).
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Friday said the 2021 budget of N13.08 trillion would be passed by the National Assembly in December.
The entire Igbo leaders, including South East Governors, the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, pro-Biafra group, the political class, traditional and religious leaders of Igbo extraction, have demanded that the Igbo should be given the opportunity to be President of Nigeria in 2023
Cross River State National Assembly caucus have appealed for calm, calling on stakeholders to join hands with Governor Ben Ayade in rebuilding the state.
Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”
The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to the activities of a group on WhatsApp, dedicated to EFCC Recruitment 2020/2021.
Top public relations official for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has stepped down, the government says on Monday.
As a demonstration of its commitment to job creation and a robust economy, the Federal Government has started arrangements for the establishment of a gold processing cluster in Mopamuro local government area of Kogi State.
Pep Guardiola does not see Manchester City as favourites for the Champions League even after they eased to a last-16 first-leg victory over Borussia Monchengladbach to win their 19th match in a row.
Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa’s most populous nation, officials and residents said.