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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commended the National Assembly (NASS) for proposing a law for the constitutional amendment of 111 special additional seats for women in the two chambers of the NASS.
The much-awaited Amended Electoral Act can only be passed into law and assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari before the next general elections in Nigeria if members of the National Assembly decide to place the nation above party’s interest in the determination of the provisions of the new Electoral Act.
One of the abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, has been released.
A day to the expiration of the deadline given by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to microfinance banks(MFBs) to meet the first threshold of the new capital base, the National Assembly (NASS) has mandated the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately suspend the ongoing recapitalisation exercise of microfinance banks (MFBs) in the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has reassured the nation that the 2023 General Elections will hold on February 18, 2023 just as it has advocated for stiff penalties against Electoral Offenders including sponsors.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has arrested no fewer than five suspects for allegedly engaging in fraudulently registration and sale of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards.
House of Representatives member, Yusuf Gagdi has said Nigerians should equally be held responsible for Isa Pantami becoming a minister in the wake of the controversy trailing comments he made in the past.
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) yesterday debunked claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State that the federal government printed between N50 billion – N60 billion to bridge the shortfall in the distribution of federation revenues to the three tiers of government in March 2021, saying that the claims did not reflect the true position of things.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations has threatened to occupy the National Assembly after Ramadan fasting, if the lawmakers fail to pass the Bill for an amendment of the Electoral Act.g
The National Assembly management and staff of the federal parliament finally resolved their grievances on Tuesday.
The National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum on Tuesday in Abuja protested the non-payment of their 20 months’ salary arrears.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, has threatened to shut down the 774 local government areas in the country over the alleged plot by the National Assembly to remove the local government as the third tier of government from the constitution.
Embattled Chairman of the Projects Development Institute (PRODA), Comrade Daniel Onjeh, has dismissed a resolution by the House of Representatives, urging for the suspension of Acting Director-General of PRODA, Fabian Okonkwo, as of no legal effect.
Former National Chairman, Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria, TROMPCON, HM Charles Ayemi-Botu, has advocated appropriation of not less than 25 per cent equity shareholding in the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, for host communities in Niger–Delta to alleviate their troubles.
Stakeholders in the agricultural sector in Bauchi State have called for strong political leadership and commitment from the federal government to ensure the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) in order to guarantee food security in the year 2025.
The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are currently leading thousands of workers to the National Assembly to protest against plans to amend the national minimum wage act.
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.
At the moment. Barca are working on two plans. The first is to sign Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland. The second is to renew Leo Messi's contract. According to 'The Sun', that is their order of priorities.
The 26-year-old was linked with a move to French club Olympic Lyon in January but the Ligue 1 club instead signed Algeria forward Islam Slimani from Leicester City.
Doctors are predicting that Netherlands defender Daley Blind will recover from injury and be ready for the European Championship, coach Frank de Boer said.
Mateusz Klich, Jack Harrison and Rodrigo were all on target as a rampant Leeds United trounced hapless Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has extended the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and the Direct Entry, DE, registration by two weeks.
Anderlecht coach Vincent Kompany has spoken about the goal heroics of Paul Onuachu with Genk ahead of the championship playoffs involving the two clubs.
A landslide at an artisanal gold mine has killed at least 15 people in northeastern Guinea, the government said on Sunday.
A renowned Ifa Priest and Araba of Osogbo, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, has disclosed that the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, lacks the proper cultural orientation of a Yoruba traditional ruler.
The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Tuesday, said it had deployed 1,855 officers and men to the streets of the 18 local government areas of the state to provide adequate security before, during, after the Eid el Fitri celebration.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has submitted a list of 35 players to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the upcoming international friendly games in Austria in June.