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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. 9

Speaker: Ninth House committed to constitution, electoral act, other amendments

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured that the 9th House is committed to the amendment of the Constitution and the Electoral Act.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege: National Assembly will include card reader in new electoral act

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, says the National Assembly will give legal backing to the card reader in the new Electoral Act, to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.

Governor Akeredolu backs Senator Alasoadura as ministerial nominee from Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Saturday, threw his weight behind ministerial nominee from the state, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, condemning those kicking against his nomination.
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Ondo Assembly lauds President Buhari over Senator Alasoadura’s ministerial appointment

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Friday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for making a right choice by appointing Senator Tayo Alasoadura as a minister representing the state in the federal cabinet.
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Ministerial nominee urges Senate to revisit petroleum industry bill

Senator Tayo Alasoadura, a ministerial nominee from Ondo State has called on the 9th Senate to revisit the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill for the good of the country.

NAEE chief hails passage of petroleum industry bill

Prof. Wunmi Iledare, outgoing President, Nigeria Association for Energy Economics (NAEE) says the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the senate was a welcome development for the industry.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate passes seven bills rejected by President Buhari

This is coming as the upper chamber initiated the override of the president on the Fourth Alteration Bill No.28.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate passes PIGB, six other bills

It also passed the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism bill 2019, National Research and Innovation Council bill 2019, Stamp Duties act (amendment) bill 2019 and National Agricultural Seed Council bill 2019.

BudgIT charges President Buhari to prioritise oil sector reform

BudgIT, a civic organisation has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on oil and gas sector reforms in his second term.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will privatise NNPC if elected president

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) in State House on 5th Nov 2018

Bukola Saraki’s aide slams Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged politics of vendetta

The Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Senate president, Yusuph Olaniyonu, has described the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign any more constitutional amendment bill as “politics of vendetta”.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki wants Muhammadu Buhari to assent to PIB, other bills

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) and other bills critical to national development.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

PIB: I won’t rush to implement policy – Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he would not be stampeded into implementing oil industry policies despite challenges in the sector.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: National Assembly will pass priority bills despite campaigns

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in view of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns.

PIB: Solomon Adeola calls for dialogue between legislature, executive

Sen. Solomon Adeola has called for dialogue between the National Assembly and the Executive to ensure passage of the different tranches of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

Bassey Albert: Senate ready to pass gas flaring prohibition bill

Sen. Bassey Albert, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, on Thursday said that the Senate would pass the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill before the end of the year.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari urged to reconsider stance on PIB

Nigerian journalists have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on the Petroleum Industry Bills (PIB) in the interest of the nation’s oil and gas sector.
Bukola Saraki

PIGB: National Assembly to mount pressure for presidential assent – Bukola Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

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