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Sen. Gabriel Suswam, Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, has said the committee will soon present its findings on the probe of N1.8 trillion Federal Government’s interventions in the sector .
Sen. Gabriel Suswam (PDP-Benue) says the National Assembly directs the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) not to increase electricity tariff because of the current economic challenges occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic across the country.
Anambra senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, had described the outburst of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, at the National Assembly on Tuesday, as a display of rascality.
Sen. Bassey Akpan, Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Upstream, says the published Audited Financial Statement of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is an indication of its readiness to ensure transparency in its operations.
As the Muslims celebrate the end of 30 days Ramadan fasting, the Senator representing Ekiti Central, Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele has enjoined Nigerians to embrace value reorientation, personal and collective rebranding, for radical transformation of the nation from its present abysmal state.
The Senate Tuesday asked the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, expedite action towards the completion of the Ajaokuta steel plant.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, and the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have condemned the spate of killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Professor Jumai Audi, as a Chairman of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission.
The Citizens’ Quest for Truth Initiative, a Non Governmental Organization championing right leadership and development in the Niger Delta region, has raised the alarm over alleged plot to scuttle the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to cover the involvement of some politicians in the sleeze that bedeviled the Commission.
A week after the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, sponsored a legislation entitled ‘National Health Emergency Bill’, the Senate has commenced work on the controverisal bill.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Barau Jibrin, has urged the Federal Government to assist Kano State financially, to enable it to control the rising spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Right and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has advised Nigerians, especially Christians to exhibit patriotism and make the requisite sacrifices for the country to subdue the deadly Coronavirus.
Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Istifanus Gyang, Plateau North Friday raised the alarm that despite the Coronavirus, COVID-19 that is at the moment, ravaging the world, his people were being killed by Armed Bandits.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has expressed sadness over the demise of Senator Rose Okoji Oko, describing her as a notable woman of virtue who served his people and the country with great dedication and commitment.
The Senate, on Tuesday, said the review of the 2020 budget passed by the National Assembly has become inevitable as a result of tumbling oil prices amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has lamented the inadequate presence of test centres across the country for the detection of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.
President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
Napoli are, according to the Telegraph, preparing to sell Kalidou Koulibaly to the Premier League this summer, hoping to make back the possible money spent on Lille forward, Victor Osimhen.
About seven cows belonging to a Fulani herder, Alhaji Abdullahi, in Elepo Village, Ifon, Osun State were in the early hours of Tuesday struck dead by thunderstorm.
South Sudan’s central bank said it cut its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 13%, as part of efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.
The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), a pan-African financial services group, on Tuesday announced the appointments of Mr Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the federal government does not have the resources to deliver on development ambitions and the infrastructural projects it had committed to as a result of the economic downturn.
New daily coronavirus cases in the United States soared past 50,000 for the first time Wednesday, as the World Health Organization delivered a grave warning that the global pandemic is accelerating.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Saturday ordered a total lockdown of four local government areas of the state to curtail community spread of COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola "interfered in medical matters" at Bayern Munich, according to former team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt, who says the highly-rated coach thought he "knew everything better than I did".
Frank Lampard's "ruthless" streak in the dugout comes from Jose Mourinho's early days at Chelsea, according to Tony Cascarino.