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The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed through the second reading, two bills for the establishment of an Orthopaedic Hospital in Jos and a Federal Medical Centre in Wase, both in Plateau state.
Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have served impeachment notice on the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, accusing him of gross misconduct.
Chairman, House Committee on Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, noted that the approval of the House for re-ordering of priorities in the 2020 Appropriation Bill contained 120 findings and 120 amendments as recommended by the Joint Committees and okayed by the House through a voice vote conducted by the Speaker, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa.
The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) over non-payment of their salaries.
The House of Representatives has commenced investigations to identify and block revenue leakages that cost Nigeria in excess of $30 billion annually.
Electricity consumers hail National Assembly over suspension of planned implementation of tariff hike
Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have commended the National Assembly for their intervention which led to suspension of the planned implementation of electricity tariff hike by the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate alleged links of leaders of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party and Dubai based fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.g
The Movement of Unity and Progress says a former Military Governor of the old Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar, is not a member of a new political movement, the ‘National Consultative Forum’.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for the Ondo State governorship election has assured the party aspirants that none of them would be unjustly disqualified.
Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to look at the Listed Sites (Prevention) Law, 2015, with a view to removing all vestiges of slave trade and colonialism.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.
The Oyo State House Assembly on Tuesday held a special sitting in honour of the late Abiola Ajimobi, the immediate past governor of the state.
The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, has advised electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to improve power supply and provide prepaid meters to all consumers before increasing tariff.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by a former Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, widely referred to as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Bill.
The National leadership of the National Assembly has intervened in the planned hike of electricity tariff by the providers, saying that this was not the time to carry out such an action.
Lagos State House of Assembly has called for strict implementation of rape laws and the acceleration of rape cases in the courts.
Kenya on Tuesday declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January.
Nigerian Senators on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to immortalise former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, by renaming the Ibadan Airport after him.
The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is presently at a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, and his Minister of State, Festus Keyamo.
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.
The yet to be identified man accused of defiling an 8-year old being carried by cops to the Police Command, Yenagoa.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Thursday said the rail station would implement COVID-19 protocol similar to the airports before resumption of train service in order to tackle COVID-19 pandemic.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has generated N258.7 million from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms to aspirants ahead of July 20, governorship primaries in Ondo state.
The Ogun State Government on Sunday ordered residents living along river channels to relocate with immediate effect to avoid the ravages of flood.
A bill that will allow traditional rulers to be installed or buried after death according to their faiths has gone through the second reading in the Ogun State House of Assembly.