Senate passes first segment of PIB, unbundles NNPC
The Senate had explained that the other segment that would address the contentious host community issues would soon be presented for fresh legislative work.
Stakeholders petition Senate, minister, want cricket president barred from federation board
A group of stakeholders have petitioned the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung praying that immediate past president of the Nigerian Cricket Federation (NCF), Mr. Emeka Onyeama .....
Weekly political notes
Ayodele Fayose has challenged his predecessor in office, Dr Kayode Fayemi to tell Ekiti people what he has done with his position as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the last one and half years.
Senate to probe alleged lopsided recruitment in DSS,halt gas flaring in new bill
The Senate yesterday endorsed the move by its committee on Federal Character, to investigate the alleged lopsided recruitment recently carried out by the Department of State Services (DSS).
Saraki, Dogara and corruption
Dogara and his colleagues have been able to squelch and banish the ex-chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, who made the allegation against him into political wilderness where he now flails....
Saraki seeks global action against terrorism, illegal migration
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by the international community to tackle terrorism, poverty and illegal migration.
Reps summon Adeosun over alleged oil, gas infractions
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement has summoned the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun over the alleged violation of the law in the engagement of consultants...
Budget delays: ‘We can’t get it right with wrong timing’
Presently, capital votes’ disbursements indicate a shortfall of about N300 billion, a development that has again left expected growth and developmental aspirations accruing from its implementation unfulfilled.