Abia State PDP seeks end to internal acrimony, canvasses peace
Stakeholders who are following recent developments in Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are observing how effective its elders’ intervention in its internal crisis will be addressed.
INEC forecloses electronic transmission of Edo, Ondo guber poll results
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday ruled out electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming Edo and Ondo states governorship elections...
Despite Abaribes objection Senate confirms 37 nominees of Federal Character Commission
Despite the observation of the senate leader on the composition of the leadership of the Federal Character commission yesterday the Senate went ahead to confirm the appointment of 37 nominees forwarded to the upper chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation.
COVID-19: Abaribe kicks against police brutality, killings in South East
Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned what he called “the frightening rate of extra-judicial killing of innocent Nigerians, particularly in the South East by policemen in the guise of enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown.”
Senators kick as Finance Act scales second reading
Some senators yesterday raised concerns that details of the Bill for an Act to amend the Finance Act, 2019 were not made available to them for their input as the upper legislative chamber passed it for second reading.
Senator demands Buhari's resignation over insecurity
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe Wednesday asked Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over spike in insecurity in the country. "If you want to treat an issue, you go to the head. We did not appoint the IG or the security chiefs. We will go to the president and ask him to resign,” Abaribe said. Abaribe spoke…
Senate chamber suffers neglect despite yearly allocations
The National Assembly could soon embark on a huge upgrade of its complex, following a technical hiccup at the Senate chamber yesterday.
Senate vows to recognise only new NDDC board
The Senate yesterday declared that it would not recognise the Interim Management Committee (IMC) in processing the 2019 and 2020 budget proposals of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).