Senate revisits bill to upgrade Yabatech to university
Nigeria Senate on Thursday revisited the bill to upgrade the College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos to a university. The bill was presented by Senator Yayi Adeola, who represents Lagos West Senatorial District, during the plenary session. He also advocated the change of the institution’s name to City University of Technology, Yaba. The bill was first…
Senate okays upgrade of Yabatech to technology varsity
The Senate yesterday approved the upgrade of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) to City University of Technology, Yaba.
Ashafa canvasses support for Buhari, Osinbajo
Despite losing his ambition to return to the National Assembly for the third term in the keenly contested Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries held in October 2018, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has called on Nigerians to Presient Muhammadu Buhari ....
Why Buhari deserves second term, by Ashafa
A lawmaker representing Lagos East in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has appealed to Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, in the next general election.
Senate urges CBN to suspend ATM card maintenance charges
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) maintenance charges being deducted from customers account pending the outcome of the investigation by its committees. The Red chamber also mandated commercial banks in the country to immediately configure their ATMs to ensure N40,000 per withdrawal, instead…
Ashafa foundation unveils capacity programme for constituents
Senator Gbenga Ashafa yesterday announced the sponsorship of hundreds of his constituents for a capacity development programme organised by BTDT Hub. This is in line with Ashafa's biannual youth development programme aimed and training, preparing and empowering young people for the life ahead of them. Ashafa through his foundation, Gbenga Ashafa Trust Endowment (GATE), has…
Ashafa lists gains, as Lagos East APC tackles inducement
In a bid to tackle the issue of inducement during election, Lagos East Senatorial district chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has began a sensitization programme to educate its members on various crucial things to look out for in the selection of candidates from the zone. This is just as the incumbent Senator, Gbenga…
Buhari commissions Abuja light rail amid generator failure
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commissioned the 45.24 km Phase 1 Abuja light rail mass transit project awarded on May 23, 2017.Unfortunately, just when the President began his keynote address, the standby generator powering the whole event went off causing some sort of scare in the arena.
ICAN pledges support for war against corruption
The President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has expressed its readiness to work with relevant agencies to tackle corruption in the country.