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…
More intrigues trail Ambode, Tinubu face-off
The last may not have been heard of the current face-off between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed, as some serving lawmakers in Lagos State might eventually be victims.
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…
Fashola, Dangote, others for New York housing confab
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, the President/CEO of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and the Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria...
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.
Water resources control bill splits Senate along ethnic, regional lines
Heated debate on an executive bill, which sought to give ownership and control of the water resources sector to the Federal Government, practically split the senate along ethnic and regional lines yesterday.
High expectations as transport commission bill awaits presidential assent
Immediately the Senate passed the National Transport Commission (NTC) Bill in March this year, all hopes were high, with expectations that the commission will herald new dawn in the much-troubled transport sector.