13 Apr 2017
The Senate, Lagos State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conscience Party (NCP) have called on the Federal Government to beef up security in Lagos...
8 Mar 2017
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan-Kano railway project, promising that it would be delivered on or before December 2018.
26 Jan 2017
The 2017 N7.29 trillion budget proposal was subjected to critical scrutiny at the Senate yesterday with senators picking holes in several sectorial allocations.
7 Dec 2016
The senators and Amaechi made their submissions during a public hearing on a National Transport Commission Bill. The public hearing was jointly organised by Land Transport, Marine Transport and Aviation committees of the Senate.
23 Nov 2016
The Senate yesterday condemned the rising cases of jungle justice in the country, saying acts of barbarism must stop.Adopting a motion sponsored by Gbenga Ashafa (APC, Lagos East) and supported by Ali Ndume ....
26 Oct 2016
However, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, who took over power in August 1985, the law amended the Decree by expunging the death penalty clause, while substituting it with imprisonment terms ranging from two years to life.
13 Oct 2016
The Senate has faulted the flexible penalties judges impose for drug offences in the country.
13 Oct 2016
The Bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Act CAP N30, sponsored by Senator Gbenga Ashafa came up for second reading in the senate yesterday.
12 Aug 2016
Following the spate of attacks, which had led to the death of many citizens and wanton destruction of property by hoodlums alleged to be cult members and pipeline vandals in some border towns of Ogun and Lagos states....
6 Jun 2016
Chairman of Senate Committee on Land Transport and Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, at the weekend linked the high incidence of domestic and sexual violence...