Wednesday, 27th September 2023

National Assembly

27 Jun 2016
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has said there is nothing wrong with anybody or region wanting to leave Nigeria as long as such request or desire is channelled through the National Assembly...
25 Jun 2016
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru, has said that the Senate decided to throw out the controversial Frivolous Petition Bill 2016 ...
24 Jun 2016
In a letter dated 10 February, 2012, I confronted the then Federal Minister for Works with publications in the newspapers which stated that the Federal Government had decided to reimburse some State Governments that have rehabilitated Federal Government Roads. I protested the non-insistence that such refunds must follow the provisions of the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007.
21 Jun 2016
Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will be arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory today on charges of criminal conspiracy and forgery of the upper legislative chamber’s Standing Rules, 2015.
21 Jun 2016
Well, I am hearing rumours of change in the system. Unfortunately, again, I blamed the judiciary for their problems. In the first place, being appointed a judge of the highest court anywhere in the world is a very serious matter...
20 Jun 2016
Presumably, one of the immediate factors that have gingered members of the National Assembly to ensure that the ongoing amendment of the 1999 Constitution was concluded speedily...
18 Jun 2016
The National Assembly has heaped the blames for the set back recorded in previous moves to develop a workable constitution for the country on former President Goodluck Jonathan-led government.
18 Jun 2016
Blowing up oil installations by any group, including Niger Delta Avengers, is a criminal act notwithstanding the age long neglect of the area. It is the most underdeveloped area in Nigeria.
15 Jun 2016
As the crack in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepens, its Caretaker Committee yesterday accused the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sponsoring Ali Modu Sheriff...
13 Jun 2016
It is quite appropriate that the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have jointly set up a 16-man committee to review the current minimum wage ...
13 Jun 2016
The senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang and the member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives ...
12 Jun 2016
A Member of the House of Representatives in Plateau State, Istifanus Gyang, has rejected the plan to create grazing reserves in Plateau State.


2 mins ago
Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has extended his heartfelt greetings to the entire Muslim community in Zamfara and Nigeria on the auspicious occasion of Maulud. The 12th day of Rabi’ul Awwal ( Islamic calendar) is celebrated as the birthday anniversary of the Holy Prophet, Muhammad (peace be upon him). In a statement on Wednesday by…
24 mins ago
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has awarded the hosting right of the 2027 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
37 mins ago
In efforts aimed at dislocating their nefarious activities while denying them the liberty to carry out their acts and killing sprees on innocent and law-abiding Nigerians, aircraft under the Air Component of Operation UDO KA II, yesterday, Tuesday, September 26, 2023, carried out several strikes on IPOB/ESN locations at Mother Valley Orsumughu in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State and at Aku Ihube in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State.
47 mins ago
Hong Kong police said on Wednesday they have arrested 6,400 people, including children, and seized millions of dollars in cash and contraband after a three-month operation targeting cross-border criminal activity.
1 hour ago
North Korea has decided to expel US soldier Travis King, who was detained after crossing the border from the South in July, the KCNA state news agency said on Wednesday.