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19 Apr 2018
The Citizens Advocacy For Social & Economic Rights (CASER) has called for the resignation of the security chiefs of the National Assembly over what it described as gross dereliction of duty and crass incompetence in the management of the security at the chamber. Its Executive Director, Mr. Frank Tietie, who spoke yesterday, urged the Department…
18 Apr 2018
The entire National Assembly was enveloped by commotion,  fear and tension on Wednesday morning as some armed men stormed the Senate chamber along with suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, overpowered security men and forcefully took away the mace.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent reports that plenary was proceeding in the Red Chamber at about…
17 Apr 2018
Democracy is based on the notion that a people should be self-governing and that the representatives of the people be held accountable for their dithering, actions and inactions. For stability and good governance to be achieved, some degree of cooperation and understanding amongst the three arms is expected.
13 Apr 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “shrouding his private visit to London as official.” In a statement signed by the PDP spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party described as astonishing the fact that President Buhari did not transmit a letter to the National Assembly, indicating that he was going on a…
5 Apr 2018
Youths of the Niger Delta region have cautioned the Federal Government and the National Assembly against failure to implement the Act establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State and release funds to it in the 2018 budget.
4 Apr 2018
A bill to segregate courier business operations across the country that has been at the National Assembly would soon be passed into law having passed through first and second reading at the house. This, the Senior Assistant Postmaster General and Head of Courier Regulatory Department, NIPOST, Ishaya Diwa, said at the clamp down exercise by…
29 Mar 2018
The two chambers of the National Assembly yesterday harmonised and passed the much awaited Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) and imposed a five per cent fuel levy on fuel sold across the country. Specifically, the levy was imposed to finance the Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), which was equally provided for by the PIGB. Section 36…
21 Mar 2018
A member of House of Representatives, Mr Nicholas Ossai (Delta-APC), on Wednesday urged Nigerians to hold the Executive accountable for the delay in the passage of 2018 Appropriation Bill.
16 Mar 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari last night met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the presidential villa, Abuja. However, most Principal officers elected on the platform People’s Democratic Party (PDP) were absent at the meeting. Those absent were Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, Godswill Akpabio (Minority Leader), Emmanuel Bwacha (Deputy Minority Leader) and Biodun Olujimi-Deputy…
15 Mar 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill might not have long to fly, as the Senate steps up moves to override it .
15 Mar 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill might not have long to fly, as the Senate steps up moves to override it .
14 Mar 2018
The Senate is worried that most international treaties and conventions entered by the Federal Government over the years do not have the force of law.The upper chamber yesterday said the action was contrary to the provision of the law and insisted, “ no treaty between the Federal Government and any country shall have the force of law.....


5 mins ago
The Chartered Institute of Administration (CIA) has inducted the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Chrisland University, Prof. Babalola Peace, as a fellow of the institute.
8 mins ago
What comes next now that the much anticipated 2023 election has passed and Nigeria has been experiencing some significant shift since then. A number of events that are currently in the works and others that Nigerians are still eagerly anticipating ...
14 mins ago
Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that the newly rebuilt state College of Agriculture in Iguoriakhi, Ovia South West Council, will open for academic activities in September 2023 with about 2, 000 students.
24 mins ago
A Non-profit organisation, Inmates Educational Foundation (IEF) has reconstructed classrooms and provided 100-seater chairs and tables for inmates at Ife Correctional Centre, Osun State.
28 mins ago
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has described as completely illogical the allegation by Young Progressive Party, (YPP) that its chieftains hijacked election materials and conducted elections in their homes.