National Assembly

Former Senate Leader and Senator representing Borno South, Mohammed Ali Ndume, has declared his interest to contest for the office of the Senate President in the 10th National Assembly. Speaking with Journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Ndume, while unveiling a ten- point agenda for the 10th Senate as the President, however admonished the ruling All […]

The leadership of Action Alliance has refuted an earlier report that it had endorsed the Gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, in the Forthcoming Governorship election scheduled to hold next Saturday 11th of March across Ogun state. In a statement made public, the Party stated that it had not endorsed any other Political […]

The federal government has directed the closure of universities across the country for three weeks for the conduct of the coming elections. The National Universities Commission (NUC) broke the news in a letter addressed to vice-chancellors and directors of inter-university centres. The order is to allow the over 3.8 million registered voters, accounting for 40.8 […]

The leadership of both chambers of the National Assembly has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take desperate measures against oil thieves in the country; describing the act as “treasonable”. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan stated this at the 2023 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a 20.15 trillion naira Appropriation Bill named “Budget of Fiscal Sustainability and Transition” before a joint session of the National Assembly. The President who used the occasion to highlight the progress made by his administration in the last seven and half years expressed optimism that ongoing rail and road projects […]

The President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan says he will not appeal the judgment delivered on Wednesday by the Federal High Court, Damaturu, Yobe State, that declared Bashir Machina as the candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District in the 2023 National Assembly elections. Lawan in a personally signed statement says he has accepted the judgment […]

The Senate on Wednesday clashed with Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited over the legal basis to continue to appear before the Red Chamber since the enactment of the Petroleum Industrial Act. At the Interactive session organized by the Senate committee on finance with revenue generating Agencies, The representative of the Group Managing Director of the […]

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections, and former Anambra state Governor, Peter Obi has unveiled the founder of Baze University Abuja and Baba-Ahmed University Kano, Datti Ahmed as his running mate. Peter Obi made the announcement on Thursday, in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Before this announcement, Labour Party had picked […]

The Senate on Wednesday reached a resolution asking the Federal Government to embark on an urgent review of the Indigenization Act, other extant laws and policies to protect Nigerian retail traders against the growing influx of foreign retailers (especially Chinese, Indian and Lebanese) retailers in the Nigerian retail sector. The upper legislative chamber arrived at […]

As the ongoing strike action by parliamentary staff paralyses activities in state houses of Assembly over non-implementation of financial autonomy, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has thrown his weight behind agitations for electoral, financial, and administrative autonomy also in local government councils of Nigeria. The Speaker, who was a guest at a function […]

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