Tuesday, February 16, 2021



INEC to introduce new technologies during 2023 election – Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday said it was reviewing its adopted technologies for elections, with the view of introducing new ones to improve the conduct of the elections ahead of 2023.

Adamawa senator lauds Buhari for signing Modibbo Adama varsity bill into law

The Senator representing Adamawa Central in the National Assembly, Aishatu Dahiru-Ahmed has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Modibbo Adama University bill into law.

Buhari receives 2021 Budget for assent

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the N13.082 trillion 2021 appropriation bill from the National Assembly.

Finally, Senate President swears in Stephen Odey

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, swore in Stephen Odey as Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly.

Umahi: AESID condemns killing of Ebonyi PDP member, fiancé over alleged refusal to join APC

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has condemned the recent killing of a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, member, Shedrack Nwode, and his fiancé over his alleged refusal to join the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state.

Nigerian Air Force says A-29 Super Tucano aircraft delivery on course

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has denied media reports saying that the contractual agreement for the supply of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft by the U.S, for which payment had been made, was in jeopardy due to bad runway at the 407 Air Combat Training Group, 407 ACTG, Kainji, Niger.

Defection: Call Umahi to order, Ebonyi indigenes tell Buhari, APC

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

NASS assures justice for victims of alleged SARS abuses

The President of Senate, Ahmed Lawan, says the National Assembly, NASS, would ensure justice for victims of alleged abuses by the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.

FEC approves establishment of Agency for management of recovered assets

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the transmission of a Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Agency Bill to the National Assembly to facilitate the establishment of an Agency for recovered assets.

Lagos explosion: Create anti-vandalisation unit in Nigerian security agencies, MURIC urges govt

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has urged the Federal Government and the National Assembly, NASS, to create an anti-vandalisation unit in any of the security agencies  with a view to finding a lasting solution to constant pipeline explosion in Lagos State.

CISLAC sets agenda as NASS resumes session today

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has urged the National Assembly, NASS, to prioritise amendment of the Electoral Reforms Act to promote credibility and transparency in electoral processes.

PDP urges NASS to redirect 2020 budget towards serving ordinary Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the National Assembly, NASS, to redirect the 2020 budget to areas that would better serve the interest of majority of Nigerians.

Nigerian Muslims beg NASS to intervene in declaring Hijrah New Year public holiday

After 15 years of appealing to the Federal Government, the Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on the National Assembly, NASS, to intervene in the non-declaration of Hijrah New Year as public holiday.

Lawan felicitates Omo-Agege at 56

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with his Deputy, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, ahead of his 56th birthday on August 3. In a congratulatory message...

Senate disturbed over ‘incessant killing of Nigerians’, calls for National Summit

The Senate on Tuesday called for immediate convocation of a National Security Summit to address incessant killings of Nigerians across the country. This following a...

We’ll be passing national budgets within 3 months of submission – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan says henceforth the National Assembly, NASS, will ensure the passage of the nation’s appropriation bill within three months of its submission by the Executive arm of government.

Next Level: Buhari promises to make police, judiciary more efficient

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja said he would make police and judiciary more efficient in his second term.

Dogara decries high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday decried the high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians.

Reps step down 2019 Budget debate

The House of Representatives on Thursday, stepped down the consideration of the 2019 budget to enable members to study the document. The development followed a...

NASS siege: Atiku reacts, warns Buhari, Osinbajo against anarchy

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the invasion of the National Assembly by security operatives. He said the action was geared towards forcefully changing the...

Sen. Akpabio behind NASS siege, Ben-Bruce alleges

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray Bruce has alleged that the blockade of the National Assembly complex was orchestrated by Senator Godswill Akpabio...

Melaye trades words with Oshiomhole, says senate presidency seat belongs to Nigerians

The Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has berated the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for claiming that the seat of the Senate president belongs to the ruling party.

2019 elections: Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene

The Presidency on Sunday appealed to the National Assembly, NASS, to reconvene as urgent matters pending before it may affect the running of Nigeria and matters affecting Nigerians.

Appeal court okays NASS’s 2019 election sequence re-ordering bid

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Wednesday, vacated the high court judgment that stopped the National Assembly from re-ordering the proposed sequence...

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