Tuesday, February 16, 2021


President Ahmad Lawan

Bill to uncover corruption in govt agencies, private institutions scales 2nd Reading at Senate   

The Senate on Tuesday considered a critical bill, which when passed and signed into law, would uncover and prevent the occurrence of financial fraud in government agencies and private institutions in Nigeria. 

Senate begs Buhari to nominate FCT indigene as ambassador

The Senate has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to nominate an indigene of the Federal Capital Territory as a non-career ambassador.

We have nothing to hide, our books will always be open – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of full implementation of the 2021 budget, with all transparency and openness in meeting the targets, while appreciating...

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Monday disclosed that the Federal Government has earmarked N400 billion for the acquisition of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Senate considers bill to establish Nigerian Peace Corps, Hunters Council of Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday considered a bill seeking to give statutory backing to the Nigerian Peace Corps. Sponsored by Senator Ali Ndume (APC – Borno...

Zabarmari: Buhari sends condolence delegation to Borno

A Federal Government delegation led by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State on Monday on a condolence visit over the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists.

I left PDP because of Fintiri – Abbo

The Adamawa State senator, Elisha Abbo, who announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said he decamped because of his state governor, Ahmadu Fintiri.

Medical Brain-drain: Senate seeks establishment of University of medicine

The Senate on Tuesday moved to check the rising emigration of medical and health professionals from Nigeria to developed countries when it considered a bill seeking to establish the Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Abeokuta.

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