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Panel Submits Budget Nov 28, Reps Knock Commission

Panel Submits Budget Nov 28, Reps Knock Commission

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said that the National Assembly hoped to receive the final copy of the budget from the appropriation committee on November 28. He also said that the budget would…

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ASUU Meets Lawan, Says Payroll System A Scam

ASUU Meets Lawan, Says Payroll System A Scam

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on Monday, told the Senate that the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System of the Federal Government was nothing but a scam. Ogunyemi, who…

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Lawan Makes Case For Women Participation In Politics

Lawan Makes Case For Women Participation In Politics

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would support initiatives and efforts aimed at widening the scope of women participation in politics and governance. Lawan, according to a statement by…

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NASS Backs EFCC, ICPC In Fight Against Corruption

NASS Backs EFCC, ICPC In Fight Against Corruption

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Tuesday that the National Assembly will provide the necessary support to the anti-corruption agencies in the fight against corruption. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and…

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Gowon At 85 And Fani-Kayode

Gowon At 85 And Fani-Kayode

  By Reuben Abati General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s military Head of State from 1966 -1975, turned 85 on Saturday, October 19, 2019. In a congratulatory message, President Muhammadu Buhari described him as a living legend…

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Senate President Denies Shutting Out Media From Legislative Business

Senate President Denies Shutting Out Media From Legislative Business

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmed Lawan, on Monday, said it was share misrepresentation of fact to say that newsmen were not allowed to cover the budget defence sessions going on at the National…

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2020 Budget: NASS To Resume Deliberation Next Week

2020 Budget: NASS To Resume Deliberation Next Week

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday concluded its second day of deliberations on the 2020 Appropriation Bill and will continue the process next Tuesday. The lawmakers had commenced debate on the bill on Wednesday- a necessary…

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Senate Confirms Adewolu NCC Executive Commissioner

Senate Confirms Adewolu NCC Executive Commissioner

Senate has confirmed Mr Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu as Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The confirmation followed a satisfactory report of Senate Committee on Nigerian Communications Commission. In the report, Senate Committee Chairman,…

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NASS To Conclude Work On Budget Before End Of October- Lawan

NASS To Conclude Work On Budget Before End Of October- Lawan

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured that committees of both chambers of the National Assembly will conclude work on the 2020 budget estimate before the end of October. Lawan therefore directed all Ministers and Heads…

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Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Tuesday

Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Tuesday

The Senate says President Buhari will on Tuesday, October 7th, present the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senator Adeyeye Adedayo who is the Chairman Senate Committee on Media and…

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