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Senate Shift Electricity Tariffs Hike To 2021

Senate Shift Electricity Tariffs Hike To 2021

The leadership of the National Assembly has convinced the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) in the country to defer the hike in electricity tariffs scheduled to take effect from July 1, 2020. This is according to a…

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June 12: Govs, Atiku, Lawan, Gbajabiamila Pay Tribute To MKO Abiola

June 12: Govs, Atiku, Lawan, Gbajabiamila Pay Tribute To MKO Abiola

By Augustine Akhilomen Nigerian Governors led other eminent personalities to pay tribute to the nation’s hero of democracy, late Chief MKO Abiola GCFR, winner of the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election. The Governors, in…

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June 12 Has Come To Stay In Nigeria – Senate President, Lawan

June 12 Has Come To Stay In Nigeria – Senate President, Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says Nigeria’s ability to govern itself 21 years after June 12, 1993 election shows that democratic rule has come to stay in the country. He said this in a…

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Coronavirus: SERAP To Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Give N37bn NASS Renovation Fund To States, FCT

Coronavirus: SERAP To Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Give N37bn NASS Renovation Fund To States, FCT

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila urging them to “immediately make a public…

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NSIP: NASS To Presidency: Stop Reacting To Media Reports

NSIP: NASS To Presidency: Stop Reacting To Media Reports

The leadership of the National Assembly has denied ever describing the National Social Investment programmes, NSIP, embarked upon by the President Muhammadu Buhari government as a failure. National Assembly leadership comprising the Senate President Ahmed…

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Presidency Blasts Senate President, Speaker For Discrediting Impact Of N-Power, Others

Presidency Blasts Senate President, Speaker For Discrediting Impact Of N-Power, Others

By Augustine Akhilomen The Presidency has lashed at comments credited to the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila by a section of the media,…

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Rate Of Out-of-School Children In Nigeria, Worrisome, Says Senate President

Rate Of Out-of-School Children In Nigeria, Worrisome, Says Senate President

By Augustine Akhilomen President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan has expressed worry over the increasing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria especially in the North. Lawan, who spoke at the National Conference on Repositioning the…

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Senate Commissions 56-Member Constitution Review Committee

Senate Commissions 56-Member Constitution Review Committee

By Augustine Akhilomen Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has constituted a 56-member Constitution Review Committee that will be chaired by Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege. The committee, inaugurated during plenary consists of all the eight principal…

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No Reconciliation If Oshiomhole Fails To Apologise, Says Edo Deputy Gov

No Reconciliation If Oshiomhole Fails To Apologise, Says Edo Deputy Gov

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu, has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, must apologise if he wants true reconciliation in Edo State chapter of the party. Shuaibu…

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Breaking: Insecurity: Buhari Meets Lawan, Gbajabiamila In Closed-Door Meeting

Breaking: Insecurity: Buhari Meets Lawan, Gbajabiamila In Closed-Door Meeting

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly. The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, walked…

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