Senate has rescinded its position on clause for voting, the transmission of electronic results which empowered the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to determine the suitability of transmission of results, subject to the approval of the National Assembly. The Senate’s decision followed consideration and approval of motion on “Re-Committal of Some Clauses of the Electoral Act […]

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf, for appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court. This followed the consideration and approval of the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters at plenary. The report was presented by the Chairman of the […]

Having mobile schools, setting up “observation points,” building fences around school, and hiring well-trained security guards will help prevent the mass abduction of schoolchildren by bandits and terrorists, the police have told northern governors. Specifically, Sylvester Alabi, the police commissioner in Bauchi, said, “One way to ensure that girls are safe in schools is for […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that the recently ended strike embarked upon by resident doctors which lasted for about 63 days, would have short lived had the leadership of NARD given its members accurate information from the beginning. Ngige, who thanked the new NARD leadership led by Dr. Godiya […]

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday said it will not allow any #EndSARS anniversary protest in the state. Recall that the #EndSARS protests which rocked Nigeria last year took place in October. But the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Monday said credible intelligence revealed that some youths […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the recovery of debts owed the federation by government agencies and oil and gas companies in the country’s extractive sector. On September 29, 2021, The PUNCH reported that the indebtedness of 77 oil and gas companies in Nigeria was N2.66tn, according to data released by the […]

PROTOCOLS It is my great pleasure to be here once again to present the 2022 Federal Budget Proposals to this distinguished Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable leaders, and members of the National Assembly, let me start by commending you for the expeditious consideration and passage of the Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2021. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has detailed the rationale behind the solicitation for external loans despite the country’s huge debt profile. Buhari made this clarification during a presentation of the 2022 budget before a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday. According to the President, “the total fiscal operations of the Federal Government is […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has been ushered into the chamber of the National Assembly to present the 2022 budget estimate before a joint session of the National Assembly. Senate President Ahmad Lawan has asked for both Christian and Muslim prayers to be observed before continuing with the proceedings. SOURCE: DAILY TRUST

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over the alleged award of a coastal shipping contract to a foreign company. Legor Idagbor, chairman of the House Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring, issued the summons on Wednesday during an investigative hearing on […]

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