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National Assembly leadership behind 2022 budget padding, aggrieved lawmakers say

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Another budget padding scandal is quietly rocking the National Assembly following complaints by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), before signing the 2022...

Senators move to override Buhari on Electoral Bill

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 has sparked a big row between him and the National Assembly. Aggrieved...

Constitution review: N’Assembly considers 64 bills, to dismiss ‘controversial’ memos

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The committees for the review of the constitution at the National Assembly have compiled 64 bills proposing various amendments to the 1999 Constitution, The...

Senate President, Lawan, Others In Kano For Sani Dangote’s Burial Today

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Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Senate, and other dignitaries including lawmakers arrived in Kano Wednesday morning to attend the burial of the Vice-President...

Establishment of law school campuses must not be politicised -Ekweremadu

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Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said the establishment of Law School campuses must not be politicised. This is as he...

Sani Dangote’s death great loss to Africa, Lawan mourns

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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, condoled with the Dangote family over the demise of the Vice President of the Dangote...

APC leaders, former governor will defect to PDP soon -Saraki

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The former president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has hinted that a former governor and some bigwigs will soon defect from the All Progressives...

Senate passes 2022 budget for second reading, adjourns for its defence

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The Senate, on Wednesday, passed for second reading the 2022 Appropriation Bill and adjourned plenary till November 9 for budget defence. The President of the...

National Assembly upgrades Adeyemi College of Education to varsity

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The National Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill to upgrade Adeyemi College of Education to a full-fledged university. The development followed the concurrence of the...

Senate bill on second River Basin authority in South-East scales second...

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A bill to amend the provisions of the River Basins Authorities Act 2004 to create an additional River Basin Development Authority in the South...

[email protected]: Lawan urges unity, faith in Nigeria

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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged Nigerians to unite for the progress of the country and continue to keep faith with...

Zoning tears PDP apart

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faces a stormy week over zoning of party offices. Two key meetings on the vexed issue — the final session...

Lawan refers EFCC, other nominees to committees for screening

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has forwarded Nigeria’s President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)’s nominees into the board of the Economic and Financial...

Petroleum Industry Act: States tackle FG today as FAAC meets, NBA...

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The 36 state governments will today (Thursday) at the Federation Account and Allocation Committee meeting review the Petroleum Industry Bill, which was signed into...

PDP crisis: Elders fail to halt Uche Secondus removal plot

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Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday failed to resolve the crisis in the party. After yesterday’s meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT)...

How do you want the result, Senator? By Azu Ishiekwene

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Kicking the can down the road is government art. Once politicians maneuver themselves into office, they govern by repeating the promises they made and...

Senate passes harmonised PIB amidst protests

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The Senate on Thursday passed the harmonised Petroleum Industry Bill which was produced by a conference committee of both chambers of the National Assembly...

National Assembly ignores South govs, others, defends controversial PIB provisions

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There are strong indications that the National Assembly will ignore opposition to some provisions of the Petroleum Industry Bill recently passed by the Senate...

Senate President backs FG borrowing spree, opposes new taxes

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PRESIDENT of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has defended Nigeria’s borrowing spree, arguing that the Federal Government cannot tax Nigerians any further to fund infrastructure. Lawan...

Buhari seeks Senate’s approval of 2021 Supplementary Budget of N895.8bn

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The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the approval of the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N895.8 billion. President of the Senate,...