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Consensus candidate: Adamu, Lawan set to meet Buhari •Orji Kalu congratulates...

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ABUJA - National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu will lead Senate President Ahmad Lawan to meet with President Muhammadu...

Why I’m happy Buhari didn’t sign electoral bill – Sen. Adamu

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Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa West), said on Wednesday, that he is happy President Muhammadu Buhari did not sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill into...

Electoral Act Amendment: Buhari returns bill to NASS, faults direct primaries,...

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the National Assembly to remove the clause that has to do with direct primaries from...

Insurgency, banditry cause deplorable state of Army barracks – Senate

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The Senate has attributed the poor state of Army barracks across the country to the ongoing wars against insurgency and banditry. The Senate Committee on...

Politicians undermining BVAS deployment during polls, INEC alleges

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Politicians are trying to undermine the electoral process and the use of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for elections, the Independent National Electoral...

Senate queries federal character commission over secret recruitments

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The Senate on Thursday said it had asked the management of the Federal Character Commission to react in writing, to the secret recruitment being...

INEC To Test Run Bimodal Voter Machine On Other Elections Before...

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been told to make sure the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS) is fully operation ahead of the...

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...

NBA, others reject new law school campuses, Falana kicks

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Moves by the Senate to enact a law for the establishment of six new campuses for the Nigerian Law School met stiff opposition at...

How Federal Govt plans to utilise fresh foreign loans

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The fresh $16.23 billion and 1.02 billion euro loans, and the $125 million grant approved by the Senate for the Federal Government will be...

‘FG budgets N1,000 daily feeding allowance for prisoners, corpers get N650’

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The National Youth Service Corps has lamented that inmates in the facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service feed better than corps members. The Director-General of...

Senate Reacts To Invasion Of Justice Mary Odili’s Abuja Residence

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The Nigerian Senate has wielded into the controversy surrounding the invasion of the Abuja residence of the Supreme Court Judge, Justice Mary Odili. The senate...

Senate rejects NBTI’s 2022 budget

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The Senate Committee on Science and Technology has rejected the 2022 budget proposal of the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI). The Chairman of the...

Buhari’s minister stirs fresh controversy after FIIRO certificate forgery fiasco

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After failed attempts by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, to install a demoted official of the Federal Institute of...

Senate confirms Modibbo, Komolafe, Gambo, Ndong as NURC board members

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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Isa Ibrahim Modibbo for appointment as the Chairman of the board of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory...

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...

House of Reps names conference committee on Electoral Act

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday named a seven-man conference committee to work with the Senate to harmonise grey areas in the Electoral Act...

‘Those Smuggling Gold Out Of Nigeria Should Be Killed’ – Minister

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Nigeria’s Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Dr Uche Ogah has rendered a damning verdict on those using private jets to smuggle gold...

Sit-at-home, against Igbo interest, says Nnamani

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Sen. Chimaroke Nnamani, (PDP-Enugu), Chairman, Senate Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa, has called for an end to the ‘sit-at-home’ order, by the...

No going back on sit-at-home order – IPOB

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The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted its Monday’s sit-at-home order across the entire Southeast was sacrosanct. It’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful,...