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Osinbajo sends Onnoghen’s name to Senate for confirmation as CJN

08 February 2017, 11:37

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has send the name of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to the National Assembly for confirmation as the substantive CJN.

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Senators give conditions for Magu’s confirmation

25 January 2017, 09:11

The Senate has said it would screen the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, in accordance with legislative procedures.

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Another PDP senator joins APC

19 January 2017, 13:38

Senator Nelson Effiong representing Akwa Ibom South senatorial district in the Senate, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

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Ondo Assembly Speaker, deputy impeached

28 January 2017, 05:45

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Jumoke Akindele, and her deputy have been  impeached.

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Buhari rejects Senate’s recommendation to sack SGF

24 January 2017, 17:09

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the Senate’s recommendation that he sacks the Secretary the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal .

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

APC lawmakers stage walkout over Rivers minority leader

18 January 2017, 14:22

Four of the lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress into the Rivers State House of Assembly have staged a walkout over the choice of the Minority Leader.

Senate approves Buhari’s MTEF provisions for 2017 budget

18 January 2017, 14:53

The Senate has approved the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) of President Muhammadu Buhari in readiness for the passage of the 2017 budget.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Buhari’s 46 non-career Ambassadorial nominees referred for screening

17 January 2017, 20:34

The Senate has referred 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari to its Committee on Foreign Affairs for screening.

Friday, 13 January 2017

PDP warns against attempt to remove Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President

13 January 2017, 08:25

The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the call on Ike Ekweremadu to defect to the All Progressives Congress to retain the position of Deputy Senate President.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Ndume protests his removal as senate majority leader

11 January 2017, 15:06

Former Senate Majority Leader, Ali Ndume  has protested his removal as the Senate leader by the All Progressives Congress caucus.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Senate rejects Buhari’s nominee as NERC Chairman

10 January 2017, 15:35

The Senate has rejected the nomination of American-based professor, Akintunde Akinwande, as the head of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Abia Assembly impeaches Speaker

30 December 2016, 08:06

Twenty of the 24 members of the Abia State House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker of the House,  Martins Azubuike.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Rivers Assembly swears-in 12 PDP, APC members-elect on Friday

29 December 2016, 10:31

The Rivers State House of Assembly will on Friday swear-in 12 new lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Senate disowns Ndume’s comments on Magu

21 December 2016, 08:23

The Senate has discredited claims by Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, that the Red Chamber did not reject the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Senate denies rejecting Magu

20 December 2016, 07:01

The Senate has denied rejecting the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Friday, 18 November 2016

House defends purchase of N3.6bn exotic cars during recession

18 November 2016, 08:07

The leadership of the House of Representatives has defended its decision to buy exotic cars for its 360 members at a period the country’s economy is in recession.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Senate returns non-career Ambassadorial nomination list to Buhari

15 November 2016, 16:27

The Senate has returned the list of the  non-career ambassadorial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation and approval.

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Saraki urges Ghana to review $120 residency fee for Nigerians

12 November 2016, 21:01

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has appealed to the Ghanaian parliament to review the 120 dollars Residency Fee imposed on Nigerians living in the country.

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Jibrin flees Nigeria

08 November 2016, 07:09

Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has fled the country over threats to his life.

Thursday, 03 November 2016

Reps summon Amaechi

03 November 2016, 14:32

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

Tuesday, 01 November 2016

Senate rejects Buhari’s $30bn loan request

01 November 2016, 13:07

The Senate has rejected the consideration of a request of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $29.9bn External Borrowing Rolling Plan over a period of three years.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

National Assembly takes over power to control CCT from Presidency

27 October 2016, 15:36

The National Assembly has taken over power to appoint staff of Code of Conduct Tribunal and Code of Conduct Bureau from the Presidency.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Court sacks two Enugu House of Reps members

18 October 2016, 22:27

A Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked two House of Representatives members from Enugu State from the National Assembly

Monday, 17 October 2016

Legislators’ residences used for parties with prostitutes says Jibrin

17 October 2016, 14:02

Suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has said the residences of lawmakers in the country are used for hosting parties with prostitutes.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Nasarawa assembly recalls 6 suspended members

12 October 2016, 21:30

The Nasarawa House of Assembly has recalled six suspended members of the House from their six-month-old suspension

Friday, 07 October 2016

Jibrin urges Minister of Finance to halt payment to Reps

07 October 2016, 09:35

Former Chairman of the House of Representatives commitee on Appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin has called on the Ministry of Finance to put an end to the payment of running costs to lawmakers.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

PHOTOS: Jibrin's office sealed off

29 September 2016, 21:33

Officials of national assembly on Thursday sealed off the office of Abdulmumin Jibrin, the former chairman of house committee on appropriation.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Ekweremadu will lose seat to APC candidate says Okorocha

26 July 2016, 15:29

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said the position of Deputy Senate President which is being occupied by Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party is under threat.

Monday, 25 July 2016

Ekweremadu dares APC, says he won’t quit as Saraki’s deputy

25 July 2016, 12:42

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has said he will not resign from the office despite the insistence of the All Progressives Congress that he should be removed

Budget padding: Jibrin raises fresh allegations against Dogara, others

25 July 2016, 13:32

Ousted chairman of the House of Reps Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has revealed how some committees secretly injected constituency projects worth N284 billion into the 2016 budget.

Saturday, 23 July 2016

9 injured as gunmen attack Delta lawmakers during legislative sitting

23 July 2016, 08:48

Nine people sustained various degrees of injury following an invasion by armed hoodlums who invaded the legislative chambers of the Ughelli South local government council during a legislative session by the lawmakers.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Senate to begin screening of ambassadorial nominees

20 July 2016, 22:30

The Senate has resolved to begin consideration and screening of 47 ambassadorial nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari for approval.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Melaye exposes dirty plans of Tinubu’s wife

19 July 2016, 18:41

Senator Dino Melaye has accused Senator Oluremi Tinubu,wife of the All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Tinubu of spending N75m on hate protest against him.

Monday, 18 July 2016

Melaye continues his attack on Tinubu's wife

18 July 2016, 12:41

Senator Dino Melaye has continued his attack on Senator Oluremi Tinubu, urging her to come to her senses if she wants people to respect her.

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Melaye threatens to beat up Tinubu over Saraki’s trial

12 July 2016, 19:32

Senator Dino Melaye has threatened to beat Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress , Bola Tinubu,

Senate moves to impeach Buhari

12 July 2016, 20:31

The Senate has threatened to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

Friday, 01 July 2016

PDP lawmakers protest tenure extension for Plateau LG chairmen

01 July 2016, 17:22

Lawmakers of the PDP in the Plateau State House of Assembly staged a walk out following a request by Gov Simon Lalong to extend the tenure of the 17 management committee chairmen by six months.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Senate rejects Buhari's ambassadorial nominees list

22 June 2016, 20:09

The Senate has summoned the Secretary to the Government , Babachir Lawal and the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama over the ambassadorial list submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Federal lawmakers fight over cars

16 June 2016, 16:25

Members of the House of Representatives are currently at each other’s throat over which car to purchase for official use

Senate passes bill compelling government to buy made-in-Nigeria products

16 June 2016, 22:38

The Senate has passed into law the Public Procurement Act 20?07 (amendment) bill 2016, which makes t mandatory for government agencies to patronize made-in-Nigeria goods.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Reps summon ministers over MTN fine reduction

14 June 2016, 18:04

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, for explanation on the reduction of fine imposed on MTN.

Monday, 09 May 2016

Edo Assembly swears in Ativie as new Speaker

09 May 2016, 17:31

Elizabeth Ativie has been sworn in as the first female Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

WATCH: Chaos as Edo Assembly impeaches Speaker, deputy

04 May 2016, 14:37

There was pandemonium at the Edo State House of Assembly as the Speaker, Victor Edoror, and his Deputy, Bright Osayande, were impeached by lawmakers in the House.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Chibok girls: Service Chiefs shun Senate

21 April 2016, 16:27

The Service Chiefs and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Mungunu shunned the invitation of the Senate to appear and brief it on efforts of the government to rescue the Chibok girls.

Imo Assembly suspends 3 lawmakers indefinitely

21 April 2016, 18:24

The Imo House of Assembly has suspended three members for participating in what it described as clandestine meetings

Monday, 18 April 2016

Senators fight over secret sharing of new exotic cars

18 April 2016, 18:33

There is disquiet in the Senate following the secret distribution of the first batch of the brand new 108 Sport Utility Vehicles to 36 senators.

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Saraki allegedly bribes senators with N35m SUV

14 April 2016, 11:38

Senate President Bukola Saraki has allegedly offered some senators Toyota Landcruiser V8 engine Sport Utility vehicles worth N35m each in order to scuttle his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Kogi House suspends 10 members

12 April 2016, 19:45

A minority faction of the Kogi State House of Assembly has suspended 10 members of the House for their alleged involvement in the leadership crisis rocking the state legislature since November 2015

Reps reject bill to limit political parties to five

12 April 2016, 22:37

The House of Representatives has rejected a bill to limit the number of political parties in the country to five.

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