Exclusive

Publication

Byline

Location

Nigerian lawmakers lament 'numerous' checkpoints on federal highways

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- Some senators on Thursday complained about the numerous highways on federal roads in Nigeria. This, they said, has not only caused hardship for commuters on the roads but serves as... Read More


Senate increases, passes 2020 budget

Nigeria, Dec. 5 -- The Senate has passed the 2020 appropriation bill. The passage was a sequel to the presentation of a report by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Barau Jibrin. ... Read More


Smart Adeyemi sworn in as senator

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate. The swearing-in was done by the Clerk of the Senate, Ne... Read More


Senate passes amendments to Public Procurement Act

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill seeking to amend parts of the Public Procurement Act 2007. One of the amendments made to the Act is the upward review of contractors' mobilisa... Read More


REC Nominees: Senate rejects 'former' APC member, confirms two others

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- The Senate has stood down the nomination of Olalekan Raheem as a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It, however, confirm... Read More


Senate receives 2020 budget final report

Nigeria, Dec. 4 -- The Senate has received the final report for the 2020 budget. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Jubril Barau, presented the final report on the floor of the S... Read More


UPDATED: Buhari appoints new chairman for Hajj Commission, NAHCON

Nigeria, Dec. 3 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new chairman for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). The new appointee is Zikrullah Hassan from Osun State. Mr Hassan repl... Read More


Buhari appoints new chairman for Hajj Commission, NAHCON

Nigeria, Dec. 3 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new chairman for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). The new appointee is Zikrullah Hassan from Osun State. Mr Hassan repl... Read More


Senate adjourns plenary over Reps death

Nigeria, Dec. 3 -- The Senate Tuesday adjourned its plenary after about 13 minutes to honour a late lawmaker. The lawmakers adjourned the sitting to Wednesday. The adjournment followed a motion by t... Read More


Senate adjourns plenary to honour dead lawmaker

Nigeria, Dec. 3 -- The Senate Tuesday adjourned its plenary after about 13 minutes to honour a late lawmaker. The lawmakers adjourned the sitting to Wednesday. The adjournment followed a motion by t... Read More