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Legislature, a misunderstood institution in Nigeria - Saraki

Nigeria, July 1 -- The Nigerian parliament remains a misunderstood institution because many Nigerians, especially the youth, have little knowledge about it, a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, h... Read More


774,000 Jobs: National Assembly wants recruitment halted

Nigeria, July 1 -- A day after lawmakers had a public spat with a minister, the National Assembly has 'ordered' a stop to the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians under the Public Works Programme until th... Read More


Court Invasion: Senate receives committee report six months after

Nigeria, July 1 -- The Senate has received the report of its committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters on the invasion of a federal high court by security operatives in December 2019. Th... Read More


774,000 Jobs: Keyamo's outburst, display of rascality - Senator

Nigeria, July 1 -- Anambra senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, had described the outburst of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, at the National Assembly on Tuesday, as a display of ras... Read More


Buhari appoints 41 non-career ambassadors (FULL LIST)

Nigeria, July 1 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 41 non-career ambassadors-designate for confirmation by the Senate. He also nominated Suleiman Sani (FCT) as a career ambassador-designate.... Read More


Orji Kalu proposes amendment to Criminal Justice Act

Nigeria, July 1 -- Barely a month after his release from prison, the chief whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has proposed amendments to the Criminal Justice Act of 2015. The bill titled 'Administration ... Read More


Senate resumes, adjourns plenary to mourn member

Nigeria, June 30 -- The Senate resumed on Tuesday after a three-week recess. The lawmakers held plenary for a brief period and then adjourned their sitting to Wednesday after about eight minutes. Th... Read More


Electricity: DisCos agree to suspend tariff increase, give condition - Official

Nigeria, June 30 -- Electricity distribution companies in Nigeria (DisCos) have agreed to suspend the planned increase in electricity tariff after a meeting with the National Assembly leadership, an o... Read More


Nigerian lawmakers got 15% of 774,000 jobs but want more - Minister

Nigeria, June 30 -- While Nigerians have been told to get set for massive recruitment of about 774,000 unemployed and unskilled workers, 15 per cent of the jobs (116,100) have already been allocated t... Read More


Nigerian lawmakers get 15% of 774,000 jobs but want more - Minister

Nigeria, June 30 -- While Nigerians have been told to get set for massive recruitment of about 774,000 unemployed and unskilled workers, 15 per cent of the jobs (116,100) have already been allocated t... Read More