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    May 22, 2018 Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday declined comments on the April 18 forceful removal of the Mace in the Senate chambers, saying the matter was pending at the court. He made the remark in Abuja when he appeared before members of the Joint Ad Hoc Committee investigating the invasion of the National Assembly ...
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    May 21, 2018   A Coalition of 55 youth organisations has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill before Democracy Day to enhance youth participation in electoral process. Convener of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, made the appeal on behalf of the coalition at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. Itodo ...
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    May 20, 2018 The Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA) has again appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Chartered Institute of Statisticians of Nigeria (CISON) Bill into law. The bill has already been passed by the National Assembly more than three years ago, but has not been signed into law by the President. The First ...
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    May 19, 2018 African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage), a socio-economic and political analytical institution, has urged the Federal government to improve the low level of implementation of budgets to benefit the citizenry. The Executive Director of Afri-Heritage, Prof. Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday that Nigerians expected more from ...
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    May 18, 2018 The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), on Friday, said that the passage of the bill that re-enacted the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) by the Senate would spur investments and job creation. Mr Muda Yusuf, Director-General of LCCI, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ...
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    May 17, 2018 BudgIT, a Civil Society Organisation on Thursday disapproved the recently passed 2018 budget for being overly optimistic especially the 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) oil production benchmark and other revenue indicators. The Head of Research at BudgiT, Mr Atiku Samuel told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the Federal ...
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    May 15, 2018   The Senate says it will comply with the Federal High Court’ judgment setting aside its suspension of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege. It added that it would do nothing to stop the senator from resuming his duties at the National Assembly. Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, stated this ...
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    May 15, 2018 The Senate on Tuesday received the report of Committee on Appropriation on the 2018 budget estimates. The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Danjuma Goje, laid the report before the Senate in plenary, six months after it was presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate and House of Representatives had promised to pass the ...
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    Security has been beefed up at the National Assembly ahead of the expected resumption of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege following last Thursday’s Abuja High Court nullification of his suspension by the Senate. The senator had earlier said he would resume at the Senate irrespective of any appeal of the High Court judgment. Strengthening of security arrangement ...
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    May 14, 2018   The President of West African Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA), Nigeria Chapter, Mr Jeptha Asimole, has called on President  Muhammadu Buhari to speed up the establishment of National Commission on Control of small Arms in the country Asimole made the call when he led members of the organisation on a ...