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How Nigeria can overcome challenges of trade agreement – Lawan ***As Senate wants five-year ban on importation of textile materials

How Nigeria can overcome challenges of trade agreement – Lawan ***As Senate wants five-year ban on importation of textile materials

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said for the country to overcome the challenges posed by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement entered into by the Federal Government, local

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Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Tuesday, November 12th, 2019.

Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Tuesday, November 12th, 2019.

The Deputy Speaker of the House, Rep. Ahmed Idris Wase presiding. After leading the opening prayer, the Deputy Speaker went on to examine and approve the votes and proceedings for Thursday,

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Govt officials conniving with pipeline vandals must be sanctioned, prosecuted – Lawan ***Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate surveillance measures on pipelines ***Orders NNPC to refund N382.2m to Treasury

Govt officials conniving with pipeline vandals must be sanctioned, prosecuted – Lawan ***Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate surveillance measures on pipelines ***Orders NNPC to refund N382.2m to Treasury

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday said officials of government conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identifie

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National Assembly mulls passage of 2020 budget Nov 28

National Assembly mulls passage of 2020 budget Nov 28

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the National Assembly is working towards the passage of the 2020 Appropriation bill on November 28, 2019. To achieve this target dat

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Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Thursday, November 7th, 2019. The Deputy Speaker of the House, Rep. Ahmed Idris Wase presiding.

Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Thursday, November 7th, 2019. The Deputy Speaker of the House, Rep. Ahmed Idris Wase presiding.

After leading the opening prayer, the Deputy Speaker went on to examine and approve the votes and proceedings for Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 __________ COMMUNICATION F

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Anambra: Senate sends delegation to condole tanker fire victims ***to investigate company, security agencies over revenues in Lagos ports

Anambra: Senate sends delegation to condole tanker fire victims ***to investigate company, security agencies over revenues in Lagos ports

The Senate on Thursday resolved to send a delegation to commiserate with the victims and people of Anambra State over the recent tanker fire incident which claimed scores of lives. The upp

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Fire outbreak: Gbajabiamila sympathises with traders at Balogun Market

Fire outbreak: Gbajabiamila sympathises with traders at Balogun Market

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has sympathised with traders and shop owners at the popular Balogun Market, Idumota, Lagos over the fire outbreak that occ

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 BILL TO ESTABLISH FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OROGUN PASSES SECOND READING IN SENATE

 BILL TO ESTABLISH FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OROGUN PASSES SECOND READING IN SENATE

A bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of a Federal Polytechnic Orogun, Delta State, passed Second Reading in the Senate on Thursday. The bill titled: “A bill for an Act to E

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Senate investigates delay in execution of N7.7bn Kagara dam ***seeks establishment of Federal Polytechnic Orogun

Senate investigates delay in execution of N7.7bn Kagara dam ***seeks establishment of Federal Polytechnic Orogun

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara dam in Niger State despite the receipt of funding to the tune of N7.7 billion fr

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Senate to investigate Idiroko/Ipokia killings by Nigeria Customs Service

Senate to investigate Idiroko/Ipokia killings by Nigeria Customs Service

The Senate has directed its Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff to investigate the recent extra-judicial killings of some residents of Idiroko/Ipokia Constituency in Ogun State by men o

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Senate to review penalty for gas flaring in Nigeria ***moves to end child labour, modern slavery

Senate to review penalty for gas flaring in Nigeria ***moves to end child labour, modern slavery

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Gas to immediately review and recommend upwards penalty for defaulters of Nigeria’s Gas flaring laws. The upper chamber reached the reso

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How National Assembly, Executive are collaborating to tackle insecurity – Lawan

How National Assembly, Executive are collaborating to tackle insecurity – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday disclosed that the National Assembly and the Executive are collaborating on the best ways to tackle the issue of kidnapping and insecurity i

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Senate debates sexual harassment, finance bills ***Proposes 14-year jail term for sexual predators in tertiary institutions

Senate debates sexual harassment, finance bills ***Proposes 14-year jail term for sexual predators in tertiary institutions

The Senate on Wednesday debated two critical bills - the sexual harassment bill and President Muhammadu Buhari’s Finance bill, 2019. The bills, which scaled second reading on the floor of

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Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila presiding.

Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila presiding.

After leading the opening prayer, the Speaker went on to examine and approve the votes and proceedings for Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 ______________________________ PETI

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Gbajabiamila leads House delegation to Japan

Gbajabiamila leads House delegation to Japan

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila will on Wednesday lead a delegation of the House on a visit to Japan. The visit, which will last from November 6 to 11, i

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