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Senate explores lottery sector for more revenue

The Senate Wednesday set in motion a machinery to strengthen the lottery sector of the economy through the amendment of the National Lottery Act 2005. According to reports monitored on Daily Trust, the bill for the amendment of the Act

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Reps Remove Presidential Powers Over CCT/CCB

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has considered and passed an amendment to the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act. The Act makes it mandatory for the bureau to ensure that anyone who is deemed to have breached the provision of

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Reps Begin Probe Of Controversial Abuja Land Swap Deal

  Members of the House of Representatives have started an investigative hearing into the Land Swap Scheme of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). The investigation, being conducted by the House Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, is to address

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Kogi Assembly crisis: soldiers escort G5 to sitting

 The crisis rocking the Kogi State House of Assembly grown worse as soldiers escorted the minority lawmakers (G5 caucus) to the Assembly complex for its sitting. The G5 group, at its sitting last week Tuesday had adjourned till this week. The state

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Senate To Consider NEITI Report Soon- Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said that the Senate would debate the 2013 Audit Report of the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and consider the recommendations therein. This assertion was made on Tuesday

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Buhari’s one year in office, a national rebirth – Sen. Jajere

Senator Alkali Jajere has said Nigeria that had recorded a national rebirth with President Muhammadu Buhari’s courageous fight against corruption and the handling of other contentious issues hitherto avoided by previous administrations. Jajere, who represented Yobe South Senatorial District from 2011

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Nwoye decamps to APC

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2013 poll in Anambra State and the member representing Anambra East and West in the House of Representatives, Chief Tony Nwoye has abandoned the PDP for All Progressives Congress, APC.

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President calls for speedy passage of pending bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on lawmakers to give accelerated  consideration and speedy passage of some bills pending before them as they approached the completion of one legislative year on June 9, 2016. He made this call while speaking at

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Lawmakers To Commence Electronic Voting System- Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has announced the imminent commencement of an electronic voting system for members of the lower chamber. Mr. Dogara said the adoption of the system was in tandem with the legislative goals

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Niger lawmaker denies receiving N100 million constituency fund

The Federal House of Representatives member representing Kontagora, Mariga, Mashegu and Wushishsi federal constituency of Niger State, Abdullahi Garba, has debunked the allegation that the sum of 100 million Naira was given to House members as constituency fund. He made

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