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Senate Ratifies N11.35bn Police Trust Fund Budget
Senate Ratifies N11.35bn Police Trust Fu...

Senate Ratifies N11.35bn Police Trust Fund Budget

The Senate has approved N11,352,457.70 as the budget for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund in the 2020 fiscal year. The approval followed the consideration of the harmonized report of the Senate and House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs. The implementation of the approved NPTP 2020... read more »

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Bawa’s Appointment as EFCC Boss
BREAKING: Senate Confirms Bawa’s Appoint...

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Bawa’s Appointment as EFCC Boss

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mr Abdulrahseed Bawa as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC during plenary. The confirmation took place after a two-hour session of the red chamber. Details later… This post was written by Nwolu Obiajulu. Th read more »

El-Rufai to FG – Give us State police, Resource Control No
El-Rufai to FG – Give us State police, R...

El-Rufai to FG – Give us State police, Resource Control Now

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has asked The Federal Government to as a matter of urgency implement the three specific recommendations of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Committee on True Federalism to address the insecurity in the country. The governor disclosed this when he featured... read more »

New Service Chiefs Set for Reps Screening Wednesday
New Service Chiefs Set for Reps Screenin...

New Service Chiefs Set for Reps Screening Wednesday

The House of Representatives is set to screen the newly appointed service chiefs, on Wednesday. Chairman of the House Committee on Defence, Babajimi Benson, said the service chiefs will be screened behind closed doors for security reasons, Punch reports. The service chiefs to be screened include... read more »

Ban Open Grazing, Senator Tells Buhari
Ban Open Grazing, Senator Tells Buhari

Ban Open Grazing, Senator Tells Buhari

Tolulope Odebiyi, a member of the Nigerian Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an executive order to ban open grazing by herdsmen in the country. The senator who represents the Ogun West Senatorial district on Wednesday while regretting the invasion of killer herdsmen into the... read more »

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Senate Deliberates on Buhari’s Request to Confirm Service Chiefs

Senate Deliberates on Buhari’s Request to Confirm Service Chiefs

The Senate, on Tuesday deliberated on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to confirm the newly appointed service chiefs. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan read the request which... read more »

Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of School Resumption

Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of School Resumption

The House of Representatives has frowned at the decision of the Federal Government to allow schools to resume on Monday despite a spike in cases of COVID-19. The Green chamber alleged that... read more »

Lawan Commends Gov Ugwuanyi’s Commitment to National Unity

Lawan Commends Gov Ugwuanyi’s Commitment to National Unity

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has praised Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, for promoting national unity and integration across party divide. Lawan while peaking... read more »

Gov Lalong Assents to N147bn 2021 Budget

Gov Lalong Assents to N147bn 2021 Budget

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has signed the N147bn appropriation bill and the state anti-kidnapping bill into law. The House of Assembly in the state had raised the 2021... read more »

Nigeria: Constitutional Force Majeure Proclaimed Over A Sovereignty Dispute

Nigeria: Constitutional Force Majeure Proclaimed Over A Sovereign...

19th December 2020 On 16th December 2020, history was being made in Nigeria. On that day, there was an official declaration of Constitutional Force Majeure and demand for an orderly process to deal... read more »