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Reps Guarantee Nigerians of Pay-per-view Tariff Implementation
Reps Guarantee Nigerians of Pay-per-view...

Reps Guarantee Nigerians of Pay-per-view Tariff Implementation

The House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on pay-per-view tariff has guaranteed Nigerians of its resolve to implement payment commensurate with viewing hours on satellite service. The assurance was issued by the Chairman of the committee, Rep. Unyime Idem (PDP-Akwa Ibom) while addressing... read more »

Aides to Legislators Protest over Unpaid Salary Arrears
Legislative Aids Protest over Unpaid Sal...

Legislative Aids Protest over Unpaid Salary Arrears

Legislative aides under the auspices of the “Concerned National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum” on Tuesday protested at the foyer of the National Assembly over unpaid salary arrears. The aides stormed the foyer of the National Assembly carrying placards with various inscriptions. They accused... read more »

Reps Meet Chief of Army Staff Over Threats of Breakup
Reps Meet Chief of Army Staff Over Threa...

Reps Meet Chief of Army Staff Over Threats of Breakup

The members of the House of Representatives have held a closed-door meeting with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, to discuss the secession threats in the country. Despite the refusal of the lawmakers and the military to divulge the details to reporters, reports say the succession... read more »

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, plans to embark on a nationwide protest to protest a move by the National Assembly to remove the minimum wage from the Exclusive List to the Concurrent List.
NLC Mulls Nationwide Protest Over Remova...

NLC Mulls Nationwide Protest Over Removal of Minimum Wage from Exclusive Li...

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, plans to embark on a nationwide protest to protest a move by the National Assembly to remove the minimum wage from the Exclusive List to the Concurrent List. The NLC in a statement signed by its President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, and Acting General Secretary, Ismail... read more »

Imo Assembly Impeaches Majority Leader
Imo Assembly Impeaches Majority Leader

Imo Assembly Impeaches Majority Leader

The infighting at the Imo State House of Assembly, Owerri, on Thursday, took a different turn as the lawmakers impeached the majority leader, Uche Ogbuagu. Ogbuagu, who represents Ikeduru state constituency, had moved to the All Progressives Congress, APC, following the removal of former governor... read more »

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Senate Ratifies N11.35bn Police Trust Fund Budget

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... read more »

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Bawa’s Appointment as EFCC Boss

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... read more »

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

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,... read more »

New Service Chiefs Set for Reps Screening Wednesday

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... read more »

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... read more »