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Senate Passes Bill on Compulsory Health Insurance for Every Nigerian  
Senate Passes Bill on Compulsory Health ...

Senate Passes Bill on Compulsory Health Insurance for Every Nigerian  

Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health has disclosed that the Senate has passed a bill that makes health insurance compulsory for every Nigerian. He stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the inauguration of Group Individual and Family Social Health Insurance Programme... read more »

INEC Chief, Yakubu, to Hand Over to an Acting Chairman Today
INEC Chief, Yakubu, to Hand Over to an A...

INEC Chief, Yakubu, to Hand Over to an Acting Chairman Today

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu is expected to transfer control of the commission to an acting chairman on Monday (today) pending the ratification of his reappointment by the Senate. A n invitation sent to newsmen by Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi,... read more »

#EndSARS: Senate President Asks Youths to End Protests
#EndSARS: Senate President Asks Youths t...

#EndSARS: Senate President Asks Youths to End Protests

  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, advised the youths engaging in anti-SARS protests to put an  end to their agitations on the streets. He said ending the protests would enable the President Muhammadu Buhari to work on the implementation of their five-point agenda. Lawan also... read more »

ASUU Strike: FG, Senate, ASUU Meet to Appraise UTAS
ASUU Strike: FG, Senate, ASUU Meet to Ap...

ASUU Strike: FG, Senate, ASUU Meet to Appraise UTAS

As part of ongoing negotiations towards resolving the dispute between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal government, Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige led a delegation of the Federal Government to a closed doors meeting with the Senate to... read more »

Lawan Tackles FG as Senate Intervenes in Govt, ASUU Impasse
Lawan Tackles FG as Senate Intervenes in...

Lawan Tackles FG as Senate Intervenes in Govt, ASUU Impasse

Ahmed Lawan, President of the Nigerian Senate has reproached the Federal Government for committing to an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which it knows it will not fulfill. He disclosed that in a closed door meeting between the leadership of ASUU and the Senate in... read more »

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BREAKING: Edo House of Assembly Speaker Impeached

BREAKING: Edo House of Assembly Speaker Impeached

  Nigeria’s Edo State House of Assembly Speaker Francis Okiye has been impeached today African News Today gathered. Okiye was impeached over allegations of high-handedness while... read more »

BREAKING: Buhari to Present 2021 Budget on Thursday

BREAKING: Buhari to Present 2021 Budget on Thursday

  President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2021 Appropriations Bill to a Joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday. Buhari’s letter of request was read during plenary by... read more »

Rep Members Paid N9.3 every 30 Days – Rep Karu

Rep Members Paid N9.3m Every 30 Days – Rep Karu

A member of the lower legislative chamber, Rep Simon Karu from Gombe State has said that each member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives receives N9.3 monthly as salary and running... read more »

Senate Resumes Sitting as NASS Installs COVID-19 Sanitizing Devices

Senate Resumes Sitting as NASS Installs COVID-19 Sanitizing Devices

  The National Assembly has completed the installation of automated COVID-19 sanitizing devices on all entrance points to curb the spread of the virus. The chamber now has a chest... read more »

Nigeria Becoming a Failed State, a Basket Case Under Buhari- Obasanjo Lampoons President

Nigeria Becoming a Failed State, a Basket Case Under Buhari- Obas...

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria is gradually becoming a failed state and a basket case that urgently needs to be pulled from the verge of collapse. He said this in Abuja on... read more »