Tag: Lawmaker

Senate Committee Arrives In Saudi Arabia For Hajj Oversight Duty

Abdul Jimoh- August 15, 2018

Sen. Monsurat Sunmonu, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, and three staff of the committee on Wednesday arrived in Madinah ahead of other members for ... Read More

Osun Lawmaker Moves to Seek Adequate Motivation of Teachers

Henry Solomon- May 15, 2018

Mr. Tunde Olatunji, a member of the Osun House of Assembly, has called for the adequate motivation of teachers, saying this will improve the standard ... Read More

Lawmaker Recall: INEC To Release Voter Register To Constituents April 24

Abdul Jimoh- April 18, 2018

Senate Passes Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots Bill The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would on April 24 release the ... Read More

Lagos Lawmaker Advocates Inclusion of Dental Healthcare in Insurance Scheme

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 21, 2018

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, on Wednesday called for the inclusion of dental healthcare in the health insurance scheme to alleviate the oral discomfort. ... Read More

Lawmaker Ask Nigerians to Scrutinize Taste for Foreign Goods

Henry Solomon- November 10, 2017

A member of House of Representatives, Alhaji Muntari Dandutse (APC Katsina), on Friday enjoined Nigerians to check their high taste for foreign goods. He advised ... Read More

Google, Facebook, Twitter Testimony Victory to Russia – Lawmaker

Henry Solomon- November 2, 2017

  Russian Lawmaker on Thursday called Google, Facebook, Twitter testimony before U.S. Congress as a victory for both Russia and the diplomatic community. Tech giants ... Read More

FG Takes Majors To Curtail Abandoned Constituency Projects

Henry Solomon- September 28, 2017

Mr Lawal Garba, Chairman House Committee on Constituency Outreach, said on Thursday in Abuja that the Federal Government was committed to curtailing abandoned constituency projects. ... Read More

Basic Amenities Is What Nigerians Need Not Restructuring— Former LawMaker

Henry Solomon- September 6, 2017

Mr Bassey Dan-Abia Jnr, a former lawmaker representing Eket Federal Constituency, has said that Nigerians need more of basic amenities than restructuring. Dan-Abia made this ... Read More

Smuggling, Detrimental To Buhari’s Economic Policy – Saraki

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2017

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has identified smuggling of goods into the country as the greatest threat to the realization of the economic policies ... Read More

Nigeria Loses N7 Trillion To Insecurity In Waterways Annually – Dogara

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2017

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that Nigeria loses about N7 trillion naira annually to insecurity and revenue leakages ... Read More

Deputy Speaker Charged With Extortion In Bulgaria

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2017

Bulgaria's deputy speaker of parliament was charged with extortion on Thursday, with prosecutors saying he threatened seven pharmacy owners with damage to their outlets if ... Read More

Lawmaker Urges FG To Speed Effort In Releasing Remaining Chibok Girls

Abdul Jimoh- May 8, 2017

Lawmaker Urges FG On The Release Of Remaining Chibok Girls Rep. Asabe Bashir, lawmaker (APC Damboa/Gwoza/Chibok Federal Constituency of Borno) in the House of Representatives ... Read More

Ekweremadu Hails FG On Buying Into His Illicit Arms Whistle-Blower Policy Suggestion

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2017

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has commended the Federal Government, and some states for giving serious consideration to his suggestion for the extension ... Read More

EFCC Arrests Staff for N15m Bribe

Abdul Jimoh- September 23, 2016

In furtherance of its avowed commitment to upholding the integrity of its officers, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, September 15, 2016 ... Read More

Saraki Describes Late Oluwatayo As A Selfless Lawmaker

Henry Solomon- July 22, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has mourned the death of a member of the House of Representatives, representing Ifako-Ijaye Federal Constituency in Lagos State, ... Read More

Dogara Sacked Abdulmumin Jibril, Replaced by Dawaki Mustapha

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 21, 2016

Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives announced Dawaki Mustapha as the new Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations over Abdulmumin Jibrin. This ... Read More

Nigeria Will Stabilize And Return To The Path Of Growth – Ekweremadu

Henry Solomon- May 26, 2016

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has assured Nigerians and the international community that the trying period the country is going through ... Read More

Breaking: Court Sentences Ex-Kogi Lawmaker to 154 Years

AMT Tanimu- April 25, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, April 25, 2016 secured the conviction of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly ... Read More

EFCC Did Not Decorate Ekweremadu As Anti-Corruption Ambassador

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2016

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says that it has not decorated the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, as “Anti-Corruption Ambassador” of the commission. This ... Read More