Category: Politics

Herders/crop farmers clash: Senate condoles with Kogi communities, to convoke national summit

The Senate has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to help find lasting solution to the continuous herders and crop farmers clash across Nigeria. The resolution followed a motion by Senator Isah Jibrin(Kogi East) at plenary on Wednesday The senate said the ad hoc committee would work towards convoking a national summit that […]

Senate passes bill prescribing death penalty for drug trafficking

The Senate has passed the bill prescribing death penalty for persons convicted of drug trafficking in Nigeria. This followed report of joint committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, and Drugs and Narcotics at plenary on Thursday. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Sen. Mohammed Monguno (Borno North) presented […]

Senate approves 2024 NCC budget of N549.7bn

The Senate at plenary on Thursday, approved 2024 Budget of the Nigeria Communications Commission(NCC) of N549, 674, 311. This followed presentation of the harmonised report of the House of Representatives;by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Communications, Sen. Bilbis Ikra (Zamfara Central). Ikra, while presenting a breakdown of the budget, said the sum of N155billion had […]

Bill to adjust judicial officers’ salaries scales second reading in Senate

Bill to adjust judicial officers’ salaries scales second reading in Senate The bill to prescribe salaries, allowances and fringe benefits of judicial office holders in Nigeria has passed second reading in the Senate. The Bill is sponsored by the Majority Leader of the Senate, Bamidele Opeyemi. Presenting the Lead Debate in plenary, the Deputy Majority […]

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers passes second reading in Senate

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers passes second reading in Senate The bill to provide for documentation and protection of domestic workers and employers has passed second reading in Senate. The sponsor of the bill, Sen. Hussaini Babangida (Jigawa North West), while presenting the lead debate, said it was important to have a legislation to […]

Reps orders suspension on implementation of new electricity tariff

The House of Representatives at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday after a five week recess, ordered the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend implementation of the new electricity tariff. This followed a matter of urgent public importance moved by Rep. Nkemkanma Kama. The lower chamber resolved to set up an ad hoc committee […]

Communique from 98th PDP NEC meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party at the end of its 98th National Executive Council(NEC) meeting came up with a 15 point Communique signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mr Debo Ologunagba,. NEC resolved as follows: “NEC commends all the organs of the party for their collective resilience, steadfastness and commitment towards the unity, stability and sustenance […]

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