Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Senate seeks action on violence against children

The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to intensify moves to stop violence against children.The upper chamber said such advocacy should be conducted...

Refineries: Reps halt privatisation

•Cite gross violation of BPE Act •BPE faults process •Reps, NNPC director in war of wordsThe House of Representatives Committee on Privatisation, Wednesday, halted...

Senate summons CBN Gov over state of economy

The Senate invited Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele to appear before it to explain the current state of the nation’s economy, particularly...

Senate expresses concern over illegal dissolution of LGs

THE Senate, on Wednesday, expressed concern over illegal and indiscriminate dissolution of local government management and their frequent replacement with caretaker committees by the...

Bill against sex-for-marks passes 2nd reading at senate

A bill prohibiting sexual harassment of students by educators in tertiary educational institutions has scaled second reading at the senate.The bill, which was...

Reps panel endorses FRSC’s speed limiters

The House of Representatives Committee on Federal Road Safety Commission has endorsed the move by the Federal Road Safety Corps to introduce speed limiting...

Senator seeks amnesty for looters

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Bassey Akpan, on Monday advocated special amnesty for owners of Nigeria’s stolen money, starched in the various...

Legislative aides threaten breach of peace in NASS

AIDES of senators and House of Representatives members, on the platform of National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum, NASSLAF, yesterday, warned that alleged plans by...

No factions in PDP, only contending interests – Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday, dismissed media reports purporting the existence of factions in the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Fuel price hike’ll accelerate passage of PIB — Senators

The increment in the pump price of petrol from N86.50k to N145 by the Federal Government will make members of the two chambers of...

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