Sen. Jibrin Barau, the legislator representing Kano North Senatorial District on Wednesday declared that he was the most experienced candidate for the 10th Senate Presidency.
The Chairman of the National Assembly (NASS), Sen. Ahmad Lawan, has said that the legislature would engage the Executive in a bid to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to 19 of the 35 alteration bills yet to be signed.
The Nigerian Senate is to resume plenary on Tuesday (March 21), after suspending plenary on March 2, to enable senators participate in the the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections.
As Nigerians prepare for polls, a political analyst, Mr. Alexander Orji, has called for passage of the Bill for an Act to Establish the National Electoral Offences Commission.
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on naira redesign has called for an intervention to mitigate the hardship being faced by Nigerians due to the policy.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives has disclosed that it may be forced to reconvene before the elections scheduled for February 25, 2023, if the issues surrounding the latest currency swap policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) are not addressed.
This online platform further reports that a breakdown by #StatiSense shows that the monthly pay for each of the 109 Senators is ₦25.43 million while that for each of the 360 House of Representatives members is ₦12.04 million.
ASHENEWS reports that the House of Representatives, at plenary on Thursday, said it will not hesitate to issue the Inspector General of Police (IGP) with a warrant to compel the appearance of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, who has allegedly refused to appear before it.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to source for alternative funding for the reconstruction of the Bida-Zungeru Highway in Niger. This is the sequel to the adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Saidu Abdullahi (APC-Niger) who noted that the 92km Bida-Zungeru Road was the preeminent link route between north and southwestern Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan says the National Assembly will continue to collaborate with the Executive toward tackling Nigeria’s…