A meeting to address gaps and implementation challenges of the 2018 budget has begun in Abuja between members of the National Assembly and key cabinet officials. The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yusuff Lasun, is chairing the meeting, which has the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan; the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Phillip […]

The Senate has passed a resolution calling on the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the ATM card maintenance charges being deducted from customers. The Senate made this known via a tweet @SPNigeria. This resolution came as part of a motion on the illicit and excessive bank charges on customers accounts, sponsored by Senator Olugbenga […]

Plenary at the Senate on Wednesday turned rowdy over the primaries conducted by the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State. Senator Bassey Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North-East) had raised a point of order to tell the Senate about ‎how the APC primary allegedly threatened the peace in Akwa Ibom. He also said the PDP […]

No fewer than eight persons were rescued on Tuesday after a 14-seater Hiace bus plunged into a river in the Okogbe-Mbiama end of the East-West Road in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. The driver of the bus was said to have lost control, while the bus skidded off a flooded bridge […]

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has said that the people of the state are tired of being led by one man. He said that voters in the state “are gearing up for a change,” vowing that the PDP would win the 2019 governorship in the state. Agbaje […]

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