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#COVID19: National Assembly Shut Down Over Infection Rumors

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 17, 2020
A circular by the National Assembly with reference number NASS/HR/MSD/ClR/003/IV138 dated 17th June, 2020 disclosed that, the National Assembly complex will be closed for two days. This is coming after popular lawmaker representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Adebayo Osinawo died at the First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos after a brief Covid–19 related illness. The complex will […]

“How Can Shameless People Have Shame In This Country?” — Peter Okoye Blasts FG For N27bn N/Assembly Renovation Vote

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
Nigerian musicia, Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr P, has taken to his Twitter handle, @PeterPsquare to blast the regime, following the allocation of N27 billion to the National Assembly for renovation. Recall that the regime had reduced the N37bn budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to N27.7bn. The Regime, in the […]

Wizkid, Banky W Take A Swipe At Govt For N27billion National Assembly Renovation Vote

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
Popular Nigerian singers Bankole Wellington aka Banky W and Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid, have both taken to their individual social media platforms to berate the Nigerian regime, following the allocation of N27 billion to the National Assembly for renovation. Recall that the regime had reduced the N37bn budget for the renovation of the National Assembly […]

FG debunks rumors 40% of $22.7bn loan to be paid to consultants

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 13, 2020
The presidency released a statement denying claims that it had the intentions of paying 40% of the $22.7 billion loan approved by the National Assembly, to consulting firms. They stated that these rumors are false. The Nigerian Government negotiates directly with the bilateral & multilateral lenders involved. There are no middlemen. The general public should […]

Senate commences public hearing on Social Media Bill

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 9, 2020
The Senate on Monday in Abuja commenced a public hearing on the controversial social media Bill. The Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to make provisions for the protection from internet falsehood and manipulations and for related matters, 2019,” was sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, representing Niger East. Senate President Ahmad Lawan arrived […]

Senate Moves to Check Medical Brain Drain in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 19, 2020
The Senate has begun moves to check the rising emigration of medical and health professionals from Nigeria to developed countries. Consequently, a bill seeking to establish the Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Abeokuta got a boost as it scaled second reading in the Senate. In his lead debate, Sponsor of the bill, Senator […]