Thursday, September 23, 2021

Parliamentary

Buhari appoints new EFCC board members, seeks Senate’s confirmation

Buhari explained that the request for the confirmation of the nominees was in accordance with the provision of Section 2(1) of the EFCC (Establishment) Act, 2004.

Buhari writes Senate, seeks amendment of recently signed PIA

Buhari recently signed the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law, but there have been protests, especially from the South-South region of the country.

Kebbi Assembly speaker, deputy impeached, replaced

Mr Kamba was impeached on Tuesday alongside his deputy, Muhammadu Aliyu.

PIB: Senate President speaks on $10million bribe to lawmakers

It added that some of the lawmakers were aggrieved over the paltry some of the money they received from the fund and vowed to protest it when they resume from annual recess next month.

Lawmakers set for showdown over lopsided share of $10million bribe to pass PIB

State petroleum minister Timipre Sylva and Senator Albert Akpan are fingered as those dispatching the cash logistics. 

We can still amend new Petroleum Industry Act: Lawan

While praising the 9th assembly for work done, the Senate President also warned against the misuse of the funds allocated to host communities.

Alleged Misconduct: Again, Zamfara lawmakers summon deputy governor

Alleged moves to impeach him over the development have been thwarted due to an order of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

FULL LIST: How Senators voted denying INEC power to determine electronic transmission of election...

This was after attempt to secretly remove section 52(3) from the bill, which empowers the electoral body to determine the transmission of election results by electronic means where and when practicable, failed.

INEC to transmit election results electronically subsequent to NCC, NASS approval

This is the resolution of the Nigerian Senate during plenary on Thursday while considering the amended electoral act.
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