Monday, September 20, 2021

Parliamentary

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.

PIB: Reps in executive session after row over share for host communities

The two chambers at the National Assembly had recently passed the PIB but differed in their recommendations on the funds for host communities.

Senate approves Buhari’s $8.3 billion, €490 million external loan request

Senate President Ahmad Lawan presided over plenary.

Senate, Reps pass Petroleum Industry Bill

With the passage of the PIB, oil companies are to pay host communities three per cent of its profit.

Why we must regulate social media – Gbajabiamila

The recent uproar between it and Twitter, re-energised the government's move which critics said is aimed at stifling free speech.
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