Friday, June 9, 2023


Reps amend CBN Act, raise lending limit to 15%

The amendment was done at an emergency session held by the lawmakers on Sunday.

Buhari seeks Senate approval to pay $556m, £98m, N226bn for judgement debts

In the letter, the president stated that the debts were awarded in litigations against federal ministries, departments and agencies of the federal government through the issuance of promissory notes.

Speakership: Doguwa, five others step down for APC anointed candidates

However, deputy speaker Ahmed Wase, chairman committee on appropriation, Muktar Betara, chairman committee on water resources, Sada Soli, Mariam Onouha and Yusuf Gagdi are still in the race.

Opposition lawmakers back out of Speakership race

An 11-man Committee charged with the task of shortlisting, screening and eventual recommendation of aspirants for presiding officers was set up.

Senate Presidency: Sanwo-Olu aligns with APC, declares support for Akpabio

By his declaration of support, Mr Sanwo-Olu aligns with the All Progressives Congress (APC) with picked the former Niger Delta Affairs minister as its preferred candidate for the position.

Speakership: Adopt APC’s zoning, Sanwo-Olu tells Reps-elect members

Recently, the APC micro-zoned and announced Tajudeen Abbas (North-West) and Benjamin Kalu (South-East) as their preferred candidates for the positions, a decision that has flared tempers with other aspirants kicking against the position and vowing to pursue their interests.

10th Speakership: Wase shuns APC, declares intention, says ‘it is my turn’

He promised a strong and independent parliament, with law and order as well as strong legislative oversight, if elected speaker.

Having Muslims as Senate President, House Speaker will destabilize Nigeria – Shettima

Mr Shettima explained that having Muslims in the top four leadership positions could further lend credence to the Islamization agenda narrative.

Easter, Eid-El-Fitr: Senate adjourns plenary till April 25

He said the period would enable lawmakers to participate in their various religious activities as well as take deserved rest.
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