Friday, October 15, 2021

Parliamentary

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.

Funds for NASS renovation yet to be released: Senate

He was reacting to backlash that greeted the roof leakage of the lawmaking arm of government on Tuesday.

Roof leakage indicates NASS complex needs repairs: Lawan

Mr Lawan during plenary on Wednesday stated this while reacting to a motion raised by Sabi Abdullahi, senate deputy majority whip, concerning the roof leakage.

Senate confirms appointment of Yahaya as Army Chief

He succeeds Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash in Kaduna State while on an official assignment.
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