Saturday, July 24, 2021

Parliamentary

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.

Despite billions spent on renovation, National Assembly roof leaks during rainfall

Cleaners struggled to clean up the wet floor at the parliament President Muhammadu Buhari approved N37billion for its renovation in 2019.

Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of Yahaya as COAS

His request is contained in a letter he wrote to the red chamber and read out by President of the upper legislative chamber, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday.
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