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Natanz Attack: Iran’s Zarif Vows Revenge Against Israel

Foreign Minister Mr Mohammad Javad Zarif has vowed revenge against Israel for an attack on Iran’s main nuclear facilities at Natanz. The Minister added that it will not stop high-level talks to restore the country’s nuclear deal with world powers. In a private meeting with Lawmakers on Monday, Mr Zarif pointed out that top Israeli […]

Australia Removes Sexual Harassment Exemption For Lawmakers

Australia’s Prime Minister, Mr Scott Morrison has announced that Politicians and Judges will no longer be exempted from rules against sexual harassment at work. This came as the Prime Minister tried to quell public anger over his Government’s handling of a series of sexual abuse scandals. Speaking to reporters in the Australian capital, Mr Morrison […]

Return £4.2m Ibori Loot To Delta State, Reps Tell FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to ensure that the £4.2million Ibori loot be returned to Delta State. The Lawmakers insisted that the funds were stolen from Delta State and as such should rightly be returned to the State; adding that the funds are needed for the infrastructural development of the […]

“You Have 48 Hours To Publish Names Of Lawmakers Awarded

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Right Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to publish names of Lawmakers who were awarded contracts by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, as well as the details of the contracts. The Speaker, who said the House will employ […]

Coronavirus: 13 More Imo Lawmakers Test Positive

There is fear in Imo State as 13 State Lawmakers test positive to Coronavirus pandemic. This comes as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announces new cases in the State on Monday, June 22, 2020. It would be recalled that the State House of Assembly had been shut down for two weeks on Tuesday, […]

Six Lawmakers Recover From COVID-19 In Gombe

Six members of the Gombe State House of Assembly, who had earlier tested positive to the Coronavirus virus, have now recovered from the virus and tested negative. The six members, led by the Speaker Abubakar Kurba, in a press briefing on Friday, June 19, 2020, said they are grateful to the Medical Team from the […]

Reps Order Investigation of Deaths In Rivers State

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into mysterious deaths that have reportedly claimed about 13 lives within a few days in Bonny Islands of Rivers State. The House ordered the Investigation following the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance moved by Hon. Dagogo Farah emergency plenary. Moving the motion, the Lawmaker […]

Reps Question Health Minister On Whereabouts, Activities Of Chinese Doctors

Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding full details of the activities and whereabouts of the Chinese Doctors. The Lawmakers at their plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 3020, said they are not satisfied with the statement of the Minister that the Chinese Doctorate are not guests […]

Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm New SEC DG, Three Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The President’s request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Mr Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly in […]

NASS Resumes Plenary After COVID-19 Recess

Members of the National Assembly have resumed plenary after about five weeks of recess over the Coronavirus pandemic. The Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives Chambers returned to the Assembly Complex in Abuja on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, after they went on break as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 […]