Nigerian Senate: Plenary Suspended Following demise Of Two lawmakers

The Senate has suspended its meeting following the demise of two members of the House of Representatives: Honourables Haruna Maitala, who represented Bassa constituency, Jos North Plateau State and Suleiman Lere, who represented Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna State. While the former died in a car accident the latter passed on after a brief illness. […]

New York Edges Closer To Legalizing Marijuana

New York state lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday legalizing recreational marijuana, with Governor Andrew Cuomo saying he would sign it into law. New York will join 14 other US states and the District of Columbia in permitting cannabis use after the bill was backed by both state chambers, where Cuomo’s Democratic Party holds strong majorities. […]

Lawmakers Advise Trump Not To Concede Defeat

Prominent Republicans in the US Congress on Sunday urged Donald Trump to “fight hard” and not concede his loss to Joe Biden in the race for the White House, saying unfounded allegations of fraud by the president must be investigated. Some of the Republicans also told Trump that legal challenges must be allowed to play […]

Nine Bauchi Lawmakers Sponsor No Bill In 12 Months

Nine out of the 31 members of the current Bauchi State House of Assembly, including a former speaker have no tangible legislative achievement to their credit, despite collecting over N544 million in salaries and allowances in 12 months, according to a Bauchi-based news platform, WikkiTimes. According to a document containing  summary of legislative activities from […]