COVID-19: NASS to review all emergency measures – Lawan

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan says the National Assembly will continue to review of all COVID-19 emergency measures. He said  it was to determine the effectiveness and prepare the government for future emergencies and would include all relevant legislation. Lawan stated this on Wednesday at the official unveiling and public presentation of the National Institute […]

Here Is Why NYSC Might Be Scrapped Soon

A bill seeking discontinuation of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme has on Monday reached second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill was sponsored by the lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency in Rivers State, Mr. Awaji-Inombek Abiante. Gistongist gathered that, Abiante, in the explanatory memorandum of the proposal, listed various reasons the […]

Senate Speaks On Covid-19, Funds, Monitoring, Other Diseases

The chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, has said at a press conference in the National Assembly yesterday, that the Senate was monitoring the use of Covid-19 funds. The conference was to inform Nigerians on the forthcoming annual legislative summit on health which is to be attended by all major stakeholders in the […]

Senate Set To Impeach President Buhari — Senator Abaribe Revealed

The Senate minority leader, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe has said Lawmakers were Ready To Impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minority Caucus of the National Assembly expressed readiness to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if he should continue to breach the constitution. This was made known to newsmen on Tuesday by the leader of the caucus and Senate […]

Senate Passes Bill To Establish Nat. Agriculture Dev. Fund

The Senate has passed a bull to establish the National Agricultural Development Fund. The bill was passed on Wednesday following consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, while presenting the report, said the Fund was necessary to provide financial support for strategic […]

Senate Set To Unbundle NIPOST

The Nigerian Senate is set to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Service with consideration of a bill to repeal and re-enact the Nigerian Postal Service Act of 2004. The bill has already scaled the second reading after Tuesday’s plenary. Sponsor of the bill, Senator Oluremi Tinubu of Lagos Central, in a statement, said the bill was […]

Senate Mandates FERMA To Request Reports On Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Express Road Repairs And Maintenance

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Works and FERMA to request for the status report of FERMA and the Federal Ministry of Works on the various budgetary allocations for repairs, maintenance as well as work done in the repairs and reconstruction of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Express Road which has fallen into a state of disrepair and […]

Please Confirm Service Chiefs – Buhari Begs Senate

President Buhari Has Urged Senate To Confirm Burutai Among Other New Service Chiefs.   Gistongist reports that President Muhammadu on Tuesday urged the Senate to consider and confirm the immediate past Service Chiefs for appointment as ambassadors.   Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letters of request on the floor at plenary.   The ex-Service […]

Prosecturs Vow To Win Trump Impeachment Trial With Facts

The historic second impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened in the US Senate on Tuesday, with prosecutors vowing to win a conviction based on the “cold, hard facts” of the January storming of the US Capitol. Kicking off with days of argument on whether Trump incited insurrection on January 6 — the trial charges into […]

Kalu Kicks As EFCC Attempts To Reopen Fraud Case

A former governor of Abia State and current Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to halt the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s prosecution of his alleged N7.1 billion laundering while governing Abia. He told the court on Tuesday that he had already been tried once by the […]