Senate Extends Sen. Elisha Abbo’s Probe by One Week

The Senate has granted a one-week extension to its Ad hoc Committee investigating the propriety of Senator Elisha Abbo’s (PDP: Adamawa) actions after a video of the lawmaker assaulting a woman received public out-lash. The Committee led by Senator Sam Egwu (PDP: Ebonyi) and 6 other Members including Mrs Remi Tinubu, (APC:Lagos) , who chaired the Women Affairs Committee in the 8th Assembly are expected…

Senate Receives Report From Its Adhoc Committee on Legislative Agenda

The Ad-hoc Committee set up to prepare a Legislative Agenda for the 9th Senate (2019-2023) presented its report in the Senate on Thursday 18 July, 2019. While deliberations of the report will be examined at a future date, the Committee had been directed to develop a Legislative Agenda to aid development and improve the living standard of Nigerians. The Committee’s report is expected to recommend…

Senate Calls for Another National Security Summit

The Senate has called for a National Summit on Security following the killing of Mrs Foluke Olakunrin, (daughter of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, leader of the Yoruba socio-political Afenifere Group) and fresh concerns on the incessant security challenges across the country.  Although a date is yet to be scheduled for the summit, its planned outcome as well as what it intends to achieve from the recommendation(s)…

Edo Assembly: House of Reps Committee Submits Report

The House of Representatives on 17 July 2019 responded to the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly, calling on the latter to either abide by its set conditions or risk National Assembly’s intervention in its affairs. This came as it adopted the recommendations from a 13-Man Ad-hoc Committee that was constituted on Tuesday, 9th July 2019 to investigate the inauguration of the Edo…