NASS Legislative Aides protest 20 months salary arrears

The National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum on Tuesday in Abuja protested the non-payment of their 20 months’ salary arrears. Zebis Prince, who spoke on behalf of the protesting Aides, said that since the inauguration of the 9th Assembly, their salary arrears were withheld by the management. He said that the matter was referred to the […]

2 ministers, DG NAFDAC to answer Senate queries over importation of syringe, needles

Two federal cabinet ministers, Chief Niyi Adebayo (Trade and Investment) and Dr. Osagie Ehanire (Health) have been invited to answer questions over the importation of about one billion syringes and needles from China and India into the country despite policy guideline against it. Also invited is the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and […]

Reps minority caucus tag $1.5bn budget for rehabilitation of P’Harcourt refinery as a huge scam

The minority caucus in the House of Representatives has rejected the approved $1.5 billion for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery, alleging that the figure was outrageous and heavily inflated. The caucus maintained that a critical cost analysis that was carried out indicated “a huge scam and a ploy by unscrupulous elements to hide […]

How Nigeria Lost $5.7bn To Shoddy Concessions, PPP Projects — Reps

• Records $90.5m loss yearly from shoddy Lagos Airport BOT Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday alleged that Federal Government lost over $5.7 billion to various public assets concessioned under Public-Private Projects (PPP) in the last few years. Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee investigating the ‘Governing Lease of Federal Government-Owned Assets’, Hon. Daniel Asuquo, alleged […]

Legislative workers protest nationwide for financial autonomy

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), yesterday, began an indefinite nationwide strike over non-implementation of financial autonomy for state legislatures. In a statement, Chairman of the Lagos State House of Assembly chapter of the body, Taofiq Adele, claimed that the Executive Order issued by President Muhammadu Buhari in May 2020 granting them financial independence […]

New report says President Buhari’s lookalike in Lagos was actually the real President Buhari

A very popular, controversial and accurate journalist, Dr. Kemi Olunloyo, has revealed that the President Buhari’s lookalike who trended days ago was actually the real Buhari himself. He disguised and bribed the media to make Nigerians believe whom they saw was his doppelganger.  Taking to her Twitter page (Now deactivated), Dr. Kemi, says President Buhari […]

COVID-19: FG Won’t Force Anyone To Take Vaccine, Says Mamora

Dr Olorunnibe Mamora, the Minister of State for Health, has said that tThe Federal Government will appeal, rather than force anyone to take the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccines for COVID-19. Mamora disclosed this in Asaba at the weekend while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after he inaugurated some projects at the Federal Medical Cen­tre (FMC), Asaba. […]