Category: Features

Wase hails Senate President Lawan at 61

By Raphael Ekpang The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase has described the President of the Senate, Distinguished Senator Ahmad Lawan as a patriotic lawmaker, whose love for the nation is unquestionable. Wase gave this description in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, to […]

CANADA HOSTS DSP OMO-AGEGE, OTHERS FOR COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE 

By Raphael Ekpang Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege joined speakers and  presiding officers of Commonwealth in  Canada for a three-day parliamentary conference that will give further support to the Buhari administration’s pursuit of transparency, accountability and security goals. A statement issued by Senator Omo-Agege’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yomi […]

Why Revised Condition of Service Imperative for National Assembly Workers

BY KEVIN OJI In established and thriving democracies, experience and capacity in the legislature is not only cultivated and entrenched, it is harnessed to deliver on the core legislative mandate of Lawmaking, oversight and effective representation. This time honoured tradition in pursuit of excellence, efficiency and seamless running of the legislature as an independent arm […]

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, OROGUN WILL HELP ADDRESS YOUTH RESTIVENESS IN N/DELTA – OMO-AGEGE, STAKEHOLDERS

By Raphael Ekpang Increased availability of technical and vocational education should be part of core strategies towards permanently addressing youth restiveness and boosting oil and gas production in the Niger Delta, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and other stakeholders have said. Speaking on Wednesday at a public hearing in Abuja organised […]

Senate to investigate influx of foreign vessels to Nigeria

By Raphael Ekpang The Senate on Wednesday mandated its committee on local content and petroleum down stream, t.o carry out an investigation and unravel influx of foreign vessels in the coastal region. The committee is also expected to determine the level of patronage of Nigerian shipping companies. However, the debates seeks to probe why foreign […]

N135 billion fraud charges against me political –Senator Ubah raises alarm …Accused AMCON of rendering over 1000 Nigerians jobless

By Raphael Ekpang Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has described the N135 billion fraud charges preferred against him on Wednesday by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria AZ (AMCON) as a political witch hunt and persecution as there was no basis for the charges against him. In an interview with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Senator Ubah […]