Buhari slams NASS jumbo pay, fumes at RMAFC

President Buhari receives RMAFC report on cost of governance, from Chairman, Elias Mbam President Muhammadu Buhari has rebuked the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission for approving excessive remunerations for some political office holders.

Part-time legislature the solution to NASS allowances, says Lateef Raji

Lateef Raji Lateef Raji, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Special Adviser on Information and Strategy to Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has stated that part-time legislature is the solution to the curbing the high cost of the National Assembly.

Senate Committee Quizzes DSS Over Rivers Election  

The Senate Committee on Ethics on Thursday said the Department of State Services (DSS) does not have the authority to interfere in electoral disputes. The Committee on Thursday invited DSS officials over a petition from the Rivers State House of Assembly, accusing the agency of unduly interfering in the Rivers

Abike Dabiri Sues Diamond Bank, Punch Newspapers For Libel

A former member of the House of Representatives, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Thursday filed a libel suit against Diamond bank and The Punch Newspapers. Mrs Dabiri-Erewa told the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere that the bank and the newspaper wrongfully accused her of owing N122 million.

Nigerian Refugees Return From Cameroon  

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the return of about 1, 000 refugees to Nigeria on Thursday from Cameroon. “We already cleared those who have arrived the borders, but Nigerian Immigration is yet to clear so many others”, an official of NEMA told Channels Television.

Senate Tasks Agricultural Agencies On Standardization Of Products

The Nigerian Senate has tasked food and agricultural agencies in the country to embark on the standardization of food crops that have failed to meet export standards. The Senate Deputy Whip, Francis Alimikhena, at Thursday’s legislative proceedings drew the attention of the Senate to the ban on some of Nigeria’s

Atiku hails peaceful resolution of House leadership crisis

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Atiku Abubakar Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the peaceful resolution of the House of Representatives leadership crisis, which until now, had bogged down the activities of the House.

Governor Udom Loses Bid To Stop Election Tribunal Holding In Abuja

The attempt by the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, to stop the state’s election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has proved abortive. The tribunal in its ruling, dismissed the petition for lack of merit, saying it was misconceived and misplaced.

My Administration Will Uphold Press Freedom – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has assured journalists that his administration would uphold the freedom of the press, in order to deepen the nation’s democracy. President Buhari made the promise through his Senior Special Adviser on Media, Mr Femi Adesina, at the triennial National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalists