The National Assembly is shouting down for two weeks over the rising cases of Covid-19. Plenary was suspended today March 24th 2020. Details later...
The Senator representing Cross River North, Senator Rose Oko is Dead. She is said to have been battling the illness for long. Details later
The senate has announced the suspension of all public hearings till further notice in a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made this known after an executive session before Thursday’s plenary session . This comes a day after the house of representatives proposed the ban of visitors from the legislative… Continue reading Covid-19:Senate Suspends Public Hearings_Ada Nkong
The Senate has passed for second reading a bill seeking to allow for independent candidacy for elections in Nigeria. The Bill titled ' a Bill for an Act to alter the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to make provisions for Independent Candidate in an election and for other matters… Continue reading Independent Candidacy Bill Passes Second Reading_Ada Nkong
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus and their Premier League match against Brighton on Saturday has been cancelled. Arteta will now self-isolate in line with government health guidelines and it is expected the first-team squad - along with coaching staff - will do the same. Arsenal's trip to Brighton has now… Continue reading Arsenal head coach tests positive to corona virus_Erik Ogar
A constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma or its equivalent as the educational qualification required for anyone seeking to contest the office of the Nigerian President or state governors has passed second reading.The bill was sponsored by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party from Plateau State, Senator Isfifanus Gyang.It also seeks to… Continue reading Bill Seeking HND as Minimum Qualification for President, Governors Passes Second Reading_Ada Nkong
In a bid to curb environmental pollution, the senate has initiated proceedings to ban importation and use of generating sets (generators) in the Country as well as jail anyone selling/buying generator for a period of ten years respectively.The Generating Set( Prohibition/ Ban) Bill, 2020( SB.366 had first reading at Plenary Wednesday in the Senate. The… Continue reading Senate Moves to Ban Importation of Generating Sets_Ada Nkong