If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sought the Senate’s approval to secure a fresh loan of N850 billion to fund some projects in the 2020 budget. The President’s request was made known in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. According […]
Presidency seeks Senate’s
Senate on Tuesday introduced its own Infectious Disease Control Bill under a new name, ‘National Health Emergency Bill,’ sponsored by the chairman, Senate Committee on Communicable Diseases and Primary Healthcare, Senator Chukwuka Utazi (Enugu North). Recall that similar bill was sponsored
ABUJA - PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, requesting for the screening and subsequent confirmation of Professor Jumai Audias the Chairman of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission.
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THE Senate, yesterday lampooned the power sector following its very epileptic nature, asking the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, cancel the entire privatization process that was carried out during former President Good luck Jonathan led administration.
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By Blessyn Brume-Ataguba Politics is a social activity. It permeates and affects our lives – often without us realising just how much of our daily life it affects and shapes. Yet, the importance of politics to everyday life, and the degree to which many of our daily activities are ‘political’, is not always fully appreciated.Read More
…wants operations extended to Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto states The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent directive to launch a military offensive against bandits in Katsina State. The commendation came against the backdrop of a motion considered on the floor on the need to integrate adjoining States of Niger, Zamfara,Read
Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, has donated N10 million toward fighting the coronavirus in Ekiti. This is coming barely 24 hours after Gov. Kayode Fayemi announced an eight-man Support Account Committee to tackle the pandemic